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On Thursday 12 December voters across the UK will have an opportunity to have their say once again on who represents them. The BVRLA and its members can use this time to ensure candidates and the next government appreciate the key issues facing the fleet sector. The association has produced this campaign page to help members navigate the election.
The EU and the UK Government have officially agreed an extension until 31 January 2020 for Brexit, allowing an earlier EU exit should the Withdrawal Act be passed by Parliament before the 31 January deadline.
With nine days left before the Brexit deadline of 31 October, BVRLA Chief Executive, Gerry Keaney, has today written to members to highlight advice and resources available to prepare for no deal.
The BVRLA’s Rental Committee met last week and Brexit was at the top of their agenda with the impact on taking vehicles abroad and employing EU citizens being at the forefront of discussions.
The Government has announced that it has reduced the tariff on HGV imports as part of wider changes to the temporary tariff regime that would be introduced in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
It is vital that the UK fleet sector maintains affordable and reliable access to the parts and vehicles it needs to keep the country moving. In the event of No Deal, the association calls on the Government to introduce a package of specific measures to ensure the vehicle rental and leasing sector continues to thrive and maintain its critical contribution to accelerating transport decarbonisation.
The Brexit guidance pages on the BVRLA website have been updated to reflect the latest information from Government regarding a No Deal Brexit.
Government is inviting business leaders from across the country to attend one of their ‘Get Ready for Brexit’ events being held across the UK between 16 September and 18 October.
The Home Office has confirmed that EU nationals will continue to be able to come to the UK after the 31 October, even in the event of a no deal Brexit.
The BVRLA has written to Chancellor Sajid Javid asking him to prioritise fleets within his autumn 2019 Budget statement.
VAT registered companies across the UK will soon be allocated an Economic Operator Registration and Identification (EORI) number in order to keep trading with customers and suppliers in the EU after the UK has left.