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Digitalising Education: The Time is Now
30 November 2020
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Digitalising Education: The Time is Now

By Yasmine Lingemann The COVID-19 pandemic has created the largest disruption of education systems in history, and now more than ever, we are learning the ever-increasing importance of an e...
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EU Cancer Plan Report
30 November 2020
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EU Cancer Plan Report

On 18 November, The British Chamber of Commerce EU & Belgium brought together a high-level group of industry experts and scientists as well as representatives from the European Commission and ME...
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SD Worx and BritCham EU & Belgium Present: Brexit FAQ’s and UK-Belgium Employer-Employee Issues
13 November 2020
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SD Worx and BritCham EU & Belgium Present: Brexit FAQ’s and UK-Belgium Employer-Employee Issues

The most up-to-date advice and FAQ’s for UK and Belgium Employer-Employee issues post-January 2021. Advice subject to these issues not being revised as part of the ongoing negotiations. For more in...
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END OF TRANSITION PERIOD: WHAT TO EXPECT
06 November 2020
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END OF TRANSITION PERIOD: WHAT TO EXPECT

By Madeline Reynolds In just over 50 days, the UK/EU transition period will end and the U.K. will leave the EU single market and customs union. This will happen even if a deal is agreed between the t...
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COVID-19 Restrictions Update: Beligum & UK
03 November 2020
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COVID-19 Restrictions Update: Beligum & UK

UK As a wave of infections sweeps back over Europe, many of its countries are forced to reintroduce restrictions on work, leisure and education. England is set to endure a month of restrictions,...
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Black History Month: How you and your business can take action now
29 October 2020
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Black History Month: How you and your business can take action now

By Elizabeth Gull This year the death of George Floyd jolted not just America but the world and inspired the Black Lives Matter protests. During the protests a quote by @lifewcourt resonated with me...
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GET READY FOR BREXIT! – NL
15 October 2020
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GET READY FOR BREXIT! – NL

IMPORTEREN IN DE EU: Stap 1: Maak u bekend bij de Douane! Nog geen relatie met de Douane? Vraag zo snel mogelijk bij hen een EORI-nummer aan. Elk bedrijf in Europa dat betrokken is bij het...
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GET READY FOR BREXIT! – DE
15 October 2020
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GET READY FOR BREXIT! – DE

IMPORT IN DIE EU: Schritt 1: Stellen Sie sich beim Zoll vor! Sind Sie beim Zoll noch nicht bekannt? Beantragen Sie umgehend eine EORI-Nummer. Jedes Unternehmen in Europa, das aus Großbritann...
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GET READY FOR BREXIT! – FR
15 October 2020
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GET READY FOR BREXIT! – FR

IMPORTER DANS L’UE Étape 1: S’incrire aux Douanes! Pas encore de relation avec les douanes? Demandez un numéro EORI avec eux dès que possible. Chaque entreprise en Europe impliquée da...
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GET READY FOR BREXIT!
15 October 2020
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GET READY FOR BREXIT!

By Yasmine Lingemann With the end of the Brexit transition period fast approaching, here are 5 steps BritCham EU & Brussels suggest you and your business should take for importing into the EU, an...
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TRADE NEGOTIATIONS: THE ROLE OF PRIVATE STAKEHOLDERS
08 September 2020
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TRADE NEGOTIATIONS: THE ROLE OF PRIVATE STAKEHOLDERS

By César Guerra Guerrero Partner & Director of Trade Policy at Euraffex The number of Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have surged in the last years. It is clear that applied tariff levels and th...
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NEW BELGIAN FURLOUGH SCHEMES: WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU?
03 September 2020
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NEW BELGIAN FURLOUGH SCHEMES: WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU?

By Yasmine Lingemann On Friday 28th August the British Chamber of Commerce EU & Belgium had the pleasure of hosting Sophie Maes and Sieglien Huyghe from Claeys & Engels to discuss th...
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Belgian Savings Reach Record High Amid Coronavirus Confidence Crash
13 August 2020
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Belgian Savings Reach Record High Amid Coronavirus Confidence Crash

Read Yasmine Lingemann's blog on how Belgian's are big savers which is problematic during the Covid-19 Crisis and Brexit transition period. Find out how you can help your business to navigate through this challenging time.
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Welcome Back, Friends!
10 August 2020
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Welcome Back, Friends!

-A message from the Dean- In academia, September marks a fresh start, a new chapter. We are delighted to be saying hello to our new members at the British Chamber Academy, and to be welcoming back so...
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A Year Working at BritCham
05 August 2020
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A Year Working at BritCham

By Tomos Ireland-Life Not knowing many people in Brussels at first, living in overcrowded house and missing home a bit meant that I was nervous to start my new role one year ago. Now, even though t...
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No more Transition at the UK Border
31 July 2020
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No more Transition at the UK Border

By Liam Smyth, ChamberCustoms @chambercustoms www.chambercustoms.co.uk The UK left the European Union on 31st January 2020, and the transition period comes to an end in December this year. It is...
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UK-EU Border – The Devil’s in the Detail
24 July 2020
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UK-EU Border – The Devil’s in the Detail

The practical implications of Brexit on everyday UK-EU trade is becoming clearer week by week. This week, Amazon announced changes affecting Amazon sellers, customs briefings and enquiries ramped up,...
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UK-EU Trade – Get Ready For The End Of The Transition Period
17 July 2020
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UK-EU Trade – Get Ready For The End Of The Transition Period

The UK Government has published its long awaited border operating model. It makes clear how the border with the EU will work – at least in most cases. But some important questions remain, and the co...
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The EU Recovery Plan
25 June 2020
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The EU Recovery Plan

Last week’s virtual summit of EU leaders discussed the proposal for a revised long term budget and EU Recovery Plan – put together by the Commission in double quick time. Much of the discussion be...
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Declaring your UK income in your Belgian Tax Return
19 June 2020
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Declaring your UK income in your Belgian Tax Return

If you have any income that you receive in the UK and are unclear how to declare this in your Belgian income tax declaration, here’s some advice from Eric Laurent. If you need more, sign up for our...
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The 110th Annual General Meeting
12 June 2020
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The 110th Annual General Meeting

I wouldn’t say I’m an old hand at AGM’s but I’ve sat through quite a few and organised some too.  But this year was another new experience, and somewhat of a challenge – the Chamber’s fir...
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Working from home – the new norm
29 May 2020
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Working from home – the new norm

The impact of Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown measures have affected each of us in different ways. It’s caused health issues that have changed the lives of many, whilst others have been left un...
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UK joining Lugano Convention is essential for EU Business and Consumers
11 May 2020
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UK joining Lugano Convention is essential for EU Business and Consumers

There are many outstanding issues still to be negotiated as part of the future relationship between the EU and the UK, however one area where there shouldn’t be much disagreement is over the British...
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Fiscal representative to become mandatory for UK established companies in Belgium
04 March 2019
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Fiscal representative to become mandatory for UK established companies in Belgium

As part of the VAT consequences of the departure of the UK from the EU, Belgian VAT authorities have officially communicated to business their position as to the need for UK established companies, tha...
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