Further information for registered attendees – Unlocking Growth event

Thank you for registering to attend our ‘Unlocking Growth event’ at Plymouth Albion Rugby Club on Tuesday 23rd April.

The event will start at 9am and close at 12.30pm.

Please see below the current running order of the day:

  • 9am – 9.30am – teas/coffees/pastries/registrations
  • 9.30am – 9.50am – PASD Freeport overview – Eifion Jones, Business Growth and Investment Director, PASD Freeport
  • 9.50am – 10am – Polly Frost, Net Zero Lead, PASD Freeport
  • 10am – 10.30am – HMRC representatives providing an overview on tax and customs opportunities for the PASD Freeport*
  • 10.30am – 10.45am – SSO Group – customs specialists
  • 10.45am – 11am – comfort break/teas/coffees
  • 11am – 11.20am – Skills, training and workforce opportunities as part of the PASD Freeport – Phill Adams, Devon County Council and PASD Freeport Skills Advisory Board lead
  • 11.20am – 11.35am – Innovation and the PASD Freeport – University of Plymouth
  • 11.35am – 12noon – PASD Freeport in action (speaker tbc)
  • 12noon – Closing remarks/Q&A – Eifion Jones, Business Growth and Investment Director, PASD Freeport

Devon and Plymouth Chamber of Commerce, Plymouth Manufacturers’ Group, the regional Growth Hub and TechSW will also be in attendance.

Free parking is available at Plymouth Albion Rugby Club, Brickfields Recreation Ground, 25 Damerel Close, Devonport, Plymouth PL1 4NE – the event is being held in the main marquee. 

We look forward to meeting you on the 23rd April. If for any reason you are no longer able to attend please do let us know.

In the meantime if you have any further questions please don’t hesitate to contact us via info@pasdfreeport.com

PASD Freeport


* Ahead of the event, and to ensure attending businesses gain the most from the session, HMRC have suggested that attendees familiarise themselves with a range of updates and scenarios that may be pertinent to their own business situation – you can find these documents and links below:

If you are specifically looking for information relating to the customs side, and moving goods under the Freeport customs special procedure, you may also find the following GOV.UK guidance pages useful:

HMRC have also asked that if attendees have any questions ahead of the event to email info@pasdfreeport.com by Wednesday 17th April – please note that HMRC will not be able to provide specific advice on individual circumstances at the event.