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JORDON, BCEE & MAL WEBB DELIVER MUSICAL GOODNESS FOR LOCAL SCHOOL

Jordon recently teamed up with Spearhead Records head and famous drum and bass DJ and producer BCEE to bring some Australian musical delight to a local school here in Suffolk There is more to the unlikely alliance than seems though, as Jordon MD Roddy Forster just so happens to live in the same village as […]

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Be careful when switching from trailer to container – a brief guide

In the complex world of international freight transport, business needs can evolve quickly. You may have built a successful logistics operation around moving your goods on trailers throughout continental Europe. But now, you’re considering a change — shifting to shipping containers. This move can often be prompted by cheaper cost if you’re goods aren’t urgent, […]

Brexit

Post-Brexit import controls face delays yet again

UK ministers are poised to announce an additional postponement of post-Brexit border controls for animal and plant products coming from the EU. The reason behind this delay is the concern that increased bureaucracy on imported goods might exacerbate inflation. The decision to push back the implementation of the new import regime, initially scheduled for October, […]

Brexit

New Import Checks In October Threaten To Cause Havoc

The UK governments range of new import control measures are nearing as we close in on their introduction in October 2023. These measures are designed to ensure that goods imported into the UK meet the necessary standards and regulations (we leave this as no comment…for now). These new measures will cover a wide range of […]

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Super-sized lorries given the green light in the UK

The UK Government has given the green light for longer lorries to operate fully on Great Britain’s roads, despite concerns that this could lead to an increase in fatal road accidents. The Department for Transport (DfT) announced legislation this Wednesday that from the end of May, these supertrucks up to 18.55 meters long, which is […]

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UK joins Indo-Pacific trade bloc CPTPP in exciting trade deal

The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) has today welcomed the UK as a member of the bloc, expanding the group to now include a European nation. As one of the largest free trade agreements in the world, the CPTPP encompasses 11 countries across the Asia-Pacific region, accounting for 13.5% of global GDP. […]