Scotland Food & Drink Groceries Supply Code of Practice Training


Delivered by the British Brands Group, this one-day training is vital for suppliers to develop knowledge and understanding of the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP). Participants will gain a sound understanding of the implications and benefits of GSCOP particularly regarding fair trade negotiations and cost savings.

The training comprises the following elements:

  • Introduction and course objectives
  • Context - Porter’s 5 forces of competition
  • GSCOP overview
  • GSCOP Order and Schedules
  • Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA) role - investigations and dispute resolution
  • Supplier good practice and trade negotiations
  • Role of trade associations
  • Case studies / role plays
  • Recent developments, including the outcome of the Tesco investigation
  • Q & A
  • Next steps
  • Course evaluation