The UK-EU trade deal – what you need to know

The Institute of Export & International Trade ran a free webinar on 5 January 2021 at 2pm (GMT) about what traders need to know about the UK-EU trade deal that was agreed on Christmas Eve.

The one-hour webinar covers:

  • Rules of Origin
  • Customs and VAT rules
  • Trade in services – including financial and legal
  • Rules for business travel
  • Mutual recognition of qualifications

For access to the slides and more information about how the Institute can support you to trade with Europe under the UK-EU trade deal, please visit here.


The webinar will be hosted by Kevin Shakespeare, the IOE&IT’s director of stakeholder engagement.

Having developed such educational and training programmes as the Diploma in World Customs Planning and Compliance, Kevin currently manages specialist and customs training resources for HMRC’s Trader Support Service.

Kevin has worked with Invest NI, Scottish Enterprise, UK Export Finance, Saudi Export Development Authority and is an approved United Nations international trade trainer.

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