Webinars

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.

EU Exit: What's Next?

December 2018

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. This webinar presents what could the result of Government's vote on EU Exit mean for the future of the process and specifically for food and drink manufacturers, whether it's deal or no deal.

Advertising food and drink products in the UK: understanding the rules

November 2018

Presented by Burges Salmon LLP. This webinar provides a run through of the general rules applicable to advertising food and drink products in the UK and a look at some of the recent decisions on the advertising of high in fat, salt or sugar (HFSS) products.

A Regulator's perspective of food and drink sites

November 2018

Presented by SLR. This webinar reflects on Paul Wright's experience of being responsible for the regulation of numerous food and drink sites in North and Mid Wales. Case studies and practical examples are used to highlight common non-compliances, how the response of the operator can influence regulatory actions and the true cost of non-compliance.

Medium Combustion Plant & Specified Generators – Understanding the requirements

November 2018

Presented by SLR. This webinar provides an overview of the amendments to the Environmental Permitting Regulations and an update now that the Environment Agency's application systems and guidance has been launched.

October 2018

Beating the Retailer's retrospective Audit

Presented by Salitix. This webinar provides knowledge from the only retrospective audit business dedicated to the supply side in the grocery retail sector. Salitix are the experts in defending you from the Grocery Retailer claims you receive and in reconciling, raising and validating sales audit claims in your favour.

Executing improved productivity with systems and data

September 2018

Presented by Siemens. This webinar covers production execution phase of an order lifecycle, from scheduling through manufacturing execution, monitoring and the use the output data to drive better efficiency.

Enabling flexibility with a connected factory

July 2018

Presented by Siemens. In this webinar Dan Smalley discusses how connecting business systems to automation is key to increasing Productivity and Flexibility – linking the Information Technology world to the Operational Technology.

Advertising and Promotions in the Food & Drink Industry

July 2018

Presented by Walker Morris. This webinar covers the law on advertising, the ASA and the CAP & BCAP codes, categories of marketing claims and the specific requirements and risks, comparative advertising – potential pitfalls, promotions/prize draws on product packaging and good marketing approval processes.

Human Error is Inevitable: How to achieve Better Safety Performance through Understanding Human Behaviour

July 2018

Presented by SLR. This webinar covers two themes: the factors that drive human behaviour at work and some examples of the role this plays in safety performance and provides some insights into how managers and leaders at all levels might improve their insight into the factors driving safety performance and how to address them.

The benefits for SMEs of moving from environmental management to sustainability

June 2018

This webinar explores 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.

Designing and optimising the production process

June 2018

Presented by Siemens. This webinar discusses how Simulation is being used to understand and optimise all aspects of the production whole factory design, down to line material flow, machine optimisation and the dynamics of fluids themselves.

Realising the value of ESOS Phase 2 for your business

June 2018

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

Does your product development respond to market and consumer needs?

May 2018

Presented by Siemens. This webinar discusses how digitalisation is changing how companies develop products.

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Assisting Global Trade / Connecting Businesses

May 2018

Presented by Santander. The webinar discusses Santander's representation around the world and how they leverage this to assist UK companies in targeted export markets.

What is Digitalisation?

April 2018

Presented by ABB Robotics. This webinar covers simple cost effective solutions to actively manage the production facility from reactive maintenance / breakdown to proactive planned asset management.

Contractor management - the key to compliance

April 2018

Presented by Alcumus. The webinar discusses the use of contractors within the food manufacturing industry.

Environment Agency, new enforcement approach, sanctions and increased fees

April 2018

Presented by SLR. The webinar covers two themes: the proposed changes to the EA's enforcement and sanctions approach, and proposed changes to fees and charges for its regulatory activities.

GDPR in the Food & Drink sector – is your business ready?

March 2018

Presented by CMS. This webinar will discuss the key implications of GDPR for organisations in the food and drink sector in the UK, including what is going to change in terms of data privacy and key actions for your business to take now in order to ensure compliance with the new rules.

Your IP, Your Risk

March 2018

Presented by Nucleus IP. This webinar aims to explain the legal effectiveness and differences of the various IP protective components: Trade Marks, patents, designs and copyright.

From Environmental Management to Sustainability

February 2018

Presented by SLR. This webinar will explore 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.

Making the transition to ISO14001:2015

January 2018

Presented by SLR. This webinar will look into techniques and approaches that deliver effective modifications, resulting in conformance to ISO 14001:2015.

National Living Wage / National Minimum Wage & Immigration

January 2018

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar will look into the proposals for the future status of EU nationals, but of perhaps more greater concern, the Government's potential post-Brexit immigration policy for EU nationals.

Brexit and EEA workers

December 2017

Presented by Burges Salmon.This webinar will look into the implications of Brexit for EEA workers.

Medium Combustion Plant Directive

November 2017

Presented by SLR. This webinar will provide an overview of the MCPD and explain how acting early will enable businesses with multiple operational sites to forecast their capital expenditures to soften the impact and provide a smooth transition in making the necessary upgrades to ensure compliance.

Management of Global Product Recall

November 2017

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs.This webinar will focus on handling a product recall with a particular emphasis on international recalls including in the UK, EU and US.

Pricing, Obesity and Reformulation Research – Polling and Focus Groups

June 2017

In this webinar Andrew (Lord) Cooper, Founder of consumer research agency Populus, takes us through the key findings of polling and focus group research undertaken on behalf of FDF.

Understanding the new Committee of Advertising Practice Rules on Advertising Food Products

May 2017

In this webinar Andy Taylor, Regulatory Policy Executive at the Committee of Advertising Practice, explains the new rules on advertising food products that are due to come into force in July 2017.

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Last reviewed: 18 Oct 2019