Post-Brexit costs: British firms charging Irish customers more

Some suppliers tell companies in Northern Ireland they will stop selling them goods

A truck driver checks in with security at the Port of Larne. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Bloomberg

A truck driver checks in with security at the Port of Larne. Photograph: Mark Marlow/Bloomberg

British businesses are asking some customers in Northern Ireland and the Republic to foot the bill for extra paperwork and other post-Brexit costs, correspondence shows.

New complications are emerging following the imposition of a “Brexit border” between Britain and Northern Ireland that requires extra customs checks and documents.

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