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Guidance on Customs Processes 01 April 2020

Wed. 1 Apr 2020
Following BIFA's previous messages containing draft or informal guidance on customs processes, HMRC have now published official guidance on moving goods through customs and customs authorisations during the coronavirus (COVID-19).

IRU’s COVID-19 Info Hub: the global source of information for road transport

Mon. 30 Mar 2020
In close cooperation with our members and partners, IRU has established the COVID-19 Info Hub, a global source of first-hand, real-time updates by, and for, the commercial road transport sector.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin 29 March 2020

Sun. 29 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

P&O Ferries prioritises freight, suspends 1,100 workers

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
In a reversal of its previous ‘business as usual stance’ P&O Ferries has today announced that all its ferries travelling between the UK, Ireland and continental Europe will switch immediately to carrying only freight.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin 27 March 2020

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Menzies cuts 17,500 staff as handlers join to warn of 'imminent collapse'

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
Menzies has cut 17,500 jobs globally as its business saw an unprecedented fall in demand.

IATA Covid-19 Information - Online access

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) have released (Friday) a publicly accessible page to list airlines, and their operational status when it comes to air cargo.

HMRC support for during COVID-19

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
This special HMRC Stakeholder Digest provides a round-up of the steps HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is taking to help during the COVID-19 outbreak. These messages are correct at the time of sending, they may change over the coming weeks. It also provides useful information on some other topics. Please share these messages with your members, clients and colleagues.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin - Self-employment Income Support Scheme Announcement

Fri. 27 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Businesses and Employers Bulletin 26 March 2020

Thu. 26 Mar 2020
This bulletin provides information for employers and businesses on Coronavirus (COVID-19).


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