Security: physical and financial: Financial Security: level of movement guarantees required for tobacco manufacturers established for less than 2 years.
New manufacturers will be required to provide a movement guarantee. The level of security required is shown in the following table:
|Potential duty level *||Level of security|
|Less than £1 million||25% of the potential duty, subject to a minimum of £20,000|
|More than £1 million|
|but less than £25 million||£250,000|
|More than £25 million|
|but less than £100 million||1% of the potential duty|
|More than £100 million||£1 million|
The potential duty, in the case of established manufacturers, is the amount of duty suspended on movements in an average week during the previous 12 months
The potential duty, in the case of new manufacturers, will be the amount of duty that the manufacturer expects will be suspended on movements in an average week. The “average” week, in this case, is the expected average of the next 52 weeks.