1st February to 31st December 2020 is an implementation period. This means trade will continue as usual within this time. During this implementation period, the UK government will be negotiating a new trade agreement with the EU, to take effect on 1st January 2021.
From 1st Jan 2021, the way UK businesses trade with the EU will change. If these changes will affect your business you should begin preparations now by
- Ensuring you have a UK Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number
- Preparing to make customs declarations
For more information about HMRC’s Brexit advice to businesses, click here
For more details about how KMB Shipping can help you prepare for post-Brexit trade from 1st January 2021, click here