Webinars

Challenges and Choices Consultation

April 2020

Presented by Environment Agency. The Challenges and Choices consultation addresses the challenges facing the water environment and what is needed to return 75% of waters to their natural state.

Furloughing – The Legal Requirements

April 2020

Presented by Walker Morris. This webinar provides an overview of the legal issues which businesses should be mindful of regarding the legal requirements of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme.

Novel Foods and Cannabidiol (CBD) Developments

April 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar provides a reminder of the novel food regime, the category of traditional foods, likely arrangements following Brexit, novel food trends and the position with Cannabidiol (CBD) following recent FSA announcements.

Allergen Information and Safety Laws

March 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar outline the relevance of food safety laws to allergen information, due diligence and reasonable precautions, requirements and responsibilities for allergen information for own-brand and third-party pre-packed foods and in the food-service context

Plastics recycling

March 2020

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar explores the challenges we face with respect to climate change, what customers actually say they want and briefly summarises what plastics recycling is and the current infrastructure for plastics recycling.

Legal/contractual considerations of Coronavirus COVID-19 and other supply chain disruptions

March 2020

Presented by DLA Piper. This webinar considers some of the common legal/contractual issues when supply chain disruption occurs – both from a customer and a supplier perspective

Gaining access to finance for future growth

March 2020

Presented by RSM. This webinar includes some practical ways that your business can access the cash it needs for investment and growth.

Reducing operational risk by managing hazardous machine energy

February 2020

Presented by Ramboll. This webinar discusses key operational risks, legal requirements and challenges, providing an outline roadmap for successfully implementing hazardous machine energy management in a production environment.

Keep It, Bin It - how can your business work with government to combat littering?

February 2020

Presented by Defra. This webinar showcases key learnings from the first year of Defra's innovative 'Keep it, Bin it' campaign, which aims to make litter culturally unacceptable within a generation.

Product Liability Claims in the Food and Drink Sector

February 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar addresses some of the risks of third party claims typically faced by food and drinks businesses when products fail to meet legal, regulatory and/or industry standards, and/or present risks to consumers.

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting – find out if your company has to comply to and what you will need to do

February 2020

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar helps you to understand if your business will be expected to comply with the new legislation and if so, what the reporting requirements will be, and what actions you need to take.

Marketing of Food and Drink Products and Recent Decisions from the Advertising Standards Authority

February 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar examines the legislative and regulatory framework governing the content of advertisements in the UK.

Approaching EU Exit

January 2020

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. In this webinar, FDF Chief Executive Ian Wright and FDF policy experts discuss the immediate impact of the exit and how the ongoing negotiations and outcome might impact food and drink.

The benefits of moving from Environmental Management to Sustainability

January 2020

Presented by IEMA Fellow. In this webinar, Colin Malcolm discusses the main current and future environmental risks and opportunities facing organisations, and examples of practical steps to integrate these issues into and throughout the wider business to support effective management and performance improvement.

Protecting your USP

November 2019

Presented by Walker Morris. This session provides an overview of the different types of intellectual property rights available with a focus on the food and drink industry.

How HorizonScan Can Be Used in Business For Real-Time Alerting To Make Those Informed Decisions

November 2019

Presented by Fera Science. Outdated food traceability practices aren't built for the modern era with regulators now demanding state-of-the-art practices and modern technologies to ensure better food safety. HorizonScan can help organisations do exactly that, with real-time intelligence of global raw material and commodity issues covering all areas of food integrity. Listen to this webinar to understand the benefits this system can deliver from an independent voice.

Brand Value – recognise and maximise!

November 2019

Presented by Walker Morris. This session provides useful insights and pragmatic guidance on traps new brands can fall into and how to make sure you secure the value in your brand from development through to scale-up.

FDM BRef: Step Change or No Change?

November 2019

Presented by Ramboll. The updated Food, Drink and Milk BAT Reference Document (FDM BRef) is due to be issued by October 2019. This webinar covers the specific requirements of the BRef, highlighting the changes from the previous 2006 version.

Get Ready for Brexit - Indirect Tax and Managing Costs and Cashflow

October 2019

Presented by FDF and Grant Thornton UK LLP. In this webinar we looked in detail at two areas where Food and Drink businesses can take practical 'no regrets' action to get ready for Brexit: indirect tax and managing costs and cashflow.

EU Settlement Scheme

October 2019

Presented by FDF and Squire Patton Boggs. This is the second session on EU Settlement Scheme explaining who is eligible, how to apply, the application process, what rights Settled Status will give after the UK leaves the EU and how you will demonstrate your Settled Status.

Brexit update

October 2019

Presented by FDF. This webinar shares an analysis of the events over the weekend and what may happen in the following critical weeks.

EU Settlement Scheme

October 2019

Presented by FDF and Squire Patton Boggs. This session includes information on who is eligible, how to apply, the application process, what rights Settled Status will give after the UK leaves the EU and how you will demonstrate your Settled Status.

Brexit Food Labelling Changes

October 2019

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar addresses the key labelling changes required on the UK's exit from the EU for sales in both markets; and the implications if we leave without a deal.

Preparing for Brexit

October 2019

Presented by Grant Thornton UK LLP. This webinar provides an overview on how to get ready and refine your Brexit plans, identifying 'no regrets' actions that will prepare you for any eventuality, and sharing their insights on what other businesses are doing.

Quality in the Digital Age

October 2019

Presented by Ideagen. This webinar explains the impact that digitalisation and Industry 4.0 has had on quality management within organisations.

Understanding 'Net Zero' – Decarbonising the Food & Drink Sector

October 2019

Presented by Ramboll. This webinar gives you a better understanding of what Decarbonisation means for your business, why it is important and how you can best address the challenges and opportunities.

ISO 9001:2015 and The Impacts on Your Supply Chain

October 2019

Presented by Ideagen. Paul Hastings explains the transition to ISO 9001:2015 and the impact it can have on your supply chain and those involved, identify key stakeholders and how to manage the potential risks you may experience.

Brexit update

September 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. FDF CEO Ian Wright gives his view on what the options might be for the Government, what they might mean for Brexit and the implications for the food and drink sector as companies face ongoing uncertainty.

Medium Combustion Plant conversion and compliance – Case Study from Tamnvaulin & Fettercairn Distillery

September 2019

Presented by SLR and Flogas Britain. This webinar describes a case study from Tamnvaulin & Fettercairn Distillery where a combustion plant was converted from heavy fuel oil to LPG and how this provided considerable business benefits and costs savings for the operator, in addition to meeting the MCPD requirements.

Turn energy audits into real energy savings

September 2019

Presented by Engie. This webinar shows how you can you use audits to implement real energy- saving strategies, explaining how to identify practical, measurable energy-efficiency and facilities management initiatives to generate energy savings, turning the cost of an audit into an investment.

Driving more growth from Innovation

September 2019

Presented by RSM. This webinar showcases innovation trends currently taking place in the industry and give some examples of how some of these activities can qualify for R&D tax relief.

Brexit update

September 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. FDF CEO Ian Wright updated members and non- members on where PM Boris Johnson has reached in his efforts to secure a deal and implications for no deal planning for the food and drink industry.

Brexit update

July 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. FDF CEO Ian Wright will be updating members and non-members on the latest Brexit discussions following the announcement of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP as the new UK Prime Minister.

Measuring and Reporting Food Waste

July 2019

Presented by WRAP. WRAP and UK food businesses have developed a common food surplus and waste reporting template that is recommended for any instances in which data is shared.

BEIS Industrial Heat Recovery Support Programme

June 2019

Presented by SLR Consulting. Gary Armstrong introduces you to the programme which is still open for applications and gives a couple of examples of projects already receiving support.

Parasitic Copying - Keeping packaging mimics at bay

June 2019

Presented by British Brands Group. John Noble showcases how to scrutinise copying, how shoppers are fooled, how brand owners can protect themselves and what do if you become subject to copying.

Realising the value of ESOS Phase 2 for your business

June 2019

Presented by SLR Consulting. Bob Robinson explains the requirements and benefits of ESOS Phase 2 and the options available and the role of a Lead Assessor as well as the timeline and required actions.

Brexit update

May 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. FDF CEO Ian Wright updates members and non- members on the latest Brexit discussions following the European Parliament election results and the delay of the Wthdrawal Agreement Bill going to Parliament.

Raising finance to scale your food and drink business

May 2019

Presented by Grant Thornton. This webinar covers the current UK funding landscape, the active investors in the market and what they are looking for.

The UK's Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

April 2019

Presented by WRAP and Nestlé UK&I. This webinar lays out the motivation for reducing food waste, how this led to the development of the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap and how businesses can commit to the goals of the Roadmap and get started on their food waste reduction journeys using the best practice approach of “Target Measure Act”.

Weather to Shop

April 2019

Presented by Met Office. Malcolm Lee and Abigail Barbour explain how the weather knowledge of the Met Office can be used to fully exploit your weather sensitivities.

Brexit update

April 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. FDF CEO Ian Wright updates members and non members on the latest Brexit discussions following indicative votes on Monday night and rumours of the Prime Minister's Deal returning later in the week.

Brexit update

March 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. FDF Chief Executive Ian Wright shares his views the options at this critical stage and how food and drink manufacturers need to continue to prepare.

The Pulp & Paper Value Chain: A General Introduction

March 2019

Presented by Decernis and Sappi Europe. This webinar explains how companies can join the initiative or another value chain initiative for food packaging safety, how P&P VIS is collecting, validating, storing and sharing reusable compliance building blocks in a harmonized way.

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

March 2019

Presented by SLR Consulting. Julie Gartside from SLR Consulting helps you understand if your business will be expected to comply with the new requirement and if yes, further details on what the reporting requirements will be.

The benefits of moving from Environmental Management to Sustainability

March 2019

Presented by SLR Consulting. Colin Malcolm of SLR Consulting explains the risks and opportunities facing organisations looking to advance their environmental performance, the extent to which environmental management aligns within the framework of sustainability, and the pathways organisations can use to move from environmental management into sustainability management.

Preparing for Brexit: Key VAT & Customs Considerations

March 2019

Presented by Grant Thornton. This webinar discusses the VAT regime changes as a result of Brexit and explains Making Tax Digital (MTD).

Preparing to leave the EU - A Focus on Working Capital for the Food and Drink Industry

March 2019

Presented by Lloyds Bank. This webinar discusses Brexit and the impact of continuing uncertainty on working capital for the UK Food and Drink Industry.

Food Fraud: Developing Preventative Frameworks

March 2019

Presented by Decernis. This webinar covers Food Adulteration, providing a better understanding of the developing mitigation plans and sources of information available.

Realising the value of ESOS Phase 2 for your business

February 2019

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar explains the requirements and benefits of ESOS Phase 2 and the options available and the role of a Lead Assessor.

Brexit Webinar - Exclusive to FDF members

February 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. In this webinar, FDF CEO Ian Wright analyses the Brexit amendments voted on Wednesday 27 February, what happens next and what more businesses need to do to prepare.

Brexit Webinar - Exclusive to FDF members

February 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. In this webinar, FDF CEO Ian Wright analyses what the latest political developments mean for Brexit after the Prime Minister returns to update the Commons on 13 February 2019.

Brexit Webinar - Exclusive to FDF members

February 2019

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. Following parliamentary votes this month, our CEO Ian Wright CBE analyses the current EU Exit situation.

De-mystifying TUPE

January 2019

Presented by Walker Morris LLP. This webinar looks at when TUPE applies, the impact of TUPE and how to mitigate against the associated risks and liabilities.

Safe Remediation and Modification of Machinery

January 2019

Presented by Omron. This webinar gives you a better understanding of what is required when making changes to machinery, understand legal implications, gain an insight into the complexities of CE marking and how to comply with PUWER.

Noise at Work and your legal requirements

January 2019

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar outlines how managers can train and educate employees to become more aware of the risks and to help them identify any potential breaches in Noise at Work Regulations.

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Last reviewed: 07 Apr 2020