A government move to inject another £50m into training and recruiting customs agents in the wake of its decision not to extend the Brexit transition period has been given a muted welcome by the freight industry. The additional funding was announced by HMRC last week to help businesses prepare for the significant rise in customs declarations that they will need to process under a no-deal Brexit. The British International Freight Association (BIFA) said this week that it has been warning […]
There are still 400 longer semi-trailer allocations available, the DfT has said, and operators only have four weeks to apply for them.
Government urged to repair key Scottish road link after landslips lead to record breaking level of closures
Business leaders in Scotland are demanding the government commits to fixing a notorious stretch of road on the A83 plagued by major landslips.
The transport industry has breathed a sigh of relief after the government confirmed it would introduce new border controls in stages for EU goods imported into the UK, due to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.