Ireland


FTAI partners with Declaron to offer Ireland-Britain customs service 202

FTAI partners with Declaron to offer Ireland-Britain customs service 202

24th September 2020 – Access to sufficient numbers of expert Customs agents and brokers will be critical to the continued free flow of goods between Ireland and Britain, once the Brexit transition period comes to end on 31 December 2020, according to Freight Transport Association Ireland (FTAI), the business group representing the Irish logistics sector. To help Irish businesses manage the new customs clearance processes, the FTAI has launched...

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BDO and Fexco launch customs clearance service

BDO and Fexco launch customs clearance service

From January 1 next year, all exports from Ireland to the UK and imports from the UK to Ireland will legally require customs clearance documentation 23rd September 2020 Financial services firm Fexco has partnered with BDO to launch a new customs clearance service to assist Irish businesses to manage the substantial increase in customs clearance post Brexit. Declaron is designed to ensure customer compliance with new customs rules, avoiding...

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Dealing with customs declarations key to avoid being overwhelmed by Brexit

Dealing with customs declarations key to avoid being overwhelmed by Brexit

20th September 2020 – Regardless of the outcome of the Brexit negotiations, our trading relationship with the UK will change fundamentally and irrevocably on January 1. While the Brexit process may have been plagued with uncertainty up until now, the only absolute certainty in relation to the trading relationship is that moving goods to, from, or through the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) will require a customs declaration from January...

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NEW ONLINE PORTAL TO ASSIST IRISH BUSINESSES WITH CUSTOMS CLEARANCE DOCUMENTATION, POST-BREXIT

NEW ONLINE PORTAL TO ASSIST IRISH BUSINESSES WITH CUSTOMS CLEARANCE DOCUMENTATION, POST-BREXIT

18th September 2020 Business advisors BDO and Fexco today announced the launch of a new customs clearance service, Declaron, to assist Irish businesses in managing the substantial increase in customs clearance documentation, which will take effect from January 1st, 2021, post-Brexit.  The new online customs clearance service will provide 24/7 status updates on declarations and will help customers save time on document preparation. Records for all traded goods declared...

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Boris Johnson‘s final Brexit gambit: UK to offer double border for four years to abolish backstop

Nov 26 2019/ Daily Stock Dish British negotiators will today provide the European Commission with a detailed proposal to abolish the backstop following weeks of demands for hard details from Europe. The plan, which was briefed to some EU capitals – but not Dublin – yesterday, is a departure from Theresa May‘s deal, which left the entire UK in a customs union with Europe until measures could be developed...

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Many importers and exporters remain unprepared for ‘hard’ Brexit

By Will Waters Oct 22 2019 / Lloyd’s Loading List Many small to mid-sized (SME) import and export companies remain unprepared for a ‘hard’ or ‘no-deal’ Brexit at the end of this month and remain concerned that a disorderly Brexit could still happen despite apparent progress this month towards a possible UK-EU Brexit withdrawal agreement.  Andy Cliff, MD of Straightforward Consultancy – whose company manages the freight and customs...

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Customs and trade

BREXIT BITE-SIZE Oct 18 2019 / GLOWLING WLG As we edge closer to the UK’s planned exit date from the EU, 31 October 2019, it’s crucial for importers and exporters to understand the potential customs implications for their businesses – whatever the outcome from this date. Here, we explore the key considerations for managing customs compliance risks and the practical steps to take as part of your Brexit planning....

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No-deal Brexit could mean freight delays and more fraud, says NAO

Oct 17 2019 / Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide The government has conceded there could be freight delays, more crime and fewer checks on migrants in the event of a no-deal Brexit, a critical report from Whitehall’s spending watchdog has found. With just two weeks before the UK’s scheduled withdrawal from the EU, the National Audit Office has concluded there are significant, unpredictable risks which could lead to chaos at...

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Scariest thing about Halloween? HMRC and Defra systems still a risk to post-Brexit borders

Breeding ground for fraud, smuggling and other criminal activity, say auditors By Kat Hall Oct 16 2019 / The Register Two key programmes related to the UK border’s preparedness for Brexit pose “significant risks”, the National Audit Office has said. In its cross-government report today, the auditor concluded the government “has made progress with putting in place the systems, infrastructure and resources required to manage the border if the...

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UK border risks snarl up in no-deal Brexit – audit office

By Guy Faulconbridge Oct 16 2019 / Reuters LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom’s border risks being snarled up in a no-deal Brexit because as few as 30 percent of traders are prepared, the European Union would introduce controls and organised crime groups would exploit weaknesses, the National Audit Office said. The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on Oct. 31 and while Prime Minister Boris Johnson...

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