As we wrap up the first week of ‘independent’ Britain, some industries feel the effects of the new Brexit regulations more than others. Fresh produce, such as seafood now requires thorough checks at border control.… Read More »Brexit’s early days – who’s affected?
As the record-time trade agreement kicked in on the 1st of January 2021 both sides have begun to adapt to the changes. Retailers selling, and freight forwarders transporting goods across the Channel are two of… Read More »Brexit: Shipments costs raise and new HMRC rules halt EU-UK trade
It’s been four and half years since a narrow majority voted in favour of leaving the EU. The long-awaited Brexit deal was agreed last week on Christmas Eve, just a week away from the end… Read More »What’s in the long-awaited Brexit deal?
HMRC have published details of measures to assist traders in the event of there being no deal in place come Brexit. Described as ‘day 1 easements,’ the measures are part of an update of broader… Read More »Brexit day 1: HMRC details 'easements' for traders
This Customs Information Paper (CIP) introduces the EU and Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, specifically the preferential arrangements. An outline of the preferential arrangements is included in this CIP together with details on how to declare preferential imports… Read More »CIP 2 (2019) Preferential trade deal between the EU and Japan
Changes affecting entitlement to GSP from listed countries which take effect from either 1 January 2019 or 1 January 2021. Changes from 1 January 2019 Samoa The United Nations removed Samoa from least-developed country status on 1… Read More »CIP 1 (2019) Tariff changes for countries in the General System of Preference
This week members of the team at UKCS met with providers of our customs software to discuss preparations for the switch from CHIEF to the new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). HMRC aims to go live… Read More »Switching from CHIEF to CDS – is your business ready?
Significant changes are ahead for all involved in customs procedures – and not just because of Brexit. 2018 is the year that HMRC plans to migrate from CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight)… Read More »Preparations begin for switch from CHIEF to CDS
CIP 4 (2018) Find out how to benefit from End-Use measures that will be introduced on flint maize from 1 February 2018
Introduction The End-Use procedure enables goods to be imported into the EU for a prescribed use at a reduced or free rate of duty. Changes The Commission have introduced End-Use measures for flint maize (commodity code 1005… Read More »CIP 4 (2018) Find out how to benefit from End-Use measures that will be introduced on flint maize from 1 February 2018