The decision made by the United Kingdom (UK) to leave the European Union (EU), or ‘Brexit’ as it has become known, means that Ascom UK like all UK businesses must prepare for the changes that this decision might bring. The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 and a transitional period has followed until 31 December 2020.
Be prepared for Brexit
As we approach the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020, it is our priority to ensure that we continue to supply our customers, including in the event of the UK and EU failing to agree a trade deal.
We are currently working with Ascom Sweden in order to minimise the potential disruption to our customers following the Brexit transition period ending on 31 December 2020. Our plans are looking at various solutions to ensure we can maintain the supply to all customers in the UK and Republic of Ireland from 01 January 2021.
Key shipping dates for orders Placed by 8th December 2020
08 December 2020
Last date for orders for consumables to be processed, please contact us for confirmation on any other order enquiries email@example.com or 0121 353 6151 Option 1
10 December 2020
Last shipment date for all consumable orders placed by 8th December
9 December 2020
Until 3rd January 2021
No orders or shipments will be processed
04 January 2021
Trial shipments will be sent to the UK to confirm the new process following the Brexit transition date. Customer shipments to recommence no later than the 11th January 2021
* As Brexit terms are still being negotiated, Ascom is making preparations on the basis of a No Deal and this may cause delays in early 2021 while the UK adjusts to new trading practices with the EU.
We wish to reassure you of our ongoing commitment to continue trade, both within the UK and the EU.
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UK Director of Finance
Building 3 Lichfield South
Tel: +44 (0)121 353 6151