Ukraine Guidance and Support

LCCI stands with Ukraine.

The information below includes a round-up of the sanctions announced by the UK Government, resources to support businesses as well as guidance for humanitarian support. The information will be amended as and when we receive updated guidance.

Advice and Resources

UK Sanctions

The UK has implemented a package of sanctions on Russia and Belarus in response to the invasion of Ukraine.

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Business Support

For business support on trade, transport and financial services click below.

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Humanitarian Support

The United Nations (UN) estimates that 16 million people need humanitarian support within Ukraine. Find out how you can support the people in Ukraine.

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Take action to improve your cyber resilience

The National Cyber Security Centre urges organisations to follow its guidance on steps to take when the cyber threat is heightened. While the NCSC is not aware of any current specific threats to UK organisations in relation to events in and around Ukraine, there has been a historical pattern of cyber attacks against Ukraine with international consequences.

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The development, implementation and impact of economic sanctions on Russia

The Treasury Committee published the Government’s response to its report, ‘Defeating Putin: the development, implementation and impact of economic sanctions on Russia’. The report, published in March, warned Russia that it is heading into a deepening economic crisis, but that its invasion of Ukraine will have a significant economic impact on the cost of living in the UK.

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What LCCI Members are Doing

RPS

As a business committed to supporting those affected by the war in Ukraine, RPS promises to provide opportunities to those fleeing the country as well as fundraising and volunteering support through a number of initiatives. This has already seen staff volunteer at Luton Airport, assisting arriving refugees, and RPS teams wearing blue and yellow to raise money for the Disasters Emergency Committee. Funds have also been raised for the friends and family of the wife of our colleague, who have helped set up a field kitchen in Kyiv to feed those in need.

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LCCI Webinars on Ukraine

Catch up on our webinars, 'The Crisis in Ukraine - Update on Freight and Customs for UK Businesses' and ‘Crisis in Ukraine – the impact to UK businesses’.

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