This email contains details of the Covid-19 business closures and yesterday's announcement by the Chancellor, and further updates regarding the imminent departure of the UK from the EU.
Yesterday’s announcement by the Chancellor
Northern Ireland Protocol/ UK-EU Negotiations
Ireland/Northern Ireland Specialised Committee 05 November 2020: UK statement following the fourth meeting of the Ireland/Northern Ireland Specialised Committee between the UK Government and European Commission.
Financial services for consumers
Financial Services Sector: End of Transition Period Guidance: Information for the financial services sector and consumers on preparing for the end of the transition period.
Letters to businesses about new trade arrangements with the EU from 1 January 2021. HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses in Great Britain trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world, highlighting actions they need to take to continue trading with the EU from 1 January 2021.
UK – Japan Trade
UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement: Documents containing treaty information and a summary of the UK-Japan trade agreement. Added yesterday 3x explainer PDFs for: rules of origin, agri-food, and geographical indications.
UK-Japan CEPA: rules of origin explainer Information added yesterday on the provisions related to rules of origin in the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
UK-Japan CEPA: digital and data explainer Information added on Wednesday on the provisions related to digital and data in the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement.