Last week, UKCS staff organised a Halloween bake sale to raise funds for the ‘Brew for Blake’ charity. Staff brought in their home baked goodies which were spread around the office in Felixstowe for friends,… Read More »Charity Halloween Bake Sale a Sweet Success
As the UK’s leading Jewellery and Watch retailer Signet was looking for a partner who could handle the daily customs requirements of its business and UKCS successfully transitioned from our previous supplier seamlessly. We have… Read More »Signet Jewelers Limited – Testimonial (Extended)
1. Background The revalorisation of the euro against the pound sterling for customs purposes takes place on 1 October each year. 2. Revalorised thresholds: gift allowance The gift allowance for the UK in 2018 will remain at £39 because… Read More »CIP 24 (2017) Gift allowance for 2018
This year UKCS is supporting a local fundraising campaign “Brew for Blake” which is affiliated with The Basic Life Charity, based in Felixstowe. Blake Ainsley, (11) and his brothers Ashton (8) and Max (4) are… Read More »UKCS Charity of the year: Brew for Blake
Seven months have now passed since the UK invoked article 50 of the Lisbon treaty, giving formal notification to the EU that the UK is withdrawing. With the clock ticking down to the 29th March… Read More »Brexit: State of play and the prospect of ‘no deal’
1. Background Notice 3001: customs special procedures for the Union Customs Code explains the legal basis and generic requirements of Customs Special Procedures under the Union Customs Code (UCC). There are also annexes to the notice covering… Read More »CIP 21 (2017) Update to Notice 3001
We are delighted to announce that UK Customs Solutions has now been approved as an Authorised Economic Operator – AEO(C). Through our rigorous audits, operational procedures, compliance records and our financial stability HMRC have issued… Read More »UK Customs Solutions is now an Authorised Economic Operator!
1. Introduction This Customs Information Paper (CIP) brings to your attention the introduction of the EU and Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), specifically the preferential arrangements contained therein. An outline of the preferential arrangements is included… Read More »CIP 10 (2017) Trading between the EU and Canada