Vital programme of support for business tackling new trading requirements with Europe available in September 2021

Delivered online by the experienced and renowned international trainer Mandy Lockett MIEx, International Business Director for the East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce, experienced Customs Broker for ChamberCustoms and one of the UKs leading authorities on imports, exports and HMRC compliance.

Exclusively available to Lancashire SMEs who have ambitions to grow their exports or imports over the next 3 years.


Importing Practices and the Technicalities – 7 September 2021

This masterclass addresses the importance of understanding the full import process, and helps businesses to react quickly and professionally to situations which often arise as a result of operating global supply chains.  HM Revenue and Customs regulations, evaluating duty and VAT, investigating commodity codes, import documentation, the import agent, workshop to calculate the landed price of imported goods.

Exporting Practices and the Technicalities – 14 September 2021

This highly engaging masterclass concentrates on the fundamentals of fulfilling orders received from overseas customers.   Attention to detail and processes will safeguard your export profits.  We will look at HM Revenue and Customs regulations, tariff and commodity codes, evidence of removal, specific controls imposed, using Customs Brokers/Freight Forwarders , export documentation, workshop to calculate freight rates.

Export Sales and International Quotations – 20 September 2021

This masterclass has been designed for ambitious growth companies looking to increase sales from overseas customers, quickly-safely-profitably.  Export sales are completely different to UK sales, and demand a different approach.  Participants are introduced to important export activities including how to build up an export price, factors to consider when quoting for overseas business, effective export quotations, the negotiating sequence, payment options and tips for wining profitable export orders.

Brexit for Importers and Exporters – 22 September 2021

This masterclass will help companies plan and take immediate action to address their post-brexit exposure. Information and practical support will be provided throughout, around strategic sourcing, Customs compliance, UK/EU trade, import and export declarations, simplified procedures, commodity codes, trade agreements, DDP deliveries, direct and in-direct exports, special procedures and regimes for importing.  With the UK no longer part of the EU, this masterclass will help participants to understand the evolving changes and how best they can manage these new requirements.


To enquire: Stef Heywood, t: 01254 356454

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