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THE industry trade show returns – Multimodal 2021

After a break of more than two years the UK freight industry’s only dedicated conference and exhibition – Multimodal – has returned to Birmingham’s NEC centre and, as it is just down the road, we’ve popped in for a look around. While the various COVID lockdowns and restrictions played out, Mutimodal suffered repeated postponements, denying

Brexit politics round-up 17th December

While the president of the European Commission tells the European Parliament that there is a path to an agreement with the UK, the prime minister continues to view no deal as “the most likely outcome”. With just two weeks till the end of the transition period, still no one really knows if a trade agreement

Postponed VAT accounting

Currently, VAT from 3rd country imports is due on arrival, or on release of the goods into free circulation. From the 1st January 2021 postponed VAT accounting (PVA) is being introduced for EU and non-EU imports of goods.  This means that all UK VAT-registered traders who import goods into the UK, excepting those that operate

Supporting young professionals

Metro are proud to sponsor the next BIFA Young Forwarder Network meeting in the Midlands. On 08.01.20 @ The Botanist, 14-16 Temple Street, Birmingham Continuous learning and professional development is inherent in Metro’s ‘contract’ with every member of its team, which is why supporting BIFA’s Young Forwarder Network is a natural step. BIFA, the British