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HMRC has confirmed that after 5 years of preparation, the current CHIEF (Customs Handling Imports and Exports Freight) platform will be finally phased out and replaced by the Customs Declaration Service (CDS).
Turkey has officially changed its name to “Türkiye”. On 4 December 2021, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan issued a presidential circular calling for traders and government entities to start implementing the use of the name “Türkiye” instead of Turkey, initiating with this the process to change of the country’s name.
The ACI procedures will become mandatory for land and airfreight from 1 October 2022.
London deputy mayor Shirley Rodrigues says that businesses have a clear role to play in fighting the climate emergency.
In 2020, the UK placed 4.9 million metric tonnes of plastic on the market. Out of this, 3.7 million metric tonnes became waste. In order to reduce plastic pollution, companies across the nation are now working to incorporate circular economy solutions into their business plans.
The soaring cost-of-living means it’s a worrying time for many workers across the UK. Energy prices have risen to unprecedented levels and are set to increase further. The cost of food is rising and tough decisions are being taken by families as they choose between heating and eating.
The awards scheme, founded in 1965 has been celebrating fantastic British businesses ever since.
The Imperial War Museum (IWM) London is presenting a programme that, for the first time in the museum’s history, explores the role of the Royal Family in conflict, tracing the Queen’s personal experience of war through poignant items, including rarely seen film and photography.
Global cities like London contain the inspiration and the ingenuity, as well as the businesses and the brainpower, to bring about the transformative change we need to ensure our survival. Cities also represent important hubs for finance and politics, also key to systemic transformation.
Our relationship with our finances is central to our overall physical and emotional wellbeing. But in the current climate, business owners, individuals and families might be facing pressures as a result of the pandemic or other unforeseen events.