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International Trade Club Breakfast Meeting

May 16, 2024

08:00 - 10:15

Hyndburn

East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce

Elevate your understanding of key global business dynamics by joining our upcoming International Trade Club meeting on the 16th May 2024.

Join us to learn about current international trade barriers and gain insights into strategies for navigating all the complexities of bribery and corruption. Don't miss this opportunity to equip yourself with essential knowledge and strategies that will empower your organization to thrive in the complex realm of international business.

Agenda

08:00 - Breakfast and networking 

08:45 - Resolving International Trade Barriers. Meet our very own UK Superhero defending the UKs battleground overseas!! Trade barriers slow down, limit or prevent UK businesses exporting to or investing in an overseas market. They affect businesses of all sizes and at all stages of exporting, even if you’re just exploring opportunities. Join us to learn about the UKs Superhero’s responsible for resolving overseas barriers to trade and connect directly with the UK Taskforce to understand their new practical support package for escalating unfair trade barriers.

09:15 - Accreditation and Conformity UKAS determines the technical competence, reliability and integrity of Conformity Assessment Bodies, but what are the benefits

09:45 - Bribery and Corruption Explanations of the different types of bribery and corruption along with examples and how organisations can spot bribery and corruption offences. Discussing policies and procedures organisations can implement to mitigate the risk of bribery and corruption offences occurring and provide an overview of the Bribery act 2010 including the penalties for breaches.

10:15 - Refreshments and Networking.

The International Trade Club is an exclusive network for manufacturers, exporters and importers.

For enquiries call Marie on 01254 3563448.

£60 per attendee or 100% UKSPF funding available to businesses located in Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn & Blackburn with Darwen.

Venue address

Mercure Dunkenhalgh Hotel & Spa, Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5JP
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