BFFF, in collaboration with the retail mind, is pleased to bring you a 3-day GSCOP Online workshop aimed at the commercial teams and key finance & supply chain colleagues. The 3 sessions will run on 6th, 13th & 20th of July at 1pm.
The workshop will be delivered via Zoom and is presented by Ged Futter from the retail mind. The workshop is across 2 x 2-hour sessions & 1 x 2.5-hour session with an element of pre-work & homework. The retail mind will use SurveyMonkey to assess each delegate’s understanding before & after each workshop.
Workshop one – The UK Grocery Market & background to the Code
- What are the Retailers doing, how Code compliant are they, what is driving their behaviours?
- GSCOP during a ‘Price War’
- Why GSCOP came into practice.
- Who is covered & why?
- The role of the GCA & the importance of the annual Survey
Workshop two – GSCOP, what it means, how to use the Code to manage Risk & protect revenue / profit.
- Buyers & GSCOP, are they trained?
- Supply Agreements – what do you have?
- Verbal agreements – ensuring compliance.
- Variation / retrospective changes – how to avoid them.
- GSCOP & Finance – delay in payments / 3rd party auditors
- Lump sums – what is allowed, what can you offer?
- Forecasting – best practice
- Promotions – what should you be paying for?
- Customer complaints – how to reduce the cost of complaints.
- De-listing – what should a Retailer be doing?
Workshop three – using GSCOP effectively, how has the Code been used in the past five years, what will you do differently?
- The GCA since March 2015, including a review of Tesco & Co-op investigations, Best Practice statements & Asda / Morrisons clarifications
- How to use GSCOP collaboratively
- Examples of how we have used GSCOP with clients, what was the issue, what did we do, what was the result?
- Hints & tips – what and who to be aware of
- Break out groups – What are you going to do differently?
The cost of this online workshop is £500 / delegate. BFFF members get a 15% discount.
These sessions are interactive and highly engaging and use a combination of polls, chat and break-out rooms.
To register your interest contact Kate Miller