The UK has left the EU and new rules now apply. If your business moves goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland act now to keep your goods moving.
External resources on exporting
Bite-sized summaries explaining the actions and decisions that SMEs need to take when importing and exporting, providing services in the EU, travelling for business, trading and moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland, hiring EU citizens, and protecting data and IP. Includes a useful glossary of terms you need to know and helpline numbers.
The IOE&IT provides support, training and advice on international trade, exporting, customs, AEO status, and other key issues for UK businesses.
Suite of on-demand short videos from UK government for businesses on importing, exporting, rules of origin, tariffs, providing services to EU markets, Northern Ireland, data handling, hiring staff, and selling goods. Sector-specific videos also cover chemicals regulations, IP, emissions, waste, and Horizon funding.
UPS Brexit resources page outlining how to ship between the UK and the EU, including a Brexit-Ready Toolkit and shipping manuals.
HMRC webinar explaining what businesses need to do to export goods from Great Britain to the EU and move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It covers key export processes – staged border controls, zero-rated VAT, customs declaration, using an intermediary, licences, certificates and authorisations.
French government portal page providing answers to customs questions following the end of the Brexit transition period. Includes English and French language versions of 'Preparing for Brexit - French customs guidelines' detailed guidance and a collection of notes for operators, explaining current procedures in place since Brexit.
HMRC webinar explaining your responsibilities as a trader if you choose to use an intermediary to complete either import or export declarations or both.
Checklist from the UK Government to help you prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021.
Advice on how to research and understand export markets; visit markets to carry out research; and use trade shows to access customers, analyse the competition and assess demand.
ICAEW's Brexit hub
Find more guidance and material on how to prepare for the end of the transition period.
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