Webinar | HMTC Richard Burn updates on UK trade support for businesses


What are the tips for UK business adapting to COVID-19 challenges? How is the UK government supporting businesses? What is the road to business recovery?


Join us this Wednesday for a special interactive webinar, jointly organised with the British Chamber of Commerce for Italy

As China’s authorities have started to lift COVID-19 restrictions to movement and people are returning to work, life assumes a “new normal”. 

This open dialogue between China and Italy involves an update from UK governments in both countries on trade policies and supports for businesses, as well as first-hand access and advice from businesses on the ground of China, for European companies to prepare and better adapt to the challenges ahead. 


Richard Burn, HM Trade Commissioner to China 

Hear latest update from Richard Burn, HM Trade Commissioner, on UK government policies and guidelines to support UK businesses (domestic and international) through the period of disruptions.


Julian MacCormac, Country Manager China at Rolls-Royce

Get first-hand experience and advice from business leaders on the ground of China – what has been the impact on businesses, commercially, financially and emotionally in dealing and adapting to the challenges faced by Covid-19 since the end of January 2020 and outlook to business recovery.


Catriona Graham, HM Consul General & Director of Trade and Investment Italy

With the extensive knowledge on trade and investment both in China and Europe, Catriona will discuss how all three governments, China, Italy and the UK, can work together with businesses to weather the storm.


Steven Lynch, Managing Director at BCCC & Tom Noad, President at BCCI

Steven Lynch and Tom Noad will discuss the important role played by the British Chambers in working with government organisations, and supporting business organisations to effectively communicate with Members and UK businesses.


Wednesday 15th April

15:30 – 17:00 (China Time)

9:30 – 11:00 (Italy Time)

8:30 – 10:00 (UK Time)

Free webinar | Please click here to RSVP


**Please note that registration will close at 12:00noon tomorrow (14th April). This webinar will be conducted via ZOOM. You will receive an email with a ZOOM webinar link before the event. Please ensure your email address is valid, and please make sure to check your junk box as well.

For any questions please contact rachel.tsang@britishchamber.cn.