Visas and work permits: what are the rules for artists touring in Europe after Brexit?

More than half of EU Member States have agreed to offer UK musicians and performers visa and work permit-free travel, it has been confirmed. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) said the agreement will give UK artists the confidence to continue performing in Europe. Here’s everything you need to know. What is […]

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UK Border Force bans EU, EEA and Swiss national ID cards: what you need to know

Almost all “insecure ID cards” from the European Union, European Economic Area (EEA), and Switzerland will no longer be accepted at UK borders, the Government has confirmed. The move is designed to strengthen UK border controls following a rapid rise in false documents. Here’s what businesses need to know. What are insecure ID cards? “Insecure […]

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Retained EU laws to be “improved or repealed” if they do not benefit British businesses

Retained EU Legislation will be “improved or repealed” if it does not benefit UK businesses, the Government has announced. The move forms part of the Government’s plans to “capitalise on new Brexit freedoms” following the UK’s departure earlier this year. If you run a business in the UK, here’s what you need to know. What […]

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Revised Brexit timetable to give businesses “more time to adjust”

A revised Brexit timetable will give businesses “more time to adjust” to new trading processes, it has been suggested. The new schedule comes after concerns that firms are now focusing on recovery from the Coronavirus pandemic, rather than new customs declarations and controls. Here’s what you need to know. Full customs declarations and controls to […]

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Employment: Brexit continues to disrupt job market

Coronavirus disruption and Brexit continues to disrupt the job market despite record numbers of staff returning from furlough, the latest statistics have revealed. If you are an employer, here’s what you need to know. Employment remains below pre-pandemic levels Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures show that the number of payroll employees increased by 182,000 […]

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UKCA marking deadline extended by one year following coronavirus disruption

Businesses have been given an extra year to apply new product safety markings for most products placed on the market in England, Scotland and Wales, it has been announced. The UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) marking regime will replace the product safety labelling system previously used while a member of the European Union. Here’s what you […]

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