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News: EU Exit 2020

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Sevington Inland Border Facility transition

Fri. 12 Mar 2021
From midnight March 13th 2021, Ashford Waterbrook Inland Border Facility (IBF) will close and all operations will run from Ashford Sevington IBF.

Extension of Border Operating Model deadlines is no surprise, says BIFA

Thu. 11 Mar 2021
"It’s no surprise that the government has extended the deadline for the introduction of checks and customs declarations on imports to the UK from the EU,” says Robert Keen, director general of the British International Freight Association (BIFA).

Important changes in the UK Border announced by Government

Thu. 11 Mar 2021
On 31 December last year, the UK left the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union. This was the biggest change in the UK’s trading relationships for decades. The Government has always been clear that this meant change for business and for citizens, including new processes and requirements.

BIFA TSS Seminar Slide pack

Thu. 4 Mar 2021
Please find a slide pack for the TSS webinar held on the 2nd of March together with a TSS update on SFD for Controlled Goods:

Goods Vehicle Movement Service - Driver volunteers required for further Service Development

Wed. 3 Mar 2021
HMRC would like to speak with drivers moving goods under the Common Transit Convention (CTC) from the EU to GB and GB to NI - with Goods movement references (GMR); to gather their feedback on using GMR’s and understand their point of view and involvement in the GVMS process.

Important: Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) Updates/Reminder

Mon. 22 Feb 2021
Updates from the GVMS team.

Update on the Port of Holyhead

Tue. 16 Feb 2021
The Port of Holyhead will offer Office of Transit and CITES checks only.

New UK grants for SMEs

Mon. 15 Feb 2021
The UK Government has launched a new wave of financial support to help small and medium-sized businesses that import or export from/to the EU.

Check if a business holds Authorised Economic Operator status

Mon. 8 Feb 2021
Use this list to see if a business holds Authorised Economic Operator status with HMRC.

GVMS Downtime Notification

Fri. 29 Jan 2021
Update to Hauliers on GVMS downtime from 11pm (GMT) on January 30th 2021 to 1am (GMT) on January 31st 2021.

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