Act now to get your business ready for the EU exit deadline

Herefordshire & Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce are offering businesses around the county the chance to get your business Brexit ready, in preparation for the upcoming EU exit scheduled for the end of this month. There are a number of things businesses can do to make sure you they are prepared for all eventualities.

The 20-page comprehensive International Trade Preparation Essentials Guide has been developed in association with Strong & Herd LLP, and will help businesses meet the new compliances and requirements as they happen. The changes will cover a range of business activities such as GDPR Regulations, temporary tariff suspension, employing EU citizens and much more. The guide has been designed to help you start to act immediately by identifying the issues that will affect you and your company.

A hard copy of the International Trade Preparation Essentials Guide can be ordered for free and will ensure that your business is Brexit ready.

The Chamber also has a dedicated team of International Trade experts to support you with your EU exit-related queries which you can contact by calling 01905 673613 to access our free Brexit Advisory helpline. The helpline is open to both Members & Non-members.

Chamber Members can also sign up to specific training courses designed to guide them on what is needed to prepare for the changes ahead. Businesses are advised to sign up to receive our EU Exit Focus newsletter, which is distributed twice a month and features up to date news and events related to the countries exit from the European Union.

The Worcestershire Growth Hub, in association with Strong & Herd LLP, is hosting a series of free practical and informative training sessions to help Worcestershire businesses understand the prevalent and underlying issues that will affect business.

The events will be held across the county and will cover several relevant topics, including: What changes after Brexit, Preparing for Brexit, Exports and Imports, Working and travelling in the EU, GDPR and more.

The next free training event is to be held on 16 January 2020 at Chateau Impney, Droitwich, WR9 0BN 9am-12.30pm however if you cannot make the morning event there will also be an afternoon session which is from 1.00pm-4.30pm which will have the same agenda. There are also a number of other dates scheduled for the free training event and if you would like any further details please get in contact.

Further information regarding the free training sessions can be obtained by contacting Worcester Business Central on 01905 677888 or email:

To pre-order your free International Trade Preparation Essentials Guide now, please email: or order online:

To find out more about any of the Brexit services available to you, please visit: