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News: EU Exit 2020

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Government helpline numbers

Mon. 4 Jan 2021
The Government has published information regarding Helplines available to assist forwarders, carriers and customers with Brexit related queries.

Reminders regarding EU Exit - key points

Thu. 31 Dec 2020
On the 24th December 2020 the EU and UK concluded a Trade and Co-operation Agreement, a lengthy document which runs to 1246 pages including various annexes.

Traders: steps you need to take now to make sure you are ready for the introduction of Export Health Certificates (EHCs)

Wed. 30 Dec 2020
In the past few weeks Defra has been running tests on the implementation of EHCs. To help you prepare, we want to share with you the key findings from our operational readiness tests to avoid delays.

Movement Assistance Scheme

Wed. 30 Dec 2020
Defra have announced a new Movement Assistance Scheme (MAS), as part of the Government’s comprehensive support scheme for traders, which will complement the existing TSS.

Claiming preferential rates of duty between the UK and EU from 1 January 2021

Tue. 29 Dec 2020
How to claim preferential rates of duty on goods covered in the UK's deal with the EU and how to declare goods imported into the UK on your import declaration.

Notice from CAA re UK Aviation Security

Thu. 24 Dec 2020
Aviation Security: New arrangements for cargo inbound to the UK at the end of the UK-EU transition period.

Port of Felixstowe CTC transit movements post 1 January 2021

Thu. 24 Dec 2020
Further to recent conversations about CTC transit traffic post-2021, HMRC has secured the agreement of the CTC secretariat to allow TADs to be emailed to Border Force for inbound Office of Transit movements only for a limited period post-1 January 2021.

Customs Declaration Completion Requirements for Great Britain and Norther Ireland Protocol

Tue. 22 Dec 2020
Tariff supplements specifying rules for clearance after the end of transition:

Hauliers will be able to get a Goods Movement Reference (GMR) from 23 December 2020

Mon. 21 Dec 2020
From Wednesday, 23 December 2020, hauliers registered to use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service (GVMS) will be able to get a Goods Movement Reference (GMR).

HMRC webinar on GVMS

Thu. 17 Dec 2020
As you will know the EU Transition period ends on 31 December 2020 at 23.00pm and following that hauliers moving goods from EU>GB and GB>NI will need to make different arrangements to ensure goods movements continue to flow.


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