DIT: Free Trade Agreements
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Online Zoom Event Once registered, a calendar invite will be sent to you which will contain details and a link to join this event None
International Trade Member Rate: £150.00
From the 1st January 2021 all shipments leaving the UK will be classed as Export and Imports. The UK has now rolled over a number of Free Trade Agreement with other countries around the World.
Therefore, this course is aimed at individuals from businesses currently involved in the imports and exports of ‘goods’ who want a better understanding of what a Free Trade Agreement is, how they work, the benefits, and the risk and how good qualify under preferential rules of origin. This workshops will focus on the new Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the UK and the EU.
The Workshop will use Case Studies and real life shipments to explore how exporting and importing under an FTA will work.
At the end of the session the attendee will have a much better understanding of what a Free Trade Agreement is and whether their business could benefit from it.
What will I learn?
- The key elements of the new UK/EU Free Trade Agreement for movement of goods
- A good understanding of what the ‘Deal’ with the EU is or will be
- Understanding of what a Free Trade Agreement is
- How it will work at Import and Export
- The paperwork involved
- How to determine preferential rules of origin
- The various terminology
- Communication with the Transport Company/Broker and Consignee
- The customs procedures
- FTA’s with other third countries
- Compliance and HMRC
When you register for your place, you will be sent a calendar invitation as confirmation of your place. The invite will include a unique link from Zoom for you to join the video call.
To cancel your place, please email [email protected] Please note that there will be no refund for cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to the event.
- David Hooper
- Company Director, Hooper & Co.
David Hooper MBA, has worked in International Trade and Economic Development for 20 years including 5 years working for HMRC. He is now Director of Independent Freight Solution Ltd based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire, who are a freight forwarder that also provide specialist advice, consultancy and training regarding customs and compliance related issues. David has an extensive knowledge of World Wide Customs Compliance and in 2016 Independent Freight became an Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) for Customs and Security. Over the last few years David has been asked to give talks and presentations to business on customs compliance rules and regulations and guidance on how Brexit could affect business exporting and importing in the future. David has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Distinction from Aston University in 2004 and a degree in Economics, Politics and Philosophy from the Open University. David also sits on the Coventry of Commerce Brexit Committee.