Business expertise should be leveraged following the agreed extension to the grace periods for trade from Great Britain to Northern Ireland
The government has announced an open-ended extension to grace periods for trade from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, as talks with the European Union over finding long-term solutions continue. The CBI welcome the time and space that this provides, stressing this time must be used wisely. Bringing in the expertise and experience of business can help break the deadlock in talks. The CBI are calling for a Business Consultative Group to be established immediately by the Joint Committee, to help find a mutually agreeable way through. The CBI will continue to keep members updated as these discussions progress.
Businesses should ensure they are ready for the approaching end of staged customs controls
Ahead of the phasing out of the Border Operating Model, there are key dates and changes for businesses to be prepared for. Businesses impacted by this will need to e