Supplying the UK Timber Industry Webinar – November 2020

Get ready for Brexit – EU suppliers to the UK

Learn the practical steps of how the movement of timber will change from a regulatory point of view from 1 January 2021, with speakers providing a broad brush perspective of the changes, including issues which may arise next year to do with CE marking, before narrowing in on what UK companies may ask for from a due diligence perspective, supported by case studies from both the UK and the EU on how they are preparing for this change.

Nick Boulton, TTF

In this presentation, Nick Boulton presents the regulatory changes that will be enforced on the 1 January 2021. This includes Northern Ireland, plant health, UK Global tariffs and CE/UK CA marking.

John Dye, Timber Packaging and Pallet Confederation

In this presentation, John Dye discusses the upcoming changes to rules for packaging as a result of Brexit, in particular the introduction of ISPM 15 for all wood packaging moving between the UK and EU.

Adrian Hawkes

Adrian Hawkes, Office for Product Safety and Standards

In this presentation, Adrian Hawkes presents the due diligence which will need to be done on EU goods by UK businesses come 1 January 2021, on trading with Northern Ireland, and the shift in obligations traders will experience under UKTR.

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Mathias Fridholm, Swedish Wood

In this presentation, Mathias Fridholm discusses the long relationship between the UK and Sweden trading timber, how Brexit will affect it, and the work of businesses in Sweden with their UK counterparts to minimise disruption to the flow of goods.

Mark Probert, Binderholz

In this presentation, Mathias Fridholm discusses the long relationship between the UK and Sweden trading timber, how Brexit will affect it, and the work of businesses in Sweden with their UK counterparts to minimise disruption to the flow of goods.

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Panel Discussion

The speakers discuss more in-depth the consequences of Brexit on the UK economy and timber industry, this includes; Northern Ireland, market impact on the UK timber industry, duty, and tariffs.

Want to find out more about Brexit?

 

Make sure to visit our Brexit and the Timber Industry Hub, where we have free resources going over the many ways these significant changes in the relationship between the EU and the UK may affect your business.

 

This hub includes information on CE Marking, Plant Health, VAT, UK Timber Regulations, and much more. You can also download our free guide, Brexit; preparing for 1 January 2021, as pictured.

 

We will continue to update the guidance on this page regularly in the lead up to 1 January 2021, and beyond. We also recommend you subscribe to our newsletters.

We have updated the TTF Brexit Guide to help businesses prepare for 1 January 2021.