Royal Mail Strike Action
Please note that Royal Mail have announced dates for strike action. Therefore please be aware that there could be delays in us receiving any postal documentation applications and further delays in the return of your documents.
The strike dates are Friday 26 August, Wednesday 31 August, Thursday 8 September and Friday 9 September.
Two free webinars with expert advice from ChamberCustoms
21-day countdown: Switch to CDS Imports
Friday 9 September, 10.00am
The clock is ticking, and with only 21 days until CHIEF switches off for import declarations, you’ll want to be confident that your company is ready for these changes to avoid potential delays with your movements. Hear the latest guidance and ask your questions to our expert speakers.
Customs Health Audit: Pain Free Testing
Tuesday 20 September, 2.00pm
In this webinar we will be discussing the basics of compliance, and how to ensure your company is fulfilling its roles and responsibilities within the HMRC customs framework. We’ll share case studies, and explain the benefits of our customs health audit, allowing for a Q&A session at the end.
‘Growing Globally’ Networking Lunch
Wednesday 19 October, 11.45am-2.00pm
Peterborough United Football Club, London Road, Peterborough, PE2 8AL
We’ll be working with World First, Smart Manufacturing Alliance, PEM Accountants and Department for International Trade on this event.
The four entities will cover a panel discussion surrounding the latest news in the international world and how your business can grow globally.
There will also be a networking lunch which will give you time to connect with like-minded professionals, all whilst overlooking the pitch at Peterborough United.
We will also be holding a business card draw which will give you the chance to win two hospitality tickets to watch Peterborough United.
Cost: £20.00 (plus VAT) per person
Click here to register.
Import / Export Diagnostics Workshop
Wednesday 7 September, 9.30am-1.00pm
LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE
Changing trade requirements means changing the way your business records information to ensure you remain fully compliant. HMRC Customs Officers are now actively auditing businesses on a regular basis, and the number of audits will only go up. This means that your business is more and more likely to be affected, and you need to take action now to ensure you are able to pass an HMRC Customs Audit.
Our Import/Export Diagnostics workshop is designed to give you an insight to all areas your business will need to focus on, and provides key information on how to get started.
Thursday 8 September, 9.30am-1.00pm
This course covers all the basic key areas around exporting. It will explain the requirements for documentation, plus an overview of country of origin and incoterms.
Tuesday 20 September, 9.30am-1.00pm
This course covers all the basic key areas around importing and will explain the requirements for documentation, plus an overview of country of origin and incoterms.
Understanding Commodity Codes
Tuesday 27 September, 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 and understand the importance of getting your commodity codes correct.
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.