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.


A one-day course providing an awareness of all major environmental laws which typically impact food and drink manufacturers, and how to effectively manage compliance.

Topics include:

  • Brief overview of the structure of law, types of law and the legal framework
  • 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

The course could be scheduled to run in advance of the UK government “common commencement dates” where a significant majority of new / amendments to laws are coordinated for release.

Who should attend?

  • Existing environmental managers, coordinators or other individuals with involvement or responsibility for environmental law compliance management. 
  • Existing quality and/or health and safety practitioners wishing to develop their environmental compliance competency.
  • Delegates either new to environmental law, or wishing to gain an understanding of environmental law compliance management.
  • Senior managers wishing to gain an understanding of the breadth of environmental law and scope of liability.

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