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From the 26th April to the 30th April the Chamber's Policy Team will be running a new series of events to help businesses adapt with Brexit.

 

Brexit Support Week 2021

To support business to achieve their ambitions at home and abroad, raising the profile of the region, and its challenges, and campaigning for positive change in the business environment and community.

Monday

Brexit State of Play

This expert panel will be analysing the deal and dissecting what Brexit actually meant on the 1st January, and the consequences of the UK-EU Trade Co-Operation Agreement. This will feature policy expert Anand Menon and customs expert from the British Chamber of Commerce, and will look at the below:

-What have we learnt from the last three months, where are we now?
-Is this a “good” deal? What if anything is missing?
-What is the future of the deal, and UK-EU relationship?

For further details and registration please click here.

Tuesday

Customs and Border changes
(Free to Chamber Global, Standard- £20)

Session 1: What has happened?

This practical workshop from Brightfinch Consultancy will review the practical impact of new UK-EU border processes, and guide business through the most common issues of the first quarter, and how business can adapt to the new changes. This workshop will look at:
-Rules of Origin
-Suppliers decs & EUR1s- what has changed and why?
-Using T1’s
-Commodity Codes

For further details and registration please click here.

Session 2: Preparing for the Future

The UK-EU exit will be an ongoing process we must prepare for. This practical workshop with Brightfinch Consultancy will guide members on the upcoming changes to the UK Border model, and how business can prepare for and utilise beneficial mechanisms in the future
-End of import easements/SFD
-How to avoid “double duty”
-What are the custom mechanism options
-Securing customs agents

For further details and registration please click here.

Wednesday

Services and VAT

Session 1: Changes in services

While much of UK-EU exit has focused on the impact of goods, little has been made of the changes in the service sector. This webinar will focus on what the deal meant for businesses in the service, digital and creative space, and what the future for the UK service sector might be.

For further details and registration please click here.

Session 2: Changes in payment and VAT

VAT payments have been one of the top issues from the 1st January, and this seminar is a great opportunity to hear from the expert on correctly navigating changes in VAT payment. Join us with Andrew Needham, VAT Partner at Haines Watts, for this expert VAT seminar:

For further details and registration please click here.

Thursday

Trading with Ireland

Brexit has fundamentally altered our trading relationship with the Island of Ireland, and created a physical, yet invisible, border between Great Britain, Northern and Republic of Ireland. This webinar will focus on trade with the Republic of Ireland, and how to continue smooth trade between Britain and the Republic.

This event is in partnership with the British Irish Chamber of Commerce and Kmend.

For further details and registration please click here.

Friday

Looking to the future

After a year in lockdown and the biggest change in UK trading history many will be wondering where the UK economy goes from here. This webinar will update members on new developments in the North East.

For further details and registration please click here.