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28-04-2021
Chamber Network welcomes ratification of UK-EU TCA but says work remains to be done

The European Parliament has voted to ratify the UK-EU Brexit trade deal, meaning tariff-and quota-free trade continues.

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12-04-2021
Four in Ten UK Exporters Reporting Decreased Sales in Q1 2021

The recent QES points to advance bookings and export orders not showing signs of improvement, indicating that recovery is di...

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15-03-2021
SME Brexit Support Fund Opens for Applications

You can apply for up to £2,000 to pay for practical support, including training and/or professional advice.

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11-03-2021
UK delays border checks on EU goods into Great Britain

Post-Brexit checks on some EU goods coming into Great Britain have been delayed by six months.

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23-02-2021
Rules of Origin for trading with the EU: SME Guidance

Easy step-by-step guidance for SMEs around Rules of Origin, which have changed from 1st January 2021.

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23-02-2021
23% of exporters to the EU considering holding back activity in the EU

Results from a recent survey by British Chambers of Commerce and moneycorp paints a grim picture for EU exporters.

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18-02-2021
Secure a grant from DIT’s Internationalisation Fund

Grants between £1,000 and £9,000 are available for future activity to support work to develop new overseas markets.

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11-02-2021
Government announces £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund

Traders will be able to apply for a grant of up to £2,000 to pay for practical support for importing and exporting.

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11-02-2021
BCC Brexit survey: Half of UK exporters report difficulties adapting to changes

Difficulties include increased administration, costs, delays, and confusion about what rules to follow. 

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05-02-2021
Settled status: are your EU workers ready or at risk?

Find how you can raise awareness of the EU Settlement Scheme and assist any EEA employees to apply as soon as possible.

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22-01-2021
Post-Brexit Business Support

An easy overview of resources and external links around Brexit for all businesses, not just for exporters and importers!

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21-01-2021
Why are Rules of Origin putting a spanner in the works?

Rules of Origin are causing issues for exporters wishing to take advantage of the UK’s trade deals with the EU.

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20-01-2021
International Trade Update – 20th January 2021

Important for importers and exporters - qualifying for preference on EU imports, preferential tariff rates on Chile exports a...

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12-01-2021
Coronavirus testing for hauliers before leaving the UK for France

Hauliers who wish to access France must get a negative COVID-19 test, with free lateral flow testing kits available.

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06-01-2021
Trade Agreements and Required Actions for Importers & Exporters

There have been changes to the way documentation has to be completed for import and export.

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27-12-2020
Brexit: The agreement with EU explained

The has UK reached an agreement with the EU with new rules coming into force at 11pm on 31st December 2020.

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07-12-2020
Brexit: 24 days – 24 huge unanswered business questions

The latest analysis shows that businesses still have insufficient official information available in 24 critical areas.

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24-11-2020
Export Documentation Update – New Certificate Requirements

Read up on important changes to international trade documents from 1st January 2021.

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03-11-2020
DIT’s Export Growth Plan: financial support & expertise to help boost overseas activity

The Export Growth Plan provides additional financial support and expertise targeted towards Lincolnshire businesses.

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03-11-2020
Change to our International Trade Documentation Services from 5th November

In light of the lockdown, from 5th November we will not be able to offer a collection service for our export documentation.

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19-10-2020
Time is Running Out for Business to Prepare

The whole UK must prepare to leave the EU on Australia-style terms based on simple principles of global free trade.

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08-10-2020
Updated Border Operating Model released

The Border Operating Model is a live document and updated as the government are able to provide further details.

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23-09-2020
Prepare for the end of the transition period

Practical information on steps your business can take to prepare for the end of the transition period, 31st December 2020.

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27-08-2020
The UK’s points-based immigration system: An introduction for employers

The government has published guidance to help employers understand the new points-based immigration system (PBS).

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05-08-2020
Michael Gove MP urges businesses to prepare for customs changes

The Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove MP urges businesses to contact their local Chamber of Commerce.

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14-07-2020
Check, Change, Go: Preparing for End of the Transition Period

The UK has left the EU, with the transition period ending soon. Take action now to get ready for new rules from January 2021.

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22-06-2020
‘Bounce back’ plan for agriculture, food and drink industry launched

A ‘bounce back’ plan of trade measures for the agriculture, food and drink industry has been announced today.

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24-10-2019
Waving the flag for British manufacturing at Agritechnica

Househam Sprayers has recently received from the Department of International Trade and East Lindsey District Council grant fu...

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15-10-2019
Brexit support offered to Lincolnshire businesses to avoid disruption

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11-10-2019
BCC and Bibby Financial Services: Uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rates holding back...

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