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Support for UK manufacturers as the UK develops their new relationship with the EU
Supporting your business through the complex changes ahead
New Customs Declaration Rules
If you make import declarations, you will need to move to the Customs Declaration Service now, otherwise you won't be able to import goods to the UK from 1 October 2022
UK Customs declarations are changing – Are you ready?
UK Customs declarations are changing this year as HMRC transitions from the old CHIEF system to a new Customs Declaration Service (CDS). The Customs Declaration Service supports making import and export declarations when moving goods into and out of the UK. Learn how to use HMRC’s new online Customs Declaration Service (CDS) for completing declarations for international goods movements
Click here to book your place on a training course.
New Customs Rules
From January 1st 2022 new trading rules came into play for businesses in Great Britain importing and exporting to the EU
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EU Exit - Support for UK manufacturers
Supporting your business through the complex changes
How manufactures trade and do business in the UK and the EU has changed. At Make UK we are ready to help you understand these changes and support your business.
In addition to the guidance and advice below click here for additional support Make UK can provide [link to PDF Brexit Flyer]
Check HMRC’s trader checklist detailing what companies must do to move goods in and out of the EU. More detail on these and other changes can be found here.
Need further support?
Call our Leaving The EU Helpline:
0808 168 5874
Explore the key issues for manufacturers
Make UK EU Business visitor requirements and A1 guide
Business Travel to the EU has changed since the beginning of 2021. Read Make UK's latest guides on:
- Requirements for UK business visitors
- Overview of business travel to the EU
- New notification systems ETIAS & EES
- Understanding social security when travelling
Download letter templates
Bespoke customs advice
Bespoke advice and support tailored to your needs with a customs expert.
The risk is on the importer when bringing a good into the country. understand how to calculate the value of your good, how to classify your good and how to work out the true origin to fill in declarations correctly and get ahead of compliance audits
Answers to general questions about customs and border formalities supported by a consultancy service for more bespoke requests.
Customs brokerage Service from SGS
To support our members, Make UK have partnered with customs services experts SGS to offer an unrivalled brokerage service at preferential group rates.
Check Before You Go - EU Work and Travel Videos
Here you will find a series of Make UK conversations discussing work and travel to the EU and how companies can make the essential checks.
EU Exit Courses
Support from our partners
Make UK partners BDO and RSM, are also working with us to provide further support. We can help connect you with their representatives on the following:
- Customs Formalities and Rules of Origin (ROO)
- Corporate/International Tax, esp. VAT and IP
- Company formation
- Commercial agreements
- Supply chain risk management
- Working capital optimization – inventory/stock management
Re-watch our Virtual Roadshows
To help UK manufacturers prepare for the end of the transition period we've hosted a series of webinars covering topics including, immigration, data, product labelling and trading with Northern Ireland.
Listen to our podcast
Listen to our new podcast series Made: In Britain where business reporter Jonty Bloom explores all that manufacturers need to know to navigate our exit from the EU, how to future-proof your workforce and how to make the most of Britain’s export opportunities around the globe.
EU business visitors & posted workers rules
Our Labour Market and Immigration experts have extensive knowledge and a wealth of experience in supporting businesses to work and trade in the EU.
We can help you plan in advance and avoid delays by managing all or part of the process.