International Logistics Expert Says He Believes Businesses Will See Government’s Transition Period Stance As Irresponsible.
An international logistics expert has said he believes British businesses will see government statements that it will not seek to extend the UK’s post-Brexit transition period, despite the covid-19 crisis, as irresponsible. Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, was reacting to comments in recent days by trade secretary Liz Truss, chief Brexit negotiator […]
As the stalled negotiations between the UK and EU started again this week, the head of the British International Freight Association has described the UK government’s insistence that it will not ask to extend the 11-month transition period as a very risky move. Robert Keen, the director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) […]
International Logistics Expert Says Extending Post-Brexit Transition Period Should Now Be “No-Brainer”.
An international logistics expert has said the Covid-19 pandemic should prompt the government to request an extension of the UK’s post-Brexit transition period. Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, said the coronavirus crisis had already led to the second round of negotiations on a future free trade agreement between Britain and the EU, […]
Refusing To Ask For An Extension Of Brexit Transition Amid Coronavirus Crisis Would Be ‘Irresponsible’, Say Freight Forwarding Chief.
The director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that it in light of the massive disruption to supply chains being caused by the coronavirus crisis, it would be irresponsible of the UK government to try to abide by the timetable for ending its Brexit transition period. Robert Keen, Director General of the […]
International Logistics Expert Warns Businesses Scope For EU Free Trade Deal May Have Reduced Sharply.
An international logistics expert has warned businesses the scope for a free trade treaty between the EU and Britain may have reduced sharply in recent days. Adam Johnson, director of Leeds-based Tudor International Freight, was speaking after the first week of talks about the deal, which were preceded by the publication of the respective negotiating […]
By Steve Purvis, Operations Director at Bis Henderson Space As manufacturers and retailers run down their ‘pre-Brexit’ stockpiles, pressure on warehouse space in the UK may appear to be tempered for the moment – although there can be little doubt that there will be another ‘cliff-edge’ event at the end of the year as the […]
“It doesn’t matter what kind of customs union is in place, or whether there is a free-trade agreement. After Brexit, full customs declarations will be required…” Carol-Ann O’Keeffe – The Revenue Commissioners, Ireland. UK estimate a five-fold increase in the number of declarations as a result of Brexit. This generates a staggering 200 million additional […]
Following the publication of the survey results from the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation highlighting the level of Brexit preparation among Irish businesses, Chambers Ireland continues to urge businesses across different sectors to review and prepare for the potential impact of the UK’s departure from the EU and to use the transition period time-frame […]
FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the logistics industry, welcomes the new clarity and direction that the General Election result provides to business in terms of Brexit planning. However, FTA is warning that, without the passing of the Withdrawal Agreement through Parliament, there is still the risk of a No Deal departure from the […]
PwC’s new report “Brexit and beyond: Assessing the impact on Europe’s asset and wealth managers” outlines the chief findings from qualitative interviews with senior executives at more than 20 global asset and wealth managers (AWMs), covering both the preparations for Brexit made by AWMs so far, and their views of what the future holds for […]