Commenting on the publication of the UK Global Tariff that will apply to imported goods from 1 January 2021, BCC director general Adam Marshall said:
At a time when social distancing and social isolation are having an effect on businesses across the World, now is the time to focus your marketing efforts to digital strategies.
Clearly local businesses have a lot of decisions to make at the moment, but what they do about their Marketing is one that will significantly influence how well they are able to deal with the current crisis and also take advantage...
Free Movement is ending at the end of 2020 and the UK government has published a Policy Statement outlining its plans for the new immigration system to take effect from the beginning of 2021.
A recent assessment of Documentation demand from the BCC indicates that demand for certificates of origin and preferential trade certificates has dropped by between 25-30% since the start of lockdown on 23rd March.
Sheffield International Trade Centre are conducting online Brexit compliance audits for businesses to help them prepare for the end of the UK/EU transition period.
Commenting on the extension of the CLBILS scheme, including extending the lending limit to £200m, BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: