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Border Delivery Group Update - 23/08/2019

Tue. 27 Aug 2019
This bulletin provides an overview of the latest EU Exit information relating to UK borders from across UK Government.

Defra Import and Export Newsletter - 22/08/2019

Tue. 27 Aug 2019
Defra imports and exports Brexit newsletter. This newsletter is for those who have a key role in the import or export of animals and products of animal origin (POAO) between the United Kingdom and the European Union.

HMRC issues 88,700 businesses with UK EORI numbers

Thu. 22 Aug 2019
BIFA has been advised that HMRC has issued 88,700 VAT registered businesses who trade with the EU with a UK EORI number, as part of the UK’s preparations for leaving the EU.

Highways England new incident distribution list

Thu. 22 Aug 2019
The new incident distribution list offers a free service to advise organisations of any issues that could have an impact on commercial fleets’ or customers’ journeys.

DEFRA update relative to fish movements

Tue. 20 Aug 2019
During discussions with Members concerns have been expressed with regard to certain specialist areas. One area that has been discussed at some length relates to the movement of fresh fish etc in a post Brexit environment, these concerns have been brought to the attention of DEFRA.

HMG RORO Requirements Document

Thu. 15 Aug 2019
The Government has previously issued documents regarding RoRo requirements following the UK’s exit from the EU and this document has now been updated to reflect the revised EU Exit Date of 31st October 2019.

It's Sumner time for BIFA's training team

Wed. 14 Aug 2019
For the third year in a row, The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has expanded its training team with the appointment of Liz Sumner as trainer – freight and customs procedures.

HMRC EU Exit Communication

Mon. 12 Aug 2019
The Government has stated that the UK will be leaving the EU on 31 October whatever the circumstances.

Liner reliability improves markedly in second quarter

Mon. 12 Aug 2019
Carriers continue to respond positively to the dismal schedule reliability of 2018, as all 15 of the world’s largest liner operators report improvements in the second quarter of 2019.

Port Health Update - 06/08/2019

Mon. 12 Aug 2019
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