The Coast to Capital Growth Hub team provides fully funded advice, support and strategic leadership to help small and medium sized enterprises drive sustainable business success.
The Coast to Capital Growth Hub area comprises West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and East Surrey (Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley).

The Growth Relationship Team are the first point of contact for finding business support for your business. The team help you review your business, identifying barriers to your growth and direct you to solutions from the very wide range of support available including funding, support programmes and specialists.

 

Click here to visit the Growth Relationship Team page for further information

 

 

If you are based outside the Coast to Capital Growth Hub area of West Sussex, Brighton and Hove and East Surrey (Epsom and Ewell, Reigate and Banstead, Tandridge and Mole Valley) please click here to find your local Growth Hub

 

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Brexit Transition: Moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland

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The UK has left the EU and new rules now apply. If your business moves goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland act now to keep your goods moving.

SME Brexit Support Fund

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Apply for a grant to help small and medium-sized businesses new to importing or exporting

Surrey Chambers | EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

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Surrey Chambers of Commerce provides a wide range of export documention services.

Members receive 50% discount on all documentation

Surrey Chambers | International Trade Support

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Surrey Chambers of Commerce is committed to providing the highest quality of support and services to help your business to trade successfully overseas.

Whether you're at the beginning of your export journey, or looking to expand to new markets, our International Trade team are on hand to help with valuable support and guidance, events and training to build your knowledge and put you in front of potential customers and a range of services to benefit your business, whatever you are exporting to whichever country.

Sussex Chamber International Trade Support

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Information pages available on the Sussex Chamber website

Sussex Chamber | EXPORT DOCUMENTATION SERVICES

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All UK exporters will at some point need export documentation. The accredited Chamber is licensed to certify and arrange legalization of export documentation. They will also assist exporters throughout the process of completing the documentation; from choosing the right documentation to ensuring it is correctly filled in.

GOV.UK | Post Brexit

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New rules apply to things like travel and doing business with Europe. Use the Brexit checker to get a personalised list of actions for you, your business and your family.

Import goods into the UK: step by step

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How to bring goods into the UK from any country, including how much tax and duty you’ll need to pay and whether you need to get a licence or certificate.

Webinars and videos for organisations that trade with the EU

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Covering:

Importing and exporting goods
Trading with the EU
Webinars for moving goods between Northern Ireland and Great Britain
Webinars for businesses in Scotland
Webinars for businesses in Wales
Cross-border trade forum

Brexit Trade and Cooperation Agreement

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Agreements reached between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the European Union

Export goods from the UK: step by step

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How to move goods from the UK to international destinations, including the EU.

Post Brexit - Providing Services and Travelling for Business

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Providing Services and Travelling for Business to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Lichtenstein

Country Guides

Rules of Origin: Check your goods comply to trade tariff-free with the EU

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With a trade deal in place, UK businesses can trade tariff-free with the EU from 1 January if their products meet agreed Rules of Origin.

Videos about trading with the EU

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The linked videos cover what businesses need to know about exports and imports, customs, commodity codes and controlled goods.

The videos cover:
• Exporting And Sending Goods Outside Of The UK
• Importing And Bringing Goods Into The UK
• The Customs Clearance Process
• Commodity Codes
• Controlled Goods

Staying in the UK if you're an EU citizen

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Continuing living in the UK after 31 December 2020 if you're from the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland. Use this tool to find out what to do and when.

Travel to Europe from January 2021

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Travel to the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein will change from 1 January 2021. There are more things to do if you're travelling for business. For example, going to meetings and conferences, providing services (even with a charity), and touring art or music.

UK Nationals Living in the EU

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Official information for UK nationals moving to and living in Europe need to know, including guidance on residency, healthcare, driving and the Withdrawal Agreement.

ChamberCustoms | Customs Declarations

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Customs Declarations - through the British Chamber network we have developed the ChamberCustoms advisory training and brokerage service which is delivered by the Chamber network.

There is specialist advice, training and the Chamber network is currently training and developing teams to handle Customs Declarations. These declarations will require certainty in calculating VAT and Duty liability for imports.

Export Support Service

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If you’re a UK business selling goods or services to Europe, you can contact the UK government export support team by phone or online.

FutureMap

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No matter how insightful or exciting the vision for your enterprise may be, it is only ever the getting there which determines your success.

Help to Grow: Digital

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Take your business to the next level with the government’s new Help to Grow programme. The programme will help small and medium sized businesses across the UK learn new skills, reach new customers and boost profits.

You could get:

an Executive Development programme that could help you improve business performance and growth potential through Help to Grow: Management
free online advice and money off software that could help you save time and cut costs through Help to Grow: Digital

Internationalisation Fund

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Grant funding is available now via the new Internationalisation Fund for eligible businesses in Coast to Capital.

Overseas Business Risk

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Information for UK businesses on how to identify and mitigate security and political risks when trading overseas.

Useful Brexit Helpline Numbers

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Helplines covering a range of areas related to post Brexit advice and support

British Chamber - Trade Hub

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The British Chambers of Commerce is committed to supporting both national and international trade to enable businesses to survive and thrive in the future.

The linked Trade Hub provides useful information

Delaying Declarations For EU Goods From 1 January 2021

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Check if you can record goods in your own records and give HMRC the information up to 6 months later.

Get Someone To Deal With Customs For You

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How you can hire a person or business to deal with customs for you.

Contents
- Getting help
- Get someone to act directly
- Get someone to act indirectly
- Changes from 1 January 2021

Sign up for the Trader Support Service

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If you move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland the Trader Support Service will guide you through any changes due to the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Trade Tariff | Commodity Codes, Duty and VAT Rates

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Find a commodity code to classify your goods and look up duty rates, reliefs and quotas.

Changing your company registration from 1 January 2021

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The UK formally left the EU on 31 January 2020. Find out if your business will need to change its company registration from 1 January 2021, and how to do this.

Find your local authority

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Find the website for your local council

Your local authority can assist with a range of services including:

Business and licensing
Business rates
Health and safety
Licences and registrations
Planning
Refuse and recycling
Advice for businesses
Grants and funding
Travel and transport

International Agreements

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International Agreements with Third Countries during the Transition Period

Legal services business owners from 1 January 2021

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Guidance for legal services business owners on preparing for the end of the transition period.

UK trade agreements with non-EU countries

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Trade agreements during the transition period

Commodity codes

Watch now

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This video looks at how to find out the commodity code classification for your goods and why you need to use a commodity code

Controlled goods

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This video looks at the types of goods that are classed as controlled and what to do if you import or export controlled goods

The customs clearance process

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This video looks at the customs process you will need to go through if you are bringing in goods from overseas

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Information is provided on this website in good faith. However neither Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership nor any associated organisation or individual provide any warranty or accept any liability for information provided.

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