Lancashire LEAP Seminars

Provision of tailor made international trade coaching for new start businesses looking to achieve fast growth. Once engaged a wide range of assistance is available within the project, eg, 1-2-1 support, a comprehensive range of seminars etc.

The seminar programme includes:

Overseas Market Entry Methods and Agreements – 1 day

Understanding how to research the markets and the various routes. How to find the best target market and who are the international buyers. An overview of the various routes to market and which is the right one for you. What are agents and distributors and the legalities surrounding them?

Developing Business in Overseas Markets – 2 days

Find out about Incoterms® 2010 rules and how to apply them in your quotations. A look at the export documentation required for despatching your products. How do you produce a safe, correctly priced quotation including terms and conditions. Understanding foreign customs and negotiating techniques.

How to Import Safely – 1 day

Understanding the compliance issue with HM Revenue and Customs. A look at the duty rates, VAT and commodity codes. The various payment methods available. How to use Incoterms® 2010 to your advantage. A look at the real cost of the goods landed in the UK.

International Methods of Payment – 1 day

A sale is not a sale until paid for! Understanding the options available to you to ensure you get paid.

The help we have received from the Chamber as part of the LEAP has been invaluable – we are thrilled to be exporting and have surprised ourselves at just how important international trade has become to our company”

Stephanie Clarke, Purple Cupcakes

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For further information contact Marie White:  [email protected]  /  01254 356448