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We are supporting Chambers and member businesses with online events and webinars.

Take a look at upcoming virtual events below and register today.

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In conversation with Nancy Kelley, CEO of Stonewall

In conversation with Nancy Kelley, CEO of Stonewall

  • Monday 28 June
  • 14:00 – 14:45 (UK time)
  • Open to Chambers only

Join Neil Anderson, Director of External Affairs at Black Country Chamber of Commerce and Chamber LGBTQ+ lead in conversation with Nancy Kelley, CEO from Stonewall discussing why business communities can lead the way to creating a LGBTQ+ inclusive culture and the indicators of success around talent acquisition and retention. They will explore how whilst big corporates are leading the way, there is scope for small businesses to engage and experience positive impact in both their teams and the wider community where they are located.

Chamber LGBTQ+ is a new network founded by the Black Country Chamber of Commerce with support of the British Chambers of Commerce and network-wide CEOs, for organisations working across the Chamber family and their membership and committed to supporting, promoting, and championing the work of LGBTQ+ colleagues and allies.

Please note that this event is for member chambers in the Global Business Network only.


Nancy Kelley (she/her)

Chief Executive, Stonewall




Neil Anderson (he/him)

Director of External Affairs, Black Country Chamber




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In conversation with Jonathan Knott

In conversation with Jonathan Knott

  • Tuesday 6 July
  • 15:00 – 15:45 (UK time)
  • Open to Chambers only

Introducing Jonathan Knott, the new HM Trade Commissioner for the LATAC region and Consul General São Paulo. This event will be moderated by BCC’s Director Global Business Networks, Anne-Marie Martin.

Jonathan will present his key priorities for his tenure as HMTC for the region, driving trade and investment growth between the UK and Latin America and the Caribbean and how he and the team along with other stakeholders will work to create more opportunities for companies to forge deep trading ties to help them on the path to growth, particularly as we move out of crisis into recovery.

Jonathan was most recently British Ambassador to Poland and Director of the UK government’s Central Europe Network.

The LATAC region is hugely interesting with a wealth of opportunities that UK companies can explore, and Jonathan and his team along with our member British Chambers in the countries in the region stand ready and willing to assist your members to penetrate and grow their businesses in these markets.

Please note that this event is for member chambers in the Global Business Network only.

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Crossing Continents - Moving goods under Transit

Crossing Continents - Moving goods under Transit

  • Thursday 22 July
  • 14:00 – 15:00 (UK time)
  • Open to all

The volume of goods being exported from the UK under the Common Transit Convention has increased significantly since Brexit.

  • Why is this method of import and export becoming more popular and how does a trader access the service?
  • What are the advantages and disadvantages to using Transit?
  • What is the role of a consignee and a consignor?
  • What does it cost to move goods in this way?

Join us to find out answers to these questions and hear from our Director of Trade Facilitation and Chamber Customs and also experts from HMRC.

Speakers

  • Liam Smyth, Director of Trade Facilitation at the British Chambers of Commerce and Director at ChamberCustoms
  • TBC
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Tariff Free Trade – Global Britain Explained

Tariff Free Trade – Global Britain Explained

  • Thursday 9 September
  • 11:00 – 12:00 (UK time)
  • Open to all

Since the end of the transition period the UK government has signed trade agreements with over 80 countries and has the aspiration to agree a deal with many more including Australia, New Zealand, India, the USA as well as to accede to the CP-TPP. Governments make trade deals and businesses make trade.

In this webinar we will aim to help businesses understand what these agreements can mean for their international trade plans. Whether you are an importer or an exporter, tariff free trade can increase your competitiveness, margin, and market access opportunities. Our experts will provide guidance on what to look for, selecting great markets and winning competitive advantage.

Speakers:

  • Liam Smyth, Director of Trade Facilitation at the British Chambers of Commerce and Director at ChamberCustoms
  • Dr. Anna Jerzewska, Founder and director Trade & Borders
  • TBC
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BCC Welcomes Suspension of Tariffs Following UK-US Boeing-Airbus Agreement

BCC says the suspension of tariffs is welcome news but more must be done to resolve the long-running dispute

BCC issues blueprint for economic recovery and says global trade can be a key driver 

New Director-General, Shevaun Haviland, says action is needed to boost UK trade, unlock the blockages in the skills training system and build a greener and more sustainable economy.

BCC responds to UK-Australia announcement of Agreement in Principle on Trade

BCC says businesses will welcome the Agreement in Principle as a positive step forward but there is a long way to go before a free trade deal is signed.

Support for Businesses Must Continue - BCC Responds to Roadmap Delay

Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses will be disappointed by this setback to the reopening in England. This delay to the removal of restrictions will come as a hammer blow to those firms who must remain closed, and to those who continue to see their ability to trade severely restricted.