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UKFT Resources

UKFT members have full access to all UKFT resources. Browse the list below and get in touch for more information or to gain access.

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Business Development

  • UKFT Guide to Exhibiting at International Tradeshows 
  • UKFT Fashion Routes to Market Comparative Pricing 
  • UKFT Guide How to open a store and get the best deal 
  • UKFT Guide to assessing if you are ready for investment 
  • UKFT Guide to Design Protection 
  • UKFT Guide to making Modern Slavery Statements 
  • UKFT Guide to Pricing Competitiveness 
  • UKFT Guide to the new Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) 
  • UKFT Guide to Website Mimicking  
  • UKFT Recommendations for free digital resources and tools 
  • UKFT Comparative Fashion Pricing 
  • UKFT Associate Member Zedonk stock control software guide 
  • UKFT Guide to Wholesale and Retail Pricing Competitiveness
  • UKFT Guide to Standards

 

Care Labelling 

  • Ginetex world map
  • Made in Turkey (Turkiye) update – September 2023 
  • UKFT Guide to Garment Labelling in the EU post Brexit 

 

HR and Employment 

  • COVID19 early outbreak management action card for factories 
  • Internships: Best Practice Guide for Industry 
  • UKFT Draft Contract of Employment 
  • UKFT Draft Redundancy Policy – June 2020 
  • UKFT HR & Employment 
  • UKFT HR Employment Update – Q2 2021 
  • UKFT HR Employment Update – Q1 2021 
  • UKFT Leave Entitlement for Employees – June 2020 
  • UKFT Redundancy Checklist – June 2020 
  • UKFT Redundancy Ready Reckoner 
  • UKFT Draft: Bullying Policy 
  • UKFT Draft: Contract for Homeworkers Terms and Conditions of Employment 
  • UKFT Draft: Disciplinary Procedure 
  • UKFT Draft: Equal Opportunities Policy 
  • UKFT Draft: Grievance Procedure 
  • UKFT Draft: Harassment Policy 
  • UKFT Guide to Employment 
  • UKFT HR & Employment update – Q3 2020 
  • UKFT Statement of Terms and Conditions of Employment

 

International Business 

  • UKFT Briefing Note on international tradeshows in the EU 
  • UKFT Briefing Note on Changes to French VAT – Feb 2022 
  • UKFT Briefing Note on the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act  
  • UKFT Briefing on Russia and Ukraine 
  • UKFT Guide to calculating a wholesale landed price for the EU 
  • UKFT Guide to China’s Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law 
  • UKFT Guide to claiming Origin under the UK-EU TCA agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to EPR Schemes 
  • UKFT Guide to EPR, Triman and waste management of textile products in France 
  • UKFT Guide to New French Law on Environmental Labelling 
  • UKFT Report from PFW Men’s – June 2022 
  • UKFT Report from Pitti Uomo – June 2022 
  • UKFT Report from Pitti Uomo and Pitti Bimbo – January 2022 
  • UKFT Report from Premiere Vision – July 2022 
  • UKFT Report on the Chicago Collective Menswear Show – August 2022 
  • UKFT Canada Roundtable – July 2021 
  • UKFT USA Roundtable – July 2021 
  • UKFT Update on the DIT Internationalisation Fund 
  • UKFT Fashion Routes to Market Flowchart 
  • UKFT Guide to the EU De-forestation Regulations  
  • UKFT Guide to the new EU General Product Safety Regulations (2023/998) 

 

Making Sales 

  • Growing B2C international sales globally UKFT and Global-E 
  • UKFT Glossary and Explanations of Selling Terms 
  • UKFT Guide to Trade Credit Insurance 
  • UKFT Guide to Digital Wholesale 

 

Marketing, PR and Social Media 

  • UKFT Sharing press articles and copyright infringement 
  • UKFT Guide to introducing your brand to the press 
  • UKFT Tips on building a lifestyle brand 

 

Start-up Resources 

  • How to Protect Your IP 
  • Tips on Becoming a Sustainable Business 
  • Business Plan Template 
  • Working with Investors 
  • Growing a Team 
  • Coffee Break Catch Up – Pop-ups 
  • Getting Your Business Ready to Wholesale 
  • How to Prepare for Buyers 
  • Tradeshows, Showrooms and Agents 
  • Building Brand Awareness and Understanding Your Customer 
  • Registering your business in the UK 
  • Guide to Care Labelling 
  • Guide to Pricing 

 

Sustainability 

  • Sustainability 101 issue 1 Standards and certification 
  • Sustainability 101 issue 2 Green washing 
  • Valpak Packaging analysis – using data to mitigate costs and inspire sustainable change 

 

Terms and Conditions 

  • UKFT Example of Customer Terms & Conditions 
  • UKFT Example of Wholesale Terms & Conditions  
  • UKFT Example of Privacy Policy Documents 
  • UKFT Example of Website Terms of Service 

 

Trade Agreements 

  • UKFT Guide to the UK Japan Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Morocco Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK South Korea Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Tunisia Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Turkey Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Vietnam Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Turkey Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Canada Continuity TCA Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK EU Free Trade Agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to CPTPP 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Australia FTA 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK New Zealand FTA 

 

Working with the European Union, post Brexit

  • UKFT Working with agents and distributors in the EU post-Brexit 
  • UKFT Brexit Guidance Toolkit – 2021 
  • UKFT Brexit Guide to EU Tradeshows: Handling samples stand fittings and personnel 
  • UKFT Brexit Guide to Inward and Outward Processing (IPR and OPR) 
  • UKFT Brexit Guide to Returned Goods Relief 
  • UKFT Guide to Rules of Origin for Trading with the EU  
  • UKFT Brexit Guide to the Implications of Free Circulation 
  • UKFT Guide to ATA Carnets  
  • UKFT Guide to claiming Origin under the UK-EU TCA agreement 
  • UKFT Guide to Design Protection Post-Brexit 
  • UKFT Guide to EU Responsible Company (EURC) Requirements 
  • UKFT Guide to Garment Labelling in the EU post Brexit 
  • UKFT Guide to Immigration and Movement of People post-Brexit 
  • UKFT Guide to the new EU Import One Stop Shop (IOSS) 
  • UKFT Guide to the UK Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) 
  • UKFT Outward Processing Relief 

 

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