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.
The London Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called on the government to get UK ports Brexit ready.
SPAR International has appointed Jerome Chevrier as the new managing director of SPAR China.
AkzoNobel has set out a new management structure for its Paints and Coatings business based on four regional Paints business units and four integrated Coatings business units served by an integrated supply chain organisation.
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.