Through training, discussion, case studies and exercises, the programme is designed:-

To give delegates a thorough understanding of the main documentary requirements and legal obligations placed upon them when exporting from the UK
To ensure delegates are aware of record keeping requirements as demanded by HMRC – the “Audit Trail”
To assist exporters minimise unnecessary costs and delays in delivery

Delegates will be able to produce export documents both correctly and cost-effectively
Delegates will be able to meet the legal obligations demanded of exporters when despatching goods overseas - especially those of meeting UK/EU origin requirements
Delegates will be able to improve their chances of getting paid more quickly

Introduction to the programme
Why is this programme needed? – Case studies of export disasters!
Getting the basics right – simple tips and hints to minimise future problems
Sources of information –
What information an exporter needs to access – and why

Includes a review of the services (and the importance) to exporters of Chamber membership


The export steps, records that need to be kept, software for producing documents, “on-line or hard copy”?

A study of documentary content – including what each item relates to – and why it is there. With specific emphasis on finding commodity codes, understanding and meeting origin requirements - and using Incoterms 2010 correctly.

The documents:-

Commercial – with specific reference to the export invoice (including VAT considerations at export). Also covers quotations and packing lists
Origin – EC C/O, ABCC C/O, EUR1s and the ATR. The session will involve the use of EZ Cert, authentication procedure, correct completion ,Wet/Dry authentication, typical errors and how to avoid them
Other official documents produced by exporter - but required by both exporters and importers – including pre-shipment inspection, quality documents and export licences
Getting the good shipped – Information and documents required by the forwarder
Transport documents – Bills of Lading, AWBs and CMR – and their significance as proofs of export
Working with HMRC – their role, record keeping for Customs’ and the necessary documents –C88s
A review of the programme – The top ten tips - and what to do next

The programme is a one-day programme with two (morning and afternoon) breaks and a half hour lunch break

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Ticket Quantity Price

Member Price

Decrease Increase £360.00

Non-Member Price

Decrease Increase £540.00