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01 Apr 2021

Brexit: What you need to know this week

The Government has updated some of its guidance with regards to how business trade in post-Brexit Britain.

They include details on businesses which move goods Great Britain to Northern Ireland.

Businesses are required to complete the following five actions:

For more information, click here

For the updated explainer video on moving goods into, out of or through Northern Ireland, click here.

For a list of helpful videos about the Trader Support Service, click here

BREXIT Border and Protocol Delivery Group Update

HMRC tax and customs support to businesses that trade with Europe

VAT-registered businesses that trade with the EU are being offered further customs and tax support by HM Revenue and Customs. Support includes:

For more information, click here

Updated Guidance

UPDATED: Trading with the UK: exporting animals and animal products to the UK: Guidance has been updated with a changed email address of who to contact for market access applications for plants and plant product. Iceland has also been added to the list of countries that may need additional certificates. For more information, click here.

UPDATED: List of customs agents and fast parcel operators: The list of agents and operators who can help submit customs declarations, has been updated. For more information, click here

UPDATED: Importing or moving fish to the UK: Guidance has been updated with the documents you need to upload IPAFFS for imports from the EU from 1 October 2021. For more information, click here.

SME Brexit Support Fund

The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover. 

Find out more information on eligibility for the fund and apply online.   

Applications will close on June 30, 2021, or earlier, if all funding is allocated before this date. 

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