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Sharing key industry webinars and virtual workshops to support your business

SpeakEasy highlights key 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.

SBID Accredited members can also access a monthly programme of exclusive CPD webinars to aid ongoing learning and gain specialist industry knowledge.

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Upcoming Business Webinars:

If you’re interested in registering to any of the below webinars, log in to SBIDPro

Intellectual property training course: IP Masterclass

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:

  • Protecting and defending your own IP – at home and abroad
  • Searching trade mark, design and patent registers
  • The role of the IP attorney and when to seek professional advice
  • Understanding other people’s IP and how to avoid trouble

Importing: What you need to know about Staged Controls

21 January | 11.45pm-12.45pm

The webinar explains what actions you need to take to export goods from Great Britain to the EU and move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. We’ll provide a run-through of the key export processes – staged border controls, zero-rated VAT, customs declaration, using an intermediary as well as licences, certificates and authorisations that you’ll need.

What are customs import declarations?

22 January | 1.45pm-2.45pm

This webinar explains how to make import declarations to import goods between the EU and Great Britain, including simplified and supplementary declarations, as well as the key terminology and new processes.

Exporting: Actions you need to take now

22 January | 11.45pm-12.45pm

The webinar explains what actions you need to take to export goods from Great Britain to the EU and move goods between Great Britain and Northern Ireland. We’ll provide a run-through of the key export processes – staged border controls, zero-rated VAT, customs declaration, using an intermediary as well as licences, certificates and authorisations that you’ll need.

Trader responsibilities when using an intermediary

22 January | 1.45pm-2.45pm

This webinar explains your responsibilities as a trader if you choose to use an intermediary from 1 January 2021.

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