More time to apply for HMRC training funds

HMRC has extended the deadline for companies to apply for £8 million of customs training funding to 31 May. The original closing date for applications was 5 April. The funding supports customs intermediaries and traders in completing customs declarations, and can be used to help meet the costs of employee training and IT improvements. Treasury Minister, Mel Stride MP, the Financial Secretary to the Treasury, said: “We are doing everything we can to ... [+]

Businesses fail to prepare for No Deal Brexit, says Customs

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning that many traders have failed to take steps that will enable them to continue trading after a No Deal Brexit. In guidance to business on how to prepare, published on 28 February, it is urging companies to register for an Economic Operator and Registration ... [+]

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