UK Government consultation on freeports

The government has launched a consultation on proposals to create up to ten freeports across the UK which would have different customs rules than those which apply in the rest of the UK. The government is considering a UK freeport model which would include multiple...

31 January deadline for pre Brexit EU VAT refund claims

With only three weeks until the proposed Brexit date, HMRC has set a 31 January deadline for online claims for EU VAT refunds via their website. The current government position is that the UK will leave the European Union on 31 January 2020 and this will have an...