GSCOP and the GCA – Full course

Commercial training for suppliers

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Online 15th July 2021

Face-to-face 28th September 2021, Windsor

Online 8th November 2021

GSCOP and the GCA – Full course


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Course Description

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: Online course 0900 start, 1630 close. Face-to-face course 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 will you learn?

  • 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

The online course
‘My first ‘virtual’ course since the virus hit and thought it was great!’
Commercial Executive, Food Company

‘A comprehensive training session. The direction given by the trainers was super clear and made very relevant. Thank you.’
National Account Manager, drinks company

‘It was a really informative session!’
Business Development Executive, dairy company

‘Thank you for delivering such great training yesterday. The day was so informative and ran very smoothly with lots of interaction.’
National Account Manager, spirits company

What is the cost?
Online course £195.00 + VAT per delegate .

Face-to-face course £500.00 + VAT per delegate, including lunch, refreshments and materials.

Were we to have to cancel a face-to-face course, delegates can transfer to an online course at no cost, with a refund given for the price difference.

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.

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Online 15th July 2021, Face-to-face 28th September 2021, Windsor, Online 8th November 2021

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