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The GSCOP/GCA Training Course

tip the balance

The British Brands Group provides a training course for direct suppliers to supermarkets on the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) and Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA). Tailored to general managers, commercial and sales directors, key account managers, regulatory and support staff involved in day-to-day trading, the course covers:

  • The Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) and its key elements
  • What the GSCOP does and does not cover
  • Its implications for day-to-day trading relationships
  • The role of the Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA)
  • The options available and how to safeguard against unfair trading practices
  • How the British Brands Group helps tip the balance back in suppliers' favour

"I recommend this course to anyone working in FMCG. It helps balance the trading relationship."
National account manager, skincare company

"If I'd attended this course a month ago, I'd have saved my company £50,000."
Senior Manager, food manufacturer

"Essential knowledge for all account managers so that all parties play the game fairly."
National Account Manager, food company

“This course takes quite dry regulation and makes it clear, relevant and comprehensible.”
Legal counsel, multinational company

Training course dates in 2016 include:

14th July  Birmingham

13th September  Windsor

15th September  Doncaster

11th October  Windsor

be available depending on demand. Please email us if you wish to be notified of these.

The training course comprises a full day programme (0900 for 0930 start, finishing at 1700) and operates under full compliance with competition law. The cost is £500 + VAT per delegate including lunch, refreshments and materials.

Special rates are available for members of the British Brands Group. For companies eligible to join the Group, the training course fee may be offset against the membership fee should the company wish to join.

The course can be run in-house if a number of people require training. Please email us for more information


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