SpeakEasy will share upcoming webinars and virtual workshops to help support the businesses behind the interior design industry and keep our community learning and connecting online through a series of digital tools and communications.
During these uncertain times, it is crucial businesses remain alert and agile to build resilience and mitigate the impact on future operations.
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As part of the preparations towards the end of the Transition Period, the British Embassy in Athens with support of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs invites business and representatives who are interested or involved in the export or import of goods to Great Britain to meet with representatives of the British Government.
The UK Border and Protocol Delivery Group (BPDG) will deliver the GB – EU Border Formalities Day, a special online event, which will cover border formalities between the EU and Great Britain at the end of the Transition Period. This will be an opportunity to speak directly to expert British officials from HMRC (customs), DEFRA (agriculture and food), DFT (transport), BEIS (business) and other key departments on issues relating to trade with Great Britain and to find out about the latest preparations.
17 December | 10.30am-11.30am
The UK has left the EU and is leaving the EU single market and customs union so it’s important for UK businesses to understand the new trading rules which will come into effect. Join for updates on DIT policy areas:
17 December | 10.30am-12.00pm
This free webinar will focus on changes that businesses need to be aware of when trading with EU and non-EU countries from 1 January 2021, including the UK’s Global Tariff on imports, Trade Agreements, Generalised Scheme of Preferences, Trade Remedies and the Government Procurement Agreement. Guest speakers will present on custom and border changes and goods regulations and UKCA/CE marking. In this webinar, you’ll hear from:
• Duncan Adams, Deputy Director, EITA and ESIF Programme Team, UK Regions, Department for International Trade (DIT)
• Graham Zebedee, Director, Continuity Negotiations and Development, Department for International Trade (DIT)
• Benedict Lucken, Trade and Investment Negotiations Directorate, Business Readiness Team Leader, The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
• Simon Dadd, Team Leader, Business Readiness Unit, Border & Protocol Delivery Group (BPDG)
12 – 14 January | 9.30am-4.30pm
Learn about intellectual property from the Intellectual Property Office experts who register and grant trade marks, designs and patents, and advise government on copyright issues. The 3-day classroom based course will enable you to develop a detailed understanding of all aspects of IP and its relationship with business, culture and the economy. You will also develop sound practical skills you can apply to a business environment. You will learn about:
Presenting a series of online panel discussions, live talks and video networking, SBID are bringing professionals across interior design together to share their unique insights on the industry.
Keeping the design community connected with the new SBID SpeakEasy digital series featuring a host of online discussions, live talks, podcasts and more.
SBID supports interior design education through distance learning with accredited online courses.
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