Tuesday, September 21, 2021
M&S

M&S calls for another 6-month extension on Northern Ireland checks

Marks & Spencer has called for a further six-month extension to the start of checks on supermarket goods moving from Great Britain into Northern Ireland.
Tesco offers £1000 bonus to new HGV drivers amid shortage crisis

Tesco offers £1000 bonus to new HGV drivers amid shortage crisis

Tesco is offering a £1000 joining bonus to lorry drivers who join the Big 4 grocer before the end of September amid (...)
retail industry responds to the Northern Ireland protocol Brexit deal stalemate

Experts respond to the Northern Ireland Brexit deal stalemate

The EU yesterday rejected the UK's calls to renegotiate the deal on Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trading arrangements after (...)
EU warns UK it will not renegotiate Northern Ireland Protocol Brexit deal

EU warns UK it will not renegotiate Northern Ireland Brexit deal

The EU has warned the UK it will not renegotiate the deal on Northern Ireland’s post-Brexit trading arrangements after (...)
Ministers announce new plans to tackle lorry driver shortage

Gov’t announces new plans to tackle lorry driver shortage

The government has unveiled plans to help tackle Britain’s mounting lorry driver crisis, including easing driver qualification (...)
M&S customers from Northern Ireland could see higher prices if EU customs rules come into force later this year as planned

M&S boss: Northern Ireland customers will face higher prices

M&S boss Archie Norman warns that customers in Northern Ireland will face higher prices and less choice if European Union customs rules come into force later this year as planned.
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UK grocers warn of rising costs under Northern Ireland protocol

The UK’s biggest grocers have warned that their businesses in Northern Ireland will feel the impact of rising costs and trade disruption under the terms of the Brexit protocol.
Haribo struggling to reach grocery shelves amid lorry driver shortage

Haribo struggling to reach grocery shelves amid lorry driver shortage

Haribo has revealed it is struggling to get stocks to grocery stores across the UK because of a shortage of lorry drivers.
UK & EU expected to sign truce to avoid "sausage war"

UK & EU expected to sign truce to avoid “sausage war”

// A grace period allowing chilled meats to cross the Irish Sea is due to expire at the end of Wednesday // However, Downing Street...
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Retailers in emergency talks as driver shortage threatens grocers

The UK government has held an emergency meeting with retailers, logistics groups and wholesalers following a shortage of lorry drivers which poses a threat to grocers.

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