Unlocking Global Opportunities
We're delighted to announce that through our International Trade trainer, Export Unlocked, we can offer access to the Santander Navigator Platform. Full details can be found below along with details of a webinar taking place on 27 June.

This week you can also catch up on the latest updates, courses and events to support your international trade activities.

If you have any international trade queries please email internationaltrade@cambscci.co.uk or telephone the team on 01223 237414.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
01223 237414
6 keys to unlocking global opportunities

As part of the affiliation between Export Unlocked and Santander we are able to offer members that attend our training courses, access to the Santander Navigator platform.

Santander Navigator is a trade facilitation platform designed to help UK business make the most of the global opportunities available to them. The platform will help your business identify potential growth opportunities and make connections to a global network of providers who can help you make the most of these opportunities. These providers also offer a range of solutions to enable you to identify and overcome the challenges you face when moving goods across international borders.

As a Chamber member accessing our International Trade training courses, you will get free access to the ‘Prepare’ subscription package on Santander Navigator, a saving of £1,800 on the standard cost for this level of subscription.

This package will give you access to a world of insights, activities, and a range of solutions all tailored to your business. The platform has been designed and developed to support UK businesses identify global market opportunities, connect to buyers and sellers across the world, and help your business overcome the challenges faced when trading internationally.

Included in the Prepare package is:

  • Events & Training - Grow your skillset with training or connect with global opportunities through a series of webinars, meet the buyer/meet the expert events
  • Insights - Stay on top of your markets with a range of tailored insights at your fingertips
  • Logistics - Benefit from a choice of freight options including enhanced shipping rates and full transparency on each shipment
  • Customs - Streamline your processes by integrating directly into HMRC, giving your more control over the customs declaration process and significantly reducing the cost of completing declarations
  • Talent - Attract top talent utilising Unibeez, matching business demand with students and graduates with the skills required to meet this demand.
  • Explore Markets - Get your products to market quicker with our country-specific tools andinformation
  • Ready to trade checklist - Step by step guides to ensure you have everything covered in your chosen market
  • Community Forum - A place to ask questions on all aspects of international trade and interact with like-minded business
  • Provider Directory - A global network of selected leading providers to support at each stage of international growth.
To support the launch of this exclusive offer for Chamber members, on Tuesday 27 June at 2.00pm Export Unlocked, in conjunction with Santander, are hosting a webinar on the six key elements to unlocking global trade.

To register for this event and get your free access to the Santander Navigator please click here.
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.
Incoterms 2020
Wednesday 21 June, 9.30am-1.00pm

It is essential that businesses understand Incoterms ® as their use is vital for the successful movement of goods between customers and suppliers around the world.

Register here.
Understanding Importing
Wednesday 5 July, 9.30am-1.00pm

The Introduction to Importing Training course covers all the basic key areas around importing. The course will explain the requirements for documentation, plus an overview of country of origin and incoterms.

Register here.
Understanding Exporting
Wednesday 12 July, 9.30am-1.00pm

Selling internationally is very complex but - as with most things - easy with help and appropriate training.

This course provides an overview of exporting.

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.
Last Thursday, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) gave evidence on EU-UK Trade to the European Parliament sub-committee on implementation of the Trade and Co-operation Agreement. It is preparing a report within the next few months. We will be taking part in the Domestic Advisory Group meeting in London next Tuesday with other key stakeholders.

The BCC will be chairing a session on the UK relationship with the EU at the Trade Unlocked Conference in Birmingham on Tuesday 20 June. Register to attend here

The UK government launched an eight-week call for input last week on a goods only trade agreement with the Maldives.

The Ukraine Recovery Conference is being held in London on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 June. London Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) is hosting a business day on Friday 23 June in Central London. Contact James Watkins at LCCI for details.

This is a final call for submissions to the UK government’s consultation on carbon leakage policy measures, including a potential UK carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM). The deadline is Thursday 22 June.
Contact the Chamber

01223 237414 •  chamber@cambscci.co.uk
Cambridgeshire Chamber of Commerce
Clifford House, 2 Station Yard, Oakington, Cambridge, CB24 3AH