Join the Chamber of Commerce for an informal FREE networking event for exporters, international service providers and those interested in accessing new markets overseas.

Whether you are already involved in international trade or considering expanding into new markets, Global Business Network offers a unique informal environment to share experience and expertise.

  • Learn more about markets and successful strategies by talking to other exporters
  • Form relevant connections across the globe
  • Hear the latest initiatives and meet those that can help to support your international trade activities
  • Obtain export documentation advice from the Chambers’ in-house international trade team.

This month our guest speaker, Margaret Chadwick of Chadwick Export Services, will advise you of the right way to export.

Content will include:

  • Who is responsible for declaring the export to HMRC – is it you?
  • Do you know how to accurately declare your shipments?
  • Do you need an Export Licence?
  • Who will pay for the freight?
  • How will you get paid?
  • Packing/ Labelling/ Marking?
  • How do you Tariff Classify?
  • What Value do you declare?
  • What is the Customs Status of the goods?
  • What is Free Circulation?
  • What documents should you issue?
  • Should you charge VAT on your Invoice?
  • Should you issue a Certificate of Origin?
  • How do you determine Origin?
  • Should you issue a Preference Document (e.g. EUR1)
  • What Records should you keep?

Be compliant, be safe!

There will also be an opportunity for delegates to ask questions.

This free event is open to all businesses and you don’t need to be a Chamber member to take advantage of this specialist networking opportunity. It’s designed so you can drop by at the end of the day between 5.00pm until 7.00pm, connect with others and exchange ideas, ask questions and offer advice.

You don’t need to book in advance to attend this event, simply join us in the Study Centre at the Moller Centre from 5.00pm.

Free parking is available on-site and refreshments are provided.

For more information, please call Helen Bosett on 01223 209815.