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

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Border and Protocol Delivery Group Update - 4 Jan 2021

Tue. 5 Jan 2021
This bulletin provides the latest news from the Government relating to UK borders following the end of the transition period.

COVID-19 vaccine – protecting the supply chain

Tue. 5 Jan 2021
Already on the front line and proven critical to the world’s economy, performance in the global supply chain will now be catapulted into the public gaze like never before.

Shippers and forwarders call on European Competition Authorities to act

Tue. 5 Jan 2021
European shippers and freight forwarders have once more alerted the European Commission on the current practices of liner shipper carriers as European supply chains are becoming more distorted.

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.

BA Strike

Thu. 24 Dec 2020
Potential strike by BA staff at London Heathrow for 25th of December.

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.


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