From 1 January 2021 you need an EORI number to move goods between the UK and the EU. You can apply for your EORI number in advance. It can take up to a week to get one. You will not usually need an EORI number if you only: provide services move goods between Northern Ireland…

From 1 January 2021, you will need to make customs declarations when exporting goods to the EU. These rules currently apply to exporting goods to the rest of the world, including Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein. You can make the declarations yourself or hire someone else such as a courier, freight forwarder or customs agent….

The process for importing goods from the EU has changed. Businesses in Great Britain need to complete the following actions to continue importing from EU countries from 1 January 2021. DECLARING GOODS FROM 1 JANUARY 2021 From 1 January 2021, you will make customs declarations when you import goods from the EU. These rules currently…

(FROM THE EU INTO GREAT BRITAIN) FROM 1 JANUARY 2021 The Government has issued guidance on importing goods from the EU to Great Britain from 1 January 2021. See:  https://www.gov.uk/prepare-to-import-to-great-britain-from-january-2021 The process for importing goods from the EU has changed. Businesses in Great Britain need to complete the following actions to continue importing from EU countries…

As the UK national lockdowns continue, we are pleased that there is some good news for hospitality and other businesses who were closed by the Government in the first lockdown, after the Supreme Court ruled that insurers should pay business interruption claims. In this newsletter, we summarise the findings and provide an update on Brexit…

Apologies for inflicting upon you another one on Import / Export, but the idea is to make your life a little easier if you are in the import/ export business on the basis “forewarned is Forearmed “ Life is now very much more complicated for businesses that need to import or export goods to or…

Most of you will have seen on the TV the chaos on the border with  goods being held up at the customs following  the end of the transmission period , mostly due to incomplete /incorrect / defective  paperwork, below is some helpful advice which will ensure that you avoid unnecessary holdups Specific origin wording  should…

As we end the first week of the new year,  many businesses are gearing up gradually to doing their best to carry on and come to terms with the post Brexit rules , understandably, there are areas of Vat still causing confusion out there to the businesses operating through Europe for example, businesses operating in…

The changes below will be relevant to some businesses involved in import and export businesses following the new HMRC guidance The post Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020. HMRC has issued guidance for both Exporting & Importing goods Customs Businesses from 1 January 2021 will need to make decisions on how they export…

With the COVID-19 situation at the forefront and stealing the headlines , there are other matters which business owners  need to think about especially after the Uk’s exit in the new year from the EEC, the below is one area which needed explaining so here is one, I will be writing again and highlighting other…

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