The new VAT landscape post-Brexit and Covid
We're delighted to announce our next International Trade Club event with VAT IT which is will advise you on the changes post Brexit and Covid and how you could benefit from the new global trading landscape. This event takes place on 23 February via zoom and registration details can be found below.

We also bring you the latest trade updates and training courses to support your international trade activities. There are places available on Thursday's course which looks at the latest Customs changes and ensuring you are up-to-date with the requirements.

If you have any queries please email the International Trade team at or telephone 01223 237414.

Karen Cash
International Trade Team Leader
Post-Brexit and Covid: VAT IT explores the new VAT landscape
Wednesday 23 February, 4.00-5.00pm

As UK Businesses start opening up again following the difficult period, VAT IT is using its 20 years’ experience to take an in-depth look at the new VAT landscape that has been created, post-Brexit and Covid.

In this webinar, we will highlight ways to boost your business's cash flow from previous T&E and AP expenses and the mechanisms you’ll need utilise now that the UK has left the EU, with some focus on the changes to French VAT requirements.

Join our team of expert advisors and Indirect Tax specialists to understand how your business could effectively use VAT reclaim to its advantage and plan ahead to benefit from the UK’s new global trading landscape.

Register here > 


Last chance to book: Customs Procedures and Documentation
Thursday 10 February, 9.30am-1.00pm

This 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.

We will also go over the recent changes and ensure you are up to speed with Customs requirements.

Click here to register.

Other training this month:

Incoterms 2020
Tuesday 22 February, 9.30am-1.00pm

Bitesize Workshop: Documentation
Tuesday 22 February, 3.00-4.00pm

Do you want to explore opportunities in Taiwan?

Join Innovate UK for their Global Business Innovation Programme focused on Smart Cities. Find potential innovation collaborators, develop your network and maximise opportunities identified.

Taiwan is an excellent testbed for future cities innovations and can be seen as a gateway to other South-East Asia markets.

Find out more and apply by the 21 February deadline. 

Trade update

The UK government has launched an eight week consultation on a bespoke trade agreement with Israel to upgrade the continuity agreement currently in force. BCC welcomed the opportunity to build upon the existing trade deal. The deadline for submissions is Wednesday 30 March at 11.45pm.

See the updated Trade Timelines in the British Chambers of Commerce Trade Hub covering the main trade negotiations and key changes in UK trade with the EU and the Rest of the World in 2022.

Switzerland has decided to scrap customs duties on all industrial goods imports from 1 January 2024 - speak to the Chamber about how this could impact your export businesses.

TRA initiates review to adjust steel tariff rate quotas

The Trade Remedies Authority has initiated a Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) review into quotas on some categories of steel products which are imported into the UK.

Contact the Chamber

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