09 March 2022
10:00 - 15:00
UK tariff codes help the UK government to track trade imports into the country and charge the right tariffs each product. HS codes are an international system for tracking trade goods. It is a legal obligation for any importers or exporters to declare the correct Tariff Code as this triggers the duties payable and also any sanctions or quotas.Login to register
Understanding how to establish the correct codes will make completing your import papers easier to achieve, and ensure no surprises later from any HMRC audits.
You’ll leave with a clear understanding of:
- An introduction to the Tariff Codes volumes I-III
- How to navigate around the tariff
- How does a tariff code attract duty?
- Countervailing, anti-dumping and quotas
- Recording the declared originating papers
About your instructors:
Lesley Batchelor OBE, is a champion of UK exporters, with a powerful track record in enhancing the international performance of hundreds of businesses. From a blue-chip background, she worked as director general of the Institute of Export (IOE) for 12 years promoting professionalism and the need for qualifications and support for businesses.
- Co-Chair of the Bribery Act 2010 Scrutiny expert panel working with DFID and the Government.
- Anti-corruption Champion
- IP Auditing international marketing
- Advising on APPG Advisory Panels on Trade & Investment and Manufacturing and Select Committees supporting SMEs
- ICC/WTO MSME trade negotiation.
- ICC WTO Alliance & Trade & Investment Committee.
Lesley now runs Exportbootcamps.com an ICC and ILM accredited training company with a real difference. Using years of experience teaching and training businesses owners and managers to trade competently internationally, the BootCamps approach guarantees engagement and results.
She also acts as a board advisor to Bridgehead International Agency and Open Borders Direct. With invaluable expertise in intellectual property, global licensing and marketing Lesley was awarded CBI Real Business First Woman in Business Services and CEO of the year from Trade Association Congress in 2015.
Lesley is often sought out for comment on Brexit and international trade issues, writing thought leadership pieces for many journals, TV and radio stations.
Arne Mielken is Managing Director of London-based Customs Manager Ltd, which offers a range of services to help business with compliant, reliable, efficient & expedient cross-border movement of goods. Customs Manager supports businesses with the development of insightful thought leadership, global trade intelligence, continuous education and training and a wide range of support and consulting services in the area of customs, trade agreements and export controls. Having worked in and with the European and UK meat and livestock trading sector on trade and veterinary legislation since 2005. He is a former Secretary-General of the European Organization of Young Farmers and worked with ship suppliers delivering food and drink to international vessels and tourist ferries.
He holds a Trans-Atlantic Masters Degree from the University of Washington and worked for major American companies in the field of Global Trade Management. He currently offers customs and global trade courses in German, French and Spanish.
Pricing (including VAT)
(tickets available until 03/03/2022)
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