How to calculate VAT & Duty on goods imported from outside the EU

How to calculate VAT & Duty on goods imported from outside the EU If you're planning on importing goods from outside of the EU, then VAT & Duty are two expenses that you need to factor into your costings. It may seem like you're getting a great deal when importing from a far-flung supplier, [...]

CHECKLIST: A Guide for UK Customs Clearance of Goods

CHECKLIST: A Guide for UK Customs Clearance of Goods Just the word 'customs' can be enough to strike fear into any importer or exporter – especially if they're new to the process. But there's no reason to be concerned about the 'guardians of the gate', especially if you have an experienced freight forwarder to [...]

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Government publishes no-deal Brexit Guidelines for British Businesses trading with the EU

Government publishes no-deal Brexit Guidelines for British Businesses trading with the EU Given that we don’t know what the trading arrangements between the UK and the EU post-Brexit will be, and with a no-deal scenario looking like a possibility, on the 23rd August 2018, the UK Government published the first of 84 documents providing [...]

An Economic Powerhouse – Manchester’s thriving economy and its impact on shipping & logistics 

An Economic Powerhouse - Manchester's thriving economy and its impact on shipping & logistics With a population of 2.8 million, Greater Manchester is central to the Government-backed Northern Powerhouse, a plan to boost economic growth by investing in skills, transport & innovation in the North of England involving cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, [...]