The EU is currently working on the 4th Working plan covering the 5 year period from 2020 to 2024 and setting the product groups it sees as priorities for measures to be taken. The project is divided into Tasks and we have just seen some Task 3 information published.
The UK has left the EU and new rules for business came into force on 1 January 2021. Even though a deal has been secured, doing business with Europe has changed. Here we look at changes affecting use of the CE Marking, Customs Declarations, and Import VAT.
Last year the European Commission acted to delay the implementation of the new Medical Devices Regulation in order to allow the medical device industry to focus on the Covid-19 crisis. The changes which were due last May are now due to come into force on 26 May 2021. The UK has announced that it will not implement the new Regulation but will bring forward its own proposals. Meanwhile, medical device manufacturers selling into the UK market have until June 2023 to bring their products into line with the new UKCA requirements. This article discusses upcoming changes to the medical device regime in both the UK and the EU.
The UK has left the EU and the end of the Brexit transition period is fast approaching, bringing with it guaranteed changes for businesses. Whether checking duties and customs procedures for importing and exporting goods, or preparing to keep data flowing lawfully from 1 January, there are a number of actions businesses must take now to prepare for new rules and avoid disruption in the new year.
Here we look at changes affecting use of the CE Marking, Customs Declarations, and Import VAT.
We now have a range of UKCA Declaration templates, suitable for machinery and electrical products including options on radio equipment, EMC & RoHS. All the declarations are supplied with guidance notes and are available to purchase from our online shop.
We have developed a self assessment pack for face shields.
The pack is priced at £500 +VAT
This important change will be effective from the 20th December 2020.
See our new full list of harmonised standards for the Machinery Directive.
PAS7100 is a new guidance document designed to help companies to handle product recalls effectively.