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Brexit: Deal or No Deal? Roundtable Event

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October 25, 2018

The Wilton Centre | Wilton TS10 4RF United Kingdom

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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NEPIC, in partnership with Square One Law, is pleased to invite you to join us on Thursday 25 October at the Wilton Centre for the Brexit: Deal or No Deal roundtable event. Through an informed discussion and Q&A session, we will thrash out all things Brexit relating to businesses operating within the chemical-processing industry in North East England. We will specifically cover:

Processing Industry Manufacturers Concerns
  • REACH
  • Energy
  • Environmental
  • Access to EU Programmes and Funds
Supply Chain Concerns
  • Increased need to stockpile
  • Hard Border delays/tariffs
  • Brexit Clauses
Issues of general concern
  • Access to workers
  • Travel/insurance
  • Finance
How can businesses prepare
  • Carry out a basic assessment
  • Highlight areas of concern
  • Scenario plan – No deal Brexit versus prolonged transition period
  • Have a contingency plan and assess how long it would take to implement it
  • Only act if an issue is critical and will take time to address

This free and exclusive event is open to NEPIC members and cluster programme participants. Due to limited availability, we kindly request a maximum of 2 representatives per company. There is ample free parking available at the Wilton Centre and light breakfast refreshments will be provided.


Introducing Neil Warwick

Neil is a partner and head of EU and Competition at North East entrepreneurial law firm, Square One Law. Neil specialises in all aspects of competition law in particular State aid and EU structural funding. Since being appointed as the National Portfolio Chair for Brexit for the Federation of Small Businesses, Neil has provided numerous businesses with advice on the practical implications of how Brexit will affect their industry.

Neil has also given evidence to Select Committees in the House of Commons and the House of Lords on the impact of Brexit. As Chair of the North East Sub-Committee for European Structural Investment Funding Neil has been consulted on the structure and purpose of the proposed Shared Prosperity Fund for the UK.

In 2017 Square One Law entered a strategic alliance with specialist Brussels based EU Law boutique, Kemmlers ensuring its clients have access to European institutions as well as giving them a base to have influence within EU’s trading community. Square One Law has offices in Newcastle and Stockton.

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