Archive: Customs

By Paul Kelly in Blog Posted: 25th, January, 2023

Customs: Keeping you compliant and saving you money

For three decades we have been supporting importers and exporters through the customs clearance process; safeguarding compliance, protecting cashflow and building supply chain resilience. (more…)

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 25th, January, 2023

US customs require post code validation for imports from China

To further strengthen the prohibition against the importation of goods made with forced labour, from the 18th March 2023 US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) will require importers to report…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 19th, December, 2022

CDS 2023 exporters deadline extended

Following trade consultations the government has announced that exporters will now have until 30th November 2023 to move across to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), which is eight months later…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 14th, November, 2022

UK new border strategy moving closer

This September the UK government closed its consultation regarding the scope of the proposed Single Trade Window (STW) which is part of its commitment to developing a world-leading STW for…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 27th, October, 2022

Export compliance is changing fast

UK export control legislation requires the exporter to consider whether they need to comply with any export controls and with regulations increasing quickly, the danger of not complying - and facing…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 7th, September, 2022

HMRC’s new Customs Declaration Service launches in days

The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will become the only UK customs platform when HMRC turns off the legacy CHIEF system on the 30th September and we can only submit customs…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 28th, June, 2022

Safety & Security easements announced

In an unexpected, and to many pundits unnecessary, move the government has announced a raft of new customs easements, to support industry and improve the flow of goods at UK…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 26th, May, 2022

Threat of EU trade war grows

After the Prime Minister’s trip to Northern Ireland last week failed to win any concessions, to end the dead-locked political situation, the government announced plans to table legislation that will…

By Paul Kelly in News Posted: 5th, April, 2022

HMRC migrating to new import declaration system

The Customs Declaration Service (CDS) will become the only UK customs platform when HMRC turns off the legacy CHIEF system and businesses importing goods into the UK will have to…

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