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Who Can Help Me Trade Internationally & Identify Business Opportunities?

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A brief introduction to the governmental and non-governmental organisations who offer practical support, advice and opportunities, as well as solutions to your international trade problems.

A brief introduction to the governmental and non-governmental organisations who offer practical support, advice and opportunities, as well as solutions to your international trade problems.

Business Link

Business Link is a government agency dedicated to UK companies, providing unequivocal and reliable information and advice on a vast range business issues.

The synergy of government experts and business-support agencies are there to help you adhere to regulation and improve your business's overall performance.

Aimed at start-ups, established and expanding businesses, Business Links can help you manage finances; employ staff; find and retain customers; pay tax; adhere to environmental legislation; trade overseas; comprehend industry regulation; and find events and support on a local, national and international level.

With over 600 online guides offering practical advice on all aspects of business, and interactive tools to help you with the day-to-day running of your company, Business Link remains one of the UK's top entrepreneurial resources.

To find you regional Business Link call 0845 600 9006, and discover how you can start benefiting today. Alternatively, you can visit their website here.

UKTI

UKTI deal first and foremost with the improvement of UK business performance. Set against the backdrop of globalisation, the government company strives to, in their own words:

  • “deliver measurable improvement in the business performance of UK Trade & Investment’s international trade customers, with an emphasis on innovative and R&D active firms”
  • “increase the contribution of foreign direct investment to knowledge intensive economic activity in the UK, including R&D”
  • “deliver a measurable improvement in the reputation of the UK in leading overseas markets as the international business partner of choice”

To back their mission, UKTI provide a wealth of opportunity for UK businesses including:

Advice & Support: If you're a start-up or small business trying to get your foot in the door, then UKTI put you in touch with an International Trade Advisor, and guide you on such issues as exporting. They also boast services, such as the reputable Passport to Export Programme (for novice or inexperienced entrepreneurs) and Gateway to Global Growth (for the more seasoned business owner).

Information & Opportunities: With a vast number of experts located across the globe, UKTI offer sound and free business opportunities in:

  • the Specific Private Sector (non-UK buyers needing UK goods or services)
  • Joint Venture, Invest, Cooperative Partnering (opportunities in licensing, patents, IP, trademarks, manufacturing, sales of businesses and franchises)
  • Tenders / Public Sector
  • Multilateral Aid (aid opportunities created by such organisations as the World Bank, etc)
  • Market Pointers (early-bird information on such things as construction projects, etc)

Making It Happen: The opportunity to forge long-standing relationships in various markets, the Market Entry scheme helps countless entrepreneurs each year to attend important overseas trade shows, and participate in “British overseas trade missions.”

For more information, visit our UKTI page or visit the UKTI website.

British Chamber of Commerce

Dedicated not only to its own members, but also the wider business community, the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) is the UK's premier business network. Each Chamber resides at the heart of  its local business community and offers such services as representation, information and advice.

Focusing on international trade, skills and development, the BCC provide guidance for all stages of business, from start-up to expansion, dedicated to helping you meet your goals.

For more information, find your local BCC, or become a member, you can visit their website here

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