1. What are the key steps I should take as an importer to prepare for the end of the Transition Period?
Actions to take in preparation for the future: Register for a GB Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number. Get an UK EORI number. Decide if
From 1 January 2021, whoever is legally responsible for importing your goods into the EU will need to complete an EU customs declaration. If you
Yes, in the event of no deal, processes at the border will change and new duties will be applied. You should consider commercial arrangements (Incoterms).
What are my data protection responsibilities (under the GDPR) with my European suppliers and customers from 1 January 2021?
In the vast majority of cases this is best done by putting in place a contract between you and the sender on EU approved terms
What are the procedures for import of trade samples and samples intended for research and diagnosis?
Trade samples, research and diagnostic samples, and display items are covered by animal by-products legislation. Such samples and items can be imported from third countries