“Act now” to keep your business moving overseas
The UK Government has urged businesses to “act now” to keep their business moving overseas in 2021.
To help the Government has outlined “six key actions” businesses must take, so we have summarised them below:
To continue to import or export goods from the EU, you must...Read More
Government extends agricultural visa scheme to fill jobs left by EU workers
The UK Government has tripled the number of workers employers can recruit from overseas to work on UK farms in 2021, it has been revealed.
Under the Seasonal Workers Pilot, 30,000 visas are now available to overseas talent seeking agricultural and horticultural work for a period...Read More
The post-Brexit Agreement – what this means for you and your business
There are more than 1,000 pages of the post-Brexit trade agreement under scrutiny at the moment.
From the initial review, these are the key points you may wish to consider which may affect you and your business as we start 2021.
From 1 January 2021, the process...Read More
Brexit trade deal negotiations continue as businesses warned to prepare for a ‘no deal’ scenario
Sunday’s deadline for reaching a post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and EU came and went as both sides committed to continue negotiating ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period at 11pm UK time on 31 December 2020.
The decision to keep negotiations open...Read More
Government launches new export finance guarantee scheme
The Government has launched a new export finance guarantee scheme, targeted at SME exporters.
The General Export Facility scheme will provide an 80 per cent Government guarantee on financial support of up to “around £25 million” from lenders to support the general costs of exporting.
To be...Read More
How can your business prepare for customs and VAT after Brexit?
We are now less than one month away until the UK officially leaves the European Union. For businesses, this means new processes, protocols and procedures.
In this blog, we are going to explore how your business can approach just two of these issues: customs and VAT.
Preparing for Brexit – A Guide for Businesses
Brexit is one of the most significant changes to the British business community in more than half a century and will fundamentally alter the UK’s position in the global economy.
On 31 December 2020, the Brexit transition period will end, bringing many changes to the free...Read More
Is your business ready for the challenges of the end of the Brexit transition period?
Run through our Brexit questionnaire for your business to find out.
Access it here
Access to European Union VAT refund system to end on 31 March 2021, HMRC confirms
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has confirmed that access to the European Union VAT refund system for expenses incurred before 01 January 2021 will cease on 31 March 2021.
After this date, UK businesses wishing to claim a VAT refund will have to do so manually...Read More
Brexit: How to claim grant funding to help cover the costs of completing new customs declarations
If you are a business who imports or exports products overseas, you may be entitled to grant funding to cover the cost of recruiting, training and adapting your business to the new demands of global trade.
The grant funding scheme comes ahead of the end of...Read More