take advantage of a £2,000 grant

SME Brexit Support Fund

Unsworth are certified training providers and can help guide and support your business with customs compliance and declarations. Our team is ready to create a tailored proposal for you and your business, supporting on training and/or professional advice, to help you with changes to trade rules with the EU.
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eligibility criteria

Who can apply for the SME grant?

To be eligible for this funding your business must:

· Be established in the UK
· Have been established in the UK for at least 12 months before submitting the   application, or currently hold Authorised Economic Operator status
· Not have previously failed to meet its tax or customs obligations
· Have no more than 500 employees
· Have no more than £100 million turnover
· Import or export goods between Great Britain and the EU, or move goods between   Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Your business must also either:

· Complete (or intend to complete) import or export declarations internally for its   own goods
· Use someone else to complete import or export declarations but requires   additional capability internally to effectively import or export (such as advice on   rules of origin or advice on dealing with a supply chain)

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How can Unsworth help you?

Unsworth is a recommended listed training provider. We are able to support you no matter which grant you choose.

As your Training Provider, we can:

  • Provide training on how to complete customs declarations, with help on simplifying processes and eliminating complexities.
  • Show you how to manage customs processes and use customs software and systems. Read more on our Customs Visibility Platform here.
  • Support on specific import and export related aspects including VAT, excise and rules of origin.
  • Simplify customs declarations or other declarations required to complete customs processes in the UK or EU, such as safety and security declarations.

As your Professional Advisor, we can:

  • Provide consultancy and advice that enables your business to discharge its obligations to HMRC, such as customs, VAT relating to importing or exporting or safety and security declaration obligations.
  • Provision professional advice on specific aspects of regulations such as clarification of rules of origin or VAT relating to imports or exports.
  • Explain associated costs with the delivery of professional advice – such as the consultant’s travel and subsistence costs and costs of products supplied included within the consultant’s fee and essential to the delivery of the advice.
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Take advantage of up to £2,000 of government funded grant money.

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Appoint Unsworth as your training provider or professional advisor.

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Simplify your Brexit related customs processes.

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How to apply for the SME Brexit Support Fund

Follow the below steps.

  1. You must register via the Customs Intermediary Grant website. You will be required to provide some basic information about your organisation and further details depending on what type of grant you have chosen. If your application is successful, you will receive confirmation of this by email.
  2. Complete application form. You will need to provide a quote for the eligible expenditure you are seeking a grant for. Further eligibility checks are then taken.
  3. Submit evidence of applicable expenditure. You will need to submit proof of payment within 2 calendar months of the grant offer being issued - at the latest on or before 31 August 2021. Required evidence includes a VAT invoice and redacted bank statement evidencing the expenditure. Once payment proof is reviewed, payment is made within 30 days for all valid claims.

Register now via the Customs Intermediary Website by clicking below.

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SME Brexit Support Fund FAQ's

What is the SME Brexit Support Fund?
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