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Freight Service Awards now open for entry

Wed. 16 Jun 2021
Entries are now open for the British International Freight Association (BIFA) annual Freight Service Awards competition.

Freight association issues advice on Delayed Declaration Scheme

Mon. 7 Jun 2021
The British International Freight Association (BIFA) is advising its members to be very careful with any business that they are offered from traders that have taken advantage of HMRC’s Delayed Declaration Scheme, but which have not taken out a CFSP authorisation in their own right and are now trying to find a Customs Agent to undertake the work required to complete the process.

Freight association reminds members that further government support for apprentice recruitment is now live

Wed. 2 Jun 2021
Since yesterday, employers of all sizes in England can apply for extra funding to help them take on new apprentices, and the British International Freight Association (BIFA) is encouraging its members to take advantage of the increased incentive payments that are now available.

UK freight association elects new national chair and vice-chair

Tue. 1 Jun 2021
Rachel Morley has succeeded John Stubbings as the elected National Chair of BIFA – the British International Freight Association – for a two-year period.

Clean Air Zones

Fri. 14 May 2021
Update on Clean Air Zones from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

International convention versus trading conditions

Wed. 5 May 2021
International conventions that may override standard trading conditions.

Freight association says more work to be done after UK-EU TCA ratified

Wed. 28 Apr 2021
Speaking after news that the Trade and Co-operation Agreement has been ratified by the European Parliament, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association, said:

Clarification on VAT statements

Tue. 13 Apr 2021
We understand that some importers using postponed VAT accounting are still experiencing problems with access to and accuracy of monthly VAT statements.

General Average declared on Ever Given

Tue. 6 Apr 2021
Following the re-floating of the Ever Given in the Suez Canal the owners of the ship have declared a General Average

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