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Robert Hardy

BREXIT – Update No. 11

It’s been a while since we issued an update. Things have been a little quiet since the panic of the October no deal threat but, as usual, we have used the time wisely. WHAT HAVE WE BEEN UP TO? We’ve installed new IT. New hardware and recruited new staff. We’ve moved to a larger office

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BREXIT – Business FAQ’s

Whilst there may be a deal in the offing, the prospect of a no deal remains very real. Ironically it now comes down to the House of Commons. They have rejected no deal countless times but are now faced with the prospect of voting for the new deal or risk a no deal exit. That

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BREXIT Update No. 10

A couple of big weeks ahead, culminating in the European Council meetings 17-18th October. As it stands we are leaving on the 31st October 2019. Quite how that can happen is a mystery. The PM is still saying “we are leaving on the 31st” despite the Benn Act suggesting otherwise. Hopefully this is little more

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Useful Brexit Documents

Whilst Parliament has been prorogued(!) we have been busy building essential information packs. We have seen a swarm of updates issued by HMRC but none are truly end-to-end. We decided to fill this gap and have written three information packs:- 1. Brexit guide – whether you are a UK importer or an EU exporter, we

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BREXIT Update No. 9

It has been a while since we published an update. Probably overdue. We have not been idle though. April came and went and hardly anybody was ready. We got an extension until end of October and it’s been pretty chaotic since then! We sat back, re-assessed and realised that we could not repeat the March/April

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BREXIT Update No. 8

The EU elections delivered some predictable results (in the UK at least) with The Brexit Party doing as well as expected. Some magical mathematics followed with both sides, LEAVE and REMAIN, claiming victory. Only goes to show how split the UK still is.

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BREXIT Update No. 7

The UK have released their no deal tariffs. We’re still absorbing most of the information (2,000+ pages!) but the key points are that 87% of trade will be free from duty. We have an xl doc with the duty rates shown across 470 tariff lines and understand that if they are not listed, they are nil.

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BREXIT Update No. 6

This will allow you to enter the UK with little more than your EORI number as the initial import declaration. It really couldn’t be simpler. For those of you (importers) where we were handling your CFSP, we have already lodged your TSP application.

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BREXIT Update No. 5

Customs have created a simplified process known as TSP (Transitional Simplified Procedures). For those of you that are mid-way through CFSP approval we will apply for TSP and let you know. The application process is not yet open but should be in a few days.

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