HMRC commits to killing legacy customs system...again

Thirty-year-old CHIEF system to be replaced by June

Tom Allen
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HMRC commits to killing legacy customs system...again

HMRC has given a firm date by which it will stop using the Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) service, though this isn't the first time we've been here.

The CHIEF service was first introduced in 1994. Managed by BT until 2010, for seven years it was handled by Aspire, a collaboration between Capgemini, Fujitsu, and HMRC. That ended in 2017 and HMRC...

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