Trade Timelines

Ensure your International Trade runs smoothly with our easy to use documents, referencing key timelines for the new trade agreements.

Find out more on the following topics:

1. UK Free Trade Agreements negotiations and other accessions

2. Great Britain - Northern Ireland, Trade and expiry of easements on the Protocol on Ireland/ Northern Ireland

3) United Kingdom - European Union, Trade and expiry of easement

4) UK- Rest of the World, Trade Negotiations

BCC welcomes new rules on international travel restrictions

The decision to simplify the traffic light system in England will be very welcome news for businesses in the travel sector and beyond.  

BCC says business left in the dark on winter Covid contingency plan

Business will be frustrated by the inability of the Government to give them any detail around what circumstances could lead to new restrictions and what support firms could get.

BCC welcomes delay to import checks but says much more work is needed

Announcement of a delay is sensible given the ongoing issues with ensuring trader readiness, the need to build more border control posts and the skills shortages crisis.

BCC: Firms facing acute hiring crisis

The jobs market has continued its summer revival as demand for workers has surged following the easing of Covid restrictions. But record vacancies also highlight the acute hiring crisis faced by many firms.