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Export success: stories from British international traders

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At the British Chambers of Commerce 2015 International Trade Conference, international traders Scott Goodfellow (Director at Wilkin & Sons of Tiptree), Michael Wilkinson (Deputy Managing Director, Frog Education) and Gemma Price (Co-founder of Superfood Market) discussed their path to export …

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“Don’t always look local”: Louis Barnett’s international business advice

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At the British Chamber of Commerce 2015 International Trade Conference, 24-year-old entrepreneur and chocolatier Louis Barnett shared how his business has grown over the past year. Louis became the youngest ever supplier to Waitrose at the age of 13, further …

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Spending Review and Autumn Statement 2015: Key takeaways for British SMEs and exporters

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On 25 November, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne presented a joint 2015 Spending Review and Autumn Statement to Parliament. The document gave an overview of the state of the British economy and emphasised how British businesses will be supported …

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Exporting is GREAT: The British government’s new international trade initiative

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At the British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Conference last week, Minister for Trade & Investment Francis Maude announced that the British government would soon be supporting current and prospective UK exporters in even more ways. Now it’s official: as …

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Summer Budget 2015: Key takeaways for British SMEs and exporters

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On 8 July, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne presented the 2015 Summer Budget to Parliament. The Budget contained a clear focus on economic security, with the view to set the foundations for Britain to become the most prosperous developed …

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E-commerce insights with Fortnum & Mason and Asos – Part 1

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As the e-commerce marketscape continues to evolve, it’s important to stay on top of the latest trends by talking to, and learning from, businesses that are going through the same challenges. We can’t emphasise enough how much potential e-commerce offers …

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Trading with the Commonwealth: Growing opportunities for British businesses

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The Commonwealth of Nations is an international organisation of 53 countries, which are home to 2.2 billion citizens (a third of the global population) and account for up to 20 per cent of global trade. Here is our overview of …

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First Time Exporters initiative launched at UKTI Export Week

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UKTI celebrated Export Week 2015 with announcements and events across the UK aimed at helping business to start their export journey or increase their international trade activities. UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) held Export Week  from 18 to 22 May, …

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Quarterly International Trade Outlook (QITO) for 2014 Q4

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Every quarter, the British Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with DHL, launches the Quarterly International Trade Outlook. The document, ‘QITO’, includes a Trade Confidence Index and other measures of the UK’s exporting health, predictions for future economic developments with a …

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International Festival for Business 2014 & the International Trade Expo 10-11 June

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9 June will mark the opening of the largest international commerce event planned for this year: the International Festival for Business 2014 (IFB 2014). The festival will be hosted in Liverpool, one of the UK’s traditional main ports and hubs …

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