Strong & Herd LLP
Sandra Strong is the managing partner of Strong & Herd LLP (S&H LLP) was formed in 1995 and has become a key player in export and import training and business support. Many companies, large and small, have sent delegates to S&H LLP courses and workshops, and training by S&H LLP has become an integral part of these companies’ training programmes. The S&H team communicate their daily shipping experience into courses that actually relate to the real world of import and export. S&H LLP are also proud to continue their association with specially selected, experienced trainers in extending their training courses. Along with their commitment to the Investment in Skills programme, the S&H LLP team pride themselves on keeping up-to-date in this ever-changing world of international trade. Strong & Herd LLP provide shipping office outsource services and helpline support to their clients and work closely with HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), British Exporters Association (BExA) and other international trade bodies. Delegates are quick to appreciate that the courses and workshops are not “text book”, classroom material but provide real answers to real problems – as well as giving “insider” tips and good cost saving and compliance advice.
Benefits of using Free Trade Agreements
The presentation will review the benefits for companies exporting services and goods internationally of ensuring they can utilise the free trade agreements that are in place and future agreements being planned by the UK. It will address the rules within free trade agreements, the trends of including services and other contractual and tariff issues to encourage the increase in bilateral trade between the signatory countries. The talk will also review the rule of origin for goods and how this affects UK/EU businesses.