Britain’s looming departure from the European Union has sparked a rush to bring goods into the country before Jan. 1, pushing up delivery prices and generating queues at borders.
The threat of a no-deal Brexit is causing staff at several universities in the UK to stockpile scientific equipment, including protective gloves and fly food, New Scientist has learned.
The shortage of medicines is set to only get worse in Ireland because stockpiles created to lessen the impact of Brexit are running out, the chair of Medicines for Ireland has warned.
Exporters forced to fill in 48 million customs declarations and 140,000 health certificates over eight-month period.
Trade disruption could return if British holidaymakers head for European summer breaks, the head of the country’s biggest port said, calling on the government to urgently reconsider funding to redevelop Dover to prevent long-term damage.
Government figures showing a bounceback in February rightly come with a health warning.
The specialist maker of mounts, connectivity and audio products has built up its UK stock to more than 100,000 items, foreseeing customs clearance delays which stretched as long as six weeks.
Two weeks into Brexit, problems are mounting and recriminations are flying in all directions. The reality of Brexit is proving every bit as toxic as the four-and-a-half-year slog that got us to this point.
UK assembly line at standstill as pharmaceutical company sets up in Amsterdam and plans EU expansion.
Ease of trading is key measure of success, say cross-channel businesses, not lack of lorry traffic.
"I've got around £6,000 of milk going out of date. If I can't give it to anyone, it will be dumped," wholesaler Philip de Ternant says.
FEARS have been raised over the damage which could be caused by Brexit in less than two weeks’ time, as the clock ticks down on the chance for the UK to strike a deal with the EU.
With less than a fortnight to go before the end of the transition period, lorry drivers face huge delays on their way to the border.
Ten-mile queues at ports as businesses across the UK stockpile in rush to avoid New Year chaos 19/12/2020
The chaos at ports such as Dover, Felixstowe and Southampton is heightening concerns over whether online Christmas orders will arrive in time.
Former Siemens chief Juergen Maier says disruption will last at least six months even if trade deal is reached
Britons who fear disruption and decline tell Adam Forrest how they’ve been getting ready.
'to understand why UK ports are going to be chaos ... Here's director of Logistics UK News' [2 mins] 08/12/2020
Will there be food shortages after Brexit? 08/12/2020
Leaving the EU single market and customs union will bring new friction and red tape for food importers
Businesses warn of goods shortages of as chaos builds at UK ports ahead of Brexit deadline 08/12/2020
Delays at ports getting worse after surge in demand for shipping as economy recovers and firms seek to build stockpiles.
A no-deal Brexit could threaten safe and effective patient care, a major Scottish health board has warned.
The team at Brompton Bicycle Ltd. thought they were prepared for Brexit.
‘Everyone is panicking,’ says Freight UK manager – despite Michael Gove’s attempts to reassure logistics industry.