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One-to-one Support

Members can access one-to-one business advice and guidance from the UKFT team and our industry specialists. Members can seek support in the following areas.

Business Strategy

Advice and guidance on key areas of business strategy including brand development, wholesale and DTC sales strategy, pricing, market development and trends, trade policy, customs and logistical issues, legal and IP protection.

Sustainable and Environmental

Advice and guidance covering a range of key areas to help businesses stay up to date and transition to a circular economy, including standards and certification, green claims, responsible supply chains, end of use, EPR and  circularity. Find out more about our work in this area.

Labelling and Compliance

Uncapped guidance on navigating global labelling, regulatory compliance and Extended Product Responsibility obligations. Members with an Annual Membership Plus package also access an annual license to use the Ginetex care and Clevercare symbols which are protected by international trademarks. Find out more here.

Skills and Training

Free practical advice and guidance to help you train, including tailored support from developing a training strategy for your business, to identifying appropriate training and qualifications, to introductions to training partners. A consultancy service is available at a reduced member rate for in-depth requirements. Find out more about our work in this area.

HR and Employment

Advice and guidance covering recruitment, employment contracts, company handbooks, policies, procedures, company rules and a number of useful guides and templates. Find out more here.

International Trade

Support to export and reach new markets, including help with paperwork, introductions to strategic partners and choosing the right international trade shows. Find out more about our work in this area.


Advice on attracting investment for your business, as well as highlighting relevant funding opportunities locally and nationwide. We can offer formal support to members’ funding bids where appropriate.

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