Manage Your Foreign Exchange Risk
We're delighted to have Sophia Awan, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Moneycorp, and member of our International Trade Sector Committee, speaking at our Cambridge Networking Lunch on Thursday 29 June. This is a great event for networking but you'll also find out how to manage your foreign exchange risk. I will also be attending this event and will be on hand to answer any trade related questions you may have.
Please scroll down for the latest course dates and trade updates.If you have any international trade queries please email firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone the team on 01223 237414.
International Trade Team Leader
Cambridge Networking Lunch: Manage your foreign exchange risk
Thursday 29 June, 12.00-2.00pm
Novotel Cambridge North
Join us in Cambridge for a networking lunch that we expect to be very popular!
Make new connections in a room full of decision makers, enjoy an impressive buffet lunch and hear a talk from our guest speaker Sophia Awan, Strategic Partnerships Manager at Moneycorp.
Sophia will explain how to manage your foreign exchange risk in today’s economy.
Moneycorp is the provider of Chamber Foreign Exchange
. They can save your business money by creating a foreign exchange strategy tailored to your business needs.
Further details and booking here.
Webinar: Doing business with the Netherlands - all you need to know
Wednesday 7 June, 2.00-3.30pm
You will learn about:
- Why the Netherlands is a great place for trade and investment
- The economic climate both currently and looking ahead
- What the Netherlands has to offer around infrastructure, human resources, sustainability etc
- The opportunities in different regions in the Netherlands
- How the NBCC can help and support you.
LAST CHANCE TO BOOK
Understanding Commodity Codes
Thursday 1 June, 9.30am-1.00pm
By attending this course we will ensure you:
- Are aware of what a commodity code is and what it is used for
- Understand the process of how to classify goods
- Successfully classify a range of goods
- Understand the importance of getting your commodity codes correct.
Letters of Credit
Wednesday 7 June, 9.30am-1.00pm
This workshop covers the five main types of payment for exports, from advance payment to open account, including Sight Documentary Collection, Term Documentary Collection and Documentary Letters of Credit. It includes the use of Bills of Exchange with and without documents.
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 engaged with the German Embassy last week over a range of issues affecting UK businesses in trade with Germany.
UK government officials briefed the Chambers Network this week on the new Developing Countries Trading Scheme
due to take effect on Monday 19 June.
We are days away from the trade deals with Australia and New Zealand being operable by UK businesses. Watch out for new guidance and communications from the UK government over the coming days.
The first National Semiconductor Strategy
was unveiled by the UK government on 19 May. Read the British Chambers of Commerce response here.
The House of Lords amendments on the Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill were debated by MPs last week. The Bill returns to the House of Lords for further consideration on Tuesday 6 June.
The deadline for submissions to the UK government call for evidence on carbon leakage policy
is Thursday 22 June.