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?
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?
At a press conference earlier today, EU negotiator Michel Barnier and UK Brexit minister David Davis announced that the legal text on a 21 month transition period has now been agreed. This moment marks a… Read More »Brexit transition terms agreed; Irish solution still pending
Amid some mixed noises on Brexit coming from some quarters – notably Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond – the UK government has reaffirmed it’s commitment to leaving the customs union. This week, Brexit minister David… Read More »Brexit talks continue; UK affirms position on customs union