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UK Customs Academy is a landmark capacity building institution showing the way to the future

Sep 20, 2019 8:12:50 AM / by Lars Karlsson posted in Brexit, Customs, UK Customs Academy, Trade, Preparations, Training, HMRC

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On Wednesday September 18th UK Government, the Treasury (FST) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officially launched the UK Customs Academy at an event at the House of Commons in Westminister, London.

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3 steps to prepare for Brexit

Sep 17, 2019 3:34:38 PM / by Steve Cock posted in Brexit, Customs, UK Customs Academy, Trade, Declarations, VAT, Transitional Simplified Procedures

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A lot of people ask me how companies should prepare for Brexit. There is no simple answer to this, of course, but I usually suggest that they start taking the following actions.

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Government funding for customs training announced

Sep 4, 2019 10:17:12 AM / by Steve Cock posted in Brexit, Customs, UK Customs Academy

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The £16 Million funding measure announced by HM Treasury yesterday will allow large numbers of industry professionals to freely obtain the qualifications offered by the UK Customs Academy. Don't miss this opportunity to prepare for Brexit.

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Introducing the UK Customs Academy

Aug 26, 2019 3:53:27 PM / by Steve Cock posted in Brexit, Customs, UK Customs Academy, Preparations

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In these turbulent Brexit times, the new UK Customs Academy offers a unique opportunity to prepare for the future trading environment. Sign up for the webinar on September 5 and learn how the UK Customs Academy can help you to increase your knowledge of customs and international trade.

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Is Brexit Another Y2K?

Aug 16, 2019 10:27:02 AM / by Steve Cock posted in Brexit, Customs, UK Customs Academy, Logistics, Trade, Supply Chain

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For many businesses, Brexit appears to be a problem with no solution. Every fact is contested. Opinion is everywhere. Uncertainty is rife. This type of ambiguity is almost impossible to deal with in a professional manner. Should we prepare for the end of the world on 31st October, or will the whole thing pass us by with barely a ripple – a damp squib; a storm in a teacup?

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