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Draconian Customs powers put businesses at risk, warn warehousemen

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is warning that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) could drive long established and honest logistics services firms out of business with its “draconian” sanctions on companies in the excise goods supply chain. Echoing comments by TT Club legal consultant, Ian Hyslop in FBJ 4 2013, the Association says that logistics service businesses – including forwarders, third party warehouse keepers and hauliers – risk “crippling” duty assessments and ... [+]

Draconian Customs powers put businesses at risk, warn warehousemen

The UK Warehousing Association (UKWA) is warning that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) could drive long established and honest logistics services firms out of business with its “draconian” sanctions on companies in the excise goods supply chain. The Association says that logistics service businesses – including third party warehouse keepers and ... [+]

ERTS talks reach impasse

Talks between the freight industry and HM Revenue and Customs on future controls for goods moving to Enhanced Remote Transit Sheds broke up without any firm agreement on 30 August. The trade is pressing for the status quo to be maintained after the review highlighted some different interpretations of the ... [+]

Alarm as Customs culls ‘unused’ bonds

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has started to cancel bonds that have not been used for 12 months. The move is causing consternation among forwarders and logistics operators, who say such a move may restrict their ability to attract new business. Just because an operator has not used its bond ... [+]

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