A SURVEY of almost 650 UK businesses by the British Chambers of Commerce has shown that customs checks, tariffs and regulation are the top three barriers to exporting.
The findings come as the Office For Budget Responsibility’s (OBR) latest forecast said the UK’s trade volumes were expected to stagnate in the medium term, and UK trade intensity still remains below its pre-pandemic level.
Grimsby entrepreneur praises Chamber for helping business take first steps in international trade with Caribbean
The Chamber’s Speed Networking and Lunch events are back in full swing with our guest speaker for our November lunch at Healing Manor being David Mann, of Pattesons Glass.Read more
Councillors across North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire and Lincolnshire County Council will vote on the proposed Greater Lincolnshire Devolution deal at Full Council meetings in the coming seven days and today the three leaders (Lincolnshire's Leader Cllr Martin Hill OBE, left; Cllr Rob Waltham MBE the Leader at North Lincolnshire second right, and North East Lincolnshire Leader Cllr Philip Jackson) joined Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Levelling Up Jacob Young for a ceremonial signing of the proposed deal.Read more
The Chamber supports the devolved Mayoral Deal between two local authorities which will unlock millions of pounds of investment.Read more
THE End User Advisory Service enables exporters to seek advice on whether exports to named overseas entities will require licences because of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) or military end use concerns. This advice is ‘non-statutory’ which means it does not constitute advice on how to follow the law and is no substitute for legal guidance. However, we recognise it is a helpful and important service for exporters to understand how export control rules might apply to them.Read more
With another meeting behind us, the pantomime of trans-Pennine rail travel is on track to continue through 2024!
A HIGH-LEVEL meeting with Transport for the North, TransPennine Express, Humber MPs, stakeholders, councillors and business leaders focusing on rail services to the Hull and Humber region ended with no commitments to improved servicesRead more
THE Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce, along with the wider Chamber network under the British Chambers of Commerce umbrella, has welcomed the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement today.Read more
DEVOLUTION for Greater Lincolnshire took a major step forward today (Wednesday 22 November), as central Government announced the agreement of a proposed deal.Read more
The Chair of Humber Freeport has welcomed significant announcements in the Autumn Statement, and prior to it, that will enable freeports to deliver transformational inward investment.Read more
QuicklineCommunications CEO Sean Royce has received a major honour at a prestigious industry awards ceremony.Read more
Chamber boss and BCC network appeal to Chancellor for Autumn Statement action on key economic issues
The Chief Executive of the Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce, Dr Ian Kelly, has joined colleagues in the Chamber network in writing to Chancellor Jeremy Hunt to say now is the time to turn talk into investment.Read more
My favourite time of year is upon us again. What other time of year can you eat as much as you like, have enough social events that you can go out and drink whenever you want, and to top it all off you get gifts!Read more
Hull's famous Paragon Station has celebrated its 175th Anniversary with a VIP reception hosted by Trans-Pennine Express in what used to be the main ticket office.Read more
Holiday homes market leader Willerby has been recognised as the UK’s most sustainable manufacturer at a highly prestigious awards ceremony.Read more
Humber Marine and Renewables (HM&R) has issued a four-point plan to Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt ahead of tomorrow’s Autumn Statement.Read more