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BCC welcomes Brexit support fund for SMEs

BCC believes the fund is a welcome first step for small businesses grappling with EU trade issues

BCC Brexit survey: Half of UK exporters report difficulties adapting to changes relating to EU-UK goods trade

Results from the first major business survey for 2021 by the British Chambers of Commerce on Brexit found that half (49%) of exporters are facing difficulties in adapting to the changes in the trade of goods following the ratification of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) on 1 January 2021. 

BCC responds to the EU-UK Joint Committee agreement in principle on NI Protocol

BCC Director General Adam Marshall and CEO of Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ann McGregor comment on the agreement in principle of the EU-UK Joint Committee on the Northern Ireland Protocol.

Brexit: 24 days – 24 huge unanswered business questions

With negotiations between the UK and EU once again at a decision point – and with just 24 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period – the latest analysis by the British Chambers of Commerce shows that businesses still have insufficient official information available in 24 critical areas, undermining their ability to prepare for change on 1st January.

BCC responds to 'time is running out’ campaign

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to the launch of the government’s ‘time is running out’ campaign, urging businesses to prepare for the end of the transition period.

BCC responds to updated Border Operating Model

BCC Director of Trade Facilitation Liam Smyth comments on the government’s updated Border Operating Model, published today.

BCC responds to investment for Northern Ireland traders

BCC Director of Trade Facilitation Liam Smyth responds to today's announcement of £200m for a new Trader Support Service for Northern Ireland traders.

No more Transition at the UK Border

With the Brexit transition period set to end in December this year, BCC Director of Trade Facilitation Liam Smyth explains why now is the time for businesses to take action and get ready for a new border operating environment from 1st January 2021.

BCC responds to the government’s proposed border controls after the transition period

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall comments on the government’s new proposed processes for moving goods from the UK to the EU from January 1st 2021, published today.

BCC responds to post-Brexit border controls

BCC comments on ongoing negotiations between the UK and the EU, on the UK government's plans for easements at the border and additional grant funding to support customs agents.