Responding to an announcement by The Treasury on planned changes to the UK’s visa system, Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director of the BCC, said:
Most people would agree that the end of 2020 was a welcome relief, but the start of 2021 is already bringing its own challenges in the immigration world, with the overhaul of the UK’s immigration system.
Results from the latest British Chambers of Commerce survey, in partnership with moneycorp, found that while 44% of UK exporters to the EU plan to grow their exports to the European Union.
The UK left the European Customs Union and Single Market on 1st January 2021. This brought changes for businesses of every size and sector, in the trading of goods. Many businesses are facing difficulties in adapting to these changes.
Commenting on the decision by the European Commission to grant the UK data adequacy, BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said:
Rules of Origin have been in the news a lot recently. Businesses up and down the country have been struggling to make sense of the new arrangements for exporting inside and outside of the EU.