Category Archives: Brexit

Plans of full border controls with EU dropped by the government

Britain left the European Union in January but is currently in a Brexit transition period under which all EU rules apply until the end of 2020. The government plans announced in February, which meant a full border control both ways across the Channel from 1st January 2021, have just been dropped. It comes amid warnings of a shortfall in customs agents to deal with
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EU transition period

After 31st January 2020 there will be a transition period until 31st December 2020, while the UK and EU negotiate additional arrangements. The current rules on trade and business for the UK and EU will continue to apply during transition period. If you move goods into or out of the EU, you must get an EORI number. You should also decide how you want
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Guide to EORI Numbers

What is an EORI number and why do you need one? You will need an EORI (Economic Operator Registration and Identification) number that starts with GB to trade goods into and out of the UK. HM Revenue and Customs uses this number to identify you and collect duty on your goods. A UK EORI number starts with GB, followed by 12 digits. It will
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What Brexit Means for Hauliers

The UK is still currently part of the EU. Brexit is a staged process and is set down by Article 50 of the 2009 Lisbon Treaty, which has never previously been invoked by another Member State.  After Article 50 was triggered and sent to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, the UK and the EU negotiate future relations. The UK is
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Most Imports Tariff-Free Under No-Deal Brexit Plan

The government has announced that most imports into the UK would not attract a tariff in the event of a no-deal Brexit in a 1,477 page document. Currently 80% of imports are tariff free, but under a temporary scheme 87% of imports by value would be eligible for zero-tariff access. The new tariff regime would mark a shift in favour of products from non-EU
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