The Coast to Capital Growth Hub team provides fully funded advice, support, investment and strategic leadership to help small and medium sized enterprises drive sustainable business success and regional economic growth in West Sussex, Greater Brighton and East Surrey.
Coronavirus loan schemes and Future Fund extended to 31 January 2021
The government’s three Coronavirus business interruption loan schemes and the Future Fund will be extended to 31 January 2021.
BEIS Sector Webinars
To support business UK Transition preparations the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is hosting free webinars to help you check the new rules and understand the actions to take. Webinars available on demand.
Jobs Fuse Service
Helping those whose jobs have been affected by coronavirus and employers with gaps in their staffing due to the pandemic.
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Gov.UK - UK transition
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The UK transition: time is running out
There are new rules for businesses and citizens from 1 January 2021.
London Business Hub
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London Business Hub's experienced, knowledgeable and approachable team of dedicated business advisers has been supporting London’s business community for years – giving advice and support when it’s needed most.
Prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021
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Prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021The process for exporting goods to the EU will change. Businesses in Great Britain need to complete the following actions to continue exporting to EU countries from 1 January 2021.
Prepare to import goods from the EU to Great Britain from 1 January 2021
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Prepare to import goods from the EU to Great Britain from 1 January 2021. The process for importing goods from the EU will change. Businesses in Great Britain need to complete the following actions to continue importing from EU countries from 1 January 2021.
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.
Customs Declaration E-Learning training
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Training for importers and exporters - Customs Declaration E-Learning training which can be conducted online in your own time.
Surrey Chamber | Customs Declarations Training
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The training will highlight what you need to know to be able to accurately complete a simple customs declaration.
Surrey Chambers of Commerce - 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
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.
Find you 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
Health and safety
Licences and registrations
Refuse and recycling
Advice for businesses
Grants and funding
Travel and transport
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.
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- Get someone to act indirectly
- Changes from 1 January 2021
New Trade Arrangements With The EU From 1 January 2021
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HMRC letters to VAT-registered businesses in Great Britain trading with the EU and/or the rest of the world, highlighting actions they need to take to continue trading with the EU 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.
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 - 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.
Sussex Chamber International Trade Support
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Information pages available on the Sussex Chamber website
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.
UK Transition Business Webinars
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To support business preparations the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is hosting free webinars to help you check the new rules and understand the actions to take.
HMRC - roll on roll off ports
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Bringing goods to the UK from the EU through roll on roll off ports from 1 January 2021.
Find out what to do from 1 January 2021 if you use roll on roll off locations to transport goods to the UK from the EU.
Changes to unregistered designs from 1 January 2021
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Guidance for businesses who have unregistered community designs.
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.
Intellectual property and the transition period
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Information on trade marks, designs, patents, copyright, and exhaustion of IP rights during the transition period.
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International Agreements with Third Countries during the Transition Period
International trade mark registrations from 1 January 2021
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International trade mark registrations protected in the EU under the Madrid Protocol will no longer enjoy protection in the UK after 1 January 2021.
IP rights and parallel trade from 1 January 2021
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Actions that parallel exporters to the EEA and intellectual property rights holders will need to take after the transition period.
UK Exit from the EU: Competition and Markets Authority
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Guidance on the functions of the Competition and Markets Authority under the Withdrawal Agreement
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.
New immigration system: what you need to know
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The UK is introducing a points-based immigration system from 2021.
UK trade agreements with non-EU countries
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Trade agreements during the transition period
UK Transition: Webinar for exporters Close
The Department for International Trade (DIT) has organised a series of webinars to help UK businesses understand the new trading rules which will come into effect.
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How can the local professional community help support SMEs during a challenging H1 of 2021?
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