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Business West responds to UK’s Free Trade deal with Japan

As the UK signs its first major trade agreement post Brexit, Business West offers its thoughts on the benefits for businesses in the South West.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 11.09.20
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VAT arrangements after the end of the Brexit transition period

VAT arrangements are due to change significantly after the end of the transition period. This blog examines these changes, explains what you need to consider and suggests actions to take. UK goods...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 09.09.20
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A brief guide to government’s new Border Operating Model

The government recently released details of how goods moving into and out of the UK will operate after the end of the transition period, on 1st January 2021. The document, titled the ‘Border...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 26.08.20
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Fluvial Innovations strike a deal to manufacture Floodstop in India as monsoon hits

It’s monsoon season in India, which sees 80 percent of the country’s annual rainfall fall in the space of just three months between June and September. From New Delhi in the north to Kerala in the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.08.20
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No more Transition at the UK Border means more paperwork for businesses

The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020, and the transition period comes to an end in December this year. It is vital that businesses take action now to get ready for a new border...
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Business West
Posted on: 04.08.20
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Government chooses Business West food and drink initiative to help drive industry bounce-back overseas

Business West are leading a coronavirus bounce-back campaign to encourage UK food and drink producers to break into overseas markets for the first time. The campaign, which was chosen by government...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 26.06.20
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Business West urges government rethink of quarantine rules

Business West has joined representative bodies in business, education and employment to urge a government rethink of quarantine rules for travellers arriving into the UK. In an open letter to the...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 11.06.20
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Potential relaxation of time limits for VAT free exports

There have been a number of high-profile business reliefs which have been introduced to alleviate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one potential relaxation has been set out in HMRC’s...
Julian Borley
Julian Borley
Milsted Langdon LLP
Posted on: 08.06.20
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Business West comments on start of formal UK/US trade negotiations

ps-brexit.png Commenting on the news that the UK and US are to open formal negotiations on a future free trade agreement, Business West Managing Director Phil Smith said: “While most SW businesses...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 05.05.20
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