Exporters to the EU face 7,000-truck-long queues in Kent and two-day delays to trade after the Brexit transition period ends, the government has warned. Imports will also be disrupted in January, according to a letter… Read More »BREXIT LETTER WARNS OF 7,000-TRUCK QUEUES IN KENT
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
As widely predicted, the UK government was soundly defeated last night in a vote over the withdrawal agreement in Parliament. MPs rejected the deal to the tune of 432 against & 202 in favour. The… Read More »EU Withdrawal Agreement Rejected by Parliament
If you have the stomach for watching an hour of parliamentary business, you might be interested in seeing this footage of a recent International Trade Committee meeting. UK Customs Solutions very own director Bryn Ward… Read More »UKCS Director talks Brexit with International Trade Committee
A recent article in the BBC (see below for link) has picked up on the governments reference to ‘trusted trader’ schemes in it’s strategy to help traders prepare for Brexit. Those of us already involved… Read More »Trusted Trader and AEO – a Brexit solution?
The government has just published it’s first set of advice on preparing for a ‘no deal’ Brexit scenario. The move comes amid increasing concern that time is running out to come to a long term… Read More »UK Government publishes 'no deal' Brexit advice
A chaotic couple of weeks After weeks of slow news regarding Brexit, the previous two have been hard to keep up with. Whilst there appeared to be agreement between the Prime Minister and cabinet members on future EU relationships,… Read More »Government Customs Bill gets Commons approval
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?