Off to market in Europe, via a legal maze.
A service has been launched to guide companies through the legal maze to help them achieve export success in Europe.
UK Trade & Investment has teamed up with the Tees Valley The Tees Valley is an area the North East of England. It can be described as "greater Teesside" and consists of the four unitary authorities created by the breakup of the County of Cleveland in 1996: Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, and Stockton-On-Tees along with Joint Strategy Unit (JSU JSU Jacksonville State University
JSU Jackson State University (Jackson, MS, USA)
JSU Jewish Student Union ) to launch the European Legal Information Service, which offers support to new and established exporters looking to trade with other European countries.
It builds on the success of Tees Valley JSU's current service and has been expanded to help small and medium-sized enterprises across the North-East, not just in the Tees Valley.
UK Trade & Investment International Trade Director David Coppock said: "The EU remains an important market for North-East firms and we aim to ensure new and existing exporters have all the knowledge and support they need to succeed.
"This new service will be a welcome addition to the range of support we already offer and we're delighted to be working with Tees Valley JSU to provide it."
Focusing on trade in the EU, the service will guide exporters through the vast amounts of legislation that could affect their international trade activities and provide them with plain English Plain English (sometimes known, more broadly, as plain language) is a communication style that focuses on considering the audience's needs when writing. It recommends avoiding unnecessary words and avoiding jargon, technical terms, and long and ambiguous sentences. explanations.
European Legal Officer at Tees Valley JSU Martin Boyle explained: "Companies sometimes feel overwhelmed by the legislation they face ( they hear a rumour about a new EU directive that could affect them or a customer mentions a bit of EU red tape they've never heard of. There are rules covering packaging, labelling requirements, marking of components, consumer and product safety, selling on the internet, hazardous substances, electromagnetic compatibility, biofuel bi·o·fuel
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bi quotas, copyright levies, rights in databases ( the list seems endless.
"It's frustrating to see how nervousness about these 'red tape' issues can hold some firms back from doing good business with European partners ( because it doesn't have to be a barrier to success and we're here to help."
To find out more about the range of support services support services Psychology Non-health care-related ancillary services–eg, transportation, financial aid, support groups, homemaker services, respite services, and other services available through UK Trade & Investment to help companies involved in overseas trade contact the North-East International Trade Hotline on 0845 05 05 054leave phone no in that style or email: enquiries @ukti.rito.co.uk
Your entry point to EU
THE new European Legal Information Service includes in-depth support on:
* Technical compliance and marking requirements
* Appointing an agent or distributor in the EU
* Establishing an office in another EU country
* Any other areas of EU rules and regulations