UK Consumers To Face Higher Price As New Custom Checks Begin Today

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Also in your business news, the "chronic" shortage of taxis will be addressed with the Government today.

UK retailers say consumers there are facing higher prices as new customs checks for EU goods start from today.

The introduction of post-Brexit rules - which have been delayed five times - are being phased in over the next few months.

Initially it'll mean extra paperwork for certain meat, fish, and dairy products, as well as some cut flowers.


The government will be asked to address the chronic shortage of taxis when industry reps meet with politicians today.

43% of requested trips hailed online in Dublin can go unfulfilled at peak times according to research by taxi app Bolt.


Dublin's Explorium Centre, the country's largest interactive sport and science centre, is reopening today after shutting during the pandemic.

The junior explorium, that caters to children aged 2 to 7 is back operating, while the centre in Sandyford will be available to all other ages from March.


Looking at today's Currency Markets, €1 buys you £0.85 and $1.08
While the ISEQ Index of Irish Shares is at 9,212, down 0.02% since the opening.

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