Webinar on ‘Beyond Transition: the steps UK exporters should take now!’

Company: Gardenex, PetQuip and the CHA

With the end of the Brexit Transition period looming, Gardenex, PetQuip and the Commercial Horticultural Association will be hosting a special webinar for its industry sectors on Tuesday 1 December from 10am to 12.30pm.

The webinar will give companies the chance to hear all the latest information on the steps that exporters need to take in preparation for 1 January 2021 and beyond.

Tailored for the gardening, leisure, pet and commercial horticultural industries, the webinar will be hosted by Strong & Herd LLP, one of the experts in and key suppliers of export training advice and information in the UK.

The session will look at some of the key issues facing exporters, especially in the run-up to the end of the Transition period from the EU on 1 January 2021.

Topics covered will include:

  • New customs processes from 1 January 2021 (import/export declarations)
  • Effect on Ro-Ro movements
  • New documentation requirements
  • UK Global Tariff and the EU TARIC – the similarities and differences reviewed
  • Incoterms rules – the potential risk of keeping ExWorks and DDP for EU movements
  • Labelling and product standards/liability issues
  • Northern Ireland
  • Question and Answer session

The webinar is part of a suite of invaluable information being provided on this issue to member companies by Gardenex, PetQuip and the CHA. The combination of regular tailored information bulletins, industry updates and the Federation’s online helpline is providing companies with valuable insights and practical support to help them protect and expand their international sales in a profitable manner during and following the UK’s exit from the EU.

The webinar will be followed by a Q&A session, and questions for Strong & Herd LLP should be sent in advance to charlie@gardenex.com.

The webinar will be offered as a free of charge service to members of Gardenex, PetQuip and the CHA.

Non-members can register to take part in the webinar and will also receive a credit of £50 against a six-month membership subscription to Gardenex, PetQuip or the Commercial Horticultural Association.

Amanda Sizer Barrett, Director General of Gardenex and PetQuip, says: “If you are an exporting company in the gardening, pet, leisure and commercial horticultural or allied industries, and need more information about what actions you need to consider or take to be prepared when the Brexit Transition period ends, then this webinar is designed for you.”

Companies interested taking part in the webinar can contact charlie@gardenex.comcharlie@petquip.com or charlie@cha-hort.com to receive full details and the registration link. If you cannot make the event on 1 December, you will still be able to access the presentation at a later date – if you register in advance.

Please contact Gardenex, PetQuip and the CHA if you would like to benefit from membership of the association or require any further advice and assistance on: 

Email: info@gardenex.com; info@petquip.com; info@cha-hort.com

Websites: www.gardenex.com; www.petquip.com, www.cha-hort.com

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