03 April 2020
A European Commission regulation designed to ensure EU, EFTA and related territories have adequate supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) has now been implemented in the UK.
04 March 2020
The Government has revealed ambitious, perhaps over ambitious, plans for a comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU to be in place by the end of this year. It is very clear on the outcome if negotiations don’t go to plan.
18 February 2020
The removal of Brexit contingency plans for customs and VAT promised in 2019 will make an already difficult situation even worse for businesses. Disruption to supply chains seems inevitable, and the removal of postponed accounting and/or transitional simplified procedures will make an already difficult situation even worse for businesses.
12 February 2020
The Department for International Trade has launched a public consultation on its proposals for a new UK customs tariff, to be implemented at the end of the Brexit transition period. The closing date for comments is 5 March 2020 and we can expect an announcement on the UK’s new tariff shortly thereafter. Businesses should take note.
24 January 2020
The new European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill changes the Brexit picture for VAT and customs duty yet again. Businesses should keep up preparations for a departure on 31 December 2020.
22 October 2019
We look ahead to what the post-transition arrangements will look like, if and when Great Britain leaves the VAT Union and the UK (including Northern Ireland) leaves the EU Customs Union.
19 October 2019
Explore the immediate tax issues relating to VAT, customs duty and trade that an organisation can recognise in the event of a no-deal Brexit, and our advice on how to prepare for this outcome.
25 June 2019
Nearly a third of UK mid-market businesses with international aspirations see the European Union as a key market for future growth, according to a recent survey by leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM.
21 June 2019
Today's warning from the Bank of England Governor that there may be 150,000 businesses who are unprepared for a no deal exit should act as a wake-up call, warns RSM.
18 May 2019
While details of the UK’s long-term relationship with the European Union (EU) remain unclear, the VAT and customs issues associated with international trade continue to throw up challenges.