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Internal Audit and Accreditation - for Food Producers and Visitor Economy Businesses

Host: Food & Drink Forum
Venue: Buxton Emporium, 4 The Square, Buxton, SK17 6AZ
Date: Wednesday 20th February, 2019
Time: 1PM - 4PM
Cost: Free

Internal Audit and Accreditations

The Food and Drink Forum are delighted to work on behalf of Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire (MPDD) to offer Derbyshire food and drink producers and visitor economy businesses the opportunity to attend this fully funded course to help you grow and develop your businesses through the amazing food and drink products produced.

When producing food or drink products understanding how to implement an internal audit programme plays a key part in your quality control. On this half day course you will hear from The Food & Drink Forum’s team of food technical experts who will discuss the importance of undertaking internal audits within your business. They will also show you how to fully implement a successful internal audit programme to ensure quality control within your manufacturing operation.


To provide an overview of the Food Information to Consumer Regulations (FIC) and Food Information Regulations (FIR).


Delegates will be able to:

Understand the benefits of an internal audit programme

Understand how to implement an internal audit programme

Who Should Attend?

Individuals working within a food and drink business responsible for undertaking internal audits.

Food businesses who are not currently undertaking internal audits but are thinking of introducing an internal audit programme.

Course Topics:

Understand the benefits of undertaking internal audits

Audit planning and preparation

Audit checklist preparation

Interview techniques

Auditing skills

Meetings and audit reporting

Corrective action

Keeping audit records

Event Details:

No of places available: 12

Cost: Fully funded, (non attendance maybe charged)

Timings: 1.00/3.30

Refreshments: Tea, coffee and lunch will be provided

Please remember that if you cannot attend the event you must cancel 48 hours prior to the event through Eventbrite, otherwise we may have to charge in full for your place.

Eligibility Criteria:

To qualify for funding your business must be:

A visitor economy(accommodation, attraction, activity provider, food and drink provider etc) or a food and drink manufacturing business (supply chain)

Based in Derbyshire (and their supply chain)

Be an SME (less than 250 FTE employees, have a balance sheet of less than €43m and/or turnover of less than €50m and not be more than 25% owned by another business that is not an SME

12 hours of business support is available at no cost for qualifying businesses thanks to the project funding. If you wish to attend more than 12 hours of workshops then you may be charged at the commercial rate, however, if you are a member of Marketing Peak District & Derbyshire, there is no limit of events you can attend.

Do you have questions about Internal Audit and Accreditation - for Food Producers and Visitor Economy Businesses? Contact The Food and Drink Forum & Marketing Peak District and Derbyshire

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