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HMRC support for during COVID-19

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
This special HMRC Stakeholder Digest provides a round-up of the steps HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is taking to help during the COVID-19 outbreak. These messages are correct at the time of sending, they may change over the coming weeks. It also provides useful information on some other topics. Please share these messages with your members, clients and colleagues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin - Self-employment Income Support Scheme Announcement

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Expiration of Air Cargo Security training status

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
Without doubt a number of members aviation security certificates will expire in the coming weeks/months with limited opportunity to re-validate through refresher courses. Request for alleviations are considered by the CAA.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin 26 March 2020

Thu. 26 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

FIATA urges governments to keep ports open

Thu. 26 Mar 2020
International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations calls on governments to act to ensure that ports remain open to allow the freight and logistics sector to help tackle the Covid-19 crisis.

BIMCO Offers Free Information On Ports

Thu. 26 Mar 2020
As the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to spread across different parts of the world, BIMCO is opening the port information section on its website with the aim to assist the industry.

Multimodal postponed

Thu. 26 Mar 2020
After consultation with stakeholders over the last few days, Clarion Events have made the decision to postpone Multimodal to 4-6 November 2020.

Refusing to ask for an extension of Brexit transition amid coronavirus crisis would be ‘irresponsible’, say freight forwarding chief

Wed. 25 Mar 2020
The director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that it in light of the massive disruption to supply chains being caused by the coronavirus crisis, it would be irresponsible of the UK government to try to abide by the timetable for ending its Brexit transition period.

dnata London Heathrow Cargo Handling Facilities - Consolidation

Wed. 25 Mar 2020
As a result of the current situation and the rapid downturn in the UK cargo business, dnata are having to consolidate their LHR cargo handling business. dnata will therefore be making the following cargo facility changes:

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin 25 March 2020

Wed. 25 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).


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