On course for Brexit and beyond

7 January 2020


A specialist hygiene chemicals company was so impressed with a Chamber International training course on Export Documentation and Import Procedures, that they followed it up with a bespoke programme delivered on their own premises.

Christeyns UK - who manufacture chemicals for sectors including textiles; food processing and retail; professional cleaning; medical, pharmaceutical and cosmetics -  is a wholly-owned subsidiary of a Belgian company and sees much movement of goods between the two locations: the Republic of Ireland is a significant export market. The firm sees staff development as an integral part of their business.

Christeyns Management Accountant, Tom Hickson (pictured below) comments: "Staff training and development is an ongoing process for us. Since mid-to-late 2017, in preparation for Brexit, we have had a focus team in place to further upskill across the company so that we are best prepared for any scenario."

"Chamber International's open course on Export Documentation and Import Procedures was impressive," explains Tom, " So much so that we then arranged for a bespoke course to be delivered in-house, to 18 colleagues in all.

"From our initial booking experience and the pre-course support we received, right through to the execution of the course by personable and highly knowledgeable people - the entire Chamber International service we received was superb."

He goes on: "The course itself was incredibly useful and highly enjoyable and the feedback I have received from the colleagues of mine also in attendance only echo this sentiment."

Tom concludes: "We are very much part of a Group supply chain, so the recent General Election result gives us a little more clarity now. I know that Chamber International will provide any support we may look for in the future."


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