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GSCOP and the GCA - Tip the balance back in your favour

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This online course tells you everything you need to know about the Groceries Supply Code of Practice (GSCOP) and Groceries Code Adjudicator.

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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.

What is the cost?

£295.00 + VAT per delegate. An 'early bird' rate of £250 + VAT is available to those booking three weeks or more before the course.

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.

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.

The British Brands Group led calls for a Code and an Adjudicator, was the first to launch supplier training and is the leading provider of open and in-house courses. It uses the Code day to day with its members and brings this practical, up-to-date experience to the training.

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

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The British Brands Group is a not-for-profit organisation of branded companies. On behalf of members, it champions brands and provides their voice on policies that shape the climate for brands in the UK. It is part of a network of similar organisations across Europe. In addition to its policy work, it runs commercially-focused training courses relevant to branded suppliers and other companies, with a particular focus on FMCG. These are run with specialist partners.

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