UK jobs supported by exports | New ways to pay | Ending illegal wildlife trade

Posted on 18/03/2021 by DHL Express

6.5 million UK jobs supported by exports

New research commissioned by the Department for International Trade estimates that nearly 6.5 million jobs in the UK are supported by exports and job roles linked to exports are around 7% higher paying.

This new research is accompanied by a Board of Trade report called Global Britain, Local Jobs; this details a number of policy fixes being made to unlock the UK’s full exporting potential and advocates for deeper trade ties with faster growing nations outside the EU.

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New ways to pay – developments in online payment methods

The payment services you offer your customers at checkout could be the difference between securing a sale or having them abandon their carts at the last moment. But which one is right for your business?

Online shoppers are 70% more likely to finalise a purchase if their preferred payment method is displayed as an option. Read on for a breakdown of the leading e-commerce payment services to make your conversion rate soar.

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Five years of progress in tackling the illegal wildlife trade

This week marked five years since the signing of the historic Buckingham Palace Declaration which committed to assist the transport industry in guiding a response to the crisis represented by illegal wildlife trade.

Over the past five years, the United for Wildlife Transport and Financial Taskforces have supported over 150 law investigations, enabled 49 arrests and trained over 80,000 industry employees. We are proud to continue our commitments and put a stop to illegal wildlife trade, for good.

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