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5,000 more customs staff needed after Brexit

HMRC head Jon Thompson has told MPs that it could take up to 5,000 extra staff to handle the additional customs and border checks following Brexit. – just a month after the government set out its proposals for a future customs relationship with the EU.

UK’s migrant plans threat to Christmas

Christmas 2019 could be threatened if the Home Office goes ahead with proposals to reduce EU workers in the logistics sector, the Freight Transport Association has warned.

Brexit bust-ups will damage European supply chains

Brexit negotiations got nastier last week. At the conclusion of the third round of talks, the European Union’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier complained about lack of progress and accused the UK government of trying to wriggle out of its financial responsibilities.

Top priorities for hauliers post-Brexit

Brexit threatens product availability

The availability of affordable and quality products is at risk without additional agreements and investment to supplement a customs deal, according to a new BRC report.

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Food & drink supply chain concerned about Brexit

Businesses in the food & drink supply chain have demonstrated concerns about the impact that Brexit will have on workforces, according to a survey by trade bodies from across the UK.

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Welcome for Brexit customs plan

UK government proposals for a temporary customs union to smooth the Brexit transition have received a cautious welcome from industry.