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This week there are a two export opportunities that have been shared by colleagues at the Department of International Trade that may be of interest to you. Please see these opportunities summarised below and contact Tim Barker at English UK or Mark Henebury at DIT for more information.
The Department for International Trade (DIT) has confirmed its TAP calendar of supported events for 2020/21. English UK is the Trade Challenge Partner leading the UK's involvement at ICEF Berlin. Discover how you could apply for one of the 12 x £2000 TAP grants available.
The UK government has now removed France, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, the Turks and Caicos Islands and Aruba from the approved travel list due to spikes in Coronavirus cases in these countries.
It's taken over two months to be officially accepted as a Government petition, but this week our plea for business rates relief to be granted to all ELT centres finally went live.
So – please share it! We need 10,000 signatures to get an official response, and 100,000 for a guaranteed Parliamentary debate. Signatories need to be resident in the UK, so please don't share with overseas partners, but friends, family, staff, colleagues and host families would be perfect.
New Japan report provides accredited UK ELT centres with a comprehensive understanding of Japan as a source market and explores the potential for re-gaining market share.
On Thursday 30 July 2020 the Home Office announced further provisions for international students who are unable to leave the UK due to travel restrictions relating to Covid-19.