What do you need to know before getting someone to deal with customs for you?
While we all think that #customsiscool, we’re aware that it can seem like quite a daunting prospect for many businesses. If that sounds like you, you may want to appoint someone to act on your behalf. However, every business is unique, and as such you’ll need to consider what your business needs before deciding.
HMRC have issued two handy guidance documents around the issue of appointing someone to deal with your customs:
Get someone to deal with customs for you
Check what you need to consider before getting someone to deal with customs for you
So where does Bethan fit in? You might ask.
You’ll find Bethan listed in the register of ‘Customs Agents.’ Having said that we are Customs Consultants rather than Agents – the distinction is important as there are notable differences in remit.
As consultants, the friendly and experienced team here at Bethan provides customs and supply chain support – as well as training – to businesses across a wide spectrum of industries, throughout the UK.
As far as customs support is concerned, sometimes it’s a case of ‘You don’t know what you don’t know.’ That’s where we come in. Whether it’s reviewing your customs and supply chain procedures, creating new ones, or just acting as your customs sounding board – we do it all, with a smile!
Some of the ways we can help:
- Compliance checking and reporting
- Import / export registers
- HMRC MSS reports
- Manifest validation checking
- Full suite of documented customs procedures
- Customs procedures reviews
- New procedure implementation and training
- HMRC Authorisation obligations and reporting
- Periodic audits
- General health check review and recommendations
If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or on +44(01651) 269980. 😊