Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 12/7/22

Latest Business Support From East Riding Of Yorkshire Council - 12/7/22

Welcome to East Riding Of Yorkshire Council latest business update.

 

Last Thursday, East Riding of Yorkshire council welcomed over 60 people to the ergo Business Centre in Hessle for the Networking Business Breakfast Summer event. Delivered collaboratively between ourselves and the University of Hull, for the benefit of local businesses.
We were really pleased that so many people came to join us for some quality networking. Thank you to everyone who attended.
We welcome any feedback that you may have on the event, by replying to this email. The next breakfast networking event will be on Thursday 6 October. More details can be found at: https://aura-innovation.co.uk/events/networking-business-breakfast-autumn/

Business Updates
DIT Internationalisation Fund
Do you supply goods or services overseas? Is your website or social media suitable for targeting an overseas market? Does your product or service meet the regulations or standards required for your intended market?
Then the Department of International Trade (DIT) have a grant opportunity for match-funded grants of between £1,000 and £9,000. Areas of support include market research, IP advice, international social media, independent market visits or international commercial services.
For more details and to contact a local DIT Advisor, please visit: https://www.great.gov.uk/campaigns/internationalisation-fund-for-english-businesses/

Tax cut sees the level at which people start paying National Insurance rise
From 6 July, the level at which people start paying National Insurance has risen from £9,880 to £12,570. Benefiting around 30 million people across the UK, this change could see tax savings of up to £330: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/tax-cut-worth-up-to-330-comes-in-for-30-million-workers

Single Customs Platform accepting declarations
As reported on our email on the 13 June, HMRC is replacing the existing Customers Handling of Import and Export Freight (CHIEF) system. From 10am on 5 July, new importers have been able to register with the Customs Declaration Service to make their import declarations.
For more guidance on the new system and making declarations, please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/customs-declaration-service

Events
Look to the future – Fusion Yorkshire Open Day 18 July 2022, 4pm-7pm Goole Market Hall
An opportunity for residents and businesses to ask questions to the Fusion Yorkshire team and learn more about STEP, fusion energy and what the project could offer Goole and the wider region.
Find out further information: https://investeastriding.co.uk/look-to-the-future-yorkshire-fusion-open-day/

Do you work in the construction industry and want to win more work?
Does the process of completing PQQs seem like a headache?
Then join the Supply Chain Network to learn more about the PAS91 construction pre-qualification questionnaire and how it can help you to win more work.
Events are taking place across the region over the next couple of months. Please book your place or express your interest.
Within the York and North Yorkshire area, the first event is taking place at the York Hilton on July 28th. For more details and to book your place please visit: https://www.thesupplychainnetwork.co.uk/Events.aspx
Within the Humber region, dates and locations are to be confirmed. To register your interest, please email: supplychain@eastriding.gov.uk