Speakers: Anna Jerzewska, Director at Trade & Borders
William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)
Chair: Michael Gasiorek, Professor of Economics at University of Sussex
This webinar discusses the Border Target Operating Model (BTOM) which is due to start in January 2024 and is designed to control imports into the UK. The speakers explain what the BTOM is, and why it matters. Anna, who is a customs and trade expert talks about the background to the BTOM and outlines its key features. William shares his breadth of experience from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) interactions with companies, and from the BCC trade surveys on the extent to which the BTOM addresses customs issues and border checks as well as its policy implications.