BIFA - Industry News

Freight association welcomes HMRC decision to extend Transitional Simplified Procedures

“Having criticised HMRC when it originally published its Transitional Simplified Procedures in February, we now welcome the news that, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the date when the first...


Transitional Simplified Procedures - TSP

an extension of the date when the first supplementary customs declarations must be submitted, and any import duties must be paid, to 4 October 2019, with subsequent declarations submitted monthly....


Updated HMRC Ro-Ro Information Pack

This information pack is part of the Government’s ongoing preparations to ensure trade flows smoothly at roll-on, roll-off (ro-ro) ports and Eurotunnel if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The...


Border Delivery Group Update - 19 March

This bulletin provides an overview of the latest EU Exit information relating to UK borders from across UK Government. Leaving the EU with a deal remains the Government’s top priority. This has not...


IMO 2020 fuel rules set to change ocean freight landscape

Next year will be a pivotal year for the container shipping market, with the imminent the IMO 2020 low-sulphur fuel deadline set to trigger more slow steaming and transhipment - and be potentially...


Email addresses for the Trading Standards SPoC team are changing

All enquiries and contacts with the SpoC team must be sent to spoc@suffolk.gov.uk with effect from 1 April. This email address can be used before 1 April but is the only address after 1 April. This...


Freight forwarders remain ahead of the curve despite ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Robert Keen, BIFA’s Director General said that that this has been the advice of the trade association for freight forwarders’ for several weeks. Keen says: “Confusion reigns and with less than a...


Guidance on Ireland and Dual Use Goods

For Ireland click on the following link https://www.gov.uk/guidance/eu-exit-avoiding-a-hard-border-in-northern-ireland-in-a-no-deal-scenario it should be noted that the document emphasises the...


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