As part of its preparations for the end of the transition period, the Government has published an updated Border Operating Model, providing further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders and hauliers need to take.
Ireland has initiated Multilateral Agreement M330 concerning driver training certificates in accordance with 126.96.36.199.2 of ADR and safety adviser certificates in accordance with 188.8.131.52 of ADR. The multilateral agreement M330 expires on 1 March 2021 and has been signed by Slovakia, France, and Czechia.
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).
The draft EU Exit legislation to amend the Carriage of Dangerous and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (CDG 2009) was approved last month by both the House of Commons and the House of Lords. The purpose of further amending CDG 2009 is to ensure that Great Britain has a functioning statute book at the end of the transition period.