Seaborne Freight has appointed a voluntary liquidator and will go out of business owing almost £2m. The company has lodged a winding up resolution with Companies House and appointed voluntary liquidator Quantuma. The freight ferry company was awarded a £13.8m government contract in December 2018 to provide extra freight capacity to UK ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit back in March 2019 – despite having no ferries or any sector experience. The award was part of a wider […]
Logistics provider P&O Ferrymasters is offering a customs declaration service to customers to facilitate the movement of goods in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The government has launched the Trader Support Service this week which aims to help Northern Ireland firms deal with the red tape created by the new Irish Sea border, which comes into force when the UK leaves the EU on 1 January next year.
Unite members to stage protest at Department for Transport over ‘profoundly dangerous’ threat to safety regulations
Lorry drivers who are members of Unite have announced a protest at the Department for Transport at 2pm tomorrow (September 17) over growing fears that the government will weaken or suspend the rules governing lorry driving hours in the event of a no-deal Brexit. The existing driving regulations limit drivers to 56 hours of driving a week (including up to 10 hours a day). There are also strict rules on breaks and rest periods. However, the government has not denied […]