CHIEF, the current system for Import and Export declaration used by HMRC, is closing its doors after 30 years of service. The new Customs Declaration Service CDS is replacing it.
The clock is ticking, and with only 21 days until CHIEF switches off for import declarations, you’ll want to be confident that your company is ready for these changes to avoid potential delays with your movements.
At the weekend more than 1,900 shipyard workers began an 8-day strike at Britain’s largest container port, Felixstowe. Leaving the reasons, politics and even ethics aside, how will this affect UK trade?
The arrival of the summer recess marks a respite period for many, other than Conservative Party leadership candidates and members, from an intense period of policymaking affecting trade.
A survey of over 2,600 UK exporters has revealed that overseas sales growth has been effectively stagnant for more than a year since the economy fully reopened after lockdown.