Medicines & medical products supply support

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) will lead a procurement exercise to secure an ‘express freight service’ to transport small medical supply consignments into the UK within 24 hours, if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The purpose of the procurement exercise it to support the uninterrupted supply of medicines and…

West Midlands Europe Hub – Make Your Mark in Europe

Representing West Midlands partners in Brussels At a time when the future relationship between the European Union and the United Kingdom is uncertain, one thing is clear: West Midlands businesses will continue to engage with Europe whatever happens over Brexit. They will adapt to whatever new arrangements for trade come into force, and will find…

Updated guidance for business on no deal preparations

Collated Guidance for Business on no deal preparations Update on continuity of supply and border assumptions • New border assumptions show that there will be significantly reduced access cross the short straits to and from Dover and Folkestone, for up to six months. To mitigate this risk, Government and industry are undertaking the following: o…

Brexit: what it means for the life sciences sector

The Office for Life Sciences have published several documents, which aim to provide further clarity to the sector on preparations for exiting the EU. Implementation period: what it means for the life sciences sector This document sets out what recent developments, such as agreement on the terms of an implementation period, would mean for the life sciences…