UK, Japan new trade agreement

28 October 2020

On 23 October 2020, the UK and Japan signed a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, the first such deal reached by the UK since Brexit.

Covid plus disorderly Brexit means problems for UK

28 October 2020

The combination of Covid-19 and the exit from the EU Single Market makes the UK outlook “exceptionally uncertain”, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has said in a new report.

Get ready for the VAT reverse charge

27 October 2020

We reported in August 2019 on changes to the way VAT on construction supplies to or from other VAT-registered businesses were to be charged and accounted for (see Get ready for VAT reverse charges for construction services).

Multilateral Agreement M330 ― driver training

27 October 2020

Ireland has initiated Multilateral Agreement M330 concerning driver training certificates in accordance with 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR and safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of ADR. The multilateral agreement M330 expires on 1 March 2021 and has been signed by Slovakia, France, and Czechia.