Category: Brexit

Government extends agricultural visa scheme to fill jobs left by EU workers


The UK Government has tripled the number of workers employers can recruit from overseas to work on UK farms in 2021, it has been revealed. Under the Seasonal Workers Pilot, 30,000 visas are now available…

The post-Brexit Agreement – what this means for you and your business


1,200 pages of the trade deal are under scrutiny at the moment. From the initial review, these are the key points you may wish to consider which may affect you and your business as we…

ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor highlights challenges of Coronavirus and Brexit for East of England businesses


The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England And Wales (ICAEW) has published its latest Business Confidence Monitor report for the East of England covering Q4 2020. The report is compiled following telephone interviews with c1,000…

New laws to ensure businesses can trade freely between all four parts of the UK at end of transition period


New laws approved this week will ensure that no “harmful barriers” will be imposed on trade between the four parts of the UK at the end of the Brexit transition period, it has been announced.

UK Trader Scheme to support movement of goods between Britain and Northern Ireland


The UK Trader Scheme (UKTS) has now been launched to support businesses moving goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland after the Brexit transition period ends. Here’s what you need to know: What is the…

Brexit trade deal negotiations continue as businesses warned to prepare for a ‘no deal’ scenario


Sunday’s deadline for reaching a post-Brexit trade deal between the UK and EU came and went as both sides committed to continue negotiating ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period at 11pm UK…

Northern Ireland customs duty arrangements confirmed


The Government has confirmed further details of the customs duty arrangements that will apply to Northern Ireland with the publication of the Taxation (Post-transition Period) Bill. The Bill enacts several of the arrangements contained in…

Government launches new export finance guarantee scheme


The Government has launched a new export finance guarantee scheme, targeted at SME exporters. The General Export Facility scheme will provide an 80 per cent Government guarantee on financial support of up to “around £25…

How can your business prepare for customs and VAT after Brexit?


We are now less than one month away until the UK officially leaves the European Union. For businesses, this means new processes, protocols and procedures. In this blog, we are going to explore how your…