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Prepare for No Deal

At the time of writing, the outcome to the Brexit negotiations remain uncertain.

As Britain’s scheduled exit is less than two months away, Tudor International Freight has been assessing the possibility of a “no deal” scenario to ensure that businesses involved ...

Timing of new Customs Declaration System Not Ideal

Disruption for traders with the EU following any no-deal Brexit will be intensified by delays in introducing the UK’s new system for managing customs declarations.

This is because the key implementation period for replacing the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system with the Customs Declaration Service (CDS) could now be...

Brexit Uncertainty Continues

Following the House of Commons’ decisive rejection of the government’s draft withdrawal agreement, the UK’s EU traders and their forwarders, like ourselves, remain in limbo over arrangements following the UK’s departure from the bloc.

With only around 10 weeks to go until our March 29 leaving date at the time of writing, my organisation, its customers and other affected businesses remain very frustrated at the a...

"Norway Plus" Option is Least Damaging

The so-called “Norway Plus” option is the least damaging practical form of Brexit for the UK’s companies trading with EU countries.

At the time of writing, the draft withdrawal agreement and political declaration agreed by Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU Commission seemed almost certain to be rejected by ...

Draft EU Agreement Ticks Boxes

British businesses trading with the EU have welcomed some vital provisions in the draft withdrawal agreement negotiated by that body’s Commission and UK Prime Minister Theresa May.

One reason for the positivity is full approval of the document would provide much-needed certainty about future trading arrangements after over two years of considerable doubt. Ra...

Government's Record Road Improvement Programme

We believe businesses will welcome the Government’s Budget pledge to spend £30bn on English road improvements and should see the announcement as a key part of its Brexit preparations.

The funding represents a 40 per cent increase on the current five-year highways plan and has been acclaimed by the Government as “the biggest-ever cash injection for England’s larg...

Possibility of extended Customs Union Membership

Many businesses trading with the EU will have welcomed the increased possibility of the UK remaining in the Customs Union beyond March next year after Prime Minister Theresa May agreed a draft withdrawal deal with the bloc.

The negotiated text - if ratified by both parties - would ensure a 20-month transition period after our departure on 29 March 2019, during which we’d remain Customs Union members. ...

Tudor Issue Brexit Advice

We’ve made headlines in multiple publications and websites after briefing journalists on urgent practical steps businesses trading with the EU should take to minimise problems they could face after a “no deal” Brexit.

Using our expertise and experience in international trade, we said in a statement to the media that affected importers and exporters broadly needed to bring their processes and doc...

Global Air Freight Demand up 2.1% on Year

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced this week that global air freight demand in July rose 2.1% year-on-year in terms of freight tonne kilometres (FTKs).

Although there has been some slowdown in growth throughout the first half of 2018, freight capacity, which is measured in available freight tonne kilometres (AFTKs), also rose in J...

UK Economy defies forecast

Official figures have been released in regards the UK economy after confirmation of a better-than-expected 0.5% increase during the previous three months.

It has been revealed the original projection for the three months to December were originally expected to expand to 0.4%. However, despite progress, the Office for the National Sta...

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