This full-day course tells you everything you need to know about the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) and Groceries Code Adjudicator (GCA), including how to use them to reduce risks and costs and build fairer trade relationships.
Timings: 0900 for 0930 start, 1700 close.
Full joining instructions will be sent prior to the course.
This course can be run in-house if required.
What does the training cover?
- The Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) and why it was introduced
- What 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
No pre-reading is required.
At the end of the course you will receive all the key documents and guidance relating to the GSCOP and GCA to take away.
Who should attend?
Commercial and sales directors, key account managers, regulatory and support staff involved in trading with supermarkets.
The course is available to all direct suppliers, whether of branded, private label or fresh products, irrespective of size.
Who does the training?
The training is led by a business professional practising in sales force training, coaching and mentoring, with a background in a range of sales functions at a senior level within a leading FMCG company.
What people have said
‘If I’d attended this course a month ago, I’d have saved my company £50,000.’
Senior Manager, food manufacturer
‘A really worthwhile day. You’ll leave understanding more about GSCOP than your buyers do!’
Head of Sales, beauty care company
‘Essential knowledge for all account managers so that all parties play the game fairly.’
National Account Manager, food company
‘I hadn’t fully appreciated the implications of these new rules. There is the potential here for a significant shift in our dealings with supermarkets.’
Business manager, toiletries company
What is the cost?
£500 + VAT per delegate including lunch, refreshments and materials.
A special rate is available for members. The cost of the course may be offset against the membership fee, should your company be eligible and wish to join the British Brands Group.
Payment must be received in advance of the course.