EU Exit webinar events

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) encouraged businesses to take part in the Department’s online EU Exit events during November 2020, December 2020 and January 2021, where information and guidance was provided to help businesses prepare for the end of the transition period and navigate the new rules from 1st January 2021.

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EU Exit Event Q&As

7 January 2021

This event focused on providing information and guidance to help businesses navigate the changes following the UK’s exit from the EU.

The presentation is available below:

15 December 2020

This event focused on providing businesses with the most up to date information on what it means for agri-food and plant businesses moving goods from GB to NI; an overview of infrastructure & facilities, logistics & operations at NI Points of Entry and finally an overview of other EU Exit issues for businesses to consider from the Department for Economy.

The presentation is available below:

8 December 2020

This event focused on getting ready to move product from GB to NI; moving Products of Animal Origin (POAO) from NI to GB for export to EU/NI and marketing standards and labelling.

The presentation is available below:

23 November 2020

This event covered trading implications, certification requirements and imports and exports of animals, animal products and plants to GB, EU and Rest of the World post the transition period.

The presentation is available below:

Other webinar events

Invest NI - EU Exit Webinar: What Rules of Origin means for Northern Ireland Business (Tuesday 2 March 2021, 10.00am - 11.00am)

More details about this event and how to register here.

Defra Rules of Origin webinars (24 February - 5 March 2021)

Defra are providing industry sessions (re-runs) for those businesses who were not able to make previous sessions or require further clarity on the rules for their products. See schedule below including the contact details for those running the sessions.

Defra will cover the topics below and there will be an accompanying one page document distributed after the meeting.

  • Bilateral Cumulation
  • Tolerance Rule
  • Accounting Segregation
  • Rules for Chapters 7, 8 and 20, and restrictions in other chapters
  • Case Studies
  • Questions & questions to take away

Unfortunately, Defra will not be able to cover origin procedures in depth, but will be able to re-direct to the relevant contact.

Sector Specific Guidance

Contact

Date

Link to event

At risk goods and UK trader scheme  

aleyce.thompson
@defra.gov.uk
  

Wednesday 24th February 12:00 noon 

Click here to join the meeting

Meat and Processed Meat 

james.walsh
@naturalengland.org.uk
  

Friday 26th Feb 10.00am 

Click here to join the meeting

Fish and Processed Fish 

james.walsh
@naturalengland.org.uk
  

Monday 1st Mar 10.00am 

Click here to join the meeting

Vegetable, fruit and nuts, and prepared veg, fruit and nuts 

tom.dufty
@defra.gov.uk
  

Monday 1st March 16:00 (pm) 

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At risk goods and UK trader scheme (second session) 

aleyce.thompson
@defra.gov.uk
 

Tuesday 2nd March 11:00am 

Click here to join the meeting

Coffee, tea, spices, miscellaneous 

tom.dufty
@defra.gov.uk
  

Tuesday 2nd March 16:00 (pm)

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Animal and vegetable fats and oils 

tom.dufty
@defra.gov.uk
  

Wednesday 3rd March 10:00am

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Cereals and Cereal products 

Maria.Brown
@defra.gov.uk
  

Wednesday 3rd March 15:00 (pm)

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Dairy, eggs, honey 

george.hyde
@defra.gov.uk
 or 

Tanyel.sonuvar
@defra.gov.uk
  

Thursday 4th March 14:00pm

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Drinks  

james.walsh
@naturalengland.org.uk
  

Friday 5th March 10.00am

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Sugar and chocolate  

George.hyde
@defra.gov.uk
 or
tanyel.sonuvar
@defra.gov.uk
  

Friday 5th March 12:00 noon

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Animal Feed 

Maria.Brown
@defra.gov.uk
  

Friday 5th March 15:00 (pm) 

Click here to join the meeting

Department for the Economy - Chemicals Stakeholder Event (10 March 2021)

More details about this event and how to register here.
 

Previous recorded webinars are available on gov.uk:

Developing the Digital Assistance Scheme (DAS) – Various workshops in March 2021

The Digital Assistance Scheme (DAS) is designed to support the continued movement of agri-food goods and live animals from Great Britain (GB) to Northern Ireland (NI) in line with the Northern Ireland Protocol.

The scheme aims to provide a simplified end to end digital system which streamlines the certification and verification processes required for moving goods from GB to NI.

More details about these workshops and how to register at Developing the Digital Assistance Scheme.

Previous webinar events

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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