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Preparing your manufacturing business for Brexit, 15 February 2018, Penrith

Start date: 15/02/2018
Cost: Free Please register via Eventbrite link

Location:
Environment Agency,
Ghyll Mount,
Gillan Way,
Penrith 40 Business Park,
Penrith,
Cumbria
CA11 9BP

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm

Theme: Operational efficiency

Do you import goods from overseas, operate in international supply chains or export goods? If so, there are some significant changes ahead for when the UK leaves the Customs Union.

Whilst trade deals and timelines are to be negotiated, there are still preparations that you can start to make for your business. Preparing a plan to manage Brexit now, no matter the final outcome of negotiations, will ensure that you are able to service your customers and continue with business as usual.

The Cumbria Manufacturing Service will be delivering a free workshop in Penrith in partnership with the Cumbria Business Growth Hub, the Rural Payment Agency and FW Capital. This event will offer you an outline of what Brexit means for small and medium manufacturing firms and provide you with tools to start preparing your business.

Confirmed speakers and panellists

  • Alan Reid, Manufacturing Advisor, Cumbria Manufacturing Service
  • Speakers TBC, Cumbria Chamber of Commerce
  • Jenny Little, Rural Development Manager, Rural Payments Agency
  • Maria Ramsdale, Investment Executive, FW Capital
  • International Trade Advisor, The Growth Company

Who should attend?
Manufacturing leaders and managers from small and medium businesses who are responsible for strategic development, financial management and/or sales and marketing.

What will I leave with?
Tools to start preparing your business planning

Access to local expertise to help you with business planning, supply chain management and/or sales and marketing strategy.

Agenda
10:00  Registration and networking
10:30  Welcome
10:40  What are the implications of Brexit for manufacturers? -Alan Reid, Manufacturing Advisor, Cumbria Manufacturing Service
11:10  Refreshments
11:20  How to start planning for Brexit – panel
12:00  Workshop and roundtable discussion
13:00  Lunch, networking and drop-in clinic
14:00  Close

For more information:

https://www.businessgrowthhub.com/events/2018/02/preparing-your-manufacturing-business-for-brexit-penrith

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