Hauliers are warning that large retailers could cut back on shipping to Ireland if checks created by Brexit cause delays. Martin Reid, the RHA’s director for Scotland and Northern Ireland, slammed the government this week for failing to clarify the nature of post-Brexit customs checks. Reid said the situation at the port of Cairnryan, in Dumfries and Galloway, where many goods are transferred between Scotland and Northern Ireland, is unclear – whether or not a Brexit deal is struck. “Although […]
Avoid a no-deal Brexit or face “devastating” trade and job losses, automotive industry warns EU and UK negotiators
Twenty three European automotive industry leaders are calling on the EU and UK to “pull out all the stops” to avoid a no-deal Brexit and secure a free trade agreement (FTA) or face “devastating” trade and job losses across the sector.
Ballyvesey Holdings saw a fourfold profits fall in 2019 in what the company described as a “difficult” year in an intensely competitive market.
The latest UK Labour Market survey from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and KPMG has underlined the acute driver shortage that is threatening to stymie operator growth.