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Published on 28th June, 2019
by Suzie Radcliffe-Hart

BREXIT - The Importance of Planning Ahead

At a glance:

The Furniture Industry Research Association has published a 64 page Brexit guide entitled ‘Brexit – the importance of planning ahead’. Whilst the information is applicable to all across the furniture sector, it may be of particular use to small medium enterprises who may not have resources to secure key information independently.


Highlights:

Sections within the guide include:

  • Step-by-step guides to importing and also exporting
  • What to expect on day one of a ‘no deal’ scenario
  • Apprenticeships
  • Employer toolkit
  • Temporary rates of customs duty on imports after EU Exit
  • Preparing for a 'no deal' EU Exit: Importing, exporting and transporting products or goods after Brexit
  • Trading goods regulated under the ‘New Approach’ framework
  • Trading timber- imports and exports if there’s no Brexit deal
  • Regulating chemicals (REACH) if there’s no Brexit deal

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