With 31st October approaching very quickly we’d like to update you on the Brexit support Dorset Chamber are offering. They have a dedicated page you can visit at
https://www.dorsetchamber.co.uk/brexit-support-from-the-do…/

BREXIT INFORMATION AND GUIDANCE FOR BUSINESSES
Dorset Chamber have produced a guide called Brexit Information and Guidance. This will be posted to 18,500 businesses in Dorset over the next few days and includes guidance in the case of a no deal or deal. This information is also on the Chamber website in the Brexit section Brexit Support. Click on the Guide below to view or download it.

SECTOR SPECIFIC BREXIT GUIDES
There are also sector specific factsheets for:

Care
Farming
Financial Services
Food and Drink
Retail
Manufacturing and Engineering
Tourism

These can all be found on the Dorset Chamber website Brexit support

BREXIT CONFERENCE – DEAL OR NO DEAL – 29TH OCTOBER 2019, HALLMARK HOTEL, BOURNEMOUTH
As we face the uncertainty of a deal or no deal, join DCfor an overview of anticipated changes as we start a new trading relationship with the EU with an impressive range of speakers and expert panel to discuss your questions and concerns as we look to the future. This event is free and open to both members and non-members. Please note only 2 delegates per business and spaces available on a first come first serve basis. Brexit conference – Deal or No Deal

LEGAL HELPLINE
DC are offering a legal advice service, offering advice for businesses with questions regarding the implications of a no deal. Businesses wishing to use the service should call 01202 786183 and ask for Lucy Taylor. This service is open until 31st October 2019.

SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGN AND WEBSITE
DC are running a social media campaign to raise awareness of the support available. They are also offering individuals the opportunity people to sign up for a new specific Brexit e-newsletter. In addition, the Brexit support section of the Dorset Chamber website also hosts other advice and guidance from a wide range of sources, including Gov.UK, the British Chambers of Commerce and the HSE.

BREXIT ADVISER
From 14th November,DC will have a dedicated Brexit Adviser for 12 months, delivering a Brexit Helpline and a signposting advice and support service to help improve the resilience of Dorset businesses as we go through Brexit. This service is free and open to businesses across Dorset. Businesses seeking support should contact Dorset Chamber on 01202 71800 and choose the option “Business Gateway”. Alternatively contact gateway@dcci.co.uk

Please note all of this support is free and available to all businesses in Dorset and not limited to Dorset Chamber members. We would ask you to share this information within your networks.