Please see the most recent Transition Bulletin below.
Please also see the following link: https://www.nicustomstradeacademy.co.uk/ for online training courses to ensure your GB:NI trade continues to operate smoothly. If you are registered for the Trader Support Service the online training courses are free.
HMRC urges traders to act now to prepare for 1 January 2021
With 51 days to go until the end of the transition period, HMRC has written to VAT-registered traders who trade with the EU, to encourage them to act now in order to avoid business disruption. The Border Operating Model and tax rules will come into effect at the end of the transition period regardless of whether or not a Free Trade Agreement is negotiated.
To continue trading with Europe from 1 January 2021, businesses should take some key actions:
For more help and advice on preparing for the end of the transition period, please visit www.gov.uk/transition.
Trading with Non-EU countries from 1 January 2021: How you import from and export to the following countries will change from 1 January 2021. Click on the links below for further details:
The provisions of the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement explained for:
Export Licencing: Exporters with an interest in various sectors should check to see if their items are on the dual-use control list by using the Goods Checker Tool. They can also use the Control List Classification Service on the online export licensing system.
If you do not have a licence to export – your goods may be stopped by Customs. Sectors of interest are:
For enquiries please contact email@example.com
Food and Drink labelling changes from 1 January 2021: Further information about country of origin labels and food business operator (FBO) addresses for food and drink producers, manufacturers, retailers and suppliers has been updated here.
Regulating medical devices from 1 January 2021: UKNI guidance and clarification surrounding grace periods for placing medical devices on GB, NI and EU markets. For more information, click here.
With just 51 days to go until the end of the transition period, you can keep up to date by attending one of our webinars to help prepare your business:
Find out more and register for all transition webinars here.