BIFA welcomes extra customs training funds

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) said that it hopes the package of measures unveiled by HMRC recently to accelerate growth of the UK’s customs intermediary sector is successful. Director general, Robert Keen explained: “Whilst we welcome the additional funding, as we did when the first two rounds of funding were announced, we can only keep our fingers crossed that it produces the thousands of additional customs experts that the government ... [+]

Customs grant deadline extended

The British International Freight Association has welcomed financial secretary to the Treasury Jesse Norman’s statement that HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has extended the deadline for businesses to apply for support funding to 31 January 2021. The scheme, first announced in September 2019 and which allows companies affected by Brexit to ... [+]

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