Prepare your Business for Customs

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Prepare your Business for Customs

'Preparing your Business for Customs'


An Online Customs Training Workshop to help companies with importing and exporting when the UK leaves the European Union is being run by Local Enterprise Office Galway.

This interactive workshop will provide you and your business with a better understanding of the potential impacts, formalities and procedures to be adopted when trading with the UK, outside the Single Market and Custom Unions ("Third Country").

This online workshop is open to all businesses and will cover topics such as new Customs regulations with UK, effective from 1st January 2021, how tariffs work and how to correctly classify goods. Early action must take place to get processes in place.  

Workshop Contents

General Overview

-   Importing / Exporting
-   Brexit:  Customs Impact
-   Information Sources


 Tariff Classification

-   Classification Codes
-   Binding Tariff Information (BTI)
-   Preferential Origin
-   Classification Examples
-   Exercises


 SADs & Associated Documents

-  Transport & Trade Documents
-   Community Transit
-  SAD Boxes
-  Customs Procedure
-  Customs Broker Management
-   Exercises


Brexit Planning

-  UK Clearance
-  Goods Transit across the UK
-  Union Customs Code
-  Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) 
-   Exercises - Q & A   


Review & Questions


Export Edge will seek pre-workshop input from participants and follow on afterwards.    

These sessions would include core Customs learning content in preparation for Brexit withdrawal, attendee participation through online discussions, case studies and chats to address members issues.

-      Attendees can sign in online and be requested to provide end of day course evaluation feedback.

-      Pre-workshop contact to take place and review of attendee trade and customs issues.

-      Follow up after the event with further details.

While COVID-19 prevention is now critical to everyone’s health, the need to overcome pending Brexit Customs issues is now becoming essential for most businesses. Irish Revenue have indicated that over 90,000 businesses will be affected and DBEI highlighted that 85% of SMEs are at risk following Brexit withdrawal period. 

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Export Edge will be delivering this workshop - over the next few weeks they will be putting free customs updates and supports on their website for LEO members. To review any updates log onto