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So Here’s The Deal…

Courtesy of the EU and our colleagues at the NBCC, the link below will take you to the full text of the proposed trade agreement between the UK and EU, which will come into force on the 1st January 2020 after ratification by the UK and EU parliaments. Full EU...
…and another task for the next 10 years

…and another task for the next 10 years

The Economist has circulated its updated league table for 2020 of how countries perform in managing equal rights for women in the workplace. Unfortunately, The Netherlands and the United Kingdom do not shine, with 24th and 23rd place respectively, even falling behind...

CADS Christmas message

With kind permission of the Ambassador Group, I am reprinting here the Christmas message sent by Peter and Richard this morning. It deserves a wide readershipDr Peter Collecott CMG, Co-Chairman of the Ambassador Partnership, was the British Ambassador to Brazil from...

For UK citizens planning travel to Europe!

Firstly, and most importantly The Netherlands. Our UK ambassador reinforced the new rules via a posting on the Embassy Facebook site on the 11th December. https://www.facebook.com/UKinNL/videos/2894056120920216. From 1st January, in order to be allowed into The...

Oh Dear, Boris. Even Your Own Ambassador…

Colin Munro CMG is a former ambassador and a member of the Ambassador conflict resolution group. Inthe latest edition they have published his balanced and considered review of both Brexit, and of BoJo…. it’s not pretty! Read it at...

Investment Outlook For 2021

One of the interesting publications to reflect on during Advent. The ING economic forecast for next year. Especially following the savaging of various sectors in 2020, accompanied by the stellar performance of ‘new industry’ stocks such as Amazon, Google...

New Data Rules Between EU and UK

Important webinars, organised by our friends at the NBCC, for all those exporting or importing services and associated data between the UK and EU.The situation now is very unclear, and there are only a few weeks left to resolve it before the deadline expires. The...
An Apology To Scotland

An Apology To Scotland

As Brexit approaches at year end, the group Fascinating Aida have made the following video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVy7faNKEtM Enjoy 🙂

New Border Operating Model

Courtesy of our partners at the NBCC, we have been supplied with an updated Border Operating Model published by the UK government. This is the latest version, but as yet there is little guidance on rules of origin, and the Anglo-Irish border, where the rules are not...
British government to cease tax collection in Europe

British government to cease tax collection in Europe

Following on from the decisions of the UK banks to close all sterling accounts held by UK citizens resident in Europe, the UK government issued the following press release this morning:”Following the failure of the European Union to agree to our terms to conduct...