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UK-EU Trade & Cooperation Agreement Explained

Thursday 18th March 2021
9:30am - 12:45pm


The UK has reached a Trade & Cooperation Agreement (TCA) with the EU but what does this mean for your business?

Although the TCA agreement provides for significant benefits in trade, UK companies trading with the EU must be prepared for the additional requirements that have come into effect. 

Join us on this half day course to learn what is known so far about the impact of the agreement on exporters and importers and the movement of goods.

We will explain why Rules of Origin are important and how they can help you determine if your goods will qualify for zero tariffs when trading with the EU. This applies to all businesses that wish to move goods between GB and EU.

Goods do not qualify just by moving between GB and EU. Goods must be originating.  

  • Learn what goods are wholly obtained.  
  • Learn how goods can be sufficiently transformed by a Product Specific Rule (‘PSR’).  
  • We will show you how to find the rule applicable to your product.  

We will show you how to read the TCA; How to understand the General Provisions.  How to comply with the PSR, and whether there is a Transitional PSR applicable to your product.

Non-originating goods will attract the Most Favoured Nation duty rate upon import into GB (UK Global Tariff) or import into EU (EU Common External Tariff)

We will cover Statements of Origin, Suppliers Declarations, Importer’s Knowledge.  You will need to retain adequate evidence of meeting the qualifying rule, otherwise Customs can demand the underpaid duty, retrospectively up to 3 years.


Date:   Thursday 18th March 2021 9.30am to 12.45pm 
Cost to attend: Members £150.00 + VAT and Non-Members £175.00 + VAT

Agenda
  9.15:  Registration

  9.30:  Start

10.25:  Break
10.30:  Re-start

11.25:  Break
11.30:  Re-start

12.30:  Q&As

12.45:  Training ends

Be safe.  Be knowledgeable.  Be compliant in our Beyond Brexit world.  Be trained by our Export Experts.


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  • 75% refund for cancellation(s) up to 14 days before the seminar takes place. 50% refund will be given for cancellations within 7-14 days. No refund(s) will be given for cancellations after.
  • Cancellation(s) must be submitted in writing to the International Trade Manager at int-trade@essexchambers.co.uk.

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All event bookings need to be made and paid online only unless we have agreed alternative arrangements with you in advance of the event. If you have any queries, please contact our Accounts Manager Rachael Hogg on 01206 363721.