Webinars

Extended Producer Responsibility: Opportunities for Circularity

December 2020

Presented by Valpak. This webinar outlines the current timeline for EPR Reform, the Managed Competition Model Proposal and UK recycling targets for the Food and Drink industry.

Preventing and Defending Claims for Nuisance

November 2020

Presented by ITPEnergised and CMS. This webinar expands on claims for nuisance, throwing light on a subject all too often kept behind closed doors and struggled with alone.

From Environmental Management to sustainability

November 2020

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar discusses how moving from environmental management to sustainability can support organisations in achieving their strategic business objectives.

Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting

November 2020

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar covers Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting and what your company will need to do within the new legislation requirement for large enterprises.

The proposed UK Emission Trading System

November 2020

Presented by SLR Consulting. This webinar shares an overview of the government's current proposals for a UK Emission Trading System, to replace the current EU ETS from the end of 2020.

Unlocking value from environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance

November 2020

Presented by ITPEnergised. This webinar helps your business better understand ESG performance by outlining the main process elements requiring assessment and five key considerations needed to evaluate your ESG approach.

Building Resilience for a Sector in Transition

November 2020

Presented by Marsh and Food and Drink Federation. This webinar explores how food and drink businesses can evolve to respond to key challenges impacting our sector.

The changing energy mix: decarbonise your energy and save money now

November 2020

Presented by BasePower, INNIO and Clarke Energy. Learn how the food and drink sector can achieve vast cost savings and introduce new technologies, whilst future proofing production.

Noise at Work Assessments

October 2020

Presented by SLR. This webinar shares why assessing and mitigating noise at work is important, and what measures can be implemented.

Unlocking the value of Demand Side Response

October 2020

Presented by Engie. This webinar looks at DSR and the flexibility it provides in supporting the UK's transition to lower-carbon generation.

B Corp explained

October 2020

Presented by innocent and B Lab UK. Join us to hear from innocent and B Lab UK about the B Corp movement and why you might want to certify as a B Corp

Net Zero and Science Based Targets – What do they mean?

October 2020

Presented by SLR. This webinar explains how your emissions may relate to a major client's carbon footprint/target, the steps required to set your own targets.

The post-lockdown consumer

September 2020

Presented by Levercliff. Levercliff, category consultants to the food and drink industry, are tracking consumer behaviour through the Covid-19 crisis.

Consumer and business attitudes to reformulation and making changes to your products for health

September 2020

Presented by the Food and Drink Federation and Levercliff. This webinar helps you learn more about consumer attitudes to reformulation and health and the business perspective to making changes for health.

FDF Insights Day 2020

September 2020

Presented by the Food and Drink Federation. This webinar enables current professional affiliates to gain a broader understanding of the FDF structure and priorities.

SME - Creating the Right D2C Communication Model

August 2020

Presented by Definition Agency. This webinar looks at how the D2C landscape has changed since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Impact of Brexit on Food Labelling

August 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar addresses the impact of Brexit on labelling for food and drink products, for sales in both the EU and the UK markets.

Brexit - Price is top of Buyers Agenda

August 2020

Presented by Levercliff. This webinar focuses on category due diligence in a 'post-Covid, Brexit landscape' to get your buyer negotiations just right.

Continuous protection from sags and surges

July 2020

Presented by ABB. This webinar discusses power quality issues affecting food & beverage customers, the impacts on business and productivity of the facilities and how ABB can help to mitigate the impact of these utility events.

Sales Directors' Forum: Food Service Insight and the impact of Covid-19

July 2020

Presented by Food and Drink Federation. The Sales Directors' Forums are a powerful forum bringing together the Sales Directors in our membership with leading retail figures for a regular exchange of views and debate.

Cannabis and CBD in food and drink: Fad or the Future?

July 2020

Presented by Food and Drink Federation and Hanway Associates. This webinar brings together industry experts in a 'round-table' format to discuss, debate and educate about this rapidly growing CBD sector.

Navigating Challenging Property Insurance Market Conditions - A Best Practice Discussion

July 2020

Presented by Marsh Ltd. This webinar guides you on how to take a strategic approach to your property insurance renewal which can help mitigate the worst extent of these challenges.

Climate-related Risks and Opportunities: Increasing organisational resilience through TCFD- aligned reporting

July 2020

Presented by Ramboll. This webinar introduces the concept of climate-related risks and opportunities, including transitional and physical, how to assess these, and introduces the TCFD recommendations for preparing climate risk disclosures and improving business resilience.

Brexit and your workforce – how should food and drink manufacturers prepare for upcoming changes to the UK's immigration system?

July 2020

Presented by Walker Morris. This webinar offers practical steps that organisations can be taking now to prepare for the changes to the UK immigration system.

How data and digital technology can drive growth and minimise risks

July 2020

Presented by RSM. This webinar shares practical guidance on how data and digital technology can drive growth and minimise risks.

Innovating for the Post Covid19 Consumer

July 2020

Presented by Levercliff. This webinar provides hot off the press data on how best to approach adapting product ranges or pivoting business to meet the needs of these new consumers.

The power of resilient manufacturing and reduced energy costs

June 2020

Presented by Clarke Energy. This webinar helps develop understanding and establish the foundations in driving energy efficiency within your organisation, whilst contributing to carbon reduction commitments.

COVID-19 update for food and drink manufacturers in Wales | Part 3

June 2020

Presented by the Food and Drink Federation. This webinar offers practical application of the government guidance they have put in place to ensure the smooth running of their operations and safety for their staff.

Working smarter not harder

June 2020

Presented by Ideagen. This webinar shares the benefits of implementing a centralised electronic QHSE management system to manage the above in a controlled and efficient manner, ensuring that all interested parties are notified of the changes and the part that they play moving forward.

ABB Electrification in Food & Beverage - Service Solutions

June 2020

Presented by ABB. This webinar discusses safety, energy efficiency and energy management, asset performance and optimization, digitalization.

Launch of FDF/SLR report on decarbonising heat to Net Zero

June 2020

Presented by the Food and Drink Federation and SLR. This webinar launches the FDF/SLR report on how the food and drink manufacturing sector can decarbonise heat towards net zero, what barriers may be faced and the interventions needed from Government to enable the transition.

Risk Management and Covid-19

June 2020

Presented by Global Counsel. This webinar helps to plan your risk strategy for a range of business critical eventualities.

COVID-19 update for food and drink manufacturers in Wales | Part 2

June 2020

Presented by the Food and Drink Federation. This webinar offers practical application of the government guidance they have put in place to ensure the smooth running of their operations and safety for their staff.

Energy Management and Asset Supervision through ABB Digital Solutions

June 2020

Presented by the ABB Digital Solutions. This webinar disusses improving performance and optimization of owned assets to reduce total operating costs.

SME and the Challenges of Covid-19

May 2020

Presented by All Together. This webinar shares how SMEs can navigate these extremely challenging times in the face of the Covid-19 global pandemic.

COVID-19 update for food and drink manufacturers in Wales

May 2020

Presented by the Food and Drink Federation. This webinar is an opportunity to learn more about how the Welsh Government responded to the pandemic and how the coronavirus legislation and guidance in Wales differs to the rest of the UK.

Your motors are talking to you. Are you listening?

May 2020

Presented by ABB. This webinar presents ways to minimize up to 70% of your unplanned downtime, reduce operation costs by up to 30% and energy consumption by up to 10% with a very quick payback time.

Reducing Energy Costs Through On-site Generation and Storage

May 2020

Presented by Ylem Energy. This webinar expands on helping the grid to move to a decentralised network so they can better meet the current demands while saving your own company significant ongoing costs.

Unlocking the Lockdown

May 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar highlights practical legal and HR issues food and drink businesses are likely to encounter in a slow / phased return process.

COVID-19 - Making Sense of the UK Government Funding Schemes

May 2020

Presented by Lloyds Bank. This webinar gives an update on the Government funding schemes and how they can access it.

Generating Meaningful Marketing Insights

April 2020

Presented by Levercliff. This webinar gives an understanding of what meaningful insights are and how you can use them to help guide your strategies.

Covid 19 - Top tips for coping with changing demand

April 2020

Presented by RSM. This webinar covers practical guidance on how food and drink businesses can adapt to the different challenges coronavirus started to reveal.

The New Era of IE5 Motors

April 2020

Presented by ABB LV motors. This webinar provides information on the new available technologies to reduce energy wastage and how to calculate cost reduction on using the ultra-high efficiency motors and variable speed drives.

Striking The Right Tone during the COVID-19 Crisis

April 2020

Presented by LUX - The Food & Drink Agency. This webinar helps your brand navigate Coronavirus and land the right type of content and conversation across PR and social media.

Furloughing – making successful claims and considering the exit strategy

April 2020

Presented by Walker Morris. This webinar guides you through the furlough scheme portal in order to maximise your chances of a successful claim.

COVID-19: Health & Safety Aspects of Increased Production, Strained Resources and Producing New or Different Products

April 2020

Presented by Squire Patton Boggs. This webinar addresses the key risks and safeguards associated with the health and safety of employees and others, in connection with issues commonly facing food and drink manufacturers during the COVID-19 crisis.

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: 23 Nov 2020