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International Trade Compliance Manager

This course has become a popular session for anyone involved in looking after International Trade and Customs Compliance in a business whether from a management or administrative point of view. It looks at how to promote a strong Compliance Culture throughout the organization (from directors through to hands-on staff) to meet external regulators and HMRC requirements.

Course Date: 18 Oct 2018

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

A one-day introduction to Importing designed to offer basic grounding in import documentation and customs procedures. Ideal for beginners.

Course Date: 6 Nov 2018

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 6 Nov 2018

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Tariff Classification Explained

This one day presentation looks at the background to the tariff, the structure of the UK Integrated Tariff of the UK and explains the structure of commodity codes. Learn the key tips for correctly understanding the commodity code system in a day.

Course Date: 7 Nov 2018

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
CDS Awareness Session - Half Day

This half-day awareness course is to introduce you to Customs new Computer software system Customs Declaration Service (CDS). This system is replacing CHIEF but has very little in common with its predecessor. Find out what it can/cannot do and timescales for implementation. A must for those using in-house software, or those checking import/export entries.

Course Date: 8 Nov 2018

Venue: Cheadle

CDS half-day MAN
Delegate Price £220

  Book Online  
Beginners Guide to Exporting & Importing

This entertaining and informative one day course will introduce you to the terms and practices used in exporting and importing and, through a series of enjoyable exercises and activities, give you an insight into how goods are bought and sold across the world.

Course Date: 8 Nov 2018

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Trading with the USA: Defence/Imports & Exports

A popular interactive training course designed for companies involved in the Defence, High Technology and Military environment. The USA have very heavy controls on some of their goods; incorrect end-use of certain US technology and lead to potential fines and penalties - ultimately being denied the right to trade with the USA. This course looks at the controls and regulations affecting goods that are caught under the EAR and ITAR

Course Date: 21 Nov 2018

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 22 Nov 2018

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
The Importers Workshop: Advance Guide to Import Procedures:

Practical follow-up to Import Essentials or for those already experienced in import procedures this interactive course covering all aspects of import procedures is a must. Fully updated following the UCC and EU Referendum.

Course Date: 29 Nov 2018

2 day london
Delegate Price £695

  Book Online  
Dangerous Goods Awareness Course

This one day course is a basic introduction to the air, sea and road regulations involved in the packaging and transportation of dangerous goods. This course is hugely beneficial in assisting all employees in recognizing potential dangerous goods that they may come into contact within their work environment.

Course Date: 3 Dec 2018

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Export Distribution & Sales Channels

Evidence suggests that the appointment of a suitable representative is the biggest single success factor in any export market. The next factor is managing them effectively to ensure they achieve their potential, which is one of the most challenging management roles of all. This course is aimed at key export personnel who are seeking to enter new export markets.

Course Date: 4 Dec 2018

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
International Trade Compliance Manager

This course has become a popular session for anyone involved in looking after International Trade and Customs Compliance in a business whether from a management or administrative point of view. It looks at how to promote a strong Compliance Culture throughout the organization (from directors through to hands-on staff) to meet external regulators and HMRC requirements.

Course Date: 5 Dec 2018

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Inward Processing Relief - IP Workshop

IP can save you a lot of money but can also prove quite a headache! Whether you already operate Inward Processing relief, or would just like to know more, this practical workshop unravels the mysteries. Fully updated to cover the new requirements introduced under the UCC in May 2016.

Course Date: 11 Dec 2018

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
IQ Level 3 AEO Qualification

At last a qualification for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme. Covering both Customs Simplifications and Safety & Security this IQ Level 3 Award takes you through the basics of the AEO requirements as well as looking at what is required when completing Sections 1-5 (Customs) and Section 6 (Safety & Security) of the UK Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). An import qualification for any company looking at becoming AEO, needing to establish AEO compliance or already approved requiring a refresher. Completely updated for UCC changes and Brexit implications.

Course Date: 15 Jan 2019

4 Day AEO IQ
Delegate Price £850

  Book Online  
Customs Warehousing & Duty Reliefs

The UCC focuses more importance on using duty suspended storage facilities and linking them to other duty relief procedures. This workshop, as well as explaining how to set up a customs bonded warehouse facility in the UK will shows you how to improve your cash flow, support customs regimes and save money by using Customs Duty Relief Procedures.

Course Date: 21 Jan 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

This practical one-day seminar looks at the interconnected elements of importing goods into the UK.

Course Date: 23 Jan 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Tariff Classification Explained

This one day presentation looks at the background to the tariff, the structure of the UK Integrated Tariff of the UK and explains the structure of commodity codes. Learn the key tips for correctly understanding the commodity code system in a day.

Course Date: 24 Jan 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
What's New: UCC, Brexit and Trade Updates

The biggest change to EU Customs Law was implemented on the 1st May 2016 (the UCC) shortly before the UK voted to exit the EU on 23rd June 2016. In a busy working environment it is often difficult to keep up-to-date with the changes in customs and international trade procedures. So join Strong & Herd and HM Revenue and Customs in our special What%u2019s New workshops which will be concentrating on the practical impact to EU businesses trading internationally.

Course Date: 28 Jan 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
EU Trade & Intrastat: The Brexit Impact

Trading with EU Member States - currently, while the UK is a member of the EU, trading with other member states is relatively easy though there are still regulations relating to VAT and HMRC reporting. This seminar can help you understand specific requirements for EU Trade including how to be compliant with the Intrastat reports and EC Sales Lists and will take a forward look at the impact the Brexit referendum will have on UK companies trading in the EU.

Course Date: 29 Jan 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Advanced Guide to Import, Export & Customs Procedures

For experienced customs practitioners this course looks at the key areas of customs procedures in an interactive workshop environment. Looks at the international rules relating to customs as adopted in the UK which will become more relevant on the UK leaving the EU.

Course Date: 30 Jan 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Full Certificate

This 3-day course is aimed for people new to the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air. The certification course provides delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly handle and prepare shipments of dangerous goods for transport by air. We give learners confidence to transfer the knowledge into their work environment. Our training encourages participation and ensure that the course is relevant, interesting and engaging.

Course Date: 4 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

3 day Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Full)
Delegate Price £545

  Book Online  
Introduction to Excise Procedures

A one-day introduction to excise duties and procedures designed to offer a basic knowledge of the structure, holding and movement of excise duties on alcohols, tobacco and oils. Ideal for beginners or anyone wanting an understanding of this often misunderstood topic.

Course Date: 5 Feb 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Special Procedures Under UCC

Under the Union Customs Code (UCC) which came into force on 1st May 2016 new Special Procedures now apply to companies wanting to use Inward Processing, End-Use, Customs Warehousing, Temporary Admission or Transit procedures. This course is designed to give companies practical guidance in a workshop environment and looks at the new Special Procedures and the Transitional Measures that were introduced to bridge the gap between the old and new Customs Laws.

Course Date: 6 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Customs Valuation Rules Explained

Valuing goods for Customs Purposes is a key area of International Trade Compliance. This one day interactive session gives a practical look at the legal Articles and Valuation Methods for establishing a correct customs value at export and import, including transfer pricing for customs purposes and explains opportunities for customs duty savings if you get your valuation of goods right.

Course Date: 7 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Revalidation Certificate)

This is a 2-day course for delegates who have attended the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air course must undertake a Dangerous Goods by Air (Re-validation) training within two years of the original course. If this period is exceeded, delegates must repeat the original three-day course.

Course Date: 7 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Revalidation)
Delegate Price £420

  Book Online  
Practical Guide to Import, Export & Customs Procedures

A more detailed look at customs procedures, follow-on from both Import and Export Essentials. After the change of Customs law in May 2016 (the UCC) greater emphasis is being placed on a company ability to understand customs procedures and the need for skilled staff. This course looks at the important areas of customs compliance as well as giving a detailed overview of the duty relief procedures available for exporters and importers.

Course Date: 12 Feb 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 14 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Export Distribution & Sales Channels

Evidence suggests that the appointment of a suitable representative is the biggest single success factor in any export market. The next factor is managing them effectively to ensure they achieve their potential, which is one of the most challenging management roles of all. This course is aimed at key export personnel who are seeking to enter new export markets.

Course Date: 20 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Inward Processing Relief - IP Workshop

IP can save you a lot of money but can also prove quite a headache! Whether you already operate Inward Processing relief, or would just like to know more, this practical workshop unravels the mysteries. Fully updated to cover the new requirements introduced under the UCC in May 2016.

Course Date: 21 Feb 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Trading with the USA: Defence/Imports & Exports

A popular interactive training course designed for companies involved in the Defence, High Technology and Military environment. The USA have very heavy controls on some of their goods; incorrect end-use of certain US technology and lead to potential fines and penalties - ultimately being denied the right to trade with the USA. This course looks at the controls and regulations affecting goods that are caught under the EAR and ITAR

Course Date: 22 Feb 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

A one-day introduction to Importing designed to offer basic grounding in import documentation and customs procedures. Ideal for beginners.

Course Date: 26 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Preparing for a Customs Audit

Customs compliance is checked by HMRC under an audit system. HMRC are putting more responsibilities on traders and intend to run stricter audits with the hope of rating companies as "compliant" so they can concentrate on non-compliant companies. With the introduction of the Finance Act provisions on Senior Accounting Officers and the upcoming integration of the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) system the customs audit takes on even more significance than it did before.

Course Date: 27 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Vat in International Trade

The VAT implications of supplying goods or services to overseas customers or receiving supplies from overseas suppliers are often not understood, and failure to account for VAT properly or follow the correct procedures could lead to penalties. This course takes you through the rules in a thorough, logical and enjoyable way, with plenty of worked examples. It is fully interactive with ample opportunity to ask questions of the presenter, who is a practising chartered accountant with clients who face many practical issues surrounding international trade. The presenter has seen examples of businesses who have failed to register for VAT in other countries when they have been obliged to do so; who have not accounted for VAT in the UK on purchases; or who have wrongly assumed that a sale to an overseas customer qualifies for zero-rating. The course will help you understand the correct procedures and the pitfalls.

Course Date: 27 Feb 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Beginners Guide to Exporting & Importing

This entertaining and informative one day course will introduce you to the terms and practices used in exporting and importing and, through a series of enjoyable exercises and activities, give you an insight into how goods are bought and sold across the world.

Course Date: 28 Feb 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
How to Complete a Customs Entry- CHIEF Data Entry 1 day course

More companies than ever before are now completing or looking at the opportunity of completing their own import/export entries. This course provides a practical guide into the completion of CHIEF C88, CFSP and NES entries as well as the requirements for EIDR and CSE the new systems introduced under the Union Customs Code (UCC)

Course Date: 5 Mar 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
IQ Level 3 AEO Qualification

At last a qualification for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme. Covering both Customs Simplifications and Safety & Security this IQ Level 3 Award takes you through the basics of the AEO requirements as well as looking at what is required when completing Sections 1-5 (Customs) and Section 6 (Safety & Security) of the UK Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). An import qualification for any company looking at becoming AEO, needing to establish AEO compliance or already approved requiring a refresher. Completely updated for UCC changes and Brexit implications.

Course Date: 5 Mar 2019

4 Day AEO IQ
Delegate Price £850

  Book Online  
Incoterms Rules Explained

Incoterms training is essential as it protects companies during contractual disputes. Find out why ExWorks is a dangerous term and how businesses go wrong with buying or selling under DDP. What is the best Incoterms 2010 rule for you --- join our interactive incoterms workshop to learn more

Course Date: 7 Mar 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Understanding Origin, Preference & Free Trade Agreements

Are you taking advantage of the Free and Preferential Trade Agreements that are around? A confusing yet important area of customs procedures join this workshop to get a clear understanding of the benefits of preferential trade and the rules of origin. Whether buying (you save the money) or selling (giving the buyer a discount without YOU losing money!) - this clear presentation is a must.

Course Date: 11 Mar 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
What's New: UCC, Brexit and Trade Updates

The biggest change to EU Customs Law was implemented on the 1st May 2016 (the UCC) shortly before the UK voted to exit the EU on 23rd June 2016. In a busy working environment it is often difficult to keep up-to-date with the changes in customs and international trade procedures. So join Strong & Herd and HM Revenue and Customs in our special What%u2019s New workshops which will be concentrating on the practical impact to EU businesses trading internationally.

Course Date: 14 Mar 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
The Importers Workshop: Advance Guide to Import Procedures:

Practical follow-up to Import Essentials or for those already experienced in import procedures this interactive course covering all aspects of import procedures is a must. Fully updated following the UCC and EU Referendum.

Course Date: 21 Mar 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Man
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Tariff Classification Explained

This one day presentation looks at the background to the tariff, the structure of the UK Integrated Tariff of the UK and explains the structure of commodity codes. Learn the key tips for correctly understanding the commodity code system in a day.

Course Date: 15 Apr 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Dangerous Goods Awareness Course

This one day course is a basic introduction to the air, sea and road regulations involved in the packaging and transportation of dangerous goods. This course is hugely beneficial in assisting all employees in recognizing potential dangerous goods that they may come into contact within their work environment.

Course Date: 22 Apr 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
EU Trade & Intrastat: The Brexit Impact

Trading with EU Member States - currently, while the UK is a member of the EU, trading with other member states is relatively easy though there are still regulations relating to VAT and HMRC reporting. This seminar can help you understand specific requirements for EU Trade including how to be compliant with the Intrastat reports and EC Sales Lists and will take a forward look at the impact the Brexit referendum will have on UK companies trading in the EU.

Course Date: 24 Apr 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 25 Apr 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

This practical one-day seminar looks at the interconnected elements of importing goods into the UK.

Course Date: 8 May 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Export Distribution & Sales Channels

Evidence suggests that the appointment of a suitable representative is the biggest single success factor in any export market. The next factor is managing them effectively to ensure they achieve their potential, which is one of the most challenging management roles of all. This course is aimed at key export personnel who are seeking to enter new export markets.

Course Date: 8 May 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Introduction to Excise Procedures

A one-day introduction to excise duties and procedures designed to offer a basic knowledge of the structure, holding and movement of excise duties on alcohols, tobacco and oils. Ideal for beginners or anyone wanting an understanding of this often misunderstood topic.

Course Date: 13 May 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Advanced CHIEF DATA Entry/ CDS - 2 day course

More companies than ever before are now completing or looking at the opportunity of completing their own import/export entries. This course provides an advanced guide for the completion of CHIEF C88, CFSP and NES entries as well as the requirements for EIDR and CSE the new systems introduced under the Union Customs Code (UCC)

Course Date: 14 May 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Man
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Special Procedures under UCC

Under the Union Customs Code (UCC) which came into force on 1st May 2016 new Special Procedures now apply to companies wanting to use Inward Processing, End-Use, Customs Warehousing, Temporary Admission or Transit procedures. This course is designed to give companies practical guidance in a workshop environment and looks at the new Special Procedures and the Transitional Measures that were introduced to bridge the gap between the old and new Customs Laws.

Course Date: 14 May 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Beginners Guide to Exporting & Importing

This entertaining and informative one day course will introduce you to the terms and practices used in exporting and importing and, through a series of enjoyable exercises and activities, give you an insight into how goods are bought and sold across the world.

Course Date: 16 May 2019

Trading with the USA: Defence/Imports & Exports

A popular interactive training course designed for companies involved in the Defence, High Technology and Military environment. The USA have very heavy controls on some of their goods; incorrect end-use of certain US technology and lead to potential fines and penalties - ultimately being denied the right to trade with the USA. This course looks at the controls and regulations affecting goods that are caught under the EAR and ITAR

Course Date: 20 May 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Inward Processing Relief - IP Workshop

IP can save you a lot of money but can also prove quite a headache! Whether you already operate Inward Processing relief, or would just like to know more, this practical workshop unravels the mysteries. Fully updated to cover the new requirements introduced under the UCC in May 2016.

Course Date: 21 May 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
CDS Awareness Session - Half Day

This half-day awareness course is to introduce you to Customs new Computer software system Customs Declaration Service (CDS). This system is replacing CHIEF but has very little in common with its predecessor. Find out what it can/cannot do and timescales for implementation. A must for those using in-house software, or those checking import/export entries.

Course Date: 24 May 2019

Venue: Cheadle

CDS half-day MAN
Delegate Price £220

  Book Online  
What's New: UCC, Brexit and Trade Updates

The biggest change to EU Customs Law was implemented on the 1st May 2016 (the UCC) shortly before the UK voted to exit the EU on 23rd June 2016. In a busy working environment it is often difficult to keep up-to-date with the changes in customs and international trade procedures. So join Strong & Herd and HM Revenue and Customs in our special What%u2019s New workshops which will be concentrating on the practical impact to EU businesses trading internationally.

Course Date: 6 Jun 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Full Certificate

This 3-day course is aimed for people new to the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air. The certification course provides delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly handle and prepare shipments of dangerous goods for transport by air. We give learners confidence to transfer the knowledge into their work environment. Our training encourages participation and ensure that the course is relevant, interesting and engaging.

Course Date: 10 Jun 2019

Venue: Cheadle

3 day Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Full)
Delegate Price £545

  Book Online  
Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Revalidation Certificate)

This is a 2-day course for delegates who have attended the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air course must undertake a Dangerous Goods by Air (Re-validation) training within two years of the original course. If this period is exceeded, delegates must repeat the original three-day course.

Course Date: 13 Jun 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Revalidation)
Delegate Price £420

  Book Online  
IQ Level 3 AEO Qualification

At last a qualification for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme. Covering both Customs Simplifications and Safety & Security this IQ Level 3 Award takes you through the basics of the AEO requirements as well as looking at what is required when completing Sections 1-5 (Customs) and Section 6 (Safety & Security) of the UK Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). An import qualification for any company looking at becoming AEO, needing to establish AEO compliance or already approved requiring a refresher. Completely updated for UCC changes and Brexit implications.

Course Date: 18 Jun 2019

4 Day AEO IQ
Delegate Price £850

  Book Online  
Tariff Classification Explained

This one day presentation looks at the background to the tariff, the structure of the UK Integrated Tariff of the UK and explains the structure of commodity codes. Learn the key tips for correctly understanding the commodity code system in a day.

Course Date: 20 Jun 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 24 Jun 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
The Importers Workshop: Advance Guide to Import Procedures:

Practical follow-up to Import Essentials or for those already experienced in import procedures this interactive course covering all aspects of import procedures is a must. Fully updated following the UCC and EU Referendum.

Course Date: 25 Jun 2019

2 day london
Delegate Price £695

  Book Online  
Incoterms Rules Explained

Incoterms training is essential as it protects companies during contractual disputes. Find out why ExWorks is a dangerous term and how businesses go wrong with buying or selling under DDP. What is the best Incoterms 2010 rule for you --- join our interactive incoterms workshop to learn more

Course Date: 10 Jul 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
What's New: UCC, Brexit and Trade Updates

The biggest change to EU Customs Law was implemented on the 1st May 2016 (the UCC) shortly before the UK voted to exit the EU on 23rd June 2016. In a busy working environment it is often difficult to keep up-to-date with the changes in customs and international trade procedures. So join Strong & Herd and HM Revenue and Customs in our special What%u2019s New workshops which will be concentrating on the practical impact to EU businesses trading internationally.

Course Date: 11 Jul 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

A one-day introduction to Importing designed to offer basic grounding in import documentation and customs procedures. Ideal for beginners.

Course Date: 24 Jul 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
EU Trade & Intrastat: The Brexit Impact

Trading with EU Member States - currently, while the UK is a member of the EU, trading with other member states is relatively easy though there are still regulations relating to VAT and HMRC reporting. This seminar can help you understand specific requirements for EU Trade including how to be compliant with the Intrastat reports and EC Sales Lists and will take a forward look at the impact the Brexit referendum will have on UK companies trading in the EU.

Course Date: 6 Aug 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Customs Warehousing & Duty Reliefs

The UCC focuses more importance on using duty suspended storage facilities and linking them to other duty relief procedures. This workshop, as well as explaining how to set up a customs bonded warehouse facility in the UK will shows you how to improve your cash flow, support customs regimes and save money by using Customs Duty Relief Procedures.

Course Date: 8 Aug 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Understanding Origin, Preference & Free Trade Agreements

Are you taking advantage of the Free and Preferential Trade Agreements that are around? A confusing yet important area of customs procedures join this workshop to get a clear understanding of the benefits of preferential trade and the rules of origin. Whether buying (you save the money) or selling (giving the buyer a discount without YOU losing money!) - this clear presentation is a must.

Course Date: 4 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 5 Sep 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Trading with the USA: Defence/Imports & Exports

A popular interactive training course designed for companies involved in the Defence, High Technology and Military environment. The USA have very heavy controls on some of their goods; incorrect end-use of certain US technology and lead to potential fines and penalties - ultimately being denied the right to trade with the USA. This course looks at the controls and regulations affecting goods that are caught under the EAR and ITAR

Course Date: 6 Sep 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Practical Guide to Import, Export & Customs Procedures

A more detailed look at customs procedures, follow on from both Import and Export Essentials. After the change of Customs law in May 2016 (the UCC) greater emphasis is being placed on a company ability to understand customs procedures and the need for skilled staff. This course looks at the important areas of customs compliance as well as giving a detailed overview of the duty relief procedures available for exporters and importers.

Course Date: 10 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Special Procedures Under UCC

Under the Union Customs Code (UCC) which came into force on 1st May 2016 new Special Procedures now apply to companies wanting to use Inward Processing, End-Use, Customs Warehousing, Temporary Admission or Transit procedures. This course is designed to give companies practical guidance in a workshop environment and looks at the new Special Procedures and the Transitional Measures that were introduced to bridge the gap between the old and new Customs Laws.

Course Date: 11 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Preparing for a Customs Audit

Customs compliance is checked by HMRC under an audit system. HMRC are putting more responsibilities on traders and intend to run stricter audits with the hope of rating companies as "compliant" so they can concentrate on non-compliant companies. With the introduction of the Finance Act provisions on Senior Accounting Officers and the upcoming integration of the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) system the customs audit takes on even more significance than it did before.

Course Date: 12 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

This practical one-day seminar looks at the interconnected elements of importing goods into the UK.

Course Date: 17 Sep 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
IQ Level 3 AEO Qualification

At last a qualification for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme. Covering both Customs Simplifications and Safety & Security this IQ Level 3 Award takes you through the basics of the AEO requirements as well as looking at what is required when completing Sections 1-5 (Customs) and Section 6 (Safety & Security) of the UK Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). An import qualification for any company looking at becoming AEO, needing to establish AEO compliance or already approved requiring a refresher. Completely updated for UCC changes and Brexit implications.

Course Date: 17 Sep 2019

4 Day AEO IQ
Delegate Price £850

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Tariff Classification Explained

This one day presentation looks at the background to the tariff, the structure of the UK Integrated Tariff of the UK and explains the structure of commodity codes. Learn the key tips for correctly understanding the commodity code system in a day.

Course Date: 18 Sep 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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Beginners Guide to Exporting & Importing

This entertaining and informative one day course will introduce you to the terms and practices used in exporting and importing and, through a series of enjoyable exercises and activities, give you an insight into how goods are bought and sold across the world.

Course Date: 19 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

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The Importers Workshop: Advance Guide to Import Procedures:

Practical follow-up to Import Essentials or for those already experienced in import procedures this interactive course covering all aspects of import procedures is a must. Fully updated following the UCC and EU Referendum.

Course Date: 23 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Man
Delegate Price £495

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Export Distribution & Sales Channels

Evidence suggests that the appointment of a suitable representative is the biggest single success factor in any export market. The next factor is managing them effectively to ensure they achieve their potential, which is one of the most challenging management roles of all. This course is aimed at key export personnel who are seeking to enter new export markets.

Course Date: 25 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

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Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 30 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

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Incoterms Rules Explained

Incoterms training is essential as it protects companies during contractual disputes. Find out why ExWorks is a dangerous term and how businesses go wrong with buying or selling under DDP. What is the best Incoterms 2010 rule for you --- join our interactive incoterms workshop to learn more

Course Date: 30 Sep 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

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Introduction to Excise Procedures

A one-day introduction to excise duties and procedures designed to offer a basic knowledge of the structure, holding and movement of excise duties on alcohols, tobacco and oils. Ideal for beginners or anyone wanting an understanding of this often misunderstood topic.

Course Date: 1 Oct 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

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Vat in International Trade

The VAT implications of supplying goods or services to overseas customers or receiving supplies from overseas suppliers are often not understood, and failure to account for VAT properly or follow the correct procedures could lead to penalties. This course takes you through the rules in a thorough, logical and enjoyable way, with plenty of worked examples. It is fully interactive with ample opportunity to ask questions of the presenter, who is a practising chartered accountant with clients who face many practical issues surrounding international trade. The presenter has seen examples of businesses who have failed to register for VAT in other countries when they have been obliged to do so; who have not accounted for VAT in the UK on purchases; or who have wrongly assumed that a sale to an overseas customer qualifies for zero-rating. The course will help you understand the correct procedures and the pitfalls.

Course Date: 2 Oct 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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Customs Valuation Rules Explained

Valuing goods for Customs Purposes is a key area of International Trade Compliance. This one day interactive session gives a practical look at the legal Articles and Valuation Methods for establishing a correct customs value at export and import, including transfer pricing for customs purposes and explains opportunities for customs duty savings if you get your valuation of goods right.

Course Date: 10 Oct 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Full Certificate

This 3-day course is aimed for people new to the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air. The certification course provides delegates with the skills and knowledge required to correctly handle and prepare shipments of dangerous goods for transport by air. We give learners confidence to transfer the knowledge into their work environment. Our training encourages participation and ensure that the course is relevant, interesting and engaging.

Course Date: 14 Oct 2019

Venue: Cheadle

3 day Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Full)
Delegate Price £545

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Advanced CHIEF DATA Entry/ CDS - 2 day course

More companies than ever before are now completing or looking at the opportunity of completing their own import/export entries. This course provides an advanced guide for the completion of CHIEF C88, CFSP and NES entries as well as the requirements for EIDR and CSE the new systems introduced under the Union Customs Code (UCC)

Course Date: 15 Oct 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Man
Delegate Price £495

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Inward Processing Relief - IP Workshop

IP can save you a lot of money but can also prove quite a headache! Whether you already operate Inward Processing relief, or would just like to know more, this practical workshop unravels the mysteries. Fully updated to cover the new requirements introduced under the UCC in May 2016.

Course Date: 16 Oct 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Revalidation Certificate)

This is a 2-day course for delegates who have attended the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air course must undertake a Dangerous Goods by Air (Re-validation) training within two years of the original course. If this period is exceeded, delegates must repeat the original three-day course.

Course Date: 17 Oct 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2 Day Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air (Revalidation)
Delegate Price £420

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What's New: UCC, Brexit and Trade Updates

The biggest change to EU Customs Law was implemented on the 1st May 2016 (the UCC) shortly before the UK voted to exit the EU on 23rd June 2016. In a busy working environment it is often difficult to keep up-to-date with the changes in customs and international trade procedures. So join Strong & Herd and HM Revenue and Customs in our special What%u2019s New workshops which will be concentrating on the practical impact to EU businesses trading internationally.

Course Date: 21 Oct 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
IQ Level 3 AEO Qualification

At last a qualification for the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) Scheme. Covering both Customs Simplifications and Safety & Security this IQ Level 3 Award takes you through the basics of the AEO requirements as well as looking at what is required when completing Sections 1-5 (Customs) and Section 6 (Safety & Security) of the UK Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ). An import qualification for any company looking at becoming AEO, needing to establish AEO compliance or already approved requiring a refresher. Completely updated for UCC changes and Brexit implications.

Course Date: 29 Oct 2019

4 Day AEO IQ
Delegate Price £850

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EU Trade & Intrastat: The Brexit Impact

Trading with EU Member States - currently, while the UK is a member of the EU, trading with other member states is relatively easy though there are still regulations relating to VAT and HMRC reporting. This seminar can help you understand specific requirements for EU Trade including how to be compliant with the Intrastat reports and EC Sales Lists and will take a forward look at the impact the Brexit referendum will have on UK companies trading in the EU.

Course Date: 31 Oct 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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Dangerous Goods Awareness Course

This one day course is a basic introduction to the air, sea and road regulations involved in the packaging and transportation of dangerous goods. This course is hugely beneficial in assisting all employees in recognizing potential dangerous goods that they may come into contact within their work environment.

Course Date: 4 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

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Import Essentials: An Introduction to Importing

A one-day introduction to Importing designed to offer basic grounding in import documentation and customs procedures. Ideal for beginners.

Course Date: 5 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

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Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 5 Nov 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Tariff Classification Explained

This one day presentation looks at the background to the tariff, the structure of the UK Integrated Tariff of the UK and explains the structure of commodity codes. Learn the key tips for correctly understanding the commodity code system in a day.

Course Date: 6 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
How to Complete a Customs Entry- CHIEF Data Entry 1 day course

More companies than ever before are now completing or looking at the opportunity of completing their own import/export entries. This course provides a practical guide into the completion of CHIEF C88, CFSP and NES entries as well as the requirements for EIDR and CSE the new systems introduced under the Union Customs Code (UCC)

Course Date: 7 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
What's New: UCC, Brexit and Trade Updates

The biggest change to EU Customs Law was implemented on the 1st May 2016 (the UCC) shortly before the UK voted to exit the EU on 23rd June 2016. In a busy working environment it is often difficult to keep up-to-date with the changes in customs and international trade procedures. So join Strong & Herd and HM Revenue and Customs in our special What%u2019s New workshops which will be concentrating on the practical impact to EU businesses trading internationally.

Course Date: 12 Nov 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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CDS Awareness Session - Half Day

This half-day awareness course is to introduce you to Customs new Computer software system Customs Declaration Service (CDS). This system is replacing CHIEF but has very little in common with its predecessor. Find out what it can/cannot do and timescales for implementation. A must for those using in-house software, or those checking import/export entries.

Course Date: 12 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

CDS half-day MAN
Delegate Price £220

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Special Procedures under UCC

Under the Union Customs Code (UCC) which came into force on 1st May 2016 new Special Procedures now apply to companies wanting to use Inward Processing, End-Use, Customs Warehousing, Temporary Admission or Transit procedures. This course is designed to give companies practical guidance in a workshop environment and looks at the new Special Procedures and the Transitional Measures that were introduced to bridge the gap between the old and new Customs Laws.

Course Date: 13 Nov 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

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Trading with the USA: Defence/Imports & Exports

A popular interactive training course designed for companies involved in the Defence, High Technology and Military environment. The USA have very heavy controls on some of their goods; incorrect end-use of certain US technology and lead to potential fines and penalties - ultimately being denied the right to trade with the USA. This course looks at the controls and regulations affecting goods that are caught under the EAR and ITAR

Course Date: 20 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Brexit Planning

This course gives businesses a chance to take a step back and review your current international trade activities and what the impact of the UK no longer being in the EU will have on your business. S&H are able to make a difficult area practical due to their involvement, via a number of trade associations, with government departments within Westminster.

Course Date: 21 Nov 2019

Venue: Cheadle

1 day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
The Importers Workshop: Advance Guide to Import Procedures:

Practical follow-up to Import Essentials or for those already experienced in import procedures this interactive course covering all aspects of import procedures is a must. Fully updated following the UCC and EU Referendum.

Course Date: 28 Nov 2019

2 day london
Delegate Price £695

  Book Online  
Export Distribution & Sales Channels

Evidence suggests that the appointment of a suitable representative is the biggest single success factor in any export market. The next factor is managing them effectively to ensure they achieve their potential, which is one of the most challenging management roles of all. This course is aimed at key export personnel who are seeking to enter new export markets.

Course Date: 4 Dec 2019

1 Day London
Delegate Price £495

  Book Online  
Inward Processing Relief - IP Workshop

IP can save you a lot of money but can also prove quite a headache! Whether you already operate Inward Processing relief, or would just like to know more, this practical workshop unravels the mysteries. Fully updated to cover the new requirements introduced under the UCC in May 2016.

Course Date: 10 Dec 2019

Venue: Cheadle

2017 Man 1 Day
Delegate Price £350

  Book Online  
Beginners Guide to Exporting & Importing

This entertaining and informative one day course will introduce you to the terms and practices used in exporting and importing and, through a series of enjoyable exercises and activities, give you an insight into how goods are bought and sold across the world.

Course Date: 12 Dec 2019

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