How We Can Help
We have an in-house team of Business Resilience experts supporting SMEs through the UK Transition. The amount of information out there right now can feel overwhelming. Our team can help you navigate the parts of the new rules and guidance that apply to your business, and refer you to other experts who can offer additional assistance. Contact us to see how you can benefit from our free support services.
Growth Hub clients can now also book one to one sessions with external expert consultants. Upcoming topics include Selling Services into the EU, Getting your Goods to Europe, and on 2 March Business Immigration Lawyer Omer Simjee will be available to answer questions on People and Skills - such as hiring from the EU, Visas, how and when a Sponsor License is required, and how long temporary workers can stay in the UK.
To access this and other opportunities simply contact us today so we can advise and refer you.
West Midlands Regional Help
A new website has been launched to provide impartial information to help businesses stay informed about the changes that affect them and take advantage of new opportunities arising from the new rules which came into force from January 1.
Growth Hubs in Coventry and Warwickshire, Greater Birmingham and Solihull, the Black Country, Worcestershire Business Central, Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire and Marches have joined forces to help businesses throughout the region understand the key areas of change and the challenges arising from the UK’s new trading status.
The £20 million SME Brexit Support Fund (announced on 15 February), offers support to help small businesses adjust to new customs procedures, rules of origin, and VAT rules when trading with the EU: https://www.gbslepgrowthhub.co.uk/news/government-announces-new-20-million-sme-brexit-support-fund
Share your EU Exit experience
The West Midlands Growth Hubs have launched a survey to gather intelligence on businesses EU Exit experiences. The answers provided in this short survey will help us to tailor further support to our internationally trading businesses in the GBSLEP area.
Take the Survey: https://www.cognitoforms.com/CWLEPGrowthHub/eutransitionbusinesssupportdiagnosticjanmarch2021