Line-up announced for Global Annual Conference
We're on countdown to the British Chambers of Commerce Global Annual Conference on Wednesday 17 May where there is a great line-up of speakers. These speakers are listed in the event copy below and there is a link to register your place if you have not already done so.

Also in this update you can see the latest trade updates and forthcoming training courses.

If you have any international trade queries please email or telephone the team on 01223 237414.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
01223 237414
2023/24 BAB Trade and Investment Guide

Last week, BritishAmerican Business launched their new Trade and Investment Guide to the UK for US companies.

Finding Your Way, is a comprehensive guidebook for US companies seeking to expand their business into the UK. It is a crucial resource for these firms and sets out the exciting opportunities the UK has to offer.

It provides practical advice on all the issues that companies must consider when expanding, from logistics and legal services to finance and immigration. The guide also includes a contribution from BCC.
Download Here
Additional financial support for energy and trade intensive industries

Last week, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero have confirmed the opening of Energy and Trade Intensive Industries energy support applications.

  • Click here to see full details on the announcement
  • Click here to see full details on the announcement
  • Click here to see full information on energy and trade intensive industries support, including the methodology that was used to identify them.
Announcing our line-up for Global Annual Conference

In less than three weeks, the BCC Annual Global Conference takes place at the QEII Centre in London.

We have an amazing host, Ayesha Hazarika MBE and a superb line up of UK and international speakers including:

  • Sir Kier Starmer MP, Leader of the Opposition
  • Andrew Bailey, Governor of the Bank of England
  • Baroness Martha Lane Fox CBE, BCC President
  • Linzi Boyd, Global speaker and serial entrepreneur
  • Senior Treasury Minister
Register Here
Customs Procedures and Documentation

Friday 12 May, 9.30am-1.00pm

The course looks at the procedures required to deal with customs and the information that is required to be submitted to customs to enable goods to be imported and exported to the UK.

Register here.
Inward & Outward Proccessing
Tuesday 23 May, 9.30am-1.00pm

This course will cover special procedures and the benefits of using IP and OP in your compliance.

Register here.
You can view the full list of all our courses on the Chamber website.

Courses can also be tailored to meet your company’s specific requirements. For more information about a bespoke course for your company, which can be delivered remotely or in person, please contact the Chamber on 01223 237414.
The BCC participated in a series of Policy Roundtables last week organised by the Independent Commission on UK-EU Relations.

The BCC Trade Policy Committee was briefed last week by senior civil servants on the draft Border Operating Model. The UK government consultation on this is open until mid-May.

The EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism Regulation was passed last week in Brussels.

A consultation on customs treatment of low value post and parcel exports was launched by HMRC last week - responses can be made until 20 July.
Contact the Chamber

01223 237414 •
Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
Clifford House, 2 Station Yard, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 3AH