Tag Archives: Freeports

UK Freeports – Q&A published

Back in November 2020, the UK government published the Freeports Bidding Prospectus, formally opening the bidding process to establish what it hopes will be at least seven new Freeports across England. You can read our analysis of the tax reliefs contained in the Prospectus, here: Freeports in England: The Tax Offering. As part of the … Continue Reading

Freeports in England – The Tax Offering

On Monday 16 November 2020, the UK government published the Freeports Bidding Prospectus, formally opening the bidding process to establish what it hopes will be at least seven new Freeports across England. The devolved administrations will oversee their own bidding process for creating new Freeports in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Here we look at … Continue Reading

UK Freeports – The Tax Angle

On Wednesday 7 October 2020, the UK government published the Response document to the Freeports Consultation that was originally launched in February 2020. With the UK simultaneously negotiating multiple new free trade agreements, freeports could make a significant contribution to making the UK’s post-Brexit economic and trade policy truly global. The creation of freeports is … Continue Reading
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