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Online international trade workshop - customs procedures and documentation - February 2024

This introduction workshop is aimed at anyone involved in international trade who needs to understand customs. The workshop will cover the role of HMRC and practicalities such as origin, classification and valuation of your goods, use of documentation including the UK/EUR1, free circulation, AEO, VAT responsibilities and the impact of Incoterms. The workshop also provides an introduction to customs entries.
This online workshop will be delivered by Mike Court of International Trade Matters Ltd.

Mike holds a degree in International Development and a certificate in advanced customs compliance. He is a full member of the Institute of Export, has a green belt in Continued Process Improvements and is a committee member of the Devon International Trade Forum. Mike provides international trade compliance expertise, having worked for 20 years with two US-based multinationals. Prior to working in the private sector, he served in the Royal Navy for 22 years as a logistics expert.
International Trade Matters Ltd offers international trade consultancy and training across sectors, geographies, and disciplines. They are the leading independent consultancy for International Trade offering expert advice and support to companies engaged, or interested, in overseas connections or business. With a raft of super specialists and trainers covering Somerset and beyond we offer expert advice and training on new markets, compliance and international marketing strategies and also offer bespoke packages designed to provide value and satisfaction.
This workshop is suitable for administrators, managers, directors, and owners of businesses who need to understand customs procedures. This will enable them to administer documentation correctly, ensure efficient processes and meet compliance obligations. The workshop is valuable for both newcomers wanting an introduction and overview and experienced staff needing a refresher on current requirements.
Workshop Contents:
• HMRC and customs procedures
• Origin, classification of goods and valuation of goods
• Duties and taxes (UK Global Tariff)
• Changes coming in 2024
• Sources of help and advice

Somerset Chamber of Commerce is operating a cancellation policy in line with our terms and conditions which can be found here:

Event details

Tuesday 20 Feb 2024

9:30am – 1:00pm


£99 + VAT - members ticket price.
£119 + VAT - non-members ticket price. 

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