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Trading with the EU and Rest of World. New rules apply


The Department of International Trade recently hosted a webinar with the HMRC and BEIS to explain the new rules for businesses that came into force on 1 January 2021 which require immediate action.

The webinar provided updates on the following topics:

  • The UK Global Tariff and why it matters
  • Bilateral Trade Agreements
  • How the UK is supporting trade from developing countries
  • Dual use licences
  • Trade remedies
  • Customs requirements
  • VAT changes and Postponed VAT Accounting presented by the HMRC
  • Placing goods on the market
  • CE and UKCA markings – placing goods on the market presented by BEIS
  • Northern Ireland protocol
  • Further guidance and helplines

A recording of this webinar is now available and can be found here: Webinar recording Password: PeCdMJC9

The Department of International Trade have also compiled the most important links that were mentioned during the webinar. You can download this document here.

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have also created a document detailing key actions and guidance for your business to take in light of the new rules, which you can download here.

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