Importers and exporters uncertain about the consequences of Brexit on their bottom lines – and consumer demand – have been given some sour statistics to chew on.
Global demand for UK exports continues to grow, and will double by 2030, new international trade figures have revealed.
Expanding into new markets is an exciting time for any growing business. However, overseas growth is not without its challenges for managers, as CEO at Spreadshirt Philip Rooke explains.
As president-elect Donald Trump continues to outline a plan for his first 100 days in office, the latest policy to feel his wrath is TPP – the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The vote of the UK to leave the EU seemed to take everyone by surprise, not least the foreign exchange markets. In the immediate aftermath of the vote, sterling fell by up to 13 per cent against the US dollar and up to 11 per cent against the euro.
As we now move past a month since the historic Brexit referendum vote, entrepreneur Richard Upshall argues that trading opportunities are abundant – and even goes as far as suggesting Donald Trump becoming president would be a boon for the UK.
Transforming a groundbreaking idea into a fast-growing business is the ultimate goal for many tech entrepreneurs and breaking away from the protective environment offered by incubators and accelerator programmes is a tempting pathway to success. But in the early days it is important they temper their enthusiasm with a sound foundation of business management knowledge.
With the ink only just starting to dry on the Electoral Commission’s official document, Real Business cuts through the noise by analysing what business leaders can expect in the coming weeks and years.
Reading the press and watching TV news coverage of the recent impeachment process of Dilma Roussef, you might think that Brazil is descending into chaos. However, now is a great time to grasp the nettle and exploit this market.
Jeremy Corbyn has recently joined a range of European politicians in doubting the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – and has vowed to put a stop to it.
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would establish a more robust trade and investment relationship than that which currently exists between the world’s two largest economies.
The argument for Brexit seems to have come down to a question of “better the devil you know”. There are plenty of people unhappy with our involvement in the EU, but equally people worry about the unknown. It is certainly an emotive subject, but perhaps the argument should really boil down to economic implications – will we be better off in or out?