FDF Event  20% discount for FDF Members

Introduction / refresher course to Environmental law


FDF Member £200.00 (Saving £50)

Non Member £250.00

All prices exclude VAT.


About the session

A one-day course providing an awareness of all major environmental laws which typically impact food and drink manufacturers, how to effectively manage compliance, and an awareness of forthcoming changes to legislation including the implications of Brexit.

Topics include:

  • Brief overview of the structure of law, types of law and the legal framework
  • Current and future Implications from Brexit to environmental law compliance management, and to the accuracy of existing site/group based environmental law registers
  • Introduction to the main environmental laws in the categories of; waste, air, energy, carbon, water, nuisance, contaminated land, hazardous substances and conservation
  • Practical discussions and case studies on the compliance requirements of each law
  • Effective techniques to manage day to day environmental law compliance
  • Recent and forthcoming changes to environmental law, and techniques for keeping up to date with environmental law
  • The role of the regulators and managing regulator relationships
  • Sanctions and enforcement
  • Managing incidents

Presenter: Colin Malcolm

Colin Malcolm has seventeen year's continuous experience in the delivery of environmental sustainability services including environmental law and risk management, sustainability in the value chain, auditing, environmental management systems, resource efficiency, carbon and waste management.

Colin is an experienced environmental trainer and has routinely written and delivered courses certified by the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) including the Foundation and Certificate in Environmental Management, the Diploma in Sustainable Business Practice and the half day senior management briefing course Leading with Environmental Sustainability.

He has also been a lecturer with Oxford Brooks University delivering modules on their MSc course in Health, Safety and Environmental Management including components on sustainability, environmental management and law, risk management and auditing. Colin is a full member of IEMA, has delivered environmental law training sessions on their behalf to the IEMA membership base, and has been retained by IEMA as a panel assessor for the interview process for Full Member applicants.

Organiser: Reema Patel, 0207 4207208, reema.patel@fdf.org.uk