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News: EU Exit 2020

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Downloads relating to EU Exit (Brexit) can be viewed here: EU EXIT 2020

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Information on Trade Agreement and GSP preference

Thu. 26 Nov 2020
BIFA received regular requests from members for information regarding how trade will be conducted with both the EU and other countries after the end of the Transition Period at 2300 hours on the 31st December 2020.

TSS readiness survey

Thu. 19 Nov 2020
The Northern Ireland Protocol comes into force on 1 January 2021. There will be changes to the way goods move between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

DFT announce guidance for truckers engaged in UK > EU movements

Wed. 18 Nov 2020
45 new information and advice sites.

UK Transition campaign: information from DFT

Wed. 18 Nov 2020
BIFA are working with the Department for Transport (DfT) and the Government Communications Service to ensure hauliers and commercial drivers are provided with the latest advice on what they need to do to prepare for the end of the UK’s transition period with the EU on 31 December 2020.

Employing overseas workers form 1st January 2021

Mon. 9 Nov 2020
The UK Government has published plans relating to recruiting employees from outside the EU.

National Audit Office Report of widespread border disruption comes as no surprise to the freight industry

Fri. 6 Nov 2020
Commenting on the National Audit Office report that there is likely to be widespread border disruption at the end of the post-EU Exit transition period, the freight sector says that it comes as no great surprise.

Applying for ECMT permits

Mon. 2 Nov 2020
Currently UK truck operators have unfettered access to operate in the EU, but after the end to the Transition period this may not be the case. On the 27th October the Department for Transport issued the following information.

European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits

Mon. 26 Oct 2020
The present situation regarding trading with the EU after the end of the Transition period on the 31st December 2020 is complex.

Time is running out to prepare for changes to trade with Europe from 1 January 2021

Mon. 19 Oct 2020
New rules are coming for trade between Great Britain and Europe. HMRC is contacting businesses to urge them to take action, so that they can continue trading with Europe from 1 January 2021.

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