Cross Party Talks Break Down

Cross Party Talks Break Down

According to latest news, the cross party Brexit talks between the Conservative and Labour parties have failed to find a compromise and are now set to end without an agreement in place. Leaving the EU with a Customs Union agreement seems to have been central to the...
Heading Towards Customs Union Deal?

Heading Towards Customs Union Deal?

According to recent reports, cross party talks are progressing as a means of resolving the Brexit issue, which suggests we may be moving towards a scenario where the UK remains in the Customs Union. While it has been suggested that a high number of Tory MP’s won’t...
HMRC Update Simplified Customs Procedures

HMRC Update Simplified Customs Procedures

HMRC have now announced further details of the simplified customs procedures that will be effective should the UK leave the EU without a deal. The Transitional Simplified Procedures (TSP), which were originally announced early in February, should make the customs...
Rotterdam Still Preparing for 29 March

Rotterdam Still Preparing for 29 March

Despite yesterday’s news that Prime Minister May has agreed two options to extend the Brexit deadline, the Port of Rotterdam is still preparing for the UK to leave on March 29th. Mark Dijk, the manager of Europe’s largest port, reportedly told BBC news that while he...
No Deal Tariff Plan Announced

No Deal Tariff Plan Announced

Following yesterday’s vote to reject Prime Minister May’s Brexit proposal, the government has confirmed that most imports into the UK will not be subject to a tariff in the event of a no-deal Brexit. It was confirmed that a temporary scheme would mean that...
Calais Queues – A Future Indication?

Calais Queues – A Future Indication?

Protests over Brexit and working conditions this week caused lorry queues to stretch back for miles at the port of Calais in France. On Monday, French customs officials began strike action aimed to demonstrate how inefficient checks will be and what will happen if...