The BBPA, Deloitte and Hospitality Ulster are hosting the free webinars to help pubs and brewers prepare for Brexit.


The webinars will comprise an hour of advice from a Deloitte consultant, followed by an open Q&A session of 30 minutes. They will also be recorded for those unable to make the live sessions.

The first live webinar will take place this Thursday October 10 at 3:30pm and will cover mobility and access to talent post-Brexit. It will cover what impact Brexit will have on staffing and hiring talent from the EU, including new processes, paperwork, costs and liability for sponsoring visas. It will also cover restrictions of British citizens working (and driving) in the EU. To register click here. 

The second will take place on Tuesday October 15 at 11am and cover changes to business regulations, including potential changes to data sharing as well as intellectual property protections and domain names in the EU after the UK leaves. To register click here. 

The third will cover tariff issues and will take place on Thursday October 17 at 11am. The webinar will cover the temporary tariff schedule and how it differs to WTO tariffs, what happens to other trade agreements, and new procedures at the border. It will also explain the EU markets where Small Brewers Relief will be lost in the event of a no-deal Brexit. To register click here. 

The fourth and final webinar, which will cover non-tariff barriers, will take place onTuesday October 22 at 11am covering changes to labelling requirements for both beer coming into the UK from the EU and beer being exported to the EU and rest of the world from the UK post-Brexit. It will also cover changes to Excise Movement Control Systems to expect post-Brexit and much more. To register click here.

"With political and economic uncertainty continuing, it is vital that all in the brewing and pub sectors are prepared for the UK to leave the EU," said Brigid Simmonds, chief executive of the British Beer & Pub Association.

"Our Brexit preparedness webinars will have vital and free advice for anyone in the drinks and hospitality sectors getting ready for Brexit. Make sure you register for each webinar now and be sure to take advantage of the open Q&A time at the end of each for any of your questions."