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Navigating Customs Changes: The Windsor Framework Updated


Chair - Liam Smyth, Director of Trade Facilitation, British Chambers of Commerce and Managing Director, ChamberCustoms Speaker - Shanker Singham, CEO, Competere Speaker - William Bain Head of Trade Policy, British Chambers of Commerce Developed to overcome persistent challenges hindering the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol, the Windsor Framework aims to facilitate the movement […]

International Trade – Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)


Do you import aluminium, steel, iron, fertilizers, electrical energy, hydrogen or cement into the EU? Are the goods produced outside the EU? Imports into the EU are now subject to the new Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), with penalties (fines) for non-compliance. But what is the CBAM, how will it work, and what should you […]

10th Japan Day Event

UCLan Foster Building, Preston

Japan is currently the third largest economy in the world! With our free trade agreement, we have entered an exciting new chapter in trading relations between the UK and Japan. As a stable country with a large, wealthy, and highly educated consumer market, premium high-quality goods and services are in demand. The North & Western […]

Women Mean Business

Stanley House Hotel & Spa Stanley House Hotel, Further Lane, Mellor

Senior Conservative minister, Mims Davies, will speak at the Chamber's 'Women Mean Business' event, in association with Code Galaxy. The Minister for Work, Health & Disabled People, will speak at Stanley House Hotel and Spa, together with Liz Taylor, and a further speaker yet to be announced. Having worked in various departments in government under […]

Lancashire Budget Breakfast

Preston College St Vincents Road, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire

Join us as we pick apart the Budget 2024 at a special breakfast event In partnership with MHA Moore & Smalley, the North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce have brought together a panel of professionals who will give their expertise on the Chancellor’s policies, particularly related to business. Experts from MHA Moore and Smalley […]

Navigating Customs Changes: CDS Exports


Speakers: Emmanuel Gianquitto, Head of Training and Consultancy, ChamberCustoms Mitch Perks, Head of Operations, ChamberCustoms Marika Majewska, Operations Assistant, ChamberCustoms In September 2022, HMRC completed stage 1 of transitioning to the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), bidding farewell to the CHIEF (Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight) system for Import declarations. Now, stage 2 is […]

Preston Quarter Club

Bar Pintxos Market Place, Preston, Lancashire

It's back, for 2024. Our first PQC event of the year takes place on 7th March, at Bar Pintxos. You can expect the same winning format, no speeches, pressurised networking, or hard sell. The Preston Quarter Club is simply for businesses to get together, catch-up, build relationships, and enjoy some quality professional social time. There’ll be a […]

NetWORKING – Virtual Workshop


Lancashire business people collectively attend thousands of events each year.  But, do we really understand the value of effective networking, and how it can help us secure more business? Join us for ‘NetWORKING’ a one-hour virtual event where we’ll help you get the most out of your time away from the office. We’ll help you […]

Aid Funded business opportunities for British Companies


Chamber Trade Academy presents a session on aid funded opportunities. Aid funded business allows UK companies to win business from aid agency projects. The commercial opportunities are created by development and humanitarian aid programmes, funded through International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs). In many parts of the world, these organisations play a […]

Are Suppliers Declarations sufficient to Prove origin of goods


Chamber Trade Academy presents a webinar on the regularly discussed topic of Rules of Origin. What is Declaration on the Origin of the goods? The statement on origin is a declaration by the exporter about the origin of its product. The statement on origin is made out by the exporter to self-declare the origin of […]

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