Iain Duncan Smith will open an event this week to encourage business owners in his constituency to trade overseas.

The Conservative MP for Chingford and Woodford Green will attend Friday’s visit by the Department for International Trade’s mobile export hub.

The 32-tonne lorry will offer local businesses interactive sessions on how to get started in exporting and how to access online export opportunities.

Companies of all sizes can attend the event, which is touring the country.

It will be held at Highams Park Industrial Estate in Hickman Avenue, Chingford, on Friday, September 14. Registration is from 9am.

To sign up, visit: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/export-hub-chingford-140918-registration-48440609166