Last Updated: 17th October 2019
Whilst it remains unclear what the final shape of the Brexit agreement will be, the Government has released a number of bulletins on what will happen in the case of a "no deal" Brexit.
We have reviewed that information and produced a White Paper to look at how the "no deal" scenario outlined by the Government might be handled by axis diplomat users.
This is, of course, a constantly evolving and changing subject so please remember to keep alert to the latest Government advice and the information that we will publish from time to time via our website.
axis diplomat updates from today now include Brexit software enhancements.
Many of these enhancements are relevant to anyone trading internationally, irrespective of the outcome of Brexit. This includes, for example, EORI and Customs Invoices.
The functionality specifically relating to a "No Deal" Brexit is only activated once enabled by a user setting:
This means that the software is perfectly safe to use if there is a Brexit deal agreed or, indeed, if Brexit is delayed.
In the event of a "No Deal" Brexit on 31st October, you will need to ensure that the parameter (as shown above) is ticked prior to that date. This parameter is found on the Control Information tab within "Maintain Nominal Ledger Parameters".
7th October 2019
The Brexit White Paper has been updated, not only to reflect further guidance from the Government, but also to include information on planned software enhancements.
These enhancements are being made to axis diplomat to allow operation in the event of a "No Deal" Brexit.
5th March 2019
HMRC have produced two videos explaining the processes for importing goods from, and exporting goods to, the EU in the event of a "no deal" Brexit:
Note: These videos have been subsequently withdrawn by HMRC.
28th February 2019
HMRC have today issued a press release highlighting steps that business owners need to take to continue to trade with the EU if the UK leaves without a deal:
4th January 2019
Our White Paper offering guidance to axis diplomat users in the event of a "no deal" Brexit has been updated to include information on EORI and to provide additional links to HMRC and Government Resources.