Take The Future Of The Industry Into Your Hands.

Less than four weeks to go until the Sheep Breeders Round Table event, where attendees will find out the latest from industry projects and have the opportunity to discuss the impacts of Brexit. With a theme this year of ‘becoming the best sheep industry in the world’ the three-day event, 15 to 17 November, brings […]

WSTA Debate ~ Brexit And Beyond ~ At The London Wine Fair.

The Wine and Spirit Trade Association is hosting a “Brexit” debate at this year’s London Wine Fair to help the industry fathom the future of its trading landscape. Last year’s debate focused on how to minimise disruption leaving the European Union. A year on, and with the Government having failed to deliver Brexit, a panel […]

Industry Heading For “Real Issues” With Raw Material Storage.

Despite BREXIT uncertainty, food and beverage producers need to manage risks and strategically plan to guarantee productions levels now, claims a market expert from Dawsongroup Temperature Control Solutions (DGTCS). Michael Sansum, project development manager at DGTCS, said: “The majority of my conversations with food and drink clients over the last few weeks have been about […]

Brexit – We Are Not Ready, Says RHA.

With only 17 working days left until the UK leaves the European Union, the Road Haulage Association is deeply concerned at the complete and utter lack of clarity that remains with regards to border crossing process to the European mainland and beyond. Commenting, RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett said: “It is patently clear that government […]

Temporary Market Access Plan Met With Caution By RHA.

The Road Haulage Association, has cautiously welcomed the news from the Department for Transport that the European Parliament and EU member states plan to allow UK hauliers temporary market access for UK – EU trade without ECMT permits in the event of a no-deal Brexit. But the Association considers that this will be of small […]

Some Relief For Hauliers In EU Contingency, Says FTA.

Following two years of intense lobbying on the issue by the association, FTA has welcomed today’s (4 March 2019) provisional agreement between the European Parliament and Member States to allow UK hauliers market access without ECMT permits for certain transport operations in the event of a No Deal departure from the EU. However, the decision […]

International Permit Allocation Falls Short Of What Is Needed Says RHA.

Today, DVSA/DfT have announced the allocation of the 2019 ECMT permits that will allow some UK truckers to work in the EU after a no-deal Brexit. It comes as no surprise to the Road Haulage Association that the recent bidding process for permits has been grossly over-subscribed. Thousands of UK international hauliers are still in […]

RHA Welcomes Government’s ‘No-deal’ Brexit Commitment To International Hauliers.

The Road Haulage Association welcomes the Government’s commitment to keep international haulage operating effectively if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. The changes proposed, if reciprocated by the EU, represent a major relaxation of the restrictions that would otherwise be imposed by quota-limited ECMT permits. But the Association is concerned about the future for UK hauliers undertaking […]

Find A Way To Avoid A Cliff Edge Brexit, RHA Urges MPs.

The Road Haulage Association has called on MPs to avoid the disaster of a cliff edge Brexit. In a letter to MPs, RHA’s chief executive, Richard Burnett and national chairman, Andrew Howard, warned that business won’t be ready by 29 March and said that a transition period is essential to help industry adapt to new […]