HMRC have invested a further £16 million into the grant programme to fund employee training and IT improvements for importers and exporters making customs declarations and the processes involved. Businesses based in, or with a branch in, the UK can apply for one or both grants.
A further £10 million being invested to help customs intermediaries with the costs associated with recruitment of key personnel in preparation for Brexit.
Applications will be approved on a case by case basis. The funding is available until 31st January 2020 (or earlier if funding is fully allocated).
The funding is applicable to most of our Export Expert Training Courses and the BCC Foundation Award.
Government grants can be used towards courses that help exporters learn how to complete Customs Declarations.