Brexit – Glossary

Hello, its David here, It has been some time since our glossary was first posted, so here’s the most recent version which I hope will assist. ABOUT THIS TECHNICAL ADVICE PAPER The information within this paper is based on the best known currently.  Since the subject of Brexit and its potential outcomes is so volatile, even on an almost daily …

Brexit – Exporting goods through Dover and Eurotunnel on ‘T’ Forms

Hello, its David here, The government has recently released new information as to how exports to the EU via Dover or Eurotunnel will work post-Brexit.  The release seems incomplete [deliberately?] and can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/moving-goods-through-the-port-of-dover-and-eurotunnel-using-common-transit We believe trucks will be screened to ascertain what export documents the driver has.  There could be three categories: The driver has all forms …

Brexit – Importing goods through Dover and Eurotunnel on ‘T’ Forms

Hello, its David here again, Previous blogs have given information on Transitional Simplified Procedures [TSP].  We have pointed out a significant weakness with TSP – the discharge of ‘T’ Forms.  The T form guarantees the transit of the goods to Customs’ authorities in the countries of origin, transit and destination.  It is thought by both the UK & EU governments …

Brexit Preparation – Short Form Action Points – Exports from the UK to the EU

Hello, its David here again, I hope you might find a brief resume of export action points useful. 1. Apply for EORI registration at: https://www.gov.uk/eori 2. Consider and agree the Incoterms agreed with your clients. Who will be responsible and pay for export documents required by the UK authorities? Who will pay for import declarations into the EU? Who will …

Brexit Preparation – Short Form Action Points – Imports into the UK

Hello, its David here again, I hope you might find a brief resume of import action points useful. 1. Apply for EORI registration at: https://www.gov.uk/eori 2. Apply for Transitional Simplified Procedures [TSP] at: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/register-for-simplified-import-procedures-if-the-uk-leaves-the-eu-without-a-deal 3. Consider and agree the Incoterms agreed with your clients. Who will be responsible and pay for export documents in the EU country of origin? Who …

HMR&C Webinars

Hello, its David here. More Brexit preparedness.  You might like to know the following: HMRC Webinars   HMRC is running a series of webinars during September aimed at providing an overview for UK businesses involved in the movement of goods between the EU and the UK. Topics to be covered include: Why it’s important to apply for an Economic Operator …

Refresher – Step by Step Guide to Exporting

Hello, its David here. As it has been a while and Brexit is now galloping over the hill towards us all once more, I thought it appropriate to post a reminder of Government guidance relating to practical steps to prepare for exporting post-Brexit.  Please visit gov.uk/government/publications/partnership-pack-preparing-for-a-no-deal-eu-exit/preparing-for-a-no-deal-eu-exit-step-by-step-guide-to-exporting You will also be able to find these steps broken down into bite-size chunks …

Refresher – Step by Step Guide to Exporting

Hello, its David here. As it has been a while and Brexit is now galloping over the hill towards us all once more, I thought it appropriate to post a reminder of Government guidance relating to practical steps to prepare for exporting post-Brexit. Please visit: gov.uk/government/publications/partnership-pack-preparing-for-a-no-deal-eu-exit/preparing-for-a-no-deal-eu-exit-step-by-step-guide-to-exporting You will also be able to find these steps broken down into bite-size chunks in …

Delayed Brexit and Easements

Hello its David here Easements are the temporary relaxations of regulations the Government has said will be employed post -Brexit to smooth the change.   At Hellmann we have been asked a number of times recently what the delay to Brexit means to the ‘easements’ announced earlier this year.  The short answer is we don’t know for sure.  At a recent …

Trade Remedies

Hello its David here. ‘What is a Trade Remedy?’, I hear you cry. Put simply, blatant protectionism.  The sort of thing of which Republican Donald Trump is constantly accused – despite his current stance simply mirroring and extending his predecessors’ approach, viz The Byrd Amendment of 2005, sponsored by a Democrat politician. These remedies take the form of extra taxes …