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Using the UKCA marking

Page summary:
Find out if you need to use the UKCA (UK Conformity Assessed) marking on products you manufacture or handle.

Change made:
Banner added advising that government intends to legislate to continue recognition of EU requirements, including the CE marking, indefinitely for a range of product regulations.

UKCA marking: roles and responsibilities

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If the UKCA marking applies to products you manufacture or supply, you will have specific obligations and responsibilities for compliance, depending on your role.

Change made:
Banner added advising that government intends to legislate to continue recognition of EU requirements, including the CE marking, indefinitely for a range of product regulations.

UKCA marking: conformity assessment and documentation

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How to make sure that your products are properly checked for conformity and your technical documents are managed correctly.

Change made:
Banner added advising that government intends to legislate to continue recognition of EU requirements, including the CE marking, indefinitely for a range of product regulations.

Placing manufactured products on the market in Great Britain

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What you need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured products you place on the market in Great Britain.

Change made:
Banner added advising that government intends to legislate to continue recognition of EU requirements, including the CE marking, indefinitely for a range of product regulations.

Webinars for using the UKCA marking and placing goods on the market in Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Page summary:
A list of upcoming webinars on the UK conformity assessment marking (UKCA) and placing goods on the market in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Change made:
Added Updates to the UK’s approach to product marking webinar to the schedule.

Placing manufactured goods on the market in Northern Ireland

Page summary:
What you need to do to comply with regulations on manufactured goods you place on the Northern Ireland market.

Change made:
Banner updated advising that government intends to legislate to continue recognition of EU requirements, including the CE marking, indefinitely for a range of product regulations.

New laws to introduce digital labelling for businesses and reduce regulation costs

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Businesses are set to benefit from savings as import labels are made digital for the first time.

Change made:
First published.

Overseas business risk for Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Information on security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Change made:
Overseas business risk for Bosnia and Herzegovina has been updated with latest economic data, and key political issues following General Elections 2022. Organised Crime section has also been updated with the most recent data.

Overseas business risk for Belgium

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Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Belgium.

Change made:
All statistics have been updated using 2023 figures.

UK-Andean countries committee documents

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Decisions, documents and meeting minutes from UK-Andean countries committees.

Change made:
Joint minutes of the second UK- Andean Trade Committee meeting added to document list.

Trade with Iceland

Page summary:
How you import from and export to Iceland.

Change made:
Updates to various sections to bring the page into the present tense and reflect accurate advice.

Trade with Liechtenstein

Page summary:
How you import from and export to Liechtenstein

Change made:
Updates to various sections to bring the page into the present tense and reflect accurate advice.

Trade with Norway

Page summary:
How you import from and export to Norway.

Change made:
Updates to various sections to bring the page into the present tense and reflect accurate advice.

Agreement on trade in goods between Iceland, Norway and the UK

Page summary:
Documents containing treaty information and a summary of the agreement on trade between the UK and Iceland and the Kingdom of Norway.

Change made:
Updates to various sections to bring the page into the present tense and reflect accurate advice.

UK-Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein free trade agreement

Page summary:
Business guidance, reports and other documents to help you understand the UK-Norway, Iceland, and Liechtenstein free trade agreement (FTA).

Change made:
Updates to various sections to bring the page into the present tense and reflect accurate advice.

Singapore becomes second country to ratify UK membership to CPTPP

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The UK is a step closer to becoming fully-fledged member of the CPTPP trade group after Singapore became the second country to ratify the UK’s membership

Change made:
First published.

New laws set to ban mandatory hidden fees from online shopping, saving money for consumers

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New laws to be introduced to ban unavoidable hidden fees to force businesses to be upfront with customers

Change made:
First published.

Apply for the Recognition Arrangements Grant Programme

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Grant funding available for UK regulators and professional bodies to pursue international arrangements that facilitate the recognition of professional qualifications.

Change made:
First published.

Retained EU Law (REUL) parliamentary report

Page summary:
Sets out progress revoking and reforming retained EU law (REUL) so far and outlines plans to remove further regulations in the months and years ahead.

Change made:
First published.

Retained EU law dashboard

Page summary:
This dashboard shows a list of retained EU laws (now known as assimilated law). These are laws that the UK saved to ensure legislative continuity immediately after Brexit.

Change made:
REUL dashboard has been updated.

The Equality Act 2010 (Amendment) Regulations 2023

Page summary:
This Statutory Instrument (SI) ensures that key rights and principles in equality law are safeguarded and enshrined in domestic legislation.

Change made:
Accessible HTML versions of the documents added.

Selling services to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein

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Guidance for UK businesses on rules for selling services.

Change made:
Removed references of UKCPQ and updated recognition of professional qualifications section.

HMRC email updates, videos and webinars about importing and exporting

Page summary:
Learn about about importing and exporting goods.

Change made:
Link to a series of videos about how to complete an import declaration has been updated. A new section and a new link to a series of videos about how to complete an export declaration has been added.

Recognition of professional qualifications: technical guidance for regulatory bodies

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Guidance explaining how the recognition of professional qualifications operates.

Change made:
Removed references of UKCPQ.

Benefits and pensions for UK nationals in the EU, EEA or Switzerland

Page summary:
This guidance explains the rights of UK nationals in the EU, the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland to benefits and pensions.

Change made:
Updated guidance for UK nationals living in the EEA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.

Financial sanctions, International counter-terrorism

Page summary:
This page contains a list of persons and entities to whom financial sanctions have been applied due to their assessed involvement in terrorist activity, with particular focus on persons who operate internationally. It also contains information on regulations.

Change made:
HM Treasury Notice, Counter-Terrorism (International), 25/01/2024 added.

Financial sanctions, Yemen

Page summary:
Yemen is currently subject to UK financial sanctions. This document contains a current list of designated persons.

Change made:
HM Treasury notice, Yemen 25/01/2024 added.

List of ports using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service

Page summary:
Find out which locations are using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service.

Change made:
Fishguard, Heysham, Holyhead and Pembroke have been added to the list of locations where you will always need to use the Goods Vehicle Movement Service when moving goods into Great Britain from outside the UK (from 31 January 2024).

Search the register of customs agents and fast parcel operators

Page summary:
Find a customs agent or fast parcel operator to help you with import and export declarations.

Change made:
The list of customs agents has been updated with 2 additions and 2 amendments. The list of fast parcel operators has been updated with 1 addition.

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