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Road and air Brexit contingency measures welcomed by FTA

ROAD AND AIR BREXIT CONTINGENCY MEASURES WELCOMED BY FTA

FTA, which speaks for the UK logistics industry, has welcomed today’s (24 October 2019) news that the EU has approved the extension of two contingency measures by another seven months to maintain road haulage and air connectivity in the event of a No Deal Brexit. As Sarah Laouadi, FTA’s European …

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FTA responds to NAO report

FTA response to NAO report

In response to the report issued by the National Audit Office (NAO) today (16 October 2019) on border preparedness for a No Deal Brexit, Pauline Bastidon, FTA’s Head of European and Global Policy, comments: “The NAO report highlights the scale of the challenge for industry. It echoes’ FTA’s messages to …

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Deadline extended for Van Excellence Awards 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR VAN EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2019

FTA has extended the deadline for entries to its Van Excellence Honours Lunch 2019, sponsored by Mercedes-Benz Vans, to 29 September 2019 following a flurry of late entries. The awards will be held at a lunch at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Birmingham on 12 November 2019 and celebrate the …

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FTA to provide free Brexit Readiness Workshops

FTA TO PROVIDE FREE BREXIT READINESS WORKSHOPS

With less than 40 days until the UK is due to leave the EU, goods vehicle operators must ensure they are fully prepared for a No Deal Brexit. To provide hauliers with the information they need to keep their EU-UK operations running as smoothly as possible, FTA has launched a …

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FTA response to government spending review

FTA RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT SPENDING REVIEW

Heidi Skinner, Head of Policy & Public Affairs Manager at FTA, commented: “As the business organisation representing the logistics sector, FTA is pleased to see the Chancellor’s announcement of a further £2 billion for Brexit delivery in the Spending Review 4 September 2019. The logistics industry is acutely aware of …

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