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FTA Brexit Digest: Your update on the latest developments

Monday 25 March 2019

FTA’s Brexit Digest, a weekly bulletin distributed to FTA’s Brexit Essential Service subscribers, provides an update on the latest political and operational developments to help businesses best plan for the future.

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Trans-Pennine road link study long overdue, says FTA

Friday 22 March 2019

Reacting to the announcement this week that Highways England is to lead a £300,000 study into major improvements to road links between the M65 in East Lancashire and parts of Yorkshire, Malcolm Bingham, Head of Policy for the North of England at FTA commented

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FTA and FFUK research highlights unseen impact of rising fuel costs

Friday 22 March 2019

Escalating fuel costs are forcing logistics businesses to freeze recruitment, lay-off staff and delay vehicle upgrades to stay afloat, according to a new study by FairFuelUK, supported by FTA.

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DfT Urban Strategy: Two and a half million tonnes of goods a day don’t appear in Britain’s towns and cities by magic, says FTA

Tuesday 19 March 2019

The primary role of the lorry in urban freight has been ignored once again in a major policy publication, says FTA, following publication of the Department for Transport’s 'Future of mobility: urban strategy' paper ...

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Van operators: Are you ready for Brexit?

Friday 15 March 2019

If your company employs workers from the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA), make sure you understand how possible changes to immigration policy after Brexit will impact your business, by attending one of FTA’s Van Excellence Operational Briefings ...

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Sporting legend to speak at FTA Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch

Thursday 14 March 2019

Dine with the logistics industry’s finest and celebrate another successful year for the sector by attending FTA’s Northern Ireland Logistics Lunch, to be held at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast on 10 May 2019 ...

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Birmingham Clean Air Zone to set nationwide example

Thursday 14 March 2019

Birmingham City Council has listened to the needs of the logistics sector and developed a Clean Air Zone plan which will improve air quality in the city without costing the livelihoods of local and small businesses, according to FTA ...

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No Deal contingency plan threatens NI economy, says FTA

Wednesday 13 March 2019

The government’s contingency plans for the Irish border would bring trade to a standstill, according to FTA, the business organisation which speaks for the logistics industry ...

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FTA reacts to Spring Statement

Wednesday 13 March 2019

FTA is pleased the Chancellor of the Exchequer has recognised the importance of infrastructure investment and skills development in the Spring Statement ...

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Comment from FTA on import tariffs announcement

Wednesday 13 March 2019

After weeks of repeated requests for clarity by FTA, the business organisation which represents the interests of the logistics sector, the Government has finally published details on the tariffs that will apply to products imported into the UK after Brexit ...

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