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UK’s freeports offer more than just tax relief, lawyer says

Businesses will invest when the rules are clearer. Lack of EU green regulations may give the UK a tax advantage, though future local rules could negate it

Ince head of tax Huw Witty says freeports offer benefits besides tax breaks for exporters, after concerns exporters will miss out on the full relief because of post-Brexit trade deals

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