14 April 2021 – 12:30pm
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1 hour
Location United Kingdom

This is a member-only event, you will receive an email with details on how to join.


Organisations in the UK and globally are dealing with the immediate implications of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement while also planning for the end of grace periods, such as the management of personal data, rules of origin and CE marking. 

Join this webinar hosted by CQI CEO Vince Desmond, to explore the challenges and opportunities posed by the UK-EU Trade Deal. Vince will be joined in this discussion by:

  • Trevor Culbert, Head of Quality for Mercury Engineering, who will outline the practical implications of the agreement in terms of supplier audit and inspection and how Mercury Engineering is responding 
  • Ian O’Donnell, Director at the Federation for Small Business (FSB), who will provide an overview of the specific challenges SMEs face and what help is available, including that provided by the FSB
  • Matt Gantley, CEO of United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), who will help clarify key changes relating to conformity assessment and accredited certification, and what UKAS is doing to support quality in the UK and globally

The event will also include a Q&A.