Have you registered for your EORI number? It's free and only takes 10 minutes. You need an EORI number to trade goods with countries outside the EU. Brexit may result in this being necessary for EU trade, get yours today. https://www.gov.uk/eori
PREPARING FOR EU EXIT
The Government has launched a new hub for no deal Brexit information. It has dedicated sections for businesses, individuals, UK nationals in the EU and EU nationals in the UK.
BREXIT AGREEMENT FAQS
On 14 November the UK and European Commission jointly published an updated version of the draft Withdrawal Agreement (WA) and outline Political Declaration (PD). These documents represent the agreements reached by the UK's and EU's negotiating teams.
Following the publication of the Withdrawal Agreement, the BCC has put together a FAQ on the agreement and the likely next steps in the process.
Our priority is to assess the implications of these proposals, working closely with Chamber business communities across the UK.
BUSINESS BREXIT CHECKLIST
Brexit involves a lot of uncertainty - and many firms need to continue to think prudently about how the changes ahead may affect their operations. The Chamber Network's Business Brexit Checklist offers a helpful starting point, particularly for those firms that have not already begun to plan.
We hope this proves a useful tool for you!
Click here to view the Brexit Checklist.
BREXIT: THE ANSWER BUSINESSES NEED
All across the United Kingdom, businesses are seeking answers to the practical questions they face over the UK’s pending departure from the European Union.
For Chamber member companies, the ultimate test of any Brexit deal is whether it delivers clarity. Answers to practical questions – rather than endless debates over institutional and constitutional arrangements – are what firms of every size and sector need in order to take decisions, invest and prepare for the future.
Click here to view the document.
DEFRA are keen to speak to members involved in import and export of animal products about Brexit preparedness. Please let us know if you would be interested in speaking to DEFRA about their Brexit concerns and preparations.
Countdown to Brexit: 5 potential outcomes and what could happen to sterling
As Brexit comes to a head, we take a look at some possible outcomes that may have an impact onthe value of the pound.
UKTPO PAPER LAUNCH VIDEO
It is with great pleasure that we can now share with you the video for the Certificates of Origin paper launch with the UK Trade Policy Observatory! The paper (view here) is an important piece of evidence for a credible and confident case for the continued and increased use of Certificates Of Origin against the backdrop of the many changes brought on by Brexit.
This is the result of many months' work and we cannot thank you enough for your help with the paper. We have collaborated with the very respected UKTPO on a combination of research, interviews with members, as well as responses from the latest International Trade Survey.