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EU TRANSITION SUPPORT

The UK left the EU on 31st December and from 1 January 2021 new rules apply, as a business what do you need to know? Don’t be afraid of the change just be prepared, there is plenty of information out there to help you along with guidance from experts.

We have compiled a list of useful information that is on offer to both established and start-up businesses, this will be available on our website so you can always access this signposting easily.

GOV.UK/TRANSITION 

Here you will find a checker tool that will help you identify the actions that your business needs to take. This tool will take you through a series of questions and provide information you need to be aware of. You can also sign up for webinars, youtube videos and online guidance.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-and-support-for-uk-transition

GREAT.GOV.UK

Great.gov.uk has a huge resource of information helping you with export plans, routes to markets, export finance, creating a business profile, finding online markets and much more. You can also contact an international trade adviser who are on hand to help you navigate through any barriers you may come up against.

https://www.great.gov.uk/ 

SUSSEX TRANSPORT 

If you have any enquiries or questions relating to Freight or movement of goods, please feel free to email Freight@sussextransport.com

These questions will be directed to the pertinent agent be that air, sea or road. This will allow them to provide the most up to date guidance to your questions.

www.sussextransport.com

SUSSEX CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Sussex Chamber of Commerce are the county Chamber and deal with all areas of export including export documentation, customs declaration and certificates of origin.  On their website you will find a whole selection of International Trade information supported by an expertly trained team to guide you through.

www.sussexchamber.co.uk/international-trade


HMRC

HMRC have a great selection of videos on their Youtube channel to help familiarize you with the new processes

www.youtube.com/user/HMRCgovuk

HMRC are also running various webinars about what you need to do now to adjust to the new rules and keep your business moving. Webinars including:

Also, sign up for weekly email updates on 'News and information about importing and exporting with the EU', which will provide hints and tips for businesses getting used to the new rules for importing and exporting. 

COAST TO CAPITAL GROWTH HUB

Coast to Capital Growth Hub can help support businesses address the challenges faced by the transition period. There are links to view the BEIS webinars and a comprehensive list of links signposting you to support, information and events

Eligible businesses can benefit from a free full day of funded support from a Growth Champion to address any barriers to UK transition from the EU. There is a network of 40 Growth Champions with expertise covering a wide area including Finance, HR, Marketing, Innovation, International Trade, Leadership and Management.

Businesses can contact the Growth Hub team through the online Growth Hub Contact Form www.c2cbusiness.org.uk/contact-us

WORTHING & ADUR CHAMBER

Worthing and Adur Chamber is here to support you and is always on hand to signpost you to relevant information to get your questions answered. You can contact us on info@worthingandadurchamber.co.uk or 01903 203484

UPCOMING CHAMBER EVENTS

PREPARING YOU FOR A POST BREXIT WORLD - FREE WEBINAR 

Date: Wednesday 24th February 
Time: 10:00am - 11:00am 
Cost: Free 

Join us for this webinar covering a variety of topics to guide you through the post Brexit World. There will be plenty of tips to take away to help you make sense of the new regulations.

In this webinar we will be joined by: 

  • Best practice top tips & customs update - Tim Hague, Director of Property and Infrastructure for Shoreham Port
  • What support is available? Carolyn Bentley, International Trade Specialist, Coast to Capital  

Click here to book your place


CHANGES TO VAT, TAX & DUTY AND THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS - FREE WEBINAR 

Date: Wednesday 17th March
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm 
Cost:
Free

In this webinar, we will be updated on: 

  • Movement of goods and origin of goods - Tracy Masters, EU Transition Adviser from Newable. 
  • Changes to VAT, Duty and Tax rules - Rupert Moyle, VAT and Duty Partner and Andrew Wallis, Corporate Tax Partner from Kreston Reeves.
  • Case study - Lawrence Boon from Fizz Creations will talk about the issues they have encountered and how they were overcome. 

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ECOMMERCE - PRACTICAL TIPS FOR TRADING WITH THE EU - FREE WEBINAR 

Date: Tuesday 30th March 
Time:
10:00am - 11:00am 
Cost:
Free

Whether you are a large business importing and exporting large consignments of goods or are a small business trading on Amazon or Etsy the EU transition period will be affecting you. In this webinar, we will be hear about:

Click here to book your place

UPCOMING EXTERNAL EVENTS

SUSSEX CHAMBER
Live customs declaration training 

Date: Tuesday 16th February 
Time:
9:30am - 3:30pm 

Click here to find out more

BRIGHTON CHAMBER
From Brighton with Love - Your questions answered: How do you access a free trade agreement?

Date: Thursday 18th February 
Time: 
1:00pm - 2:00pm

Click here to find out more


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