Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 31/5/22

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 31/5/22

East Riding Of Yorkshire Council are pleased to provide their latest business support update.

 

Have you seen our new Invest East Riding website?
Since our last update, our new website has gone live. It showcases what the East Riding has to offer to start, locate or grow a business and includes information on our services, case studies, news and local business events.
Visit Invest East Riding: https://investeastriding.co.uk/

Business Updates
Business Companion Website launched
A government backed website is available to provide trading standards advice and help businesses to understand how the trading standards and consumer protection law affects their business. Including basic guides and more in-depth explanation. The site also features a guide on selling goods via online platforms.
https://www.businesscompanion.info/

Withdrawal of paper £20 and £50 notes
The Bank of England is reminding businesses that paper £20 and £50 notes will be withdrawn from the end of September 2022. Businesses are being reminded about training staff, updating systems and banking paper notes before the end of September: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/banknotes/retailers-and-businesses?sf164930621=1

New Rules for European van licences
From 21 May, users of vans and light goods vehicles weighing between 2.5 and 3.5 tonnes that transport goods for hire from the UK into Europe, must carry an International Operators’ Licence. For more information, please visit:
https://www.gov.uk/guidance/transport-goods-in-and-out-of-the-uk-using-vans-or-car-and-trailers-from-21-may-2022

Events
Countdown to Humber Business Week – 6th to 10th June 2022
As detailed in our last email, there are already over 30 events registered during the week. It’s a great opportunity to get out and meet people, making new contacts and creating opportunities.
For more details, visit: https://www.humberbusinessweek.co.uk/