Stars and Stripes stripes.com 01 Jan, 2021 22:15 am

Brexit is a new world businesses still need to figure out

Brexit is a new world businesses still need to figure out
British businesses probably didn't expect to start 2021 worrying about wooden pallets after a year of grappling with the coronavirus and a meltdown in the economy.

Brexit is a new world businesses still need to figure out Wooden pallets for shipping goods across the Channel will be impacted by Brexit.British businesses probably didn't expect to start 2021 worrying about wooden pallets after a year of grappling with the coronavirus and a meltdown in the economy.Be it wooden pallets for shipping goods, customs paperwork, new fish quotas or the recognition of professional qualifications, the next few months will be a case of figuring out the consequences of not just what's in the historical agreement, but also what's not." Take wooden pallets.

"Heat-treated wooden pallets are not needed for safety reasons and just add extra costs and this is something that should and could have been resolved before now," said Goudie.Britain's food and drink industry alone could face an additional 3 billion pounds ($4 billion) of extra costs a year from increased bureaucracy, the group estimates.

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