A NEW programme of expert events to help businesses across south Shropshire to prepare for change following the UK’s exit from the EU is being launched later this month. as the deadline looms.

The EU Exit Programme will feature a series of free online events giving expert advice on a wide range of issues relating to the end of the transition period on December 31, when the UK’s current trading arrangements with the EU end.

The events are being managed by Shropshire Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Marches Growth Hub Shropshire and are open to businesses from all parts of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.

“The programme will provide the latest information across a number of areas including recruitment and employment, trading relationships and regulation and is being provided free of charge,” said Marches Growth Hub manager Emma Chapman.

“The programme will provide the latest information.”