If you go to Dubai to chase the dollar, you will be sorely disappointed. Working in the Middle East is about making and building relationships. It’s not about being a one hit wonder, says Chris Percy.
A fantastic feat of democracy has been rumbling away halfway around the world. Potentially over 814 million Indians have been casting their votes in the largest election ever.
A report published today criticises UKTI, the government department responsible for exports, claiming it is “not fit for purpose” and recommending it slash 90 per cent of jobs at its HQ.
UKTI, the government agency responsible for exports, has been attacked in a report by the Adam Smith Institute thinktank.
Nikwax has come a long way since its founder Nick Brown made his first order of waterproof wax at home using a discarded tea urn and a primus stove.
Britain's exporters are hiring more staff and taking more orders, according to a report released this morning.
Over the last year the UK’s economy has been subject to more positive economic growth stories and statistics than it probably experienced in the previous five years combined.
By doing the right research and seeking the right support, there’s no reason why more small businesses in the UK can’t make a huge success of their business in overseas markets, writes Shaun Pulfrey, founder and CEO of Tangle Teezer Ltd.
As trading conditions continue to improve, businesses are increasingly looking to capitalise on opportunities to sell their products and services abroad, says David Richardson of Lloyds Bank.
Today it may seem easier than ever for SMEs to utilise fast growth in foreign countries but for some, the idea of ‘going global’ can sound daunting.
I was surprised by a recent poll in The Sunday Times which put Richard Branson at number three of what people perceive as Britishness. The Queen of course was first and another favourite of mine, the red telephone box was a little further down the list.
Japan and the UK have signed a new agreement to help UK companies win work at Tokyo 2020 Olympics.