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Brexit Readiness - Nottinghamshire

Host: East Midlands Chamber
Venue: Summit Centre, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, NG17 7LL
Date: Tuesday 26th February, 2019
Time: 8.30am - 11.30am
Cost: Free

The UK leaving the European Union creates a series of challenges and opportunities for businesses of all sizes, this event delivered in partnership with Invest in Ashfield and Mansfield, aims to help business understand the latest implications and develop strategies for how they can respond to Brexit.

On the day there will be some insightful presentations, with Q & A sessions, plus a range of support agencies on hand, including the D2N2 Growth Hub who will be taking bookings for 1:1 Brexit Support Clinics.



  • Registration, refreshments and networking
  • Welcome from Councillor Jason Zadrozny, Leader of Ashfield District Council and Kate Allsop, Executive Elected Mayor of Mansfield
  • Welcome and overview of Brexit Support Services - Fardad Amirsaeedi, Enterprise and Investment, Senior Regeneration Officer, IAM Invest Ashfield and Mansfield including detail of the support provided through the D2N2 Growth Hub
  • Update on changes to immigration law after Brexit - Thalej Vasishta, Group Chief Executive Officer, Paragon Law
  • Changes in tax and VAT in light of Brexit - RSM
  • Managing Risk and International Trade - Understanding the potential changes to international trade after Brexit and how best to prepare your business + Q&A -  Keith Robe, Managing Director of Cusdec Customs Solutions                          Keith has over 30 years’ experience in his former role with HMRC and over 10 years’ experience in Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) matters. This includes responsibility for AEO applications and audits, training of HMRC staff and he is security and safety qualified.
  • Close from host
  • Networking/exhibitors

Benefits of attending/who should attend:

  • Understand how best to prepare and protect your business in relation to the impact of Brexit
  • Opportunity to “ask the expert”
  • Networking and sharing of best practice
  • Meet support organisations and book 1:1 clinics with D2N2 Growth Hub

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Please note: Should this event become fully booked preference will be given to those organisations based in Ashfield and Mansfield District Council area.



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