The EU and Japan’s new free trade agreement came into force at the start of February, reducing duty on most goods to Japan, however, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the UK will be automatically excluded from this agreement and other EU FTA’s.
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Over 145,000 business around the UK, that trade with the EU, are receiving letters today from HMRC detailing the actions they need to take to be ready for no-deal Brexit on 29th March 2019.
Brexit is potentially the biggest issue to face our clients in decades, which is why we have been running our ‘Knowing Brexit’ seminars and produced a guide to preparing for Brexit. The latest seminar took place at Le Meridien on the Strand Yesterday and has been reported in The Loadstar as below…….
The UK Government has released a ‘Partnership pack’, providing a high-level guide to customs processes and procedures, which is intended to support businesses if we leave the EU without a deal.
With no real progress on the terms of Brexit, the EU is urging Member States to prepare for all outcomes and warned of disruption to supply chains whether or not a deal is reached.
Brexit is now less than a year away. And while the UK government have negotiated a 21 month transition period, there is still no clarification of the deal being sought. Which means that while businesses continue to have no idea what planning to undertake and time is running out…………
Despite recent progress a survey of 1,118 supply chain managers by the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) has uncovered some startling Brexit decisions by UK and European businesses.
568 companies are set for preferred HMRC treatment after BREXIT, while civil servants predict that HMRC’s new processing system launch will result in ‘chaos’
Firms in the UK and Europe are preparing new supply chains and seeking new suppliers ahead of Brexit, CIPS survey finds