Goods entering the European Union from January will be subject to full border customs checks, regardless of whether or not a trade deal is reached, according to the EU’s chief negotiator. Michel Barnier confirmed that from 1 January 2021, every UK product imported into the EU will face checks. He also said Europe had already hired and trained hundreds of additional customs agents to handle the additional paperwork generated by the move. The RHA said the government urgently needed to […]
Another significant blow to the transport sector could come in the form of an extension of the Capital’s congestion charge zone, which has been suggested as a means of bailing out Transport for London (TfL).
As London HGV Safety Permits come up for grabs transport associations slam scheme as an “expensive distraction”
As TfL kicks off the process for hauliers to apply for their London HGV Safety Permits today, the RHA and FTA continue to voice serious concerns over the scheme.
Draconian measures that will significantly increase red tape and delays for goods sent between the UK and Northern Ireland will go ahead on 1 April, after the government failed to extend a grace period.