With the ever-changing news surrounding this most important of issues in the UK, Westcoast has established a team, chaired by Alex Tatham, Westcoast’s Managing Director, to review the latest government guidance surrounding Brexit, review customer questions as they are submitted and engage with key vendors in Westcoast’s own supply chain.
The team will update this ‘Brexit’ area with plans Westcoast is making and any firm guidance the company can give to all stakeholders. Please check on this site regularly for updates (at least monthly).
For any questions or queries contact our Westcoast Brexit committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to the latest update from Westcoast’s Brexit team. Whilst the only current certainty is uncertainty – Westcoast continue as advised by HMRC to prepare for a ‘no-deal’ exit on 31st October. Management feel as ready as we can be with shipping documentation created, teams in place for tax and customer shipments, a regular assessment of import tariffs on products we sell and a view on those we export and a strengthened customer services team to manage customer queries. read more
It would be easy to spend time speculating on what might happen as a result of the recent tumultuous events in Parliament – but Westcoast intend to focus on the practical measures the business is taking for our customers and suppliers. Most relevantly, the business is still preparing for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit on 31 October 2019 and ensuring we are as prepared as we can be for this date – whether or not there is an extension. read more
Given that we have experienced a period of lull whilst the new government takes shape – the direction of travel now looks clearer – we are heading for a ‘No Deal’ Brexit at pace and hence all advice from government and business organisations is to prepare for a hard Brexit. read more