Brexit Debate

Non-UK EU workers are vital to the logistics industry, the FTA said

EU workers are vital to the logistics industry: FTA

By Matt Atherton

Non-UK EU workers make as vital contribution to the logistics sector as their counterparts do in the National Health Service and the construction industry, said the Freight Transport Association (FTA).

Kuyk: ‘Leaving Europe is something that nobody really knows, because we’ve never done it before.’

PTF boss: ‘Uncertainty is the biggest challenge’

By Noli Dinkovski

The biggest challenge facing the UK in the wake of the Brexit vote is the level of uncertainty over what leaving Europe means, the new head of the Provision Trade Federation (PTF) has claimed.

SMEs who use e-commerce expect revenue growth in the next 12 months

E-commerce to boost small food manufacturers

By James Ridler

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) that invest in exporting and e-commerce are more confident about their business prospects and anticipate faster growth than businesses that do not, according to a new report commissioned by Enterprise Nation and...

Watch our video interview with Nick von Westenholz (right) filmed at this year's Oxford Farming Conference. This video also features former environment secretary Owen Paterson

New Brexit boss appointed by National Farmers Union

By Michael Stones

The National Farmers Union (NFU) has appointed Nick von Westenholz to the new position of Brexit boss, as part of the organisation’s move to help put farming and food at the centre of the government planning for life after EU membership.

Meurig Raymond called for a European equivalent to the Groceries Code Adjudicator

Euro grocery boss idea divides opinion

By Matt Atherton

European food and drink manufacturers’ organisation FoodDrinkEurope has failed to back calls for a European-wide Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA).

Scotland's food manufacturers expect the sector to boom

Scottish food and drink sector to create 14,000 jobs

By Matt Atherton

Scotland’s food and drink manufacturers expect to boost turnover by an average of 24% over the next five years, and to create 14,000 new jobs, according to a survey by the Bank of Scotland.

The FTA said the blockade would cause other traffic to come to a stand still

FTA warns of violence after Calais blockade

By Matt Atherton

Today’s blockade of the main motorway into Calais has made drivers a sitting target, warned the Freight Transport Association (FTA), whose membership includes lorry drivers of food and drink manufacturers.

Manufacturing sector rebounds after Brexit

Manufacturing sector ‘rebounds’ after Brexit

By Matt Atherton

The manufacturing sector achieved record 25-year growth last month, after the steep downturn following the EU referendum, according to the Markit/ Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply purchasing managers’ index (PMI).

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