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Do you trade goods anywhere in the World?

Chamber members that trade goods anywhere in the world, are affected by new border controls that start when the EU Transition period ends will mean that you MUST prepare NOW for change.

Dorset Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the British Chambers of Commerce, are holding a FREE event open to any business with an interest.

This will effect businesses of all sizes and I wanted to ensure that your members are aware of this and help is available


EVENT: New UK Border Controls – what it means for your business
If your company trades goods anywhere in the world, the new border controls from 1 January 2021 mean you must prepare now for the changes. Join Liam Smyth, Director of Trade Facilitation at the British Chambers of Commerce, who’ll
provide insight on the new UK Border Operating Model, advise on the actions you need to take and signpost to relevant funding.
Find out more and register here



With Brexit news picking up pace our updates are now being shared weekly. This week’s report looks at a study into emigration from the UK following the 2016 referendum, ‘collective uncertainty’ and challenging sentiments, and the future of the UK and Dorset with the new points-based immigration system.
Read the update here and click here to sign up to the weekly updates.
Prepare now for changes to customs requirements
With under five months to go until the end of the transition period, Michael Gove, Chancellor for the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, has written to businesses that import and export laying out eight clear steps they must take to prepare. This includes speaking to your local Chamber so if you do have questions or concerns, please contact us on 01202 714800 or email in***********@dc**.uk



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Paul Appleby
Author: Paul Appleby