International News

  • Be prepared – cross-border disputes post-brexit

    24th February 2021

    For Scottish businesses trading with European customers and suppliers the recent EU-UK trade deal offered little clarity on the question…

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  • Why are Rules of Origin putting a spanner in the works?

    23rd February 2021

    Rules of Origin (RoO) are putting a spanner in the works for UK exporters wishing to take advantage of the…

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  • Data protection: European Commission launches process on personal data flows to UK

    19th February 2021

    Today, the Commission launched the process towards the adoption of two adequacy decisions for transfers of personal data to the…

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  • Britain’s superstar exporters to ignite the next generation of top international exporters

    12th February 2021

    *Intermittent exporters could boost UK exports by £4.4 billion* *Superstar exporters – the top 10% of exporters – account for…

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  • BCC Brexit survey: Half of UK exporters report difficulties adapting to changes relating to EU-UK goods trade

    11th February 2021

    Results from the first major business survey for 2021 by the British Chambers of Commerce on Brexit found that half (49%) of  exporters  are  facing  difficulties…

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  • How the Brexit deal will affect immigration

    11th February 2021

    We now have confirmation of a post-Brexit deal with the EU, but the detail and how it will work in…

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  • £23 million Seafood Disruption Support Scheme now open

    11th February 2021

    Fund will cover up to £100,000 of losses per business caused by delays related to the export of fresh or…

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  • UK applies to join huge Pacific free trade area CPTPP

    4th February 2021

    The UK is formally applying to join one of the world’s largest free-trade areas, deepening trade ties with some of…

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  • Clyde & Co grows continental European arbitration presence through Hamburg hire

    2nd February 2021

    Global law firm Clyde & Co has today announced the hire of Georg Scherpf as a Counsel and Head of…

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  • Why you may find yourself trading under WTO rules despite the Brexit deal

    1st February 2021

    Negotiations between the UK and EU on our post-Brexit transition period trading relationship with the EU from 1st January 2021…

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  • Exports of Scottish food and drink grow

    25th January 2021

    Today (Monday 25 January), Scots across the world will be celebrating Burns Night with a hearty serving of haggis, thanks…

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  • Scottish government sets out inward investment plan

    20th January 2021

    The Scottish government has laid out its ambitions to be a leading destination for inward investment, identifying nine areas that…

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  • Jet2 expands Edinburgh offering

    7th January 2021

    32 sunshine destinations now available Passengers will be able to choose from a total of 32 sunshine destinations with Jet2.com…

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  • Rules of origin for goods moving between the UK and EU

    5th January 2021

    The rules of origin requirements for the most important provisions that your business needs to understand and comply with, under…

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  • Claiming preferential rates of duty between the UK and EU

    5th January 2021

    How to claim preferential rates of duty on goods covered in the UK’s deal with the EU and how to…

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  • Exciting Opportunity – We’re recruiting for a Customs Declarations Agent

    14th December 2020

    We are looking to recruit a full time Customs Declarations Agent / Certification Documentation Agent to join our busy Customs…

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  • Brexit: 24 days – 24 huge unanswered business questions

    7th December 2020

    With negotiations between the UK and EU once again at a decision point – and with just 24 days to go until…

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  • EU Representative Service: Shepherd and Wedderburn

    7th December 2020

    From 1 January 2021, when the Brexit transition period comes to an end, UK-based data controllers and processors offering goods…

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  • Virtual trade mission connects eight Scottish businesses with Pacific North West region, USA

    4th December 2020

    Despite the ongoing impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, Scottish organisations have continued to show an interest in entering new overseas…

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  • The UK’s new points-based immigration system

    3rd December 2020

    From 1 January 2021, free movement will end and the UK will introduce a points-based immigration system. Under a points-based…

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