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What does the proposed Custom Union look like post Brexit?
Brad Ashton

20 November 2017

Whilst the governments initial Brexit white paper failed to provide any clarity on the potential customs landscape post Brexit, the government proposals in August finally provided its position and what this brave new world might look like. But what does this all mean for consumer businesses?

First glimpse of proposed Customs Union post Brexit

23 August 2017

The Government has indicated two proposed approaches that could be adopted to shape the future customs landscape with the EU.

Alarm bells start to ring over post Brexit customs arrangements

01 August 2017

A report released this week by Oxera warns that new post-Brexit customs arrangements could disrupt supply chains, bring gridlock to south east England, and cost the UK a ‘conservative’ £1bn a year. So how real is the threat?

Brexit may force companies to set up EU based distribution operations

03 May 2017

Now that Article 50 has been triggered, UK businesses that trade extensively with EU and non-EU parties are beginning to form contingency plans to mitigate the effects of Brexit. Some UK importers worried about increased costs and administration may wish to consider establishing an EU-based distribution function to allow continuity of benefits currently in place within the EU.

Brad Ashton


Brad is an indirect tax partner specialising in custom duty, VAT and international trade.