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  1. Moving Abroad For Work: How To Manage Your Finances

    United Kingdom 10/21/2021 12:22:10 PM

    Relocating to a new country to start a business or get an exciting new role is an exhilarating process, but you need to make sure that you’re fully prepared.

  2. International Trade Secretary opens the Global Investment Summit

    United Kingdom 10/20/2021 2:01:43 PM

    Secretary of State for International Trade, Anne-Marie Trevelyan, welcomes overseas investors and delegates to the Global Investment Summit in London.

  3. Prime Minister and Bill Gates launch £400m partnership to boost green investment

    United Kingdom 10/19/2021 2:19:30 PM

    The strategic partnership with the Breakthrough Energy Catalyst will mobilise £200 million of private sector funding over 10 years.

  4. The Advantages Of A UK Subsidiary

    United Kingdom 10/18/2021 3:10:20 PM

    The UK is one of the best places on Earth to have a business. This makes many overseas companies seek to enter the UK market.

  5. 4 Red Flags You Should Watch Out for When Hiring a Web Design Team

    United Kingdom 10/8/2021 3:25:44 PM

    If you want to build traction for your startup, you need to invest in a high-quality website. You also can't afford to make too many mistakes, because a good website costs money.

  6. UK showcases green dozen at Global Investment Summit

    United Kingdom 10/7/2021 5:15:02 PM

    The Government reveals the 12 businesses from across the UK who will showcase their green technology and innovations at the Global Investment Summit.

  7. Effective Approaches To Improve Fleet Efficiency For Your Business

    United Kingdom 10/5/2021 9:08:00 AM

    Various types of businesses need a fleet, from car rental companies and public utilities to distribution centers, courier companies, and so many others. So, there are tons of enterprises out there that are constantly searching for better ways to enhance fleet efficiency, as any business that utilizes a fleet can ultimately enhance its bottom line if heightened efficiency is achieved.

  8. Opening a New Business? - How to Overcome Key Challenges

    United Kingdom 10/4/2021 6:28:37 PM

    Starting a business is hard. It's important to identify your key hurdles and set a blueprint on how you can overcome them.

  9. 5 Overlooked Essentials For Startups

    United Kingdom 9/28/2021 12:31:30 PM

    Regardless of which industry your startup is in, there are various vital factors that you will need to prioritize right from the start.

  10. UK kickstarts talks to join £9 trillion global trade bloc

    United Kingdom 9/28/2021 11:42:00 AM

    The first meeting of the CPTPP UK Accession Working Group will take place virtually today.

  11. Government celebrates trade success of UK creative industries with new export help announcements

    United Kingdom 9/27/2021 2:22:11 PM

    The Department for International Trade has announced a new package of measures to support the UK's creative industries.

  12. Trade with the UK as a business based in the EU

    United Kingdom 9/23/2021 8:48:18 AM

    If you run an EU-based business, check what your business needs to know to continue trading with the UK.

  13. Safety and security requirements on imports and exports

    United Kingdom 9/22/2021 8:47:56 AM

    Find out about new safety and security declarations that will apply from 1 October 2021 on goods leaving Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales).

  14. UK-ASEAN Joint declaration

    United Kingdom 9/21/2021 8:02:30 AM

    Joint Ministerial Declaration on Future Economic Cooperation between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK).

  15. UK Shipping Concierge

    United Kingdom 9/13/2021 1:26:58 PM

    The concierge service provides a one-stop shop to help maritime businesses interact with government departments.

  16. Rail industry on track to win big in UK-Australia trade deal 

    United Kingdom 9/8/2021 2:16:29 PM

    British rail companies are on track for a potential export boom thanks to the UK-Australia trade deal.

  17. Trade with Mexico

    United Kingdom 9/2/2021 7:22:56 PM

    How you import from and export to Mexico.

  18. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announces new Trade Envoy to Ghana

    United Kingdom 8/31/2021 5:59:42 PM

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson appoints Baroness Kate Hoey as new Trade Envoy to Ghana to strengthen UK-Ghana trade and drive the mutually prosperous partnership.

  19. PM announces new Trade Envoys to boost British business around the world

    United Kingdom 8/24/2021 1:46:26 PM

    Trade Envoys will promote UK trade, drive economic growth, and encourage inward investment to help level up every part of the UK.

  20. Boost for British shoppers and exporters from UK-New Zealand trade deal

    United Kingdom 8/23/2021 8:46:52 AM

    A trade deal with New Zealand could give British shoppers and exporters reason to cheer as both countries ditch tariffs as high as 10% on a range of high-quality products.

  21. Overseas Business Risk - Lebanon

    United Kingdom 8/19/2021 12:11:55 PM

    This publication is available at Overseas Business Risk – Lebanon Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Lebanon.

  22. International road haulage: HGV driver documents

    United Kingdom 8/17/2021 9:02:33 AM

    Check which documents you need to carry if you're the driver or a passenger in a lorry or other heavy goods vehicle (HGV) that crosses international borders.

  23. UK lawyers gain big wins from Australia Trade Deal

    United Kingdom 8/13/2021 4:00:26 PM

    UK-Australia trade deal makes it easier for UK lawyers to practise in Australia.

  24. UK signs partnership in Central America to boost trade

    United Kingdom 8/13/2021 8:55:55 AM

    UK Export Finance has launched a new partnership with the Central American Bank for Economic Integration to support the development of projects in the region.

  25. Notice to exporters 2021/09: new UK trade sanctions on Belarus

    United Kingdom 8/11/2021 8:56:15 AM

    New trade sanctions measures imposed on the Republic of Belarus following amendments to the UK’s Belarus Sanctions Regulations.

  26. UK becomes Dialogue Partner of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations

    United Kingdom 8/5/2021 1:58:56 PM

    The UK has agreed a new partnership with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

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  28. Children’s clothing company secures Wales’ first General Export Facility

    United Kingdom 8/3/2021 8:50:30 AM

    Swansea based exporter of iconic children’s character themed clothing is the first Welsh business to receive support through UK Export Finance’s General Export Facility.

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  30. UK-Switzerland trade agreement

    United Kingdom 7/28/2021 12:23:59 PM

    Documents containing treaty information and a summary of the agreement on trade between the UK and Switzerland.

  31. 5 Tips for Building Your Brand as a Startup

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  33. Liz Truss visits US to foster closer cooperation on making global trade free and fair

    United Kingdom 7/12/2021 10:06:39 AM

    The Secretary of State is visiting the US to foster closer cooperation on making global trade free and fair.

  34. Adults to gain new skills on 400 free courses

    United Kingdom 7/7/2021 9:59:05 AM

    Tens of thousands of adults to benefit from hundreds of free courses next year, including engineering, health, construction and accountancy.

  35. EU business: data protection and copyright

    United Kingdom 7/7/2021 8:32:17 AM

    Find out what EU businesses need to do with data protection, intellectual property and copyright in the UK.

  36. Get a goods movement reference

    United Kingdom 7/5/2021 10:50:36 AM

    Use this service to get a reference after registering with the Goods Vehicle Movement Service.

  37. UK Singapore joint statement on the launch of negotiations on a Digital Economy Agreement

    United Kingdom 6/30/2021 10:56:56 AM

    Joint statement from the UK and the Republic of Singapore on the launch of negotiations on a UK-Singapore Digital Economy Agreement.

  38. UK and Singapore start negotiations on Digital Trade Agreement

    United Kingdom 6/29/2021 11:31:14 AM

    The cutting-edge new trade deal could support Scottish exporters to expand into new digital markets and cut red tape for businesses.

  39. UK and Singapore kickstart negotiations on cutting-edge digital trade agreement

    United Kingdom 6/28/2021 10:48:26 AM

    The ambitious new digital trade agreement could remove barriers to digital trade and enable UK exporters to expand into high-tech markets.

  40. UK-Alabama trade and investment highlights

    United Kingdom 6/25/2021 11:41:59 AM

    Information about jobs in Alabama supported by UK companies, and Alabamian exports to the UK.

  41. Sending parcels to and from Northern Ireland

    United Kingdom 6/25/2021 9:50:53 AM

    Find out how to move goods, in parcels or large letters, between Great Britain and Northern Ireland using the Royal Mail Group or an express carrier.

  42. Foreign investment boosts UK jobs during pandemic

    United Kingdom 6/23/2021 10:13:35 AM

    DIT statistics showing levels of inward investment in the UK for the financial year 2020 to 2021.

  43. Britain launches negotiations with £9 trillion Pacific free trade area

    United Kingdom 6/22/2021 12:02:07 PM

    Britain will today (Tuesday 22 June) launch negotiations with 11 countries belonging to a £9 trillion free trade area in a landmark moment for the UK as an independent trading nation.

  44. List of ports using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service

    United Kingdom 6/21/2021 10:05:39 AM

    Find out which locations are using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service.

  45. How Start-Ups Can Improve Employee Turnover

    United Kingdom 6/16/2021 12:44:21 PM

    As a company owner, you have many responsibilities resting on your shoulders to ensure the safe and effective running of your business. Day-in, day-out, you consider what you can do to improve your efforts and continually grow and develop as a business and an entrepreneur.

  46. UK agrees historic trade deal with Australia

    United Kingdom 6/16/2021 9:12:09 AM

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson agrees UK-Australia free trade deal in meeting with Australian PM Scott Morrison in London.

  47. UKEF signs flagship green partnership to boost renewable exports

    United Kingdom 6/16/2021 9:07:54 AM

    UK Export Finance has launched a new partnership with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to promote the expertise of UK offshore wind companies abroad.

  48. New mentor scheme launched to boost UK food exporters

    United Kingdom 6/9/2021 1:58:38 PM

    New mentor scheme launched with the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board and National Farmers Union to help UK food producers export.

  49. UK secures new deal with Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein

    United Kingdom 6/7/2021 10:46:30 AM

    The agreement’s cutting-edge digital provisions make it the most advanced free trade deal signed by the three countries to date

  50. UK kick starts preparation for trade negotiations with India

    United Kingdom 5/26/2021 9:48:50 AM

    14-week consultation launched to seek views from the public and businesses

  51. Expanding into Europe

    United Kingdom 5/25/2021 11:46:19 AM

    Are you looking to expand into the European markets? You’re not alone!

  52. Is Your HR Team Up to the Challenge?

    United Kingdom 5/25/2021 11:42:28 AM

    Last year was unlike any other, and though the end of the pandemic is now in sight, COVID-19 has forever left its mark on the way we live and work.

  53. Understanding the New IR35 Legislation

    United Kingdom 5/25/2021 11:36:48 AM

    By now, most UK companies will have heard of IR35.

  54. 5 Ways to Retain Your Best Employees

    United Kingdom 5/25/2021 11:31:00 AM

    Did you know it can cost almost double an employee’s salary to replace them after they quit? Plus, when one co-worker walks out the door, it’s often only a matter of time before others start wondering if they should be looking for new opportunities as well.

  55. New Permanent Secretary to the Department for International Trade

    United Kingdom 5/25/2021 8:56:39 AM

    The Cabinet Secretary has appointed James Bowler as the new Permanent Secretary to the Department for International Trade.

  56. Trade with Canada and Mexico: call for input

    United Kingdom 5/19/2021 9:01:07 AM

    Seeking input on which aspects of current trading arrangements with Canada and Mexico we should look to improve or amend.

  57. Trade with Serbia

    United Kingdom 5/17/2021 1:26:18 PM

    How you import from and export to Serbia.

  58. Trade advisory groups (TAGs)

    United Kingdom 5/11/2021 7:31:41 AM

    The groups were established in July 2020 to meet the requirements of the Department for International Trade’s (DIT) trade negotiations.

  59. Making a full import declaration

    United Kingdom 5/7/2021 9:02:47 AM

    Find out what you need to do when making a full declaration to bring or receive goods into the UK.

  60. Prime Minister announces £1 billion of new UK-India trade

    United Kingdom 5/5/2021 9:54:06 AM

    New commercial trade and investment deals will create more than 6,500 UK jobs.

  61. UK-Viet Nam Joint Statement

    United Kingdom 5/4/2021 9:49:30 AM

    Joint Statement on the United Kingdom-Viet Nam Free Trade Agreement Entry into Force

  62. UK fintechs: partnering with banks in the US

    United Kingdom 4/29/2021 8:46:27 AM

    Insight and recommendations on what UK fintech companies need to know to successfully partner with a US bank.

  63. Applying for export licences using SPIRE

    United Kingdom 4/27/2021 6:51:59 PM

    How to use the online export licensing system to get a licence to export controlled goods, software and technology overseas.

  64. New expert council formed to maximise UK investment offer

    United Kingdom 4/27/2021 6:50:35 PM

    Investment Council will  advise Government’s ambitious inward investment strategy   

  65. Global innovation: what support is available

    United Kingdom 4/21/2021 11:08:44 AM

    Guidance on what help you can get from Innovate UK to innovate and grow your business overseas.

  66. 70% Of All Courses

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  67. Get a Free Amazon Business Account

    United Kingdom 4/13/2021 12:49:06 PM

    Amazon Business is changing the way companies buy supplies. For most small businesses, buying supplies can be time-consuming and frustrating.

  68. Webinars and videos for organisations that trade with the EU

    United Kingdom 4/9/2021 8:56:27 AM

    Sign up for webinars and watch videos about trading with the EU.

  69. Overseas Business Risk: Mauritius

    United Kingdom 4/7/2021 8:50:21 AM

    Information on how UK companies can control risks when doing business in Mauritius.

  70. Import goods into the UK: step by step

    United Kingdom 4/7/2021 8:46:38 AM

    How to bring goods into the UK from any country, including how much tax and duty you’ll need to pay and whether you need to get a licence or certificate.

  71. UK rolling out green carpet for Global Investment Summit

    United Kingdom 3/29/2021 8:26:20 AM

    UK to host Global Investment Summit (GIS) to secure foreign investment in UK green industries of the future

  72. What does the 2021 budget mean for FDI to the UK?

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 3:37:55 PM

    The announcement of the chancellor’s budget brings positive news for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in 2021.

  73. The future of working and the future of cities

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 3:35:12 PM

    The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new way of working and this has made us think of what the future holds for the workforce and our cities.

  74. Chancellor: Invest in growth with capital allowances

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 3:32:53 PM

    Every budget produces a few headlines as the Chancellor of the day announces his grand plan for the UK’s economic future from the despatch box. 2021 was no different.

  75. Auto enrolment: A guide to UK pensions

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 3:23:20 PM

    Auto-enrolment and pensions - what is it? How does it work? What does it mean for me? Watch our video to find out more.

  76. An overview of UK payroll costs 2020

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 3:21:34 PM

    Calculating UK payroll for your employees should not be taken lightly. Watch our video to find out the correct calculations and methodology.

  77. Setting up in the UK - becoming VAT registered

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 3:20:06 PM

    Learn more about becoming VAT registered when you set up your company in the UK.

  78. Trade with the Palestinian Authority

    United Kingdom 3/18/2021 10:25:30 AM

    How you import from and export to the Palestinian Authority.

  79. Trading with Kenya

    United Kingdom 3/17/2021 9:04:18 AM

    How you import from and export to Kenya.

  80. Apply for a grant to help small and medium-sized businesses new to importing or exporting

    United Kingdom 3/16/2021 8:43:33 AM

    The SME Brexit Support Fund could give you up to £2,000 to help with training or professional advice, if your business has up to 500 employees and no more than £100 million annual turnover.

  81. Apply for an account to defer duty payments when you import or release goods into Great Britain

    United Kingdom 3/12/2021 9:37:04 AM

    Find out how to apply for a duty deferment account so you can delay paying most customs or tax charges when you import goods into Great Britain or release goods from an excise warehouse.

  82. Taking commercial goods out of Great Britain in your baggage

    United Kingdom 3/12/2021 9:28:29 AM

    Check what you need to do when exporting commercial goods out of Great Britain in your accompanied baggage or small vehicle.

  83. Bringing commercial goods into Great Britain in your baggage

    United Kingdom 3/12/2021 9:25:26 AM

    Find out what you need to do when importing commercial goods into Great Britain in your accompanied baggage or small vehicle. 

  84. Trade with the Pacific States

    United Kingdom 3/8/2021 9:18:50 AM

    How you import from and export to the Pacific States.

  85. VAT on movements of goods between Northern Ireland and the EU

    United Kingdom 3/3/2021 9:35:11 AM

    How to charge and account for VAT on the movement of goods between Northern Ireland and EU member states (VAT Notice 725).

  86. Trade with Israel

    United Kingdom 3/1/2021 1:30:26 PM

    How you import from and export to Israel.

  87. UK-Peru Trade Dialogue: A new relationship for a global future

    United Kingdom 2/23/2021 9:27:43 AM

    Trade ministers from the United Kingdom and Peru met on February 4 2021, to chart a new course for our historically close trading relationship.

  88. Overseas Business Risk - Greece

    United Kingdom 2/22/2021 2:25:21 PM

    Information on key security and political risks which UK businesses may face when operating in Greece

  89. Trade with Georgia

    United Kingdom 2/19/2021 9:40:01 AM

    How you import from and export to Georgia.

  90. Can Banks Benefit from Social Networks?

    United Kingdom 2/16/2021 10:01:38 AM

    Social networks are fast becoming strong tool for marketing research. The information freely available here is very valuable for many marketing experts. Like all other businesses banks too can benefit from this.

  91. Five Amazing Tips to Manage the Stress in Trading

    United Kingdom 2/16/2021 9:39:43 AM

    Trading puts you under lots of pressure, so it is common for you to be stressed. At these times, people should not try to make any major decisions.

  92. Trade with the Faroe Islands

    United Kingdom 2/15/2021 12:39:32 PM

    How you import to and export from the Faroe Islands.

  93. Trade with Egypt

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 9:16:35 AM

    How you import from and export to Egypt.

  94. Trade with Côte d’Ivoire

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 9:12:46 AM

    How you import from and export to Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast).

  95. Trade with Central America

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 9:09:25 AM

    How you import from and export to the Central American countries.

  96. Trade with Kosovo

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 9:05:28 AM

    How you import from and export to Kosovo.

  97. Trade with Lebanon

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 9:02:11 AM

    How you import from and export to Lebanon.

  98. Liz Truss deepens trade ties, announces investment wins in India

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 8:58:56 AM

    International Trade Secretary agrees terms of Enhanced Trade Partnership and Tata Consultancy Services announces 1,500 high skilled UK jobs in tech

  99. Trade with Moldova

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 8:56:13 AM

    How you import from and export to Moldova.

  100. Trade with Morocco

    United Kingdom 2/11/2021 8:52:01 AM

    How you import from and export to Morocco.

  101. Customs Handling of Import Export Freight: service availability and issues

    United Kingdom 2/2/2021 9:08:22 AM

    Check the availability and any issues affecting the Customs Handling of Import Export Freight (CHIEF) online service.

  102. Space Transportation Solutions and Innovations

    United Kingdom 1/28/2021 10:42:30 AM

    The market for space transportation is growing exponentially. Here in this article, we look at different innovations and solutions to likely problems regarding space transport. The future’s bright with all sorts of interesting ideas.

  103. Get proof of origin for your goods

    United Kingdom 1/27/2021 9:55:31 AM

    If you’re using a preference from a preference agreement or the Generalised Scheme of Preferences, you will need to prove the origin of your goods.

  104. Claiming preferential rates of duty between the UK and EU

    United Kingdom 1/26/2021 8:45:16 AM

    How to claim preferential rates of duty on goods covered in the UK's deal with the EU and how to declare goods imported into the UK on your import declaration.

  105. A Step By Step Guide To Forex Trading

    United Kingdom 1/25/2021 12:28:35 PM

    Forex Market is also known as Foreign Exchange Market or Currency Trading Market.

  106. New immigration system: what you need to know

    United Kingdom 1/21/2021 4:21:23 PM

    The UK has introduced a points-based immigration system.

  107. Preparing for the Customs Declaration Service

    United Kingdom 1/20/2021 10:23:52 AM

    Find out what you need to do to prepare for making declarations on the Customs Declaration Service.

  108. Online Business Set-Up: 5 Tips to Help Your Website Rank in the UK

    United Kingdom 1/19/2021 5:15:26 PM

    If you’re setting up a new online business, having a user-friendly website and sound SEO strategy that’s tailored to your target market is important. And if you’re targeting British consumers, there are a few SEO boxes you can tick to ensure you rank well on UK-based searches and drive the right traffic back to your website.

  109. Check if you’re established in the UK for customs

    United Kingdom 1/19/2021 9:32:44 AM

    Find out whether you're established in the UK for customs purposes.

  110. Carry out international road haulage

    United Kingdom 1/18/2021 8:00:44 AM

    What UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international road haulage.

  111. Import firewood into England, Scotland or Wales

    United Kingdom 1/14/2021 8:50:49 AM

    Find out how to import firewood, such as logs and kindling, into England, Scotland and Wales (Great Britain).

  112. How to check if you can delay customs payments and declarations

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:29:00 PM

    If you’re a business that currently buys goods from or sells goods to countries outside the UK, or are planning to trade with Europe from January 2021, HMRC’s new tool can help you identify ways you might be able to make the customs process easier for cheaper for your business. This short video shows you how to use the tool.

  113. How can a customs intermediary or agent help me?

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:27:34 PM

    If you’re a UK business thinking about moving goods into or out of the UK , this video is here to help you understand how customs intermediaries or agents can help you. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk.

  114. What are commodity codes?

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:25:59 PM

    If you're buying or selling goods abroad, you need to work out the amount of duty or VAT you owe. This short video tells you how to find out the ‘commodity code’ classification for your goods, using our Trade Tariff tool. Find out more on GOV.UK

  115. What are controlled goods?

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:24:27 PM

    You’ll need a licence to import or export certain types of controlled goods. You may also need to pay extra duty in the UK. Unsure if this applies to your goods? This short video explains more about the types of goods that are classed as controlled. Find out more on GOV.UK

  116. Getting someone to deal with customs for you – how freight forwarders can help

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:22:59 PM

    Import and export declarations are complicated, requiring specialist skill, knowledge and IT, including government authorisations. Very few businesses make their own declarations, instead they use someone else to deal with import and export declarations for them, such as freight forwarding companies and fast parcel operators. Go to GOV.UK to find out more.

  117. What you need to know to bring goods into the UK

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:21:07 PM

    If you’re a UK business thinking about bringing goods from overseas into the UK to sell or use in your business, this video is here to help you understand more about the decisions and processes for importing into the UK. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk.

  118. What you need to know to send goods out of the UK

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:19:41 PM

    If you’re a UK business thinking about selling products overseas, this video is here to help you understand more about the decisions and processes for exporting to other countries. For more information have a look at the guidance available on gov.uk

  119. How to export goods between Great Britain and the EU

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:16:36 PM

    Information for traders on exporting goods between Great Britain and the EU.

  120. How to import goods between Great Britain and the EU

    United Kingdom 1/13/2021 3:13:51 PM

    Information for traders on importing goods between Great Britain and the EU.

  121. Coronavirus (COVID-19): travel corridors

    United Kingdom 1/8/2021 11:24:40 AM

    List of countries, territories and regions from where you can travel to England and may not have to self-isolate.

  122. Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses

    United Kingdom 1/7/2021 2:03:49 PM

    The latest information for farmers, landowners and rural businesses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Read this page for regular updates.

  123. EU business: working in the UK

    United Kingdom 1/6/2021 10:32:44 AM

    Find out what EU citizens need to do if they are working in the UK.

  124. UK trade agreements with non-EU countries

    United Kingdom 1/5/2021 12:43:03 PM

    Find out about the trade agreements the UK has concluded that are in effect and the progress of our discussions with other countries.

  125. UK's approach to negotiating a free trade agreement with Japan

    United Kingdom 1/5/2021 10:00:01 AM

    Find out more about how the UK is negotiating a trade agreement with Japan and what the government aims to achieve.

  126. Tariff stop press notices

    United Kingdom 1/4/2021 9:17:43 AM

    Find out about changes to the UK Trade Tariff, Customs Handling of Import and Export Freight, Customs Declaration Service and monthly trade euro rate.

  127. International road haulage: HGV and trailer documents

    United Kingdom 1/4/2021 9:07:17 AM

    Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and trailer documents you need to legally cross international borders in a UK-registered vehicle.

  128. The Steps to Buying Property in the UK

    United Kingdom 12/9/2020 11:41:18 AM

    The UK property market is showing signs of resilience and there is still a lot of demand for luxury properties and property in general.

  129. Pay VAT deferred due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

    United Kingdom 12/3/2020 12:40:34 PM

    Find out how to pay VAT payments deferred between 20 March and 30 June 2020. You can pay now or get ready to opt in to the VAT deferral new payment scheme.

  130. EU business: importing from the UK

    United Kingdom 12/3/2020 8:49:40 AM

    Find out what EU businesses need to do to import from the UK from 1 January 2021.

  131. Government publishes updated GB-EU Border Operating Model

    United Kingdom 12/2/2020 10:39:32 AM

    Government has ramped up preparations for the end of the transition period by publishing an updated Border Operating Model, which provides further detail on how the GB-EU border will work and the actions that traders, hauliers and passengers need to take.

  132. Visit Europe from 1 January 2021

    United Kingdom 12/2/2020 10:36:30 AM

    Checks for all types of travel

  133. Moving goods into, out of, or through Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021

    United Kingdom 12/2/2020 10:35:26 AM

    What UK businesses can do now to get ready for 2021.

  134. Trade with Japan from 1 January 2021

    United Kingdom 12/1/2020 9:00:14 AM

    How you import from and export to Japan will change from 1 January 2021. 

  135. How Will Post-Brexit Regulation Affect the Healthcare Industry

    United Kingdom 11/30/2020 2:10:56 PM

    The UK government issued new guidance on how medical devices will be registered post-Brexit. Read on to find out what this means for companies and the industry.

  136. Joint statement on the UK-Brazil JETCO

    United Kingdom 11/26/2020 1:19:37 PM

    On 11 November the United Kingdom and Brazil held the 11th Joint Economic and Trade Committee

  137. Pets: health certificates

    United Kingdom 11/25/2020 9:15:30 AM

    Use these certificates to import pets to Great Britain, the Channel Islands or Isle of Man.

  138. UK secures vital rollover trade deal with Canada and agrees to start negotiating more advanced deal next year

    United Kingdom 11/24/2020 4:20:48 PM

    International Trade Secretary Liz Truss has today secured an agreement for a continuity trade deal with “friend and ally” Canada.

  139. Notices to exporters

    United Kingdom 11/11/2020 12:29:51 PM

    Notices to exporters published by the Export Control Joint Unit (ECJU).

  140. Prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021

    United Kingdom 11/11/2020 12:27:40 PM

    The process for exporting goods to the EU will change. Businesses in England, Wales and Scotland need to complete the following actions to continue exporting to EU countries from 1 January 2021.

  141. Prepare to import goods from the EU to Great Britain from 1 January 2021

    United Kingdom 11/11/2020 12:25:34 PM

    The process for importing goods from the EU will change. Businesses in England, Wales and Scotland need to complete the following actions to continue importing from EU countries from 1 January 2021.

  142. Preferential tariffs continue for eligible developing countries

    United Kingdom 11/11/2020 12:22:32 PM

    Government announces that removals and reductions of tariffs on goods from developing countries to continue after the end of the transition period

  143. Negotiations on the UK’s Future Trading Relationship with the US: Update

    United Kingdom 11/2/2020 12:46:08 PM

    The fifth UK-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiating round took place from 19 to 30 October 2020.

  144. UK Agri-Tech start-up lassoes deal with US ranchers

    United Kingdom 10/28/2020 11:06:42 AM

    Herdsy, the cattle collar that monitors the health of the herd, is celebrating its entry into the US market with two deals set to be worth £1.4m in the next five years.

  145. Check if you can claim back Statutory Sick Pay paid to employees due to coronavirus (COVID-19)

    United Kingdom 10/28/2020 10:58:52 AM

    If you're an employer, find out if you can use the Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme to claim back employees' coronavirus-related Statutory Sick Pay (SSP).

  146. Effective Strategies to Attract UK Consumers

    United Kingdom 10/26/2020 12:41:00 PM

    Customers from all over the world are different, and this is why it is so important for businesses to tailor their marketing messages and the way they try to attract these customers according to where these customers are located.

  147. Liz Truss ramps up engagement with trade unions and civil society groups

    United Kingdom 10/20/2020 8:53:29 AM

    International Trade Secretary steps up engagement with stakeholders across the UK

  148. HMG launches Export Growth Plan to help businesses

    United Kingdom 10/20/2020 8:50:34 AM

    Government launches Export Growth Plan to help businesses in England build back better following the pandemic

  149. UK-Vietnam strategic partnership: forging ahead for another 10 years

    United Kingdom 10/1/2020 9:08:39 AM

    The UK and Vietnam agreed a joint refreshed strategic partnership agreement on 30 September 2020, during the Foreign Secretary’s visit to Hanoi.

  150. British Embassy Warsaw announces UK-Poland Green Recovery Forum

    United Kingdom 9/30/2020 9:00:04 AM

    The Forum will take place online on 28 October 2020 and look at challenges and opportunities for a green recovery from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

  151. What is Amazon Business?

    United Kingdom 9/29/2020 11:20:04 AM

    Amazon Business is changing the way companies buy supplies. For most small businesses, buying supplies can be time-consuming and frustrating. Finding the best product at the best price with the most convenient payment terms can be a challenge, especially when they have other tasks that need to be completed. Amazon Business is the solution and brings big benefits to businesses of all sizes and industries.

  152. UK and Japan agree historic free trade agreement

    United Kingdom 9/28/2020 10:10:33 AM

    The UK has today secured a free trade agreement with Japan, which is the UK’s first major trade deal as an independent trading nation.

  153. Starting a Business in the UK- How to Create a Safe and Comfortable Office Space

    United Kingdom 9/17/2020 12:30:53 PM

    If you are starting a business in the UK, it is important to take into account the new Covid-19 rules.

  154. Compensation Claims Flight Delay

    United Kingdom 9/16/2020 9:00:12 AM

    Compensation Claims GB mission is to help passengers getting their compensation in case of flight delays, cancellation or overbooking.

  155. UK Online Tax Rebates

    United Kingdom 9/16/2020 8:56:22 AM

    We are the UK's largest tax refund company. We've obtained over 500,000 refunds to date for UK taxpayers. We have been trading since 2012 and we have become the most trusted service it the marketplace, all of our websites are rated 5* Excellent for customer satisfaction on Trustpilot.

  156. UK-Japan trade deal offers boost to Welsh businesses

    United Kingdom 9/15/2020 2:15:35 PM

    Welsh lamb, Conwy mussels and Anglesey sea salt are among 15 iconic Welsh products that could be protected in Japan for first time as part of the UK-Japan trade deal.

  157. UK takes major step towards membership of Trans-Pacific free trade area

    United Kingdom 9/10/2020 8:58:00 AM

    The UK has today taken a major step in the process of joining CPTPP (Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership).

  158. UK PC expert fits homes all over Europe with custom computers

    United Kingdom 9/9/2020 11:07:54 AM

    Fierce PC custom-built desktops and laptops sales have skyrocketed over the last three months, with the company now exporting 50% of all its orders.

  159. Government announces new Board of Trade

    United Kingdom 9/9/2020 11:05:50 AM

    New Board of Trade announced – comprised of key figures from politics, academia and industry.

  160. Complete your VAT Return to account for import VAT

    United Kingdom 8/25/2020 8:48:45 AM

    From 1 January 2021, find out how to complete your return if you're using postponed VAT accounting to account for import VAT on your VAT Return.

  161. Why is Brand Consistency So Important?

    United Kingdom 8/19/2020 9:08:47 AM

    The brand represents the business in the sense that it’s how people identify with the company. While they may later put a face to a name on a business card, it all starts with branding. With an inconsistent brand message, people will likely become confused about it, its values, and where the customers come into the equation. For this article, we dig deeper into brand consistency and introduce instances where it’s so important to have it nailed down.

  162. Translating Your App to Make It Accessible to International Users: An Essential Guide

    United Kingdom 8/6/2020 10:33:17 AM

    We instinctively use local language or English when developing an app for obvious reasons. If the app is intended for a local market, using the native language is a great way to ensure high user engagement. On the other hand, using English makes the app more universal and allows for the app to be marketed to international users.

  163. Launching a Construction Project Overseas: The Top Factors You Need to Consider

    United Kingdom 7/29/2020 3:32:07 PM

    If your construction projects have been successful in the UK, then now might be the time to expand overseas. Expanding overseas could enable you to gain more customers and get additional market exposure around the world.

  164. Negotiations on the UK’s future trading relationship with New Zealand: Update

    United Kingdom 7/29/2020 9:11:43 AM

    Trade negotiators from the UK and New Zealand held the first round of negotiations for a UK-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between 13th and 24th July 2020.

  165. Apply for grants if your business completes customs declarations

    United Kingdom 7/29/2020 9:07:02 AM

    Find out what grants you can apply for to get funding for recruitment, training and IT improvements if your business completes customs declarations.

  166. What Is Local SEO and How Can It Benefit Your UK Business?

    United Kingdom 7/24/2020 8:35:53 AM

    If you are a UK business that has already invested in digital marketing, it’s likely that you will know the value and importance of SEO already. However, with more and more companies investing their money and time in online marketing, you may want to consider turning towards local SEO.

  167. UKEF support helps secure £10 million worth of orders for Welsh tech exporter

    United Kingdom 7/16/2020 4:11:24 PM

    We provided innovative finance for the delivery of major incident command vehicles to the Middle East.

  168. United Kingdom-Colombia Trade Dialogue: A new relationship for a new world

    United Kingdom 7/13/2020 9:08:01 AM

    Minister Jayawardena met with Minister José Manuel Restrepo, Minister of Commerce, Tourism and Industry in Colombia, for the first UK-Colombia Trade Dialogue.

  169. The Department for International Trade launches modelling review to support economic recovery

    United Kingdom 7/2/2020 11:21:43 AM

    To enhance its trade negotiation capability and support economic recovery DIT is launching a model review

  170. What You Need Before Starting a Business as an Electrician

    United Kingdom 7/2/2020 10:54:38 AM

    Electricians are tradespeople that are always in high demand. No matter where you go, there’s always going to be somebody who needs an experienced electrician to conduct repairs or replace the wiring in their home or office, or help with electrical faults, problems and hazards.

  171. UK statement to the WTO Dispute Settlement Body

    United Kingdom 7/1/2020 8:43:37 AM

    Statement referring to agenda item 10: Australia – certain measures concerning trademarks, geographical indications and other plain packaging requirements applicable to tobacco products and packaging.

  172. UK Export Finance publishes its 2019-20 results and new Business Plan

    United Kingdom 6/29/2020 10:36:25 AM

    UK government provided £4.4 billion in support for exporters across the country.

  173. 3 Reasons to Go for a Franchise When Starting a New Business

    United Kingdom 6/26/2020 2:57:48 PM

    The UK economy presents plenty of opportunities for new businesses to bloom. You can capitalise on market growth and launch a new business to a crowd of eager customers. There is no shortage of opportunities to seize either.

  174. UK selected as Peru’s delivery partner to rebuild facilities damaged by El Nino

    United Kingdom 6/23/2020 11:01:10 AM

    The UK has been selected as Peru’s delivery partner to rebuild crucial facilities, such as schools and hospitals, which were affected by El Niño in 2017 in Peru

  175. ‘Bounce back’ plan for agriculture, food and drink industry launched

    United Kingdom 6/22/2020 1:52:51 PM

    A ‘bounce back’ plan of trade measures for the agriculture, food and drink industry has been announced today to help support businesses that have been impacted by coronavirus.

  176. Government support secures major contract for UK construction in Benin

    United Kingdom 6/18/2020 10:23:22 AM

    The government’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance, provides over £100 million in direct lending for project to redevelop a 114 mile road in Benin.

  177. Statement on launch of Australia-UK FTA

    United Kingdom 6/18/2020 10:21:15 AM

    Joint Statement by Minister Birmingham and Secretary of State Truss on the launch of negotiations for the Australia-UK Free Trade Agreement

  178. Check if you’re established in the UK or EU for customs

    United Kingdom 6/12/2020 2:37:48 PM

    A person or business needs to be established in the UK or EU to meet a number of customs rules. This includes being able to get a wide range of customs authorisations and simplifications for example:

  179. The Foreign Secretary's call with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

    United Kingdom 6/9/2020 9:40:40 AM

    Dominic Raab spoke to Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Monday 8 June

  180. UK and Japan start trade negotiations

    United Kingdom 6/9/2020 9:32:48 AM

    The UK and Japanese governments will today (Tuesday 9 June) start negotiating a UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement.

  181. Adapting to a Changing Market: Tips for F&B Businesses

    United Kingdom 6/3/2020 11:56:58 AM

    The food and beverage industry is among the hardest hit by the recent crisis. Restaurants and other industry players are working hard to survive the changing market, and there are some serious challenges to overcome.

  182. 8 Tips to Help You Find the Perfect Office Furniture for Your Start-Up

    United Kingdom 6/3/2020 11:49:40 AM

    When it comes to designing an office, it isn’t hard to get carried away with purchasing the latest furniture designs and splashing out on the fanciest looking items.

  183. UK statement to the WTO General Council

    United Kingdom 5/18/2020 8:49:10 AM

    The UK's Ambassador to the WTO and UN in Geneva, Julian Braithwaite, delivered a statement to the WTO General Council on 15 May 2020.

  184. Why VoIP is a Good Option for Your Startup

    United Kingdom 5/14/2020 1:55:14 PM

    Whether for customer support or team collaboration, a reliable communication infrastructure is a must for any startup. Traditionally, this need would be met by a landline. But that means paying sky-high monthly rates, not to mention additional fees for installation and making international calls. Enter VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol).

  185. Is a Business Degree a Good Choice for Aspiring Entrepreneurs?

    United Kingdom 5/13/2020 2:36:51 PM

    Many people choose to earn a traditional university degree before launching their own company. While there are no official degree requirements for anybody looking to become an entrepreneur, having the qualification can certainly help you make better decisions in regard to running your own successful business in the future.

  186. UK Regions to See Growth in 2021 as Local Sectors Recover

    United Kingdom 5/13/2020 11:21:12 AM

  187. What You Will Need to Think About if You Are Setting up an Overseas Business

    United Kingdom 5/12/2020 5:13:50 PM

    Are you thinking about setting up a business overseas? Find out some of the things that you will need to consider to achieve this here.

  188. Notice SIVA1: Simplified Import VAT Accounting

    United Kingdom 5/12/2020 11:04:47 AM

    SIVA allows you to reduce the level of financial guarantee needed to run a duty deferment account for VAT purposes.

  189. Supporting Clients Whilst Working Remotely: Our Top Tips

    United Kingdom 5/11/2020 2:36:02 PM

    Improving remote support to clients is not an easy job, as anyone familiar with the industry already knows.

  190. Starting and Running an Online Business

    United Kingdom 5/11/2020 11:25:14 AM

    The fast and easy way to start and run an online business Starting an online business is no longer a novelty. It's a fact of life for individuals and established companies alike

  191. New webinars to boost support for SMEs during coronavirus

    United Kingdom 5/7/2020 11:13:40 AM

    The Department for International Trade is hosting a series of coronavirus (COVID-19) webinars, free for SMEs across the UK.

  192. 6 Considerations When Starting a Jewellery Business in London

    United Kingdom 5/6/2020 4:19:21 PM

    The jewellery market is big business. In the United Kingdom alone, revenue in the jewellery segment is set to reach £3.4 billion this year, with an annual growth rate of 2.3% from 2020 to 2023, according to Statista. Perhaps you’ve identified an opportunity here. Maybe an untapped audience has been discovered.

  193. Truss opening statement, call with the US Trade Representative

    United Kingdom 5/6/2020 8:51:51 AM

    The opening remarks from the Secretary of State, formally launching trade agreement negotiations between the UK and the U.S.

  194. UK and US start trade negotiations

    United Kingdom 5/5/2020 1:01:24 PM

    International Secretary of State Liz Truss and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to launch the first round of Free Trade Agreement negotiations today

  195. Exchanging information during UK-US trade agreement negotiations

    United Kingdom 5/4/2020 9:27:59 AM

    This exchange of letters sets out the arrangements for handling documentation and information during free trade agreement negotiations between the UK and the US.

  196. Protect your company from the financial impacts of losing your key people

    United Kingdom 4/28/2020 12:22:13 PM

    Established in 2008, MyKeyManInsurance.com are the longest serving business protection specialist in the UK.

  197. How Businesses Can Contribute To A More Sustainable World Post-COVID-19

    United Kingdom 4/27/2020 2:09:33 PM

    The short-term impact of the COVID-19 crisis is enormous, and governments are being urged to learn from the crisis and adapt policies across the world. Remote working has skyrocketed, entire sectors have hit the brakes, and some of the world’s busiest cities are devoid of congestion.

  198. The Business Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

    United Kingdom 4/27/2020 11:56:03 AM

    You can achieve your business dream. Beat the odds as you learn from the best - including Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, and Bill Gates - and turn your idea into an amazing and profitable enterprise.

  199. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for UK businesses

    United Kingdom 4/24/2020 4:39:35 PM

    Guidance for UK businesses trading internationally

  200. COVID-19 Defra Update

    United Kingdom 4/22/2020 9:31:45 AM

    Summary of the latest news from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  201. UKEF guidance for creditors on temporary suspension of debt service repayments

    United Kingdom 4/20/2020 10:21:41 AM

    Agreement to help eligible developing countries which request forbearance to respond to the financing needs arising from coronavirus (COVID-19).

  202. Why Paying Attention to Mental Health During COVID-19 is More Crucial than Ever

    United Kingdom 4/16/2020 9:50:31 AM

    As the UK experience a sudden rise in remote work self-isolation and health-related anxiety, this has created a general sense of unease for many people and exacerbated existing mental health issues for many more.

  203. Moving goods through customs during the coronavirus (COVID-19)

    United Kingdom 4/15/2020 12:39:37 PM

    Border functions and social distancing To help stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we have temporarily changed customs border processes. This includes transit and export procedures. This guidance will be updated when this change ends.

  204. UK to receive nearly 3 million packets of paracetamol

    United Kingdom 4/15/2020 10:19:17 AM

    2,800,000 packets of paracetamol will be distributed to leading UK supermarkets and retailers.

  205. Freeports Consultation Extension

    United Kingdom 4/9/2020 9:04:42 AM

    The government has committed to create up to ten new innovative Freeports across the UK, to level up the country and benefit from the opportunities of leaving the EU.

  206. Building A Healthy Company Culture With A Remote Team

    United Kingdom 4/7/2020 12:32:24 PM

    As more of the global workforce continue to work from home in a bid to self-isolate/quarantine, many companies and employers have had to adapt to managing a remote workforce.

  207. 5 Steps to take before starting your Ph.D. at University in the UK

    United Kingdom 4/6/2020 12:32:50 PM

    Starting your Ph.D. at University is a substantial academic step in your life. The whole process can be exhausting and stressful, which makes it understandable when some people choose to throw in the towel. In this article, we are going to talk about five steps that you should take before starting your Ph.D. in the UK. This way, the process can be much easier for you, and you'll be prepared for all the steps that are yet to come.

  208. UK Government COVID-19 Support for Businesses

    United Kingdom 3/31/2020 9:26:06 AM

    The Department for International Trade at the British Embassy in Berne has compiled a summary of UK government support for businesses in the UK.

  209. Here’s Why Start-Ups Shouldn’t Ignore The Potential Of Physical Products

    United Kingdom 3/27/2020 1:45:44 PM

    Across the UK’s retail market, many companies are noticing a drop in physical sales, as consumers increasingly turn towards online stores when searching for everything from makeup to clothes and beyond.

  210. 8 Reasons Why Online Manufacturing Companies are a Smart Choice

    United Kingdom 3/24/2020 4:14:06 PM

    Developments in e-commerce technology have revolutionized the way we interact with businesses. Most of the attention around industry changes brought by the evolving internet seems to go to the B2C side, but the same advancements have also helped B2B organizations make leaps and bounds in their relationships with clients.

  211. Why Companies Need To Do More To Tackle Presenteeism Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    United Kingdom 3/24/2020 9:15:02 AM

    In the last decade, presenteeism – the act of working more hours than required – has tripled in the UK with more than 4 in 5 people observing it compared to just a quarter in 2010.

  212. 5 tools to help you find the best local estate agents

    United Kingdom 3/23/2020 2:19:27 PM

    Finding and choosing an estate agent is a stressful job at the best of times, especially so for those who are needing to move quickly. After all, an estate agent is responsible for selling the most valuable asset that most of us will ever own.

  213. How To Successfully Manage Remote Workers During Social Distancing

    United Kingdom 3/23/2020 10:56:46 AM

  214. What is involved in setting up a UK company bank account?

    United Kingdom 3/17/2020 4:37:36 PM

    We look at what is involved and the requirements of setting up a UK company bank account from anti-money laundering requirements to the bank mandate itself.

  215. How can Paul Beare Ltd help their clients when setting up in the UK?

    United Kingdom 3/17/2020 4:34:36 PM

    Key points for setting up in the UK beginning with the client's objectives through to pension obligations, human resources, employment contracts and VAT.

  216. UK and Mexico commit to collaboration on climate change and trade

    United Kingdom 3/16/2020 11:16:32 AM

    At a meeting of the UK-Mexico High-Level Economic Talks in London, both countries agreed to broaden cooperation across a number of areas.

  217. US to lift ban on UK beef exports

    United Kingdom 3/13/2020 12:51:21 PM

    British beef could soon be sold in the United States.

  218. British Students’ Pursuit of Medical Training Overseas

    United Kingdom 3/11/2020 9:37:35 AM

  219. Africa business opportunities encouraged by HMTC UK tour

    United Kingdom 3/10/2020 4:27:50 PM

    HM Trade Commissioner for Africa travelled across the UK to encourage businesses to embrace export and investment opportunities in the continent.

  220. Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for UK businesses

    United Kingdom 3/9/2020 1:19:18 PM

  221. How to Start a New Business Without Money

    United Kingdom 3/6/2020 12:53:35 PM

    You have identified a gap in the market, you know what is needed to fill that gap, but, unfortunately, you don’t have the necessary resources to fill it.

  222. Men are Twice as likely to become Entrepreneurs than Women

    United Kingdom 3/5/2020 10:16:49 AM

    Despite the strides that have been made towards workplace equality in recent years, women in businesses are still feeling largely under-represented and underpaid.

  223. Growing global appetite for British food and drink exports

    United Kingdom 3/4/2020 5:16:32 PM

    Food and drink exports to non-EU markets grow by 4.9% in 2019

  224. The Benefits Of Business Coaching For Entrepreneurs

    United Kingdom 3/4/2020 8:22:11 AM

  225. UK statement to the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee

    United Kingdom 3/3/2020 7:34:45 AM

    The UK's Ambassador to the WTO and UN in Geneva, Julian Braithwaite, delivered a statement to the WTO Trade Negotiations Committee on 2 March 2020.

  226. Foreign Secretary's first Gulf visit to showcase Britain's strengths

    United Kingdom 3/2/2020 12:14:19 PM

    The Foreign Secretary’s first official visit to the Gulf will include talks with Saudi leaders and His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik of Oman.

  227. Liz Truss kick-starts UK-US trade talks

    United Kingdom 3/2/2020 12:10:06 PM

    The UK is publishing its negotiating objectives for a free trade agreement with the United States, with talks expected to begin this month.

  228. Our approach to the Future Relationship with the EU

    United Kingdom 2/27/2020 2:15:40 PM

    The UK’s approach to negotiations with the European Union.

  229. UK Statement to the WTO Informal Working Group on MSMEs

    United Kingdom 2/26/2020 9:01:39 AM

    The UK's Ambassador to the WTO in Geneva, Julian Braithwaite, delivered a statement to the WTO Informal Working Group on MSMEs Meeting on 25 February 2020.

  230. Margaret Thatcher Conference on Trade

    United Kingdom 2/25/2020 4:10:50 PM

    Tickets are now on sale for the Margaret Thatcher Conference on Trade, in partnership with the City of London Corporation and HSBC.

  231. Start-Up Ideas For Entrepreneurs Looking To Move To The UK

    United Kingdom 2/21/2020 9:41:52 AM

    Having just left the European Union, the UK is looking to attract investors, innovations and workers from around the world.

  232. £500 million boost for UK film industry from US firm

    United Kingdom 2/19/2020 9:51:57 AM

    A US firm has announced its plans to build a £150 million film studio in Reading

  233. Home Secretary announces new UK points-based immigration system

    United Kingdom 2/19/2020 9:48:37 AM

    New points-based immigration system will open up the UK to the brightest and the best from around the world.

  234. More Than Half Of Women Avoid Asking For A Pay Rise

    United Kingdom 2/18/2020 8:23:54 AM

    Wages have been increasing at a faster rate than inflation since 2018. According to statistics released by the Office of National Statistics, the average weekly income for full-time workers has seen a year-on-year increase of 2.9%, rising from £568 to £585.

  235. 2019 was record-breaking year for UK exports

    United Kingdom 2/11/2020 5:26:43 PM

    UK exports at an all time high, with goods exports to non-EU countries growing by 13.6% on 2018

  236. Proptech Trends Disrupting Flexible Workspace Industry

    United Kingdom 2/11/2020 12:30:25 PM

    Real estate businesses are demonstrating a positive outlook towards new Proptech innovations, with the majority believing that it will disrupt the industry significantly.

  237. The Future Relationship between the UK and the EU

    United Kingdom 2/5/2020 4:41:21 PM

    This statement sets out the Government’s proposed approach to the negotiations with the EU about our future relationship. Further details on this and other trade negotiations will be made available to Parliament as the process develops.

  238. How To Retain Employees Looking To Leave On “National Sickie Day”

    United Kingdom 2/3/2020 8:21:22 AM

    According to YouGov research, over a third of Brits don’t like their job, with men less likely to say they enjoy their jobs than women.

  239. Scotland's biggest trading partner continues to be the UK

    United Kingdom 1/30/2020 9:16:26 AM

    Scotland exported £51.2 billion in goods and services to the rest of the UK in 2018 – a rise of £1.2 billion.

  240. How to Choose the Right Data Centre for Your Business

    United Kingdom 1/29/2020 2:06:08 PM

    Many businesses today, especially SEMs, are beginning to appreciate the power of outsourcing. SMEs can now access data centre services without having to invest large sums in establishing their own through gathering it themselves. If you think that your business could benefit from paying for access to a data centre, here’s what you need to consider when making your choice.

  241. The Rise Of The Digital Nomad: The New Way Of Working In 2020

    United Kingdom 1/29/2020 11:18:15 AM

    There is no doubt that that freedom and flexibility in work can help create an idyllic work-life balance that more people are continuing to strive for in 2020

  242. Careers One Of The Top Causes Of Stress Among Young People

    United Kingdom 1/23/2020 1:08:51 PM

    According to a study by UK Youth, young adults spend more than six hours a day “stressed out”, but 1 in 10 feel they have no one to discuss their concerns with. Today’s adults are concerned by a culmination of factors spanning from social-life and education to finances and work-life.

  243. Last chance to sign up for the EECAN Roadshow

    United Kingdom 1/21/2020 12:51:00 PM

    The Eastern Europe and Central Asian Network Roadshow will be in Oxford, Coventry, Manchester and London from 28-31 January

  244. Vegetarian haggis launches in the US for Burns night

    United Kingdom 1/20/2020 1:01:21 PM

    Macsween is celebrating its first export to the US in half a century with the launch of its vegetarian haggis for Burns Night.

  245. ‘Blue Monday’ Now Affecting Half Of The UK

    United Kingdom 1/20/2020 12:29:27 PM

    Between the realisation of having to go back to work post-Christmas and struggling with finances over the 5-6-week payday gap, just under half of adults (44%) confess to suffering with January Blues. The most depressing day of the year, dubbed ‘Blue Monday’, falls on the 20th; and only 5% of Brits consider themselves happy during this time of the year.

  246. How BP's New Cross-Border Travel Solution Makes Travel Across Europe Easier

    United Kingdom 1/17/2020 10:45:48 AM

    BP is reducing hassle for businesses that use the European Electronic Toll Service (EETS) to travel across Europe.

  247. London model ship builder helps chart the course of Qatar’s history

    United Kingdom 1/15/2020 8:43:19 AM

    Premier Ship Models increased its turnover by 30% in 2018. It won one of its largest ever contracts that year, selling 6 models to Qatar’s new National Museum

  248. Visit Europe after Brexit

    United Kingdom 1/14/2020 11:48:32 AM

    Checks for all types of travel Stay up to date The UK is leaving the EU. This page tells you how to prepare for Brexit and will be updated if anything changes.

  249. Top Tips For Making Your Office Refurbishment a Success

    United Kingdom 1/14/2020 9:45:54 AM

  250. January Blues Makes Brits Most Likely To Quit Their Jobs On The 31st

    United Kingdom 1/13/2020 11:09:11 AM

    January can be a tough month for most people as combination of debt from Christmas, the cold weather, low motivation and failed New Year’s resolutions takes its toll on people. For others, it’s a month of realisation, with January being the most popular month for people to seek new challenges and new jobs, and spending Christmas surrounded by family and friends.

  251. Northern Ireland seafood firm gears up for Christmas 2020

    United Kingdom 1/9/2020 9:02:37 AM

    Kilkeel-based Rooney Fish is already taking orders from its overseas customers for this year's festive season.

  252. 67 tech firms represent UK at world's biggest trade show

    United Kingdom 1/8/2020 9:35:42 AM

    UK technology firms to showcase British innovation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including 12 start-ups from the Northern Powerhouse.

  253. How To Double Your Annual Leave In 2020

    United Kingdom 1/6/2020 11:32:59 AM

    2 in 5 Brits took just half of their annual leave last year, with only 13% taking a mere 20% of what they were entitled to. The UK has a long way to go before perfecting the perfect work-life balance, as research reveals Brits work some of the longest hours in Europe, with a quarter working more than 40 hours a week. However, many people are already looking to plan their annual leave for the new year in order to spend more time out of the office.

  254. How To Improve Employee Retention In 2020

    United Kingdom 1/6/2020 9:57:03 AM

    In 2019, 51% of people had planned to move jobs by the end of the year, resulting in many businesses having to redouble their efforts to look for new talent going into 2020.

  255. Surrey Translation Bureau goes for a rebrand

    United Kingdom 1/6/2020 9:49:11 AM

    Surrey-based translation agency, Surrey Translation Bureau, have launched a new website and rebranded, reflecting a rethink of their core values and message.

  256. How to Establish the Right Pricing Rules for Your Business

    United Kingdom 12/16/2019 2:49:08 PM

    Today, if businesses want to have a good position in their industry, the prices that they offer have to be optimal. As a result, implementing pricing rules into your business strategy has proven to be highly beneficial. However, realizing this form of pricing is not as simple as many would like it to be, especially if they do so manually.

  257. 5 Ways To Reverse The Fortunes Of A Failing Business

    United Kingdom 12/16/2019 2:01:48 PM

    It’s never an easy situation when a business starts to struggle, so as a business leader it’s important that you are proactive and take action to get to the root of the problem and steer your organisation back onto the path towards success.

  258. Things To Consider When Starting A Business Overseas

    United Kingdom 12/16/2019 1:49:54 PM

    When you are starting a business, there are so many things that you need to think about. This is something which is even harder to do when you are starting a business overseas. Do you know about the laws in the country that you are starting your business in? What about the kind of market there? If you don’t have answers to these questions, then you might find yourself in trouble.

  259. Best Ways to Pay International Contractors

    United Kingdom 12/13/2019 10:07:12 AM

    Over the last 20 years, the business world has gotten significantly smaller, thanks to the internet and technological innovations that make it easy to conduct business overseas. When it comes to business, it's fair to say the world no longer has borders. With a data connection and the right internet tools, people can conduct business anywhere they want from their home offices.

  260. How Digital Nomads are Shaping the Way Millennials & Gen Z Work

    United Kingdom 12/10/2019 12:16:48 PM

    Working a 9-5 may still be a norm for many, however, it’s been predicted that the number of digital nomads will reach 1 billion by the year 2035.

  261. Find Your Perfect Spread Betting Broker

    United Kingdom 12/6/2019 1:45:14 PM

    Spread betting is a popular way to trade that involves speculating on the future value of an underlying asset. As it is classed as a bet, spread betting isn’t taxed in the UK and Ireland, making it cost-effective.

  262. 90% Of The Job Market Is Now Candidate-Driven – How To Recruit In 2020

    United Kingdom 12/6/2019 12:01:26 PM

    As the year draws to a close, many companies begin to review their policies and their employee retention – something that can prove challenging with today’s workforce who are less likely to be loyal to a business who doesn’t prioritise factors that are important to them.

  263. Global Trade Professionals Alliance (GTPA) CEO Announces Opportunity For UK Businesses

    United Kingdom 11/26/2019 8:07:55 AM

    To Have Their Say In Developing New Solutions To Help Grow Their Business Globally

  264. GTPA seek to better understand the needs of UK businesses in a post-Brexit environment during Going Global 2019

    United Kingdom 11/26/2019 8:01:58 AM

    As the Head of Global Trade Policy based in the UK, I am delighted to announce that GTPA CEO Lisa McAuley will be joining the rest of the GTPA at Going Global 2019. Lisa has helped to support businesses to succeed in global markets for over 15 years and has driven ground-breaking research and advocacy projects around the global competitiveness of SMEs.

  265. Equal Pay: 50 Years On What The Pay Gap Looks Like In Britain

    United Kingdom 11/15/2019 1:58:22 PM

    Thursday 14th November officially marked Equal Pay Day 2019 – the point in the calendar at which the average man has earned what the average woman annually.

  266. Going Global Live 2019 - Powering UK business to grow internationally post-Brexit with new online international business tools

    United Kingdom 11/6/2019 12:08:37 PM

    The GTPA will host a session as part of Going Global 2019 that will focus on powering UK businesses to grow internationally in a post-Brexit environment.

  267. Demand For Flexible Working Solutions Continue To Rise

    United Kingdom 11/5/2019 2:49:32 PM

    Interest in co-working spaces has almost doubled over the past five years,

  268. Insuring Short Term Trade Finance

    United Kingdom 11/1/2019 11:31:04 AM

    he trade finance gap is not closing. Financing demands are becoming more specialized and difficult to meet, especially in the wake of regulatory stringency.

  269. The Top Trends the Talent Pool Want in Your Business

    United Kingdom 10/30/2019 1:04:39 PM

    People are a major contributing factor to any company’s success, and employers are always looking at how to hire talented employees to give their business more of an edge. According to CV-Library, HR professionals are saying today’s job market is 90% candidate-driven, which means that as an employer, you don’t choose talent – talent chooses you.

  270. We are pleased to announce that GTPA are exhibiting at Going Global Live 2019 on the 27th & 28th of November!

    United Kingdom 10/17/2019 3:28:08 PM

    Sponsored by American Express, Going Global is the leading exhibition dedicated to providing businesses with absolutely everything they need to expand internationally and trade overseas.

  271. Help and support for traders getting ready for Brexit

    United Kingdom 10/17/2019 1:58:40 PM

    Watch webinars and videos about trading with the EU after Brexit.

  272. UK and Indonesia announce new Joint Trade Review

    United Kingdom 10/16/2019 3:55:12 PM

    The UK and Indonesia have today agreed to begin exploratory trade talks.

  273. National European Freelancers Week 2019: Is The UK Ready For A Freelance Workforce?

    United Kingdom 10/8/2019 11:37:35 AM

    The UK and EU economy is fast becoming increasingly reliant on the freelance workforce’s contribution. According to the ONS, the number of workers in the self-employed sector rose from 3.3 million in 2001 to 4.8 million in 2017, contributing over £250bn to the UK economy.

  274. Temporary tariff regime updated

    United Kingdom 10/8/2019 8:55:14 AM

    The government has today (8 October) published an update to the UK’s temporary tariff regime if we leave the EU without a deal.

  275. Scaleup Nation: The Rise of Scaleup Businesses in the UK

    United Kingdom 10/1/2019 11:28:35 AM

    The phenomenal increase of scaleups in recent years has seen the UK make great advances in support of high-growth businesses

  276. Using customs procedures in a no-deal Brexit

    United Kingdom 9/27/2019 12:50:19 PM

    Find out about simplified customs processes for UK businesses trading with the EU in a no-deal Brexit.

  277. No fees on your first THREE money transfers

    United Kingdom 9/26/2019 3:29:55 PM

    Send money with WorldRemit using the code '3FREE' and pay no fees on your first three money transfers

  278. How Digital Signage Software Can Improve Your Business

    United Kingdom 9/24/2019 3:52:24 PM

    Many people use software to improve the various aspects of their business but what do you do when you want to improve the brand experience for your audience? Many business owners struggle with this and they don’t really know where to look.

  279. How to Expand Your Business to a Second Country

    United Kingdom 9/24/2019 3:50:45 PM

    When it comes time to expand your business to a second country, it can be very exciting but also overwhelming at the same time.

  280. Prepare your food and drink business for a no-deal Brexit

    United Kingdom 9/18/2019 11:14:48 AM

    What you need to do to prepare your food and drink business for a no-deal Brexit.

  281. International Happiness At Work Week: How To Boost Employee Satisfaction

    United Kingdom 9/18/2019 10:43:14 AM

    Happiness at work has a significant impact on life outside of work, and employees are generally happier when they feel valued in the business. However, according to a survey by Perkbox, 45% of employees say their place of work does not have anything in place to help reduce stress levels and improve their mental health.

  282. UK & Australia commit to rapid and ambitious free trade agreement

    United Kingdom 9/18/2019 9:58:09 AM

    The UK and Australia will today (Wednesday 18 September) agree to begin trade negotiations as soon as possible after the UK leaves the EU on 31 October.

  283. UK International Trade Secretary visits New Zealand, Australia and Japan

    United Kingdom 9/16/2019 12:16:55 PM

    Liz Truss will meet her counterparts, senior government figures and businesses in each country to ensure trade negotiations can begin rapidly.

  284. Complete your VAT Return to account for import VAT in a no-deal Brexit

    United Kingdom 9/16/2019 11:00:00 AM

    If you've chosen to account for import VAT on your VAT Return in a no-deal Brexit, find out how to complete your return.

  285. New Security Export Strategy will boost British exports

    United Kingdom 9/11/2019 5:29:36 PM

    Department for International Trade (DIT) is today launching a new Security Export Strategy

  286. UK trade agreements with non-EU countries in a no-deal Brexit

    United Kingdom 9/10/2019 12:36:17 PM

    Find out which new trade agreements will be in place if there's a no-deal Brexit.

  287. UK-South Korea trade agreement

    United Kingdom 9/10/2019 11:03:24 AM

    Documents containing treaty information and a summary of the UK-South Korea trade agreement.

  288. Using a fast parcel operator to import and export

    United Kingdom 9/9/2019 3:54:48 PM

    How to use a fast parcel operator and the rules they must follow when making customs declarations.

  289. Transporting goods between the UK and EU in a no-deal Brexit: guidance for hauliers

    United Kingdom 9/9/2019 10:59:39 AM

    Hauliers and commercial drivers will need the correct documentation to travel to, from or through the EU if the UK leaves without a deal.

  290. Register for simplified import procedures in a no-deal Brexit

    United Kingdom 9/6/2019 2:00:04 PM

    Find out if you can register to use simplified transitional procedures for goods you’re bringing into the UK from the EU.

  291. New service to open overseas markets for UK businesses

    United Kingdom 9/5/2019 11:23:00 AM

    A new online service launched today will make it easier for British businesses to trade globally.

  292. Importing and exporting wine if there’s a no-deal Brexit

    United Kingdom 9/4/2019 3:34:30 PM

    Rules for wine importers, exporters, producers, retailers and distributors if there’s a no-deal Brexit.

  293. Apply for grants if your business completes customs declarations

    United Kingdom 9/3/2019 9:57:43 AM

    Find out what grants you can apply for to get funding for training and IT improvements if your business completes customs declarations.

  294. How to Choose a Career Coach

    United Kingdom 9/2/2019 10:00:01 AM

    1. The coach you hire is going to have a direct interest in you. They will focus on your and try to find what your career needs so you can reach your income, wealth, lifestyle and equity goals. This will help in building a relationship and trust. This is important because it involves your future. It is great when there is someone who is invested in your “why”.

  295. What certificates you need to export live animals from the UK, and what you'll need to do in a no-deal Brexit.

    United Kingdom 8/30/2019 11:23:33 AM

    Export live animals

  296. After Brexit: Consequences for the European Union

    United Kingdom 8/29/2019 1:58:12 PM

    This topical and important book identifies the short to medium-term economic, financial and social consequences of Brexit. Containing perspectives from leading thinkers across legal, economic and financial fields, it considers both the general effect of UK withdrawal on the European integration process, and the specific impact on the free movement of capital, goods and people

  297. The UK After Brexit: Legal and Policy Challenges

    United Kingdom 8/29/2019 1:56:07 PM

    The UK after Brexit is the result of a cooperation between a group of leading academics from top institutions in the UK and beyond. It offers students, practitioners, and scholars an authoritative, informative, and thought-provoking series of analyses of some of the key challenges facing the UK legal system in and through the process of 'de-Europeanisation'-that is, in and through 'Brexit.'

  298. Doing Business After Brexit: A Practical Guide to the Legal Changes

    United Kingdom 8/29/2019 1:53:49 PM

    On 23 June, 2016 the UK voted to leave the European Union. Uncertainly has caused market volatility, illiquidity in property funds, fear amongst individuals and the OECD reported on 11 July, 2016 that the economic shock and disruption delivered by Brexit is on a par with the impact of devastating and unforeseen natural disasters

  299. Carry out international road haulage after Brexit

    United Kingdom 8/29/2019 11:25:10 AM

    What UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international road haulage if there's a no-deal Brexit.

  300. UK and Korea to sign trade continuity deal to ensure businesses are ready to trade post-Brexit

    United Kingdom 8/22/2019 11:47:18 AM

    The UK and Korea sign a continuity Free Trade Agreement.

  301. Nearly A Quarter of Businesses Worldwide are Spying on their Employees

    United Kingdom 8/19/2019 3:05:55 PM

    As more businesses invest in surveillance technology to monitor and track employees in the workplace, questions are raised around whether the benefits override growing concerns around digital ethics, and if employers truly understand the privacy implications.

  302. Why you need the Budget calculator when buying property

    United Kingdom 8/19/2019 10:24:15 AM

    Buying a home is one of the most important decisions in one’s life and requires careful consideration. You may be contemplating purchasing a home or some property but feel that the process is too complicated. We have broken down the process and the various costs to make it easier for you to prepare.

  303. Preparing to Move Overseas for a Franchise Start-Up - Five Tips to Make the Process Smoother

    United Kingdom 8/15/2019 10:42:20 AM

    As an owner of a franchise, there are all sorts of benefits that you are able to take advantage of. Because it isn’t a brand new start-up in the sense of a new name, vision, and business plan, you’ve already got that built-in brand recognition that can help you to establish a customer base right out of the gate.

  304. New UK Leadership could impact global operation

    United Kingdom 8/14/2019 9:26:55 AM

    Boris Johnson has been elected the new Prime Minister of England. Along with any new leadership, he will bring with him new ideas, Brexit plans, and more. So how could this impact your global operations? Let’s look at few potential changes for companies operating in the UK:

  305. Do I need an export licence?

    United Kingdom 8/13/2019 5:57:40 PM

    Which exports are controlled and therefore require a licence, how to apply and what compliance responsibilities you'll have.

  306. Trade Secretary announces Freeports Advisory Panel will ensure UK is ready to trade post-Brexit

    United Kingdom 8/13/2019 11:12:24 AM

    The first new Freeports will be established after we leave the EU, to turbocharge growth and ensure towns and cities across the UK benefit from Brexit trade opportunities.

  307. When Is Your Business Ready to Sell?

    United Kingdom 8/13/2019 8:44:56 AM

    You may be ready to wrap you your involvement in a business. If that's the case, you'll want to ready your most valuable asset for a quick sale. Selling a business involves knowing the precise valuation and setting parameters for the transaction.

  308. Tips for Making A Magic Photo Booth – Complete Guide

    United Kingdom 8/12/2019 9:14:03 AM

    Do you want to make a magic photo booth for your guests?

  309. Common Event Planning Mistakes You Should Avoid

    United Kingdom 8/5/2019 11:09:54 AM

    Events are essential in our lives as they mark a date when something occurred.

  310. 4 Things You Need to Know About Small Business Lines of Credit

    United Kingdom 8/1/2019 9:48:46 AM

    Many businesses survive hard times with the help of loans; the lending institutions provide different loan options for small business owners, so are you looking for additional working capital for your company?

  311. International Trade Secretary Liz Truss meets with US Ambassador

    United Kingdom 7/30/2019 11:53:08 AM

    Readout of meeting between International Trade Secretary Liz Truss' meeting with American Ambassador to the United Kingdom Woody Johnson

  312. Trade Continuity and Future Ambition - The UK After Brexit

    United Kingdom 7/30/2019 8:24:47 AM

    Director DIT for Switzerland and Liechtenstein, Noel McEvoy, argues in the Swiss Export Journal that the UK offers unique opportunities for export and investment for Swiss businesses. The trade agreement with Switzerland ensures that trade between our two countries can continue to thrive after Brexit.

  313. How To Use Instagram For Business

    United Kingdom 7/26/2019 10:36:43 AM

    The best tips to improve your business using Instagram

  314. Derbyshire eco-furniture business heads to Beijing

    United Kingdom 7/25/2019 8:43:05 AM

    Full Grown will be exhibiting some of its grown furniture at the Beijing Expo 2019

  315. How the government monitors imports into the UK.

    United Kingdom 7/24/2019 4:01:09 PM

    The Trade Policy Group of the Department for International Trade (DIT) and HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) advise and deal with a range of trade policy, regimes, procedural issues governing imports into the UK

  316. How Smart Cities Around the World Impact Workplace Trends

    United Kingdom 7/24/2019 11:32:57 AM

    As the world becomes increasingly dependent on technology for efficiency and success, a report by IDC shows an estimated two-thirds of global cities will be investing in smart city technology by up to $135 billion by 2021.

  317. What You Need to Know When Expanding a Business Abroad

    United Kingdom 7/18/2019 7:42:35 AM

    There will inevitably come a time when a business needs to expand in order to thrive. Much like a plant will need its pot to be changed so that a larger number of roots can be accommodated, you might have finally decided to increase your present operations to cater to an overseas client base.

  318. Flexible Space Represents 5% of Overall Office Space Market, According to Global Cities Report

    United Kingdom 7/15/2019 3:26:00 PM

  319. Europcar Summer Offer

    United Kingdom 7/11/2019 5:31:26 PM

    £25 OFF FOR £125+ BOOKINGS! Summer has arrived!

  320. UK exports remain strong despite global slowdown

    United Kingdom 7/11/2019 8:47:42 AM

    Latest ONS data shows demand for British goods and services continue to grow to record heights despite a challenging global outlook

  321. International Trade Secretary visits Washington, DC

    United Kingdom 7/10/2019 9:05:34 AM

    International Trade Secretary to meet Ivanka Trump, Robert Lighthizer and other senior figures in Washington, DC.

  322. UK companies to benefit from UK-Saudi trade

    United Kingdom 7/9/2019 3:29:18 PM

    A summary of the outcomes from the first Economic and Social Pillar meeting of the UK-Saudi Arabia Strategic Partnership Council.

  323. South East tech sector soars

    United Kingdom 7/5/2019 10:11:21 AM

    The South East continues to dominate the tech industry alongside London.

  324. South West Ireland and Midlands partner to boost economy

    United Kingdom 7/5/2019 10:09:04 AM

    Companies from South West Ireland and the Midlands attend the UK launch of the Joining the Dots programme to promote stronger partnerships and collaboration

  325. Northern Powerhouse Trade Mission Launched at India Roadshow

    United Kingdom 7/5/2019 10:07:15 AM

    DIT announces Northern Powerhouse trade mission to India in October as roadshow in Manchester and Sheffield highlights rapidly expanding opportunities for trade

  326. 50% Admit Working Extra Hours Affects Relationships

    United Kingdom 7/1/2019 12:45:06 PM

    Figures by the TUC revealed that, since 2001, the number of employees working 48-hour weeks has risen by a quarter of a million to three million, while half a million British workers suffered from work-related stress in 2018, and 44% said it was due to workload.

  327. As a sales person, how can you provide valuable industry insight?

    United Kingdom 7/1/2019 12:26:43 PM

    Sure, your clients may have been working in the industry for a long time, but they don't know everything. In this video, I talk about 3 ways you can easily gain industry knowledge and use that to provide some insight to clients, adding value during the sales process.

  328. What's the point of sales people?

    United Kingdom 6/27/2019 2:34:02 PM

    Well, there's certainly lots of things we do that we don't need to do... but equally, we can add significant value to our clients. My video gives my thoughts on how & why... comments very welcome and if you like it, please share. If you don't like it, then, well, um, please let me know too!

  329. Dr Liam Fox: Future of Trade and Export Forum speech

    United Kingdom 6/27/2019 9:44:33 AM

    International Trade Secretary's speech to The Telegraph Future of Trade & Export Forum in London.

  330. Inward investment brings 4,800 new jobs a month to the UK

    United Kingdom 6/26/2019 1:55:52 PM

    Over 57,000 new jobs were created as a result of inward investment from foreign direct investment projects in 2018/19.

  331. How to Establish Your Business Overseas

    United Kingdom 6/21/2019 11:34:57 AM

    Expanding your business internationally can prove to be one of the best ways to grow your revenue.

  332. 51% Of Workers Want Four-Day Work Week

    United Kingdom 6/20/2019 12:31:50 PM

    Research conducted over last three years shows that just over half of UK workers (51%) want to work a four-day work week – favouring the idea of working longer hours Monday to Thursday and taking Friday to Sunday off.

  333. Northern healthcare firms target new opportunities in Africa

    United Kingdom 6/17/2019 4:36:14 PM

    Health sector businesses from the Northern Powerhouse could benefit from new export opportunities across Africa thanks to a recent trade mission led by DIT.

  334. Liam Fox visits Turkey to strengthen trade relations

    United Kingdom 6/17/2019 2:50:00 PM

    The International Trade Secretary will meet with government ministers and businesses to strengthen bilateral relations.

  335. Second Polish-British Business Trade Investment Forum to take place in Warsaw

    United Kingdom 6/17/2019 2:47:33 PM

    The second Polish-British Business, Trade and Investment Forum will take place on June 27-28 in Warsaw, under the lead theme "Building Clean Growth Together".

  336. How to Engage the Best Talent in the World

    United Kingdom 6/13/2019 3:22:21 PM

    How do you recruit talent for your overseas businesses? We’ve noticed that there are three main ways that people tend to recruit overseas, being

  337. UK holds more foreign investment than Germany and France combined

    United Kingdom 6/13/2019 1:16:12 PM

    The UK held more inwards Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) stock than Germany and France combined by the end of 2018, according to the latest United Nations data released today.

  338. DIT leads hundreds of global investors to London Tech Week

    United Kingdom 6/12/2019 12:41:53 PM

    Dr Liam Fox welcomes a delegation of over 600 businesses and government representatives from over 20 countries to London Tech Week.

  339. How Brexit is impacting the HR Industry

    United Kingdom 6/12/2019 12:26:18 PM

    Following the referendum held in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, it was determined, by majority vote, that the UK would no longer be a part of the European Union (EU).

  340. UK-USA special relationship helps drive British exports to record heights

    United Kingdom 6/10/2019 3:59:09 PM

    Latest ONS data shows rapidly growing demand from the USA helped UK exports climb to a record high of £645.8 billion in the 12 months to April 2019.

  341. First meeting of government trade advisory group

    United Kingdom 6/10/2019 11:11:21 AM

    Representatives from businesses and interest groups met 6 June to discuss the UK’s future trade strategy with the Department for International Trade.

  342. British Airways touches down in Islamabad

    United Kingdom 6/10/2019 11:05:09 AM

    The first British Airways flight has landed in Islamabad as the airline began its first service between the UK and Pakistan in 10 years.

  343. London Tech Week welcomes the largest ever Aussie delegation

    United Kingdom 6/10/2019 11:01:39 AM

    London’s most innovative tech festival starts today with 100 Aussies ready to see what makes the UK number one in Europe for investment in digital startups.

  344. UK and Korea sign joint statement for trade continuity

    United Kingdom 6/10/2019 10:58:30 AM

    The UK has today signed a joint statement for trade continuity with Korea

  345. How to Protect Your Overseas Business from Hackers

    United Kingdom 6/5/2019 9:54:02 AM

    For almost every business, expanding your reach overseas is one of the primary goals when it comes to appealing to more customers.

  346. Liam Fox announces ‘gamechanger’ financial support package for UK SME exporters

    United Kingdom 6/5/2019 8:15:31 AM

    Secretary of State for International Trade, Dr Liam Fox, will announce major steps that will unlock finance for SMEs exporting to emerging markets.

  347. How to Retain Talent During Business Relocation

    United Kingdom 6/3/2019 2:25:11 PM

    Better amenities, talent pools, tax breaks, affordable real estate and increased odds of success are just a few of the reasons businesses choose to relocate. A new address has the potential to improve profitability, provide access to new markets, increase employee happiness and even lower the overall costs of doing business.

  348. Surrey Translation Bureau wins another award!

    United Kingdom 5/14/2019 4:30:15 PM

    Surrey Translation Bureau (STB) has once again received the prestigious Corporate Member Award from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI).

  349. How does GDPR affect cross-border employment?

    United Kingdom 5/2/2019 2:49:27 PM

    GDPR is an EU regulation that obliges organisations to protect personal data and privacy of EU citizens. On the surface, this important legislation may only seem relevant for businesses which operate within the EU, however, even if your business is based outside of the EU you might still need to ensure you’re compliant.

  350. Top Brexit Cities: Key Locations for Businesses to Watch Out For

    United Kingdom 4/30/2019 10:42:53 AM

    Ongoing uncertainty makes it increasingly difficult to predict what the UK business ecosystem will look like or which cities will thrive post-Brexit. Despite this, business owners are keeping their eyes open for new opportunities both locally and abroad while negotiations draw on.

  351. Building brand awareness when expanding in a new market

    United Kingdom 4/26/2019 10:43:01 AM

    When planning your company’s international expansion, it may seem tempting to copy the exact same successful approach that you have already used in a different region.

  352. Travelling Made Easy When Starting a US Business as a UK Entrepreneur

    United Kingdom 4/25/2019 5:08:45 PM

    Whether you are starting a new business or simply want to expand your current company to a United States base, it’s an exciting prospect.

  353. How to Motivate Staff and Grow Your One Person Business into an SME

    United Kingdom 4/11/2019 1:46:58 PM

    Starting your own business is a big decision but it can also bring big rewards, which is why more and more people are launching businesses in the UK and overseas.

  354. Top Tips on Starting an As-a-Service Start-Up

    United Kingdom 4/11/2019 1:45:15 PM

    Opening a new tech start-up is not without its challenges. There are already thousands of tech companies competing for the same market segments, so you know that the market is saturated.

  355. Why you should invest in Manchester properties

    United Kingdom 4/11/2019 1:42:38 PM

    Are you planning to invest in a north-west property? If so, have you considered purchasing a buy-to-let property in Manchester?

  356. New Research: 70% Of Small Businesses Have No Strategic Plan For Brexit

    United Kingdom 4/9/2019 2:43:46 PM

    Over six million Brits have signed a petition to revoke Article 50 and remain in the European Union – one of the largest ever recorded on the Parliament website. It is clear that as deadlines loom, a nation remains confused about Brexit, what it means and how much of an impact it will have on them.

  357. How to Prepare Yourself for Your New Business Venture

    United Kingdom 3/28/2019 12:47:23 PM

    Starting a new company is easy; we have you covered in that department. You can now form an LLC or a corporation within minutes, all from the comfort of your home.

  358. Stress Awareness Month: Almost Half of Managers Not Trained on Managing Mental Health Problems

    United Kingdom 3/27/2019 5:55:08 PM

    Within every business, there will be those who suffer in silence to the point that control is lost and the very act of getting out of bed becomes utterly overwhelming. Employees are still reluctant to share mental health information with their managers or bosses, seemingly for good reason. The stigma associated with mental health, being treated unfairly, becoming the subject of office gossip or compromising their employment terms are all legitimate fears.

  359. Your Own Coworking Space: Getting It Right

    United Kingdom 3/22/2019 7:44:28 AM

    Technology has changed the way we work a lot in recent years. Gone are the days of spending hours in cubicles; today is the era of working remotely and coworking with fellow professionals.

  360. Five Ways to Beat Imposter Syndrome at Work

    United Kingdom 3/21/2019 10:16:07 AM

    The overwhelming feeling of crippling self-doubt and dread known as Imposter Syndrome has impacted a whopping 62% of people at work, according to a report by Access Commercial Finance. The survey of over 3000 adults in the UK shows over two-thirds of women (66%) have suffered from imposter syndrome compared to over half of men (56%) within the last 12 months. This raises a significant question: are women more likely to experience feeling inadequate in the workplace?

  361. Americans do the funniest things!

    United Kingdom 3/13/2019 9:08:09 AM

    Localisation and its Pitfalls Localisation can be a veritable minefield – instead of watching your p’s and q’s, the s’s and z’s are your main focus, and don’t forget those oxford commas! Our clients are often surprised when we explain to them that, actually, there are many things when it comes to language choices that make a reader’s face crumple up in disdain, so localisation is a must.

  362. Introduction to localisation

    United Kingdom 3/13/2019 8:57:38 AM

    As our world becomes increasingly international, the need to make your goal, message or campaign accessible on a global scale is essential for any growing business. But, it’s commonly thought that when it comes to English, everyone speaks and understands the same language, right? We all know that US and UK English have their differences; there’s the age-old Football vs Soccer discussion, and the missing (or extra) ‘u’ in colour. Other than that, it’s all just English. Or is it?

  363. Up to 30% Off + Complimentary Breakfast + Late Check-out, Culture Vulture Offer - Millennium Hotels and Resorts, Europe

    United Kingdom 3/7/2019 11:04:04 AM

    Make the most of Europe’s cultural events and enjoy a up to 30% off your stay at Millennium Hotels and Resorts. Plan a visit to the cinema or the Louvre in Paris, British Summer Time Festival in Hyde Park, the new Tate Liverpool or any of the other summits, conferences or cultural events in Europe to participate in this exclusive offer.

  364. In a Post Brexit world…

    United Kingdom 3/6/2019 4:25:52 PM

    What will happen should the United Kingdom leave the EU without a deal for those that are currently registered for VAT in Europe as distance sellers? There are several potential hypotheses to this. They, are, for now only hypotheses but serve to give an indication of how you may prepare yourself for a “No deal” Brexit.

  365. Offering high quality translations at competitive prices.

    United Kingdom 3/6/2019 2:19:07 PM

    Helping clients around the world expand seamlessly into any global Market, and enabling mutual benefits arising from different cultures. Translation is a powerful business growth tool when applied in the right way.

  366. Translation for law firms

    United Kingdom 3/6/2019 2:13:04 PM

    Offering high quality legal and business translations at competitive prices.

  367. Leading UK FinTech companies announced for trade mission to USA

    United Kingdom 3/6/2019 10:44:17 AM

    DIT has announced that 13 British FinTech companies have been selected to attend the UK trade mission to Empire FinTech week in New York City.

  368. Liam Fox launches new export champion community

    United Kingdom 3/6/2019 10:37:54 AM

    New Export Champion Community launched as the Board of Trade meets in Durham and 6 companies from the Northern Powerhouse receive Board of Trade Awards (BOFTAs).

  369. Corporates to Become the Driving Force in the Flexible Workspace Industry this Year

    United Kingdom 2/25/2019 10:22:44 AM

    Corporates are set to become the driving force within the flexible workspace industry as the way they view their office portfolios continues to change,

  370. Top PropTech Trends Reshaping Real Estate Market

    United Kingdom 2/20/2019 12:12:45 PM

    Advances in AI applications are already causing revolutionary changes in the commercial real estate field, and we’ll continue to see a shift in the way real estate professionals do business in the years to come.

  371. AI in Business: 2019 Trends and Predictions

    United Kingdom 2/8/2019 12:38:00 PM

    AI is already being implemented in businesses around the world, and while worries persist over whether robots will be taking over the workplace, some are predicting that it will actually improve and even create jobs in the future.

  372. In a sales role, you should try not to be TOO polite

    United Kingdom 1/31/2019 9:07:35 AM

    One of the biggest frustrations I have with fellow sales people is when they downplay the value they bring to clients and prospects.

  373. Understanding your customers

    United Kingdom 1/31/2019 9:06:04 AM

    Talking to Humans: Success starts with understanding your customers

  374. What does it take to be a great sales person?

    United Kingdom 1/31/2019 9:04:41 AM

    Marketing and sales differ greatly, but they generally have the same goal. Selling is the final stage in marketing which puts the plan into effect.

  375. How to make sales targets less daunting

    United Kingdom 1/31/2019 9:03:08 AM

    If you have targets for 2019 that seem really daunting, spend some time breaking them into bite sized chunks - focus on the activities that you need to do, and you'll hit your number.

  376. How do we help companies expand into new markets?

    United Kingdom 1/31/2019 9:01:34 AM

    We help when you are ready to grow internationally, ready to accelerate.

  377. What I learned in the first month

    United Kingdom 1/31/2019 9:00:01 AM

    Three things I've learned in the first month of setting up

  378. Eight Ways to Crush the Career Blues in 2019

    United Kingdom 1/21/2019 1:19:42 PM

    January can be tough. A combination of debt, cold weather, time since Christmas, low motivation and failed New Year’s resolutions sees the most depressing day of the year also known as Blue Monday fall on 21 January this year

  379. Brexit shenanigans return.

    United Kingdom 1/9/2019 11:05:30 AM

    Theresa May suffered a minor setback yesterday evening as the government lost a vote on an amendment to the Finance Bill limiting the scope to raise funds in the case of a ‘no deal’ Brexit, in particular the ability to change taxes

  380. Bank of England keeps all things steady.

    United Kingdom 1/3/2019 11:29:14 AM

    With the year wrapping up there were no surprises at the end of it from the Bank of England as they decided not to change the precedent of altering rates at the end of the year.

  381. May heads to Brussels after surviving no confidence vote

    United Kingdom 12/13/2018 10:06:46 AM

    It was another dramatic day in UK politics yesterday as Prime Minister, Theresa May, survived a vote of no confidence brought upon her by members of her own Conservative Party.

  382. Make Your Leave Days Work For You in 2019

    United Kingdom 12/12/2018 11:06:12 AM

    We all know the benefits of a healthy work-life balance by now: Improved mental and physical wellbeing, a better social life, increased creativity, productivity, job satisfaction and more. But with a quarter of Brits working more than 40 hours a week, we still have a long way to go. According to a survey by PaymentSense, 38% of workers across the UK say they worry about work being completed while on annual leave, and 59% admitted their work negatively impacts day-to-day life.

  383. May in fight of her life to save job

    United Kingdom 12/12/2018 10:37:24 AM

    The rumour yesterday that 48 MPs had written letters of no confidence to Sir Graham Brady, Chairman of the 1922 Committee, has been confirmed this morning.

  384. May pulls vote which sees pound sink

    United Kingdom 12/11/2018 10:56:30 AM

    There are perhaps not enough superlatives or metaphors to describe the events currently unfolding within the halls of Westminster or Downing Street but an apt one may be is that the ‘left hand does not know what the right hand is doing’.

  385. Crucial week for pound with parliament set to vote on May's Brexit deal

    United Kingdom 12/10/2018 10:27:01 AM

    It’s one of the most crucial weeks for the pound since the 2016 EU Referendum with parliament due to vote tomorrow night on UK Prime Minister, Theresa Mays proposed Brexit deal.

  386. Out of the frying pan, into the fire

    United Kingdom 12/4/2018 10:14:31 AM

    It really is ‘out of the frying Brexit pan and into the Brexit fire’ at the moment for the government although this time it seems somewhat self-inflicted

  387. Translation and Real estate

    United Kingdom 12/3/2018 4:15:23 PM

    Real estate is a global business. Regardless of where you practice – in your hometown or around the world, you will be impacted by the fact that we are in a global real estate market with global economies need translation services supplier (Honest translation).

  388. Risk sentiment whipsaws on Trump/China rhetoric, Italy and Brexit

    United Kingdom 11/27/2018 10:51:20 AM

    The pound got off to a good start yesterday morning as London traders reacted to the news that the EU had agreed to May’s Brexit proposal.

  389. Pound rises as EU approves Brexit withdrawal agreement.

    United Kingdom 11/26/2018 1:00:30 PM

    The pound has risen modestly this morning as traders digest the news of the EU signing off UK Prime Minister, Theresa Mays Brexit withdrawal agreement in Brussels yesterday.

  390. Survey shows British SMEs are not shaken by Brexit

    United Kingdom 11/26/2018 8:49:24 AM

    Each year at OFX, we take a pulse-check on how UK businesses are feeling about international trade, and this year we found a few surprising insights from the results. The survey, commissioned by OnePoll in June 2018, surveyed 500 owners and senior managers at UK businesses with between 10 and 249 employees. Here’s what we found:

  391. Dollar recovers as May heads to Brussels

    United Kingdom 11/21/2018 10:17:41 AM

    GBP/USD fell away throughout yesterday’s European session as the greenback regained some of the ground lost on Monday.

  392. Another potentially big day for the pound as leadership challenge continues to loom.

    United Kingdom 11/20/2018 1:13:47 PM

    Reports circulated yesterday morning that there were growing numbers of MPs ready to submit letters of no confidence in Theresa May, but despite this, GBP/USD held steady. It was only as she addressed the CBI conference later in the day that GBP/USD shed a quick 70-80 points, albeit she didn’t say anything we hadn’t already heard before.

  393. The Rise of Remote Working: Top Global Industries Leading the Way

    United Kingdom 11/19/2018 10:19:03 AM

    More business owners are swapping rigid 9-5 schedules and traditional office environments in favour of flexible space and remote working as an option for saving costs, retaining employees and encouraging a healthy work-life balance.

  394. Why should you use Abounding LTD for currency exchange

    United Kingdom 11/13/2018 11:07:16 AM

  395. Branch in the UK Vs. UK Ltd (subsidiary) Company

    United Kingdom 11/13/2018 8:28:12 AM

    We are frequently asked about a branch vs. a subsidiary (Ltd) company and benefits/drawbacks of both.

  396. Which Country Will Automate its White-Collar Workforce First?

    United Kingdom 11/7/2018 1:15:53 PM

    “Artificial intelligence will probably replace 50% of human jobs within ten years.” – Kai-Fu Lee, former Head of Research for Google, China

  397. Recognising the early signs before you’re burned out

    United Kingdom 11/7/2018 11:54:36 AM

    According to HSE, around 15.4 million working days are lost due to work related stress in 2017 with 595,000 British workers suffering from Mental Health issues such as depression and anxiety over the last 12 months with 239,000 new cases. Further research by the CIPD and SimplyHealth found presenteeism had more than tripled from 26 per cent in 2010 to 86 per cent in 2018 and was associated with rising stress levels.

  398. Complex Texts Translators Have to Work With

    United Kingdom 10/31/2018 9:26:27 AM

    We have a whole host of fully-trained professionals here at Surrey Translation Bureau ready to provide you with high quality translation services for a variety of industries and sectors depending on your needs.

  399. Avoiding the surprises of European business expansion

    United Kingdom 10/23/2018 9:59:12 AM

  400. The Difference Between Translators and Interpreters: Which Do I Need?

    United Kingdom 10/16/2018 12:54:42 PM

    As a trusted translation company in Surrey, the team at Surrey Translation Bureau have noticed a lot of people getting rather mixed up when it comes to translators and interpreters; many simply do not know the difference between the two, and will often end up using the terms interchangeably (much to the chagrin of translators and interpreters alike!).

  401. UK Legal Structures

    United Kingdom 10/10/2018 10:34:46 AM

    There are different types of UK legal structures. The decision making process will vary depending on your objectives for setting up in the UK – such as testing the market, or employing staff.

  402. Top 5 reasons why companies are setting up in the UK

    United Kingdom 10/10/2018 10:32:55 AM

    Foreign Direct Investment is as ever popular with the UK market. There are a number of reasons for this, but we are seeing a constant flurry of companies setting up in the UK because:-

  403. Setting up in the UK for Australian exporters

    United Kingdom 10/9/2018 11:33:40 AM

    With the UK business culture being very similar to Australia, now has never been a more poignant time for Australian companies to export their products and services to the UK market.

  404. Here’s More to English Than US V UK

    United Kingdom 10/9/2018 7:59:10 AM

    Globally over 80 countries recognise English as an official language, with current estimates stating that nearly 1.5 billion people speak some level of English.

  405. Company Pension Schemes

    United Kingdom 10/4/2018 9:48:45 AM

    UK Company Pension rules have been in the news for the past few years, particularly that the UK population are not making sufficient financial provision for their retirement and with longer life spans many people run the risk of not being able to live comfortably when they retire. The Government have taken steps to ensure that employees are members of a pension scheme and do not solely rely on state pensions.

  406. An overview of UK payroll costs

    United Kingdom 10/4/2018 9:46:29 AM

    Calculating UK payroll for your employees should not be taken lightly. The employee will suffer if the correct calculation and methodology including previous UK experience is not applied. We look at providing an overview of UK payroll costs, taken from a typical payroll summary spreadsheet we provide to our clients, and break it down – cost by cost – including pension.

  407. Average Wage UK: What Salary should you be earning at your age?

    United Kingdom 10/2/2018 12:31:01 PM

    Your age isn’t the only number that increases over time. As you accrue more experience in the workplace, your value to employers inevitably increases, and salary expectations should follow in line.

  408. Brits Love To Complicate Things

    United Kingdom 9/26/2018 11:51:34 AM

    Give Me Liber-tea or Give Me Death! (I’m Sure that’s how the Saying Goes) .

  409. There’s More To English Than US V UK

    United Kingdom 9/26/2018 11:45:41 AM

    Globally over 80 countries recognise English as an official language, with current estimates stating that nearly 1.5 billion people speak some level of English. Although, theoretically, we should all be able to understand each other, certain variations are so different that they could be considered a new language.

  410. European Alternatives to Selling on Amazon

    United Kingdom 9/5/2018 1:46:18 PM

    Amazon may be an e-commerce powerhouse in countries like the USA and the UK, but in the rest of Europe, it’s a slightly different story. While Amazon dominated almost 50% of the American e-commerce market in 2017.

  411. Abounding Limited

    United Kingdom 9/3/2018 3:44:04 PM

    At Abounding Ltd we work closely with a number of companies across the UK and Ireland and assist them with their foreign payments when purchasing/selling abroad.

  412. 20% off the list price for English into French, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Chinese – this offer runs till the end of September 2018.

    United Kingdom 8/31/2018 5:05:57 PM

    Feel free to get in touch if you are considering a translation project I’m always happy to give advice and help as much as I can.

  413. Over Two-Thirds of Employees embrace the Growth of AI in the Workplace

    United Kingdom 8/29/2018 11:12:22 AM

    The modern workplace has already embraced advanced technology with smart devices, paperless workplaces, cloud services and wearable tech that tracks employee productivity – in fact, much of this tech is already old news when it comes to the average workday.

  414. “Speak My Language”: More Thought Required Regarding Accessibility And Translation Services

    United Kingdom 8/21/2018 3:10:22 PM

    As a highly in-demand professional translation agency, Surrey Translation Bureau knows more than anyone just how vital translation services are in today’s increasingly multicultural society, whether they’re needed for personal matters or business transactions.

  415. Birmingham is the UK’s Most Entrepreneurial City

    United Kingdom 8/21/2018 12:22:51 PM

  416. UK SMEs are more confident than ever before in 2018

    United Kingdom 8/13/2018 10:18:48 AM

    Marketing trends and predictions all point to the importance of agile strategies capable of responding to audience behaviour in real-time, and UK businesses agree that staying close to changing customer demands is key to driving growth.

  417. Speak My Language

    United Kingdom 8/1/2018 11:17:49 AM

    More Thought Required Regarding Accessibility And Translation Services

  418. easyHotel Flash Sale

    United Kingdom 7/31/2018 10:19:10 AM

    Our Flash Sale is now on! This offer is applicable for August stay dates and is valid until midnight on Wednesday the 1st of August on all sale bookings.

  419. The Top Fastest Growing London Sectors in 2018

    United Kingdom 7/23/2018 10:29:20 AM

    London’s economy has experienced strong growth over the past decade,

  420. Going Global

    United Kingdom 7/23/2018 10:18:18 AM

    Going Global is Europe’s leading exhibition dedicated to providing businesses with absolutely everything they need to expand internationally, and trade overseas, in this uncertain economic climate.

  421. How to Boost Employee’s Productivity in an Open Plan Office

    United Kingdom 7/12/2018 10:05:43 AM

    According to a recent Harvard study, workers in open plan offices have 70% less physical interactions with other colleagues, making teams less collaborative as the majority choose to email each other than bringing the conversation face to face.

  422. 17.7% of UK’s Flexible Workspace market dominated by Hybrid Offices

    United Kingdom 7/6/2018 12:15:42 PM

  423. VAT For Pan-European Fulfilment By Amazon (FBA)

    United Kingdom 7/6/2018 7:04:38 AM

    Amazon Prime is big business, and its popularity is only increasing. The membership scheme now offers same day delivery in some locations, and has been steadily adding more strings to its bow, including free music, movies, books and video games for Prime customers.

  424. UK employees admit working during annual leave for fear of falling behind

    United Kingdom 6/26/2018 3:53:03 PM

    A recent survey conducted by Glassdoor had found 40% of employees took a maximum of half their annual leave entitlement during the past holiday year, while 13% had reported only taking a quarter of their allowance within the year.

  425. How to Send Money Online

    United Kingdom 6/12/2018 2:59:06 PM

  426. Rise of the Freelancer: Key demographics leading UK’s self employed sector

    United Kingdom 6/5/2018 1:01:51 PM

    The workforce is changing as more people swap the security of a 9-to-5 job for the flexibility of freelancing,

  427. Nearly half of UK workforce would feel comfortable using wearable devices at work

    United Kingdom 5/23/2018 4:53:22 PM

    With the international market for wearables having reached a new high in 2017 with 16.9% growth year on year,

  428. Using a PEO in the UK

    United Kingdom 5/21/2018 1:55:52 PM

    This article is written as part of a continuing series aimed at helping companies expand internationally.

  429. Londoners commute on average of 74 minutes every day

    United Kingdom 4/26/2018 10:56:42 AM

    Commuting in the UK has always been an issue, with an average commute nearly an hour long at 54 minutes.

  430. 3 Effective Ways to Increase Your Website’s SEO

    United Kingdom 4/17/2018 3:41:37 PM

  431. The ideal business entity

    United Kingdom 4/17/2018 9:31:30 AM

    For overseas companies the two main choices are between a Subsidiary or a Branch (often referred to as an overseas company).

  432. The right business model

    United Kingdom 4/17/2018 9:29:03 AM

    Many companies decide to invest overseas when they have established an export trade and a customer base. But has appropriate thought been given to the right business model?

  433. The right market place

    United Kingdom 4/17/2018 9:26:37 AM

    What does the right market place look like for opportunities in the UK? Why are you looking to setup a UK company? Is the UK the right location for you, or should you be setting up in another European country perhaps?

  434. Choose a trusted advisor

    United Kingdom 4/17/2018 9:24:03 AM

    Choose a trusted advisor to help you research the UK and European market as opportunities can be a minefield. In order to make sure you are getting the most appropriate advice, you need to talk to the right people.

  435. Top 10 tips for UK setup

    United Kingdom 4/17/2018 9:22:00 AM

    We have created our list of Top 10 tips for UK setup as we are often asked “what should we be considering when setting up in the UK”, or “what do we need to have in place to setup in the UK”.

  436. AXA Business Insurance April Offer

    United Kingdom 4/12/2018 2:40:02 PM

    AXA Business Insurance is designed to keep your business running, whatever lies ahead.

  437. UK Taxes – an overview

    United Kingdom 4/12/2018 11:27:58 AM

    Taxation matters are dealt with by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). There are thousands of pages of tax legislation, but no general anti-avoidance rules.

  438. Can You Be a Friend and Still Be the Boss?

    United Kingdom 4/5/2018 10:56:44 AM

    While it’s essential to build solid bonds with your team, defining areas of respect, authority and productivity can be challenging when navigating the line between boss and friend.

  439. Branch office vs. Branch registration in the UK

    United Kingdom 4/4/2018 9:55:36 AM

    Branch office vs. branch registration in the UK – this is often the key question in the minds of most decision makers of overseas based companies when looking to setup and expand into the UK.

  440. 3 Ways to Speed Up Your UK-Based SMEs Growth in 2018

    United Kingdom 3/29/2018 1:41:58 PM

  441. Uncovering The Gender Pay Gap In The UK

    United Kingdom 3/26/2018 11:38:31 AM

  442. What the Pay Gap Looks Like in Britain

    United Kingdom 3/26/2018 11:30:44 AM

    According to the data revealed by the ONS, Britain has the fifth largest gender pay gap in Europe behind Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, and Austria, but ahead of countries like Poland and Greece. In London, the gender pay gap has barely changed in over two decades, with full-time female employees earning 14.6% less per hour than their male counterparts.

  443. How to Ask for a Raise

    United Kingdom 3/8/2018 1:52:09 PM

    Asking for a raise can take you completely out of your comfort zone

  444. 1 out of 3 Employees taking time out due to Mental Health

    United Kingdom 3/8/2018 10:50:17 AM

    Within every business, there will be those who suffer in silence to the point that control is lost and the very act of getting out of bed becomes utterly overwhelming.

  445. New Research: 71% of Flexible Workspace Users More Engaged at Work

    United Kingdom 2/21/2018 11:50:18 AM

    As co-working and flexible space continues to see rapid growth in major global cities, research by

  446. Eight Ways to Crush Your Career Blues in 2018

    United Kingdom 1/30/2018 8:47:30 AM

    The bluest Monday of the year came and went on 15 January and according to recent reports by Instant Offices.

  447. Zero Fees on First Money Transfer

    United Kingdom 1/25/2018 5:15:18 AM

    WorldRemit have got a fantastic offer for first-time customers giving you the chance to send money FEE-FREE to more than 125 countries – quickly, easily and securely via smartphones, tablets or computers.

  448. Motivating Your Team During the Least Productive Time of the Year

    United Kingdom 1/23/2018 2:19:02 PM

  449. How much does the UK trade with the EU and the Rest of the World?

    United Kingdom 1/19/2018 11:32:33 AM

    UK Imports, 2016

  450. Explore the trade relationship between the UK and the rest of the world in our interactive map.

    United Kingdom 1/19/2018 11:27:20 AM

    UK trade with the rest of the world, imports and exports, 1999 to 2016

  451. Speaking louder than words: theatre and translation

    United Kingdom 1/18/2018 3:39:04 PM

    There’s an adage that says the words we use only make up seven per cent of communication and occasionally I think there’s something in it, especially when I’m at the theatre. Millions of us study Shakespeare at school – whether we like it or not – and, by the time we leave, we can usually read it aloud fairly confidently, even if we’re not always entirely sure what he’s waxing lyrical about.

  452. The risks of free translation

    United Kingdom 1/18/2018 10:48:13 AM

    Due to the cross-country nature of the internet and ever-increasing globalisation in most commercial markets, utilising a UK translation service has become essential to all kinds of businesses. This means that many small companies, often on restricted budgets, are now in need of reliable translations and frequently end up turning to free online translation software like Google Translate.

  453. How to Avoid the January Blues in Your Workplace

    United Kingdom 1/10/2018 5:07:06 PM

    According to recent reports by Instant Offices, it’s the cold, dark, and dreary winter months, particularly January, that tend to be the least productive period for employees. Here are some tips on how to boost employee motivation and productivity during the seasonal dip in team morale.

  454. Industries with the Highest Annual Bonuses

    United Kingdom 12/19/2017 9:51:30 AM

    Year-end bonuses have always been a hot topic and subject of much debate and controversy.

  455. Leadership Versus Traditional Management

    United Kingdom 12/12/2017 10:59:16 AM

    Instant Offices Head of HR, Ciara McGrath, looks at how rigid traditional management styles are making way for leadership-based ones and how it impacts business today.

  456. Trade Plates TV Live: Perrys chairman Ken Savage and shipping expert Jamie Hill

    United Kingdom 11/30/2017 8:08:33 AM

    Feature on Trade Plates TV

  457. Do You Live in London’s Most Entrepreneurial Postcode?

    United Kingdom 11/21/2017 11:49:03 AM

    The capital has slipped down our rankings as one of the UK’s most entrepreneurial cities, but there are still areas which are full of innovators. So, which postcode is the most entrepreneurial in the richest city in the world?

  458. Women will effectively work for free for the rest of 2017

    United Kingdom 11/10/2017 12:24:59 PM

    Today, November 10th, is the day where women stop earning money compared to men in 2017

  459. How Does a Notary Service work?

    United Kingdom 10/31/2017 6:14:54 AM

    Notaries form the third and oldest branch of the legal profession in England and Wales. Despite this, the role they play and the services they provide remain relatively unknown to many in this country

  460. What is the benefit of a multi-lingual notary?

    United Kingdom 10/31/2017 6:11:11 AM

    London–based businesses with international interests might often find themselves in need of the services of a London notary public. Foreign Commercial Registries, Regulatory Bodies, Courts and business partners among others might request that certain corporate documents be “notarised”. These documents can be split into two broad categories: – those which need to be signed by a representative of the company and those where no signature is required.

  461. Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad

    United Kingdom 10/30/2017 5:41:43 PM

    We deal regularly with documents relating to protection of patents, copyright, trademarks and industrial designs when clients want to protect their brand, products and service in markets across the world.

  462. What types of documents should be Notarised and when?

    United Kingdom 10/30/2017 5:36:06 PM

    As useful as it would be, there is no rule or provision in this country that neatly sets out what types of documents a notary can or cannot certify.

  463. The Rise of Workspace on Demand

    United Kingdom 10/24/2017 11:42:40 AM

    In the past 12 months, the global hybrid and co-working office space market has grown an astonishing 18%. That means the market is now twice the size it was back in 2013 and accounts for a third of all flexible space across the world.

  464. Holiday Hack: More Than Double Your Holiday Leave in 2018

    United Kingdom 10/19/2017 8:52:33 AM

    Most employees in the UK are entitled to around 28 days of paid leave annually, but with some strategic planning you can more than double your leave in 2018!

  465. How can Paul Beare Ltd help their clients when setting up in the UK?

    United Kingdom 10/18/2017 3:03:32 PM

    Key points for setting up in the UK beginning with the client's objectives through to pension obligations, human resources, employment contracts and VAT.

  466. UK Company Structures available for entities expanding into the UK

    United Kingdom 10/18/2017 3:02:13 PM

    A high-level overview of the different types of UK legal structures available for overseas companies setting up in the UK including: branch, Ltd Company, Subsidiary Company, Partnership and Joint Venture.

  467. What is involved in setting up a UK company bank account?

    United Kingdom 10/18/2017 3:00:57 PM

    We look at what is involved and the requirements of setting up a UK company bank account from anti-money laundering requirements to the bank mandate itself.

  468. Why should an overseas company setup in the UK?

    United Kingdom 10/18/2017 2:59:35 PM

    An exploratory video at why overseas companies should setup in the UK covering the english language, centralised timezone and ease of doing business.

  469. Surrey translators crowned winners at UK language sector awards

    United Kingdom 10/17/2017 1:41:07 PM

    Surrey Translation Bureau, a language service company based in Farnham, has been crowned the winner of the Project Management Team of the Year category at the Association of Translation Companies’ (ATC) 2017 Language Industry Summit Awards.

  470. Golden Triangle to Play a Key Role in Post-Brexit Economy

    United Kingdom 10/11/2017 1:49:25 PM

    In their most recent report, Bidwells found that Cambridge and Oxford are attracting digital tech and science firms to look outside of the capital. Having reported on high investments in growth, Cambridge, Oxford and London are creating a world leading hub of innovation and development, also referred to as the ‘Golden Triangle’.

  471. ipostparcels 5% off all UK, Ireland and international orders

    United Kingdom 9/22/2017 12:02:32 PM

    ipostparcels 5% discount until the end of this month (Saturday 30th September 2017). This code is valid for both domestic and international orders and cannot be used in conjunction with any other voucher code.

  472. Patent translation – a patent-ial headache!

    United Kingdom 9/21/2017 3:40:09 PM

    Those of you who are fans of BBC’s Dragons’ Den, known by an array of different names across the world such as Die Höhle der Löwen in Germany and Shark Tank in the US, will be familiar with the format where contestants pitch their business ideas to several entrepreneurs. The contestants are then faced with fielding somewhat probing questions from their potential investors, the ‘dragons’, some of which may touch on the issue of ‘patents’.

  473. How Much Does It Cost To Rent Office Space In The UK?

    United Kingdom 9/13/2017 8:00:44 AM

  474. Latest Report Reveals Why 2017 Is the Year of Flexible Workspace

    United Kingdom 9/11/2017 11:22:24 AM

    New report reveals a 12-month snapshot of flexible workspace market data

  475. PEO Worldwide are excited to be partnering with startupoverseas.co.uk

    United Kingdom 9/5/2017 1:27:03 PM

    We support companies doing just that.

  476. What Employees Expect from Work in 2017

    United Kingdom 8/11/2017 10:26:50 AM

    Reports show that by 2020 millennials will make up a third of the global workforce

  477. Going Global Live returns to Olympia, London! - (November 16th & 17th)

    United Kingdom 8/2/2017 7:37:03 AM

    Going Global Live is Europe's leading event for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations and it is returning to Olympia in London on the 16th & 17th of November 2017.

  478. Global Flexible Workspace Market Grows 18% in Just 12 Months

    United Kingdom 7/18/2017 3:36:50 PM

    • Exclusive data from the Global Cities Report, the first ever comparison of flexible workspace around the world • Key cities analysed in the UK, Australia, EMEA and Asia Pacific • Emerging markets for co-working show greater proportional growth than established cities

  479. Which UK City is the Most Entrepreneurial in 2017?

    United Kingdom 7/11/2017 1:18:35 PM

    We already know how great the UK is for business, but which cities are leading the way when it comes to entrepreneurship?

  480. Transcription: speaking volumes

    United Kingdom 7/5/2017 10:58:49 AM

    When you mention translation to someone from outside the industry, they may well initially think of real-time translation of spoken content, or interpreting as it is known, as is familiar from the European Parliament, for example. Their second thoughts –often after being corrected! – may then turn to the translation of written documents. But one often-overlooked activity within the field combines aspects of both written and spoken translation; I’m referring here to transcription.

  481. Maternity Leave Around the World

    United Kingdom 6/7/2017 3:13:17 PM

    Instant Offices take a closer look at what maternity leave looks like around the world...

  482. Reasons to Avoid Checking Emails During the Holidays

    United Kingdom 5/26/2017 10:22:39 AM

    As we prepare to sign off for Summer, Instant Office’s Head of Marketing John Williams asks, has the world made it impossible for us to unplug while we’re on holiday?

  483. Surrey Translation Bureau receives prestigious award

    United Kingdom 5/23/2017 4:39:41 PM

    Surrey Translation Bureau has received the prestigious Corporate Member Award from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

  484. Countries That Defy The 9 to 5

    United Kingdom 5/23/2017 11:22:52 AM

    Countries like Germany, Norway, Sweden and France are proving that you don’t have to work eight hour days or more to be productive.

  485. Why Coworking is rising in popularity

    United Kingdom 5/16/2017 4:59:46 PM

    The demand for shared offices and coworking space is on the rise with the total coworking market currently standing at around £15.75 billion. More businesses than ever are looking towards a flexible way of working in order to reduce costs, increase agility and offer more options to their teams.

  486. Banco BNI Europa to provide £45m to UK SMEs through MarketInvoice

    United Kingdom 5/15/2017 11:14:11 AM

    • European Bank BNI Europa in strategic partnership with MarketInvoice • Brexit: European Institutions propping up UK SMEs with working capital • MarketInvoice Pro take-up driving interest from Institutions

  487. Bank of England - "Super Thursday"

    United Kingdom 5/11/2017 11:14:11 AM

    The Bank of England will provide it's view on the UK economy and inflation. Some analysts are predicting a hawkish BoE, if that is the case there are rumours of stop loss buyers above 1.3000.

  488. Going Global Live ExCel London on the 17th & 18th May

    United Kingdom 5/10/2017 12:57:31 PM

  489. Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably

    United Kingdom 5/8/2017 5:26:32 PM

    Laurel Delaney writes in a tremendous spirit of service to entrepreneurial and small business leaders navigating the opportunities of globalization. Whether leading a fresh startup, a small business, or an entrepreneurial growth company seeking greatness, the question of whether―and how―to go global must be addressed.

  490. Exporting From Failure To Success: An Exclusive Global Guide For Small & Medium Enterprises

    United Kingdom 5/8/2017 5:23:02 PM

    Exporting From Failure To Success: An Exclusive Global Guide For Small & Medium Enterprises is a book for SMEs around the world. The structured proven way to build exports, as outlined in this book, will serve as a guide for SMEs on the exporting path. This approach is based on the author's 20 years plus experience in doing business, developing business, structuring deals, closing deals, advising on global sales, exporting and coaching business executives in 38 countries on five continents

  491. Best in Class Franchises - Service-Based Franchises Paperback

    United Kingdom 5/5/2017 11:09:21 AM

    Best In Class Franchises - Service-Based Franchises is an effort to pick the "best" franchises from among over 2,000 service-based franchise systems.

  492. Best in Class Franchises - Food-Service Franchises

    United Kingdom 5/5/2017 11:06:27 AM

    Best In Class Franchises - Food-Service Franchises is an effort to pick the "best" franchises from among over 500 food-service franchise systems. While picking the "best" of anything is subjective in the final determination, every effort has been made to employ rigorous metrics whenever possible

  493. Doing Business with the United Kingdom 2017: A Guide for Investors and Trading Partners

    United Kingdom 5/5/2017 10:51:36 AM

    This new publication series from Legend Business provides an authoritative and essential guide to the post-referendum business climate in the United Kingdom together with outlines of the laws, business regulations and practices that affect those looking to complete business in the UK. The Guide also reflects the likely impact of the 2016 decision to leave the European Union on businesses in the UK

  494. Taking Control?: British and European Trade Policy After Brexit

    United Kingdom 5/5/2017 10:49:21 AM

    The idea that the European Union must win the global economic 'race' has become a growing obsession among politicians and policymakers. The financial and Eurozone crises have only served to reinforce the message that the EU's 'generous' welfare states must either 'sink or swim' on their ability to compete in the global economy. This logic has culminated in recent talks with the US aimed at establishing a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

  495. The Daily Telegraph Business Guide to Brexit

    United Kingdom 5/5/2017 10:44:49 AM

    A Comprehensive Guide to the Consequences of Leaving the EU and How Your Business Can Come Out on Top

  496. Adding value to your export plan with translation!

    United Kingdom 5/3/2017 8:41:01 AM

    International trade offers a very attractive path to growing your consumer base and increasing your product or service exposure.

  497. UK GDP - Announced at 9:30

    United Kingdom 4/28/2017 9:03:28 AM

    Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all goods and services produced by the economy. It is the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary indicator of the economy's health.

  498. The best countries to do business with right now

    United Kingdom 4/27/2017 5:03:35 PM

    British businesses face the challenge of turning a profit and growing revenues despite the decline in the pound making it potentially more costly to buy from abroad. Importing from America for example is now more expensive with the pound rate 13% down against the dollar compared with one year ago.

  499. How Much Does it Cost to Put Down Your Laptop in London?

    United Kingdom 4/27/2017 8:26:03 AM

    Office space in London is more expensive than ever

  500. Busted: 6 common misconceptions about finding a translation agency

    United Kingdom 4/11/2017 1:47:56 PM

    Finding a translation agency that can help you to take your business global can seem overwhelming: where in the world are people going to be reading my documents? What languages do they speak? How can I know that my message is being conveyed accurately? Will the translator be able to post me my documents in time? What time is it there? What time is it here?!

  501. Pound stumbles then recovers as Article 50 triggered

    United Kingdom 4/3/2017 11:31:57 AM

  502. Tomorrow, Prime Minister Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50

    United Kingdom 3/28/2017 10:02:13 AM

    This is a major political event for the UK and the EU, and like many of the political events we have seen in the last 12 months, could cause volatility in currency markets.

  503. Brexit Is Here

    United Kingdom 3/27/2017 10:06:49 AM

    On Wednesday March 29th UK Prime Minister Theresa May will send a letter to Donald Tusk the President of the European Council signalling the triggering of Article 50 and starting the two year process for the UK to leave the European Union.

  504. How to win your next pitch

    United Kingdom 3/21/2017 9:12:11 AM

    During the pitching process, 78% of clients say they’re most influenced by the business that proves how knowledgeable it is, however, research suggests that many businesses aren’t managing to get this across in their pitch and there’s currently a gap in what is being delivered versus what is wanted. According to Park Communications, for businesses lucky enough to make it to pitching stage, it’s crucial to be credible, attention-worthy and trustworthy.

  505. How to Identify and Prevent Burnout

    United Kingdom 3/20/2017 10:56:38 AM

    It’s difficult to define burnout succinctly and so, even more difficult to intercept it. Most people only realize that they are truly burnt out when it’s too late and then they need to work towards eliminating the symptoms, often while still having to deal with the stresses that caused it in the first place.

  506. Costless ways to boost employee productivity

    United Kingdom 3/7/2017 1:02:20 PM

    According to Instant Offices, when it comes to business, there are many benefits to exercising the brain to become more productive, and cognitive training is easier than you think.

  507. AFEX FX Market Watch - Monday 6th March

    United Kingdom 3/6/2017 2:26:40 PM

    Today's key data • AUD Retail sales MoM • GBP MPC Member Hogg speaks

  508. The perils of a free translation

    United Kingdom 3/6/2017 10:09:22 AM

    The importance of investing in your digital and print materials

  509. Digital Strategy to make Britain the best place in the world to start and grow a digital business

    United Kingdom 3/1/2017 2:46:35 PM

    Culture Secretary launches Digital Strategy set to create a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone.

  510. Market Watch - Monday 27 Feb 2017

    United Kingdom 2/27/2017 12:08:31 PM

    Today's key data • USD Durable goods orders m/m • NZD Trade balance

  511. The perils of a free translation … and an insight into Machine Translations

    United Kingdom 2/23/2017 4:59:42 PM

    In the first part of this series about free translations, we discussed why it can be a bad business decision to ask your international distributors to look after your translations. In this part, we’ll focus on reasons why you should avoid using Google Translate to translate business documents.

  512. Routes to market part 1: traditional methods

    United Kingdom 2/22/2017 10:15:16 AM

  513. Time management or self-management?

    United Kingdom 2/16/2017 12:17:13 PM

    One of our Project Managers, Ruth Bond attended the ‘Interactive Time Management Workshop’ organised by the Institute of Translating & Interpreting (ITI) earlier this month. Here is her account of how the day progressed and what she gained from it:

  514. Face-to-face communication is essential for driving businesses forward!

    United Kingdom 2/13/2017 3:22:54 PM

    Technological advances over the last century or so have meant that newer, and in some cases easier, means of communication such as emails and Skype are now commonplace, whilst good old-fashioned face-to-face communication is fast becoming a thing of the past.

  515. Turning pro bono translation on its head

    United Kingdom 2/9/2017 3:56:42 PM

    More often than not, inexperienced translators find themselves in a Catch-22 situation: they need to gain experience in order to get started in the industry but clients and/or agencies may be unwilling to allocate work to them as a result of their overall lack of translation expertise.

  516. MarketInvoice to double lending to £2bn in 2017

    United Kingdom 2/9/2017 8:50:22 AM

    • MarketInvoice lent over £2,000 per minute to UK business in 2016 • Launch of confidential invoice discounting service, MarketInvoice Pro, targets companies with permanent funding need, and expands reach and size of funding available • Brexit presents growth opportunities for UK business

  517. How to market translation services to your potential clients?

    United Kingdom 2/3/2017 1:35:39 PM

    Picture the scene: somebody needs a service which you provide and they simply arrive at your office and ask you to help. Sound unlikely? Well, that’s because this hardly ever happens.

  518. Quality matters – to you and to us!

    United Kingdom 2/3/2017 12:21:40 PM

    Here at Surrey Translation Bureau, we take immense pride in delivering top-quality written translations to our clients so it should come as no great surprise that quality management plays an integral role in our day-to-day operations

  519. AFEX Market Watch Wed 1st Feb 2017

    United Kingdom 2/1/2017 4:13:52 PM

    GBP - Sterling The Pound had an excellent morning after Manufacturing PMI was released in line with expectations at 55.9 and on the back of a rumour that the BoE MPC vote tomorrow would see four members voting for a rate hike immediately.

  520. AFEX Market Watch Mon 30th Jan 2017

    United Kingdom 1/30/2017 2:39:21 PM

    GBP After last weeks continued push higher for sterling, this week sees the important Bank of England (BoE) inflation report on Thursday and the Monetary Policy Committee vote on interest rates. We expect no change in rates but the inflation report will be important as the market is well aware that inflation has been jumping higher since last June, the market will be trying to gauge how far inflation can rise before the BoE hikes rates.

  521. Are you thinking about taking your business overseas?

    United Kingdom 1/25/2017 1:48:19 PM

    Going Global 2017 will provide you with an unprecedented level of information, advice and opportunity in expanding your business into international markets. Going Global is Europe’s largest exhibition for businesses looking for international expansion and returns to London’s ExCeL on the 17th and 18th of May 2017.

  522. How Dealslands Is Growing Its Voucher Business In UK

    United Kingdom 1/23/2017 11:17:01 AM

    Vouchers have always been the favourites of the shoppers. They make use of it for buying every kind of products and services. With the booming of online retail stores, a whole new world of e-vouchers came into existence. This eventually paved way towards the rise of a number of coupon websites across the globe.

  523. Disorganised Employees Can Cost Managers Up to 10% of Their Salary

    United Kingdom 1/20/2017 2:03:03 PM

    AnyJunk take a look into the implications that cluttered desks can have on a business and its employee productivity, as well as tips and solutions for decluttering the office.

  524. Caught out by Brexit?

    United Kingdom 1/19/2017 8:53:46 AM

    Concerned about Trump’s unpredictability?

  525. The government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU: PM speech

    United Kingdom 1/17/2017 1:48:24 PM

    Prime Minister Theresa May sets out the 12 negotiating priorities for Brexit as part of the Plan for Britain after leaving the EU.

  526. 5 New Year’s Resolutions To Make For Career Progression

    United Kingdom 1/13/2017 2:55:26 PM

    Not all career resolutions are created equal. While it’s essential to set goals for the year ahead, the way you approach them may hinder rather than help your progress at work.

  527. No Cash? No Problem! How to Start a Business with No Money

    United Kingdom 1/9/2017 3:24:33 PM

    Money shouldn’t necessarily be the reason a great idea gets shelved but sadly, a lack of cash is often the biggest reason why entrepreneurs put their plan on hold.

  528. Market Watch - Monday 09 Jan 2017

    United Kingdom 1/9/2017 12:11:56 PM

    Today's key data • GBP Halifax HPI MoM See key data for this week

  529. 5 Reasons Your Business Meetings Aren’t As Productive as They Could Be

    United Kingdom 1/5/2017 2:42:03 PM

    Instant Offices’ Head of Marketing John Williams takes a closer look at the reasons why meetings may be hampering your productivity.

  530. AFEX Market Watch Mon Dec 19th

    United Kingdom 12/19/2016 9:20:22 AM

    Monday Dec 19 • 09:00 EUR German IFO business climate • 12:30 AUD MPC meeting minutes • 03:00 JPY BOJ policy rate & statement

  531. Can Better Time Management Help You Grow Your Business in 2017?

    United Kingdom 12/13/2016 2:21:30 PM

    “How can I manage my time better?”, is a question that crops up with alarming regularity. And, at the start of the holiday season, is more pertinent than ever as productivity starts to slip. For entrepreneurs, this can have serious implications on their business – luckily there are steps you can take to prevent a productivity gap from opening!

  532. Letters of credit for importers and exporters

    United Kingdom 12/13/2016 1:26:55 PM

    Letters of credit and how they can be used to reduce risk in international trade.

  533. AFEX Market Watch Mon 12th December 2016

    United Kingdom 12/12/2016 10:10:25 AM

    Monday Dec 12 No top tier data Tuesday Dec 13 02:00 CNY Industrial production YoY 09:30 GBP CPI YOY 10:00 EUR German ZEW economic sentiment

  534. Six Ways to Boost Employee Satisfaction Without a Raise

    United Kingdom 12/8/2016 3:13:06 PM

    Instant Offices’ Head of Marketing, John Williams, weighs in on boosting employee satisfaction and happiness in the workplace.

  535. Holiday Hack: More Than Double Your Holiday Leave in 2017

    United Kingdom 12/8/2016 2:04:18 PM

    Most employees in the UK are entitled to around 28 days of paid leave annually, but with some strategic planning you can more than double your leave in 2017!

  536. AFEX Market Watch Mon December 5th 2016

    United Kingdom 12/5/2016 1:14:07 PM

    Sunday Dec 4 Italian Constitution Amendment Vote Austrian Presidential Election

  537. AFEX Market Watch Friday 2nd December

    United Kingdom 12/2/2016 9:45:18 AM

    Friday Dec 2nd • 00:30 AUD Retail sales MoM • 09:30 GBP Construction PMI • 13:30 CAD Unemployment Rate and Employment change • 13:30 USD Average hourly earnings • 13:30 USD Non-farm employment change and unemployment rate

  538. Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP) introduced in Chile

    United Kingdom 11/24/2016 12:47:42 PM

    GEP presented the support that the organisation provides to help overseas businesses to globalise and establish in the UK.

  539. Department for International Trade’s Autumn Statement settlement

    United Kingdom 11/24/2016 12:45:43 PM

    Measures to boost UK exports and build upon trade policy expertise as we leave the EU were announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

  540. The Aid/Humanitarian Sector and Global Mobility: 5 Ways Mauve Can Support

    United Kingdom 11/22/2016 9:58:19 AM

    This week’s post explores why a service offering like Mauve’s proves useful to the aid and humanitarian sector.

  541. The UK’s Landmark Uber Employment Tribunal Ruling: Exploring the Dangers of Employment Status Misclassification

    United Kingdom 11/22/2016 9:52:54 AM

    We look at the risks associated with incorrectly defining workers as self-employed in light of a recent Uber tribunal case.

  542. AFEX Market Watch Mon 21st November 2016

    United Kingdom 11/21/2016 9:27:49 AM

    Monday Nov 21st • 16:00 EUR ECB President Draghi speaks

  543. UK Businesses to Report Gender Pay Gap in 2018

    United Kingdom 11/14/2016 12:09:39 PM

    This year, Equal Pay Day marked a gradual decrease in the gap in salaries between full-time employed men and women, 0.2% since last year.

  544. Brexit and Planning for the Future…

    United Kingdom 11/14/2016 10:45:55 AM

    Matt Dawson won the Rugby World Cup in 2003 with England and has a successful media career presenting for the BBC.

  545. Be Passport Aware: Check passport expiry before booking trips

    United Kingdom 11/14/2016 10:36:30 AM

    Before booking that trip, check to see if everyone’s passport is valid for entry into the country you are planning to visit.

  546. The UK is ready to do more business with Cuba and to become a strong partner for the island for the long term.

    United Kingdom 11/10/2016 9:27:53 AM

    This year the UK had 19 companies participating at Havana International Trade Fair including exhibitors and visitors.

  547. Work Etiquette: Should Co-workers Be Friends on Facebook?

    United Kingdom 11/9/2016 10:00:48 AM

    Instant Offices take a look into Facebook friend culture in the workplace. Should we be friends on Facebook? It’s a question many of us don’t know how to answer when it comes to bosses, colleagues and other professional contacts. But with more than one billion people active on Facebook it’s inevitable that our virtual lives will overlap with our professional ones eventually.

  548. Co-working has become hot news of late and why not?

    United Kingdom 10/25/2016 1:02:36 PM

    The chance to work in well-designed offices, in amazing locations, at relatively low prices – what is not to love? And the rise in co-working spaces coincides with the rise in the number of self-employed workers across the UK.

  549. Understanding Work Personality Types

    United Kingdom 10/19/2016 3:50:02 PM

    How Managers Impact Workplace Success

  550. Notices to exporters

    United Kingdom 10/19/2016 3:34:48 PM

    Notices to exporters published by the Export Control Organisation (ECO).

  551. New 'Innovation is GREAT' partnership with McLaren

    United Kingdom 10/19/2016 3:23:54 PM

    The GREAT Britain Campaign (GREAT) has announced a unique partnership with McLaren to help highlight the UK’s innovative culture.

  552. AFEX Market Watch Mon 10th October

    United Kingdom 10/11/2016 10:01:06 AM

    Monday Oct 10th • All Day USD and CAD bank holiday • 19:01 GBP BRC retail sales

  553. Average Wage UK: what salary should you be earning at your age?

    United Kingdom 10/6/2016 4:32:00 PM

    Your age isn’t the only number that increases over time. As you accrue more experience in the workplace, your value to employers inevitably increases, and salary expectations should follow in line.

  554. Going Global – Europe’s leading exhibition for businesses looking to expand internationally

    United Kingdom 10/5/2016 9:57:28 AM

    If you own or manage an SME, this event is an unmissable opportunity for you to network and gain information or assistance in exporting your products or setting up overseas operations –

  555. AFEX Market Watch Monday September 26th 2016

    United Kingdom 9/26/2016 2:36:56 PM

    Monday Sep 26 • 09:00 EUR German IFO business climate • 09:30 GBP BBA Mortgage approvals • 10:30 CHF SNB Chairman Jordan speaks • 16:05 EUR ECB President Draghi speaks

  556. 3 Major Myths about Flat Organizational Structures in Business

    United Kingdom 9/21/2016 11:30:03 AM

    If you’ve worked in a company with a hierarchical or ‘tall’ organisational structure, you’ve probably experienced the frustrations that can arise from dealing with long chains of command and potential bureaucracy.

  557. 8 Positive Things That Happen When You Discover Your Business Niche

    United Kingdom 9/14/2016 2:57:34 PM

    Gone are the days when solely marketing your business to as many people as possible gave you a competitive advantage.

  558. Europcar Unmissable Deals

    United Kingdom 9/13/2016 10:01:29 AM

    Book now and take advantage of our amazing prices, available in many great worldwide destinations. Wherever your travels take you, save on car hire with our Happy Deals!

  559. New, easy-to-use online visa application system launched in Indonesia

    United Kingdom 9/7/2016 10:17:42 AM

    As part of a global rollout, Access UK is now available for Indonesian customers applying for a visa to visit the UK

  560. Do’s & Don’ts for Getting Along in a Coworking Space

    United Kingdom 9/6/2016 5:05:10 PM

    We’ve all experienced an annoying coworker; the person in the office who clears their throat endlessly, pounds their keyboard too loudly or is oblivious to how pungent their fish lunch is.

  561. UK should become the global leader in free trade

    United Kingdom 9/5/2016 1:45:16 PM

    Prime Minister Theresa May will set out her ambition for the UK to become the global leader in free trade when she attends the G20 Summit in China.

  562. IP and BREXIT: The facts

    United Kingdom 8/25/2016 2:28:39 PM

    Facts on the future of intellectual property laws following the recent Referendum decision.

  563. AFEX Market Watch Mon 22nd August

    United Kingdom 8/22/2016 9:49:56 AM

    Mon Aug 22 • No first tier data Tues Aug 23 • 07:00 CHF Trade balance • 11:00 GBP CBI industrial order expectations

  564. Is your fleet eco friendly?

    United Kingdom 8/18/2016 10:59:23 AM

    We’re all trying to find ways of contributing less to the environment when it comes to pollution and waste and as a business it’s important you take eco friendly practices within your company seriously.

  565. 15 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills at Work

    United Kingdom 8/9/2016 3:59:08 PM

    Every team needs a leader to help them grow and push them to be the best they can. For those starting a new business- this is vital.

  566. 10 Ways to Manage Office Conflict

    United Kingdom 8/9/2016 10:08:40 AM

    An inevitable part of running a business or managing a team is learning to deal with conflict according to Instant Offices.

  567. AFEX Market Watch Mon Aug 8th

    United Kingdom 8/8/2016 10:48:30 AM

    • 12:01 GBP BRC Retail sales

  568. UK Interest Rate Decision Today at 12:00

    United Kingdom 8/4/2016 9:44:24 AM

    Today at 12:00, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, is expected to announce a drop in the UK interest rate from a seven-year record low of 0.5 per cent to 0.25%. This new "Emergency" base rate would be an historically low level and is a result of the UK economy shrinking following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. However, last month there was a 77.5% chance of a cut but this never materialised.

  569. The Incoterms 2010 Pocket Guide

    United Kingdom 8/3/2016 1:00:45 PM

    The Pocket Guide is sold in packs of 5.

  570. ICC Guide on Transport and the Incoterms 2010 Rules

    United Kingdom 8/3/2016 12:57:28 PM

    by the International Chambers of Commerce

  571. How to Create an Internet Marketing Plan

    United Kingdom 8/3/2016 12:10:04 PM

    Any entrepreneur with an understanding of the modern marketing landscape will have already considered the role of online marketing in their overall marketing strategy. Digital marketing isn’t just something that is going to be important in the future. It is already critical to generating momentum for a new venture and without a presence online, a new business will most assuredly be left in the dust of its competitors.

  572. Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably

    United Kingdom 8/2/2016 5:15:52 PM

    Laurel Delaney writes in a tremendous spirit of service to entrepreneurial and small business leaders navigating the opportunities of globalization.

  573. ipostparcels August Discounts

    United Kingdom 8/2/2016 4:14:15 PM

    Vouchers can be used unlimited times during this month.

  574. Despite a fall in manufacturing output in the second quarter of 2016, it’s still a good time for UK exporters

    United Kingdom 8/2/2016 3:43:50 PM

    The Bank of England released construction data yesterday, announcing that industrial output had seen its sharpest fall since June 2009.

  575. AFEX Market Watch 1st August 2016

    United Kingdom 8/1/2016 10:37:17 AM

    AFEX Market Watch

  576. Creative and cultural: international trade regulations

    United Kingdom 8/1/2016 10:33:21 AM

    Regulations for whole productions or scenery, props and costumes, for museum artefacts, artworks and antiques, and details about Film Tax Relief.

  577. Electronic goods: international trade regulations

    United Kingdom 8/1/2016 10:31:46 AM

    Regulations if you are importing or exporting electronic goods, including licensing, certification, safety and environmental requirements.

  578. AFEX Market Watch 26th July 2016

    United Kingdom 7/26/2016 2:55:27 PM

    Tuesday Jul 26th 09:30 GBP BBA Mortgage approvals 15:00 USD Conference Board Consumer Confidence

  579. AFEX Market Watch

    United Kingdom 7/25/2016 10:48:38 AM

  580. EFT International June Update

    United Kingdom 7/25/2016 9:53:17 AM

  581. How to Start Your Own Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

    United Kingdom 7/21/2016 4:45:47 PM

    Starting your own business can be a great way to take hold of your destiny, maximize your revenue, decide your working hours and choose who you work with. It can however be one of the most stressful ventures of your career! Being your own boss isn’t for everyone. Having what it takes to bridge the gap between a good idea and a good business is what separates successful startups from those that fail.

  582. The Importance of a Digital Detox

    United Kingdom 7/14/2016 12:05:10 PM

    The proliferation of digital devices mean that we’re constantly connected to the office, wherever we might be. It can become difficult to switch off from works.

  583. Brexit & Your International Business

    United Kingdom 7/14/2016 11:54:05 AM

    So it has actually happened – the British electorate has voted in favour of a change. The result did come as a bit of a surprise but is seen by many as a much needed wake up call for the EU, which is politically complicated and seems to be led by a bloated administration.

  584. New Confirmation Statement

    United Kingdom 7/14/2016 11:51:46 AM

    From 30th June 2016, a new Confirmation Statement will replace the Company Annual Return which has to be filed each year with Companies House.

  585. PM David Cameron statement on Theresa May and next steps

    United Kingdom 7/12/2016 11:55:46 AM

    David Cameron made a statement in Downing Street on the timings of transition to the new Prime Minister Theresa May.

  586. Demand for Flexible Workspace Reaches Record Levels as Workers Choose Locations Closer to Home

    United Kingdom 7/11/2016 3:17:03 PM

    LONDON, 2016

  587. Brexit – What does it mean for businesses operating both in and outside of the UK?

    United Kingdom 7/11/2016 8:30:20 AM

    While the UK government looks to finalise a plan for economic stability following the UK’s EU referendum result, businesses are seeking clarification on what the impact of the vote will mean for them. We’ve identified three of the most common challenges companies both in and outside of the UK are currently facing, along with potential solutions.

  588. Are You Looking To Attract Investment From The UK?

    United Kingdom 7/7/2016 3:45:06 PM

    Prysm Group, the UK's largest independent exhibition organiser announces today the launch of Foreign Direct Investment Expo.

  589. Business Secretary to chair Business Roundtable

    United Kingdom 6/28/2016 9:33:22 AM

    Business Secretary Sajid Javid will today chair the first meeting of Britain’s business leaders since the EU Referendum.

  590. Top tips for importing goods from abroad

    United Kingdom 6/27/2016 11:29:12 AM

    Importers of goods and services from abroad face many challenges and risks associated with international trade, however, getting it right is fundamental and the opportunities and financial gains of importing successfully can be large. Importers of gooods and services from abroad might have the benefit of a diverse supply chain, reduced costs and general business efficiency. We’ve put together a list of tips to check help you succeed in importing from abroad.

  591. EU referendum outcome: PM statement, 24 June 2016

    United Kingdom 6/24/2016 10:17:00 AM

    Prime Minister David Cameron made a statement in Downing Street on the outcome of the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union

  592. Your Route To Financial Freedom

    United Kingdom 6/22/2016 9:57:14 AM

    Attend one of our FX Trading Events

  593. Google Apps For Business

    United Kingdom 6/20/2016 1:19:51 PM

    20% off per user for the first year of Google Apps

  594. Is Franchising Right For You?

    United Kingdom 6/20/2016 12:32:46 PM

  595. Take Control of your Future: Become Your Own Boss

    United Kingdom 6/20/2016 12:29:24 PM

    Franchising is the word on everyone's lips, but is it right for you?

  596. How do you maintain client relationships in the global marketplace?

    United Kingdom 6/20/2016 12:27:20 PM

    Travelling to attend meetings with international clients can be stressful, time consuming and extremely expensive.

  597. Export Import Management

    United Kingdom 6/20/2016 10:54:29 AM

    This book is practical approach related to foreign trade. This book gives professional knowledge in export import procedure & documentation, customs & bank formalities, government benefits, exim policies, import sources, taxation, shipping, freight forwarding with practical assignments & much more

  598. The Brexit currency converter

    United Kingdom 6/17/2016 12:39:07 PM

    With the EU referendum fast approaching, what impact would “leaving” or indeed “remaining” in the EU have on the British Pound?

  599. UKTI reveals record number of UK businesses looking to export

    United Kingdom 6/16/2016 9:17:43 AM

    Figures show a record number of UK businesses are interested in exporting through the government’s Exporting is GREAT website.

  600. Online Business Startup: The entrepreneur's guide to launching a fast, lean and profitable online venture

    United Kingdom 6/9/2016 2:27:05 PM

    ONLINE BUSINESS STARTUP isn't just a how-to guide in online marketing or SEO... it contains everything an experienced entrepreneur wished he had known when he started in business.

  601. How to Improve Communication at Work

    United Kingdom 6/7/2016 5:16:29 PM

    One of the most crucial aspects of working in business is communication. Being able to communicate effectively with your team and partners means that any issues are solved quickly, projects are run efficiently and that everyone is on the same page when it comes to your vision. Use these 12 tips to improve your communication skills in business and have a happy and healthy office.

  602. Worldbox offers Global Portfolio Management Tool

    United Kingdom 5/9/2016 8:54:57 AM

    The Business Intelligence company Worldbox is providing access to a new Portfolio Management service powered by its API via XML.

  603. European Health Insurance Card

    United Kingdom 4/27/2016 11:55:12 AM

    Who can use EHIC and what it's for

  604. Outsourcing to freelancers is the future!

    United Kingdom 4/8/2016 1:42:44 PM

    Outsourcing has become an important part of managing a successful business; it offers the ideal combination of securing maximum expertise and minimum outlay.

  605. Export insurance policy

    United Kingdom 4/6/2016 8:58:09 AM

    Find out about the Export Insurance Policy - how it works, its benefits, and its main features

  606. Helping 2.2million Small businesses manage their credit scores and improve access to finance

    United Kingdom 4/5/2016 1:29:36 PM

    There are many ways that small businesses can access funding today, so it is essential that small businesses appear as attractive a proposition as possible when seeking investment to grow.

  607. Why Networking is Great for Your Business

    United Kingdom 3/23/2016 3:38:54 PM

    Now more than ever, technological advances such as live streaming and virtual meeting are making it easier for us to connect with others and consume online content without ever having to leave our desks. Businesses are embracing new opportunities, but are we starting to underestimate the power of face-to-face networking?

  608. Language variants – why your translation should be localised

    United Kingdom 3/22/2016 6:05:01 PM

    When requesting a translation, knowing what languages you want to translate into is sometimes straightforward, e.g. for a marketing campaign in Italy, you'll choose Italian and for a technical manual that will be used in Russia, you'll choose Russian.

  609. Nine Easy Ways To Build Business Prospects

    United Kingdom 3/21/2016 2:28:06 PM

    Identifying new business prospects and filling your sales pipeline are the building blocks of your sales activity. Without prospects, there wouldn’t be any leads, and if you remove the leads from your sales process, all your sales activity will topple over.

  610. How To Create Effective Email Marketing Campaigns

    United Kingdom 3/21/2016 2:22:40 PM

    In today’s technologically advanced age, where there is an app for everything and your new smartphone is considered outdated within a month of you buying it, it’s important to remember that in business there is still no substitute for creating a genuine connection with your prospects and customers.

  611. Going Global December 2015 Exhibitor Video

    United Kingdom 2/25/2016 5:40:29 PM

    Going Global is Europe's leading show for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations. If you're interested in exhibiting at the next show at ExCeL on 11th and 12th May, then please contact Simon Chicken at simon.chicken@prysmgroup.co.uk or call him on 07834022995.

  612. If You Build It, Will They Come?

    United Kingdom 2/15/2016 10:07:31 AM

    The famous quote from the 1989 movie Field of Dreams has been repeatedly used over and over again to affirm any type of action desiring a specific reaction, particularly in business.

  613. Changes To UK Company Law

    United Kingdom 1/19/2016 8:32:50 AM

    There were significant changes to accounting and company law in the UK in 2015. The remaining amendments under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act are to come into force this year.

  614. Single VAT Return: Is It Back To The Drawing Board?

    United Kingdom 12/7/2015 5:07:20 PM

    Not long ago I wrote about the single VAT return and how it may be the endgame for complexities across the EU. Fast forward two months, and it would appear that the endgame has come much sooner than expecte

  615. The Nuances Of Local Payroll That Your Corporate HQ Won’t Think About

    United Kingdom 12/7/2015 10:55:35 AM

    Think you can use your global banking relationship for global payroll? Think again. Local payroll needs won’t always align with your corporate HQ’s wishes, says our Head of Global Business Services.

  616. TMF Group Launches Ambitious Capital Markets Growth Plan With Two High-Level Appointments

    United Kingdom 12/2/2015 4:28:32 PM

    TMF Group, a leading global provider of high-value business services, has announced its intent to transform its Capital Markets and SPV business with two high-profile additions to its senior management team.

  617. The Only Way Is Up For Insurance Tax Rates Globally

    United Kingdom 12/2/2015 4:24:18 PM

    Last month’s 3.5% increase to the UK’s standard Insurance Premium Tax rate is just another example of IPT on the rise, with the insurance industry anticipating future rate hikes both in the EU and worldwide.

  618. What Happens When You Don’t Account For Risk When Running Payroll

    United Kingdom 11/23/2015 10:29:01 AM

    Why is it important to ensure you have a solid risk management plan for your payroll provision? Our Head of Global Business Services looks at some common, real-life scenarios, and how they could have been avoided with a bit of business continuity planning.

  619. What Will Be The New Key To Simplified VAT In Europe?

    United Kingdom 11/23/2015 10:15:42 AM

    The European Commission might be abandoning its aim of a single VAT return for the whole of the EU and shifting its focus to the Mini One Stop Shop (MOSS) scheme and Place of Supply rules, according to a paper released today by TMF Group.

  620. Non-Resident & Offshore Tax Planning

    United Kingdom 11/18/2015 1:28:43 PM

    How to Cut Your Tax to Zero: 2015/2016

  621. Using A Company To Save Tax

    United Kingdom 11/18/2015 1:23:14 PM

    Using a company could easily save you over £10,000 in tax every year...possibly over £40,000. Why?

  622. EU Reviews Low Value Consignment VAT Loophole

    United Kingdom 11/18/2015 11:28:41 AM

    In an effort to minimise VAT evasion, reduce administration and level the playing field for EU traders, the European Commission (EC) wants to abolish the Low Value Consignment Stock Relief (LVCR) scheme.

  623. 5 Reasons To Choose TMF Group For Your Payroll Partner

    United Kingdom 11/2/2015 12:29:20 PM

    Yes, we offer a comprehensive range of integrated HR and payroll solutions. And yes, we have the people and processes to keep the most complex multi-country payroll requirements compliant with all local regulations … but TMF Group can offer you more.

  624. Implementation of Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act 2015

    United Kingdom 10/27/2015 12:49:45 PM

    The Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act 2015, which was passed in March 2015, introduces changes to the Companies Act which will affect ongoing requirements for all UK Companies. Companies House recently announced that the implementation timetable for parts 7 and 8 of the Act (relating to the Companies Act) has been delayed.

  625. ERS Refiling

    United Kingdom 10/27/2015 12:45:39 PM

    M Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently introduced an online portal for filing annual returns in respect of Employee Share Schemes for the 2014-15 tax year.

  626. Social media and the taxman: the unlikely dangers

    United Kingdom 10/27/2015 12:43:19 PM

    With many companies encouraging their employees to make positive use of social media such as Twitter or LinkedIn in order to generate interest and growth in their business, it’s increasingly important to ensure that employees remain “on message” when engaging with outside interests through these platforms.

  627. Bitcoin Trading Ruled Tax-Free In Europe

    United Kingdom 10/26/2015 2:41:23 PM

    The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has confirmed that bitcoin and other digital currency trading is VAT exempt “..under the provision concerning transactions relating to currency, bank notes and coins used as legal tender."

  628. First transaction free with Voucher code with Western Union

    United Kingdom 10/26/2015 1:11:05 PM

    Western Union is one of the largest players in the money transfer world offering quick, easy and reliable money transfers around the globe

  629. Single Regional Professional Employer Organization vs Independent Local PEO Companies

    United Kingdom 10/26/2015 10:34:40 AM

    Benefits of international employment and payroll outsourcing are nothing new to small and large companies today. Businesses of all sizes recognize the value of focusing on business development and revenue-generating activities. Why waste valuable human resources on supportive non-revenue generating tasks when third party Professional Employer Organizations offer fully compliant solutions and allow you to focus on the more important task of running and growing your businesses?

  630. 5 Factors To Consider When Defining Your Multicountry Payroll Strategy

    United Kingdom 10/20/2015 3:29:31 PM

    While payroll isn’t typically viewed as a “strategic” business unit, building a global payroll strategy for countries of all sizes becomes increasingly important as companies look to impose central control over their international payroll operations. Our Head of Global Business Services looks at some of the ways this strategy can be defined for small employee populations.

  631. How to enter over 30 emerging markets through a single agreement with the UK-based company

    United Kingdom 10/20/2015 1:25:43 PM

    Convert your PEO provider’s unique geographic presence into your company’s revenue-generating strength

  632. Import and Export Kit For Dummies

    United Kingdom 10/6/2015 10:34:20 AM

    Your easy–to–follow primer on the exciting world of import/export With an increased focus on global trade, this new edition of Import/Export Kit For Dummies provides entrepreneurs and small– to mid–sized businesses with the critical, entry–point information they need to begin exporting their products around the world as well as importing goods to sell.

  633. 5 reasons you should change your job today

    United Kingdom 10/1/2015 2:20:18 PM

    The modern professional world can be monotonous and a pretty stressful place too. Being stuck in a role that is wrong for you can have serious consequences for your wellbeing in both your mental and physical health. A bad job can make you miserable and have an impact on your home life.

  634. he Big List Of 1001 Online Wholesalers 2015

    United Kingdom 10/1/2015 11:57:32 AM

    This Ebook will change the way you do business by sourcing the best wholesaler for your products

  635. The Financial Times Guide to Business Start Up 2015

    United Kingdom 10/1/2015 11:19:26 AM

    The most comprehensive annually updated guide for entrepreneurs: The most comprehensive annually ... (Financial Times Guides) (The FT Guides)

  636. UK Company Secretarial Update

    United Kingdom 9/29/2015 10:11:18 AM

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has now confirmed that the implementation of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act will be on 10 October 2015.

  637. A UK visa is just five steps away

    United Kingdom 9/21/2015 11:51:44 AM

    UK Visas & Immigration launch new video aimed at first time visitors to the UK.

  638. BVI Now Ranks Amongst The US, UK And Hong Kong In The OECD’S Latest Tax Transparency Ratings

    United Kingdom 9/17/2015 8:36:58 AM

    In the latest report from the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, the BVI was found to be “largely compliant” and rated on a par with many other well respected jurisdictions such as Cayman Islands, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom and United States.

  639. Forex Market Seminar

    United Kingdom 9/16/2015 4:53:46 PM

    The 1 day FX event is an opportunity like no other. We will teach you all you need to know to start trading the Forex Market and with our help trade it profitably like our traders generating 30% plus per year.

  640. 1 day Stock Market Seminar

    United Kingdom 9/16/2015 4:50:28 PM

    The 1 day Stock Market Seminar is an opportunity like no other. We teach people all you need to know to start trading the Stock Market profitably from when you leave our trading floor.

  641. Export/Import Procedures and Documentation

    United Kingdom 9/16/2015 11:20:38 AM

    The details of international business are growing more complex by the day - and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance

  642. VAT Recovery Claims Deadline Looming

    United Kingdom 9/7/2015 11:59:46 AM

    Experts Matthew Harrison and Dian Shmilev provide details for applicable businesses with outstanding VAT recovery claims for 2014.

  643. Single EU VAT Return: Is The Endgame Really Near?

    United Kingdom 9/3/2015 8:22:37 AM

    VAT payers around the world have been longing for an easier way to get cross-border reporting done, and they may be in luck. Maybe.

  644. Starting and Running a UK Street Food Business

    United Kingdom 8/26/2015 9:15:54 AM

    The street food industry is booming, and with more and more entrepreneurs hitting the streets it's time we had a book to help guide you through the process. Street Food Soliloquy is the only guide out there written for a UK market by an active street food trader.

  645. Export/Import Procedures

    United Kingdom 8/25/2015 2:23:10 PM

    The details of international business are growing more complex by the day - and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance

  646. Guide to Importing and Exporting

    United Kingdom 8/25/2015 2:13:23 PM

    A comprehensive guide to importing and exporting. Topics include – The International Trade Cycle, Managing Risk, Marketing, Setting Yourself Up Overseas, Safety Standards Overseas, Planning Your Transport Logistics, Incoterms, Financing, Insurance, Documentation and more!

  647. How to Franchise Your Business

    United Kingdom 8/25/2015 1:31:39 PM

    If you are considering franchising your business Clive Sawyer will help you. Clive Sawyer, Managing Director of Business Options, one of the UK's leading Franchise and Business Consultancies, has written this book to cut through the confusion and complexity surrounding franchising a business. Clive, in his renowned plain speaking manner helps the reader assess whether franchising is the right expansion model for them.

  648. CJEU Judgement Affects Vat Deduction Position Of Holding Companies

    United Kingdom 8/17/2015 11:08:27 AM

    The CJEU recently rendered its judgment (16 July 2015) in the joined cases Larentia + Minerva and Marenave Schiffahrts concerning the VAT deduction position of holding companies. It also answered the question of whether entities without ‘legal personality” can be included as part of a VAT group.

  649. UK Accounting Regulation Changes: Disclosure Of Subsidiary Entities

    United Kingdom 8/14/2015 9:21:59 AM

    Our UK Corporate Secretarial expert outlines accounting regulation changes implemented on 6 April 2015, that affect how disclosure of subsidiary entities are dealt with.

  650. Does it make financial sense to buy a vehicle through your business?

    United Kingdom 8/12/2015 2:46:48 PM

    If you own a business, a lesser known fact is that buying or leasing your car through your company can work out cheaper than if you were to buy it through a personal finance plan.

  651. Transfer money online without the fee!

    United Kingdom 8/12/2015 1:34:24 PM

  652. Catering Startups: Health & Safety Rules & Regulations

    United Kingdom 8/12/2015 12:20:55 PM

    Following the ongoing British love affair with all things food related there are a large number of new catering companies starting up in the UK. Before these firms can begin to trade, though, it is important they understand hygiene and health and safety regulations – as detailed below.

  653. Potential To Estimate IPT For Forthcoming Increase In UK

    United Kingdom 8/12/2015 10:25:10 AM

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is reporting that HMRC are willing to permit the submission of estimated IPT (Insurance Premium Tax) returns if insurers are experiencing issues implementing the forthcoming UK IPT standard rate increase (to 9.5%).

  654. Transfer Of A Going Concern (TOGC) To A VAT Group: Bumpy Road Or A Smooth Highway?

    United Kingdom 8/10/2015 9:39:09 AM

    European courts have been arguing exactly what constitutes TOGC and what does not; our VAT expert delves into the detail.

  655. Business Taxation Changes In The UK

    United Kingdom 8/6/2015 9:25:57 AM

    Our Senior Director of Corporate Accounting Services examines the key UK Summer Budget announcements that affect businesses.

  656. British Embassy creates Anglo-French start-up network

    United Kingdom 8/4/2015 2:36:50 PM

    Embassy event helps young UK and French technology companies share ideas and resources.

  657. Know Your Tax Points

    United Kingdom 8/4/2015 10:09:57 AM

    Insurers writing cross-border business in multiple jurisdictions within the EEA can face myriad unforeseen challenges if tax point filings get out of sync. Our IPT expert looks at the challenges of IPT in the EEA.

  658. Top Innovations In Technology and How They Will Impact On Businesses

    United Kingdom 8/3/2015 10:23:02 AM

    All businesses look for ways to do their work more effectively and efficiently. Increasingly, the way to achieve that is by embracing the latest developments technology has to offer.

  659. What's wrong with your advertising flyers?

    United Kingdom 8/3/2015 10:19:48 AM

    Designing a great advertising flyer can be a tricky business and while you might think there’s nothing wrong with yours, we’re sorry to say that there are probably a few aspects turning your customers off from you and your business.

  660. Government extends accounting rules making it easier for American and Japanese companies to call the UK home

    United Kingdom 7/20/2015 1:06:42 PM

    The government has announced its intention to enhance existing accounting rules for US and Japanese companies moving to the UK.

  661. Making it as a blogger: Choosing the right name

    United Kingdom 5/21/2015 1:48:19 PM

    You like writing, you are eager to get your ideas out, maintain your independence, but would still like to climb some kind of a career ladder?

  662. Export insurance made easy: new toolkit for brokers

    United Kingdom 5/18/2015 11:16:24 AM

    A new online guide to help credit insurance brokers work with their clients to access government-backed export insurance has been published by UK Export Finance.

  663. Programme to support fledgling exporters launched by trade minister

    United Kingdom 5/18/2015 10:45:20 AM

    Francis Maude announces programme of expert advice and support to help companies expand into international markets for the first time.

  664. Fintech Startups Cash-In on Online Payment Industry

    United Kingdom 5/5/2015 10:33:13 AM

    Think of the online payment industry today and you think of giants such as VISA and PayPal dominating the landscape. Its future, however, is already being decided in converted warehouses by groups of talented twenty to thirty-somethings, wearing sneakers and sipping organic juice.

  665. Going Global

    United Kingdom 4/27/2015 4:13:08 PM

    Going Global – the biggest exhibition for businesses looking for international expansion – returns to ExCeL on the 13th and 14th of May 2015. Packed with seminars, live features and exhibitors, this is THE show to help your business impact the international market.

  666. SMEs Urged to Protect Against Currency Shocks Ahead of Election

    United Kingdom 4/23/2015 9:26:29 AM

    Small businesses who plan to make international payments and transfers in the next 6 weeks may be in for a shock, foreign exchange experts FAIRFX have warned saying that Sterling could now become increasingly volatile as we get closer to the 2015 election.

  667. Calling All Franchisors Looking To Expand Internationally

    United Kingdom 4/21/2015 2:20:25 PM

    An abundance of experience in overseas trading and an internationally recognised figure for her contribution to business, Sarah Pavlou is here to share the skills and steps essential to achieving global trading success.

  668. Change for the Sake of Change

    United Kingdom 4/8/2015 4:26:32 PM

    We live in a world of fast‐changing technology. As soon as we master one process, it is replaced by the next version. Can we keep up with innovation and change? Is it change just for the sake of change?

  669. Going Global Live May 2015

    United Kingdom 3/25/2015 9:48:27 AM

    If you’re looking to expand your business internationally, export products or set up overseas operations, then you need to visit the Going Global exhibition and conference at ExCeL, London on 13th & 14th May 2015. The show specially caters for the latest globalisation demands that are being placed on UK businesses and promises to be an unmissable event for companies that are looking to ‘go global’.

  670. UK introduces new Health Surcharge

    United Kingdom 3/24/2015 9:58:02 AM

    From 6 April, all nationals outside of Europe, including Malaysia, coming to live in the UK longer than six months to pay ‘health surcharge’

  671. FAIRFX sponsors Sky Sports F1®

    United Kingdom 3/23/2015 10:28:26 AM

    FAIRFX, (AIM: FFX) the travel money and foreign exchange specialist, is pleased to announce it has brokered a deal with Sky Media for the cross platform sponsorship of Sky Sports F1® in 2015.

  672. Foundations of Documentary Credit Operations

    United Kingdom 3/13/2015 9:28:51 AM

    In this first in a new series of Trade Finance Webinars Vincent O'Brien takes us through the fundamentals of the cornerstone method of payment in international trade, the Documentary Letter of Credit.

  673. Step-by-step guide to going global

    United Kingdom 3/12/2015 4:35:58 PM

    As online cross border trade is set to increase fivefold by 2018, professional sellers have to look internationally to be competitive in today’s global market.

  674. Overview of the ITS Accreditation and Using WebPortGlobal Business Networking Platform

    United Kingdom 3/12/2015 4:30:12 PM

    In this webinar session we will learn about the structure of the International Trade Specialist Accreditation program

  675. The rise of implementing big data visualisation

    United Kingdom 2/26/2015 2:26:29 PM

    In terms of business buzzwords, the latest one you’re bound to keep hearing is ‘data visualisation’. As companies strive to better comprehend market trends and customer patterns, help is arriving in the form of analytical technology and business intelligence

  676. How to Buy a Franchise: A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence

    United Kingdom 2/23/2015 5:16:47 PM

    Buying a franchise can help take some of the fear out of starting a business from scratch.

  677. Have you ever thought about running your own import / export business?

    United Kingdom 2/23/2015 5:11:33 PM

    How To Make £1,000 Per Week Running Your Own Import / Export Agency

  678. Choosing the most profitable goods to buy and sell

    United Kingdom 2/23/2015 5:08:06 PM

    Start Your Own Import/Export Business. Get your share of an ever-expanding economy with the essential advice in this top-selling guide.

  679. Thirteen more acts set to promote UK music abroad

    United Kingdom 2/19/2015 9:06:33 AM

    Thirteen more music acts are set to receive support to sell UK music abroad through the Music Export Growth Scheme

  680. Long term export support confirmed for small and medium sized firms

    United Kingdom 2/18/2015 12:18:54 PM

    Government signs new 5 year contracts with locally based providers to deliver export support to businesses.

  681. 6 Reasons To Market By Text

    United Kingdom 2/17/2015 5:12:43 PM

  682. The Interface Financial Group Latest News

    United Kingdom 2/11/2015 2:12:23 PM

    ONE - We are very pleased to welcome MARK MONUMENT to the Interface team as the new head of our Business Development Group for the U.K.

  683. Offer Domain Names

    United Kingdom 2/11/2015 9:55:43 AM

    You can buy a 1 year .COM for just £1.99! This offer is exclusive to affiliates on the network and for a limited time only (until 28th Feb 2015).

  684. Blogging Their Way to the Top

    United Kingdom 2/9/2015 8:09:47 AM

    If poets were once the unacknowledged legislators of the world, it now appears that the mantle has been taken over by those dominant in the blogosphere. Governed by none but themselves, bloggers can now influence millions simply with a sense of timing and an affinity with the reigning zeitgeist

  685. Helping Britain Prosper Globally

    United Kingdom 2/5/2015 12:50:57 PM

    Speech to Lloyds and UKTI Business Leaders’ Summit

  686. UK-Hong Kong partnership on the RMB market

    United Kingdom 1/26/2015 2:23:10 PM

    UKTI promotes the UK as an RMB and global fund management centre to a Hong Kong audience of international asset managers.

  687. Berlin Start Ups to Watch

    United Kingdom 1/20/2015 10:33:37 AM

    Berlin is one of the most affordable and hippest cities in Europe. Combine these two factors and a flourishing start up market is a natural consequence.

  688. Security expert to head government export sales organisation

    United Kingdom 1/15/2015 4:51:14 PM

    Stephen Phipson CBE to become Head of UKTI Defence and Security Organisation

  689. PM celebrates US investment and jobs boost on Washington trip

    United Kingdom 1/15/2015 4:34:01 PM

    UK companies have announced US trade and investment deals worth more than £1.1 billion that will create 1,700 new jobs in the UK.

  690. FAIRFX Corporate prepaid card

    United Kingdom 1/8/2015 11:19:55 AM

    Free transaction fee and very competitive 1.5% foreign transaction fee when used overseas.

  691. £75 referral gift

    United Kingdom 1/5/2015 1:41:36 PM

    Refer someone buying or selling their property to us and we will give you £75

  692. Going Global Live

    United Kingdom 12/16/2014 2:53:01 PM

    Wendy Smith, Senior Business Development Manager, shares her insights into the Going Global Live event that took place last month in London and how she thinks businesses should prepare to go global

  693. Overseas property owners in the UK – the honeymoon is over!

    United Kingdom 12/8/2014 3:45:06 PM

    The UK’s unique exemption from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for non UK residents has been reformed with the government’s realisation that tax should be paid on gains arising from the sale of UK residential properties. Currently most foreign property owners in the UK are not subject to CGT and this article outlines the changes to the UK’s CGT regime for non-residents with effect from 5th April 2015.

  694. Emerging Markets For Dummies

    United Kingdom 12/2/2014 5:26:22 PM

    A comprehensive explanation of emerging markets In this global economy, it is important to understand the power that other countries possess, and how they can affect the global market and your investment portfolio

  695. Guide to Emerging Markets

    United Kingdom 12/2/2014 5:24:18 PM

    The business outlook, opportunities and obstacles

  696. Small businesses: delivering in one piece

    United Kingdom 12/2/2014 2:46:46 PM

    How do you ensure your precious product isn't damaged in transit when delivering to your customers?

  697. Getting the right marketing strategy

    United Kingdom 12/2/2014 11:19:45 AM

    Different businesses require different types of market strategy, ranging from traditional advertising to an inventive use of online tools

  698. Big Opportunity for Small Business

    United Kingdom 12/2/2014 11:04:30 AM

    Study Cites Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership helps both US and EU

  699. How SMEs can overcome common barriers to growth

    United Kingdom 12/2/2014 11:00:34 AM

    Each business has a unique set of barriers which may be preventing them from looking to expand. Here are some of the most prevalent issues in the SME community.

  700. Thinking of moving to sunnier climes or overseas for work?

    United Kingdom 11/10/2014 9:16:55 AM

    Offshore accounts can be a must-have for anyone who lives, works or buys property abroad and routinely transfers money between international accounts or currencies at a moment's notice.

  701. UK Company Incorporation

    United Kingdom 11/10/2014 9:12:13 AM

    Why might you want to incorporate a UK company or LLP for your clients?

  702. Explore export during ‘Export Week’

    United Kingdom 11/3/2014 2:30:16 PM

    UKTI’s Export Week taking place in November around the UK will provide practical advice to UK companies wanting to do business overseas.

  703. The Great British Export Report

    United Kingdom 11/3/2014 11:51:29 AM

    For the first time since 2007, things are looking up for the economy. As the UK eases away from recession, and towards sustained growth, there is mounting optimism amongst businesses that a period of prosperity is on the horizon. Exporting is a vital to this, as evidenced by the demanding government target of increasing exports to £1tn by 20201. Comprising a staggering 99.9% of private sector businesses2, which account for 49.8% of GDP3, SMEs have a crucial role to play in this process.

  704. How to export to EU and beyond

    United Kingdom 11/3/2014 11:36:51 AM

    Opportunities to sell their goods overseas are increasing all the time for British SMEs, yet many are reluctant to start exporting because of their concerns over the complexities of the process; things like tax and duty implications and the myriad of customs regulations and export control that can differ enormously between countries and regions.

  705. Do you know someone who needs a will?

    United Kingdom 11/3/2014 8:35:47 AM

    Or someone selling their property or looking to buy? If you refer someone we will give you £20 - cash. All they need to do is use our service and tell us that you referred them.

  706. Business Leaders Headlining At UK Investment Summit Announced

    United Kingdom 10/28/2014 11:09:27 AM

    Businesses are backing this autumn’s UK Investment Summit Wales 2014, which will explore how new technologies are fuelling business growth.

  707. Firms receiving government export support increases by 50%

    United Kingdom 10/20/2014 3:45:43 PM

    The number of businesses receiving export support has increased by 50% in the last financial year.

  708. UKTI wins United Nations award for attracting foreign investment

    United Kingdom 10/16/2014 4:51:22 PM

    UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has won an award at the United Nations World Investment Forum for excellence in attracting foreign investment.

  709. Overseas Business Risk

    United Kingdom 10/6/2014 9:14:34 AM

    Information for UK businesses on how to identify and guard against security and political risks when trading overseas.

  710. Trade Minister urges oil and gas firms to export

    United Kingdom 10/6/2014 9:12:26 AM

    Trade and Investment Minister, Lord Livingston, saw how the North East is leading the way in the oil and gas industry on a visit to Tyneside.

  711. Half Price Powers of Attorney

    United Kingdom 10/6/2014 9:04:15 AM

    This month we are offering a half price discount on drafting general or limited powers of attorney

  712. The GREAT Festival of Creativity events run by UKTI in Hong Kong and Shanghai will demonstrate the best of British creativity

    United Kingdom 10/1/2014 10:00:30 AM

    The GREAT Festivals showcase the best of British creativity and how British companies are the best partners to do business with across a variety of sectors including:

  713. Great British Export Report Shows UK SMEs Require Additional Support In Order To Seize Global Opportunities

    United Kingdom 9/29/2014 9:48:31 AM

    Only one quarter of UK SMEs are currently ‘internationally active,’ according to the new Great British Export Report, released today by FedEx Express. However, a third (35%) of UK businesses identify tapping into new markets as essential to their success in the next twelve months.

  714. Investing in UK Infrastructure

    United Kingdom 9/24/2014 11:49:40 AM

    Investing in UK Infrastructure provides international and domestic investors with an insight into the opportunities available in the UK.

  715. Take Your Business Worldwide

    United Kingdom 9/17/2014 4:39:14 PM

    Going Global exhibition and conference returns to Olympia London on 27-28 Nov

  716. New rules for retailers

    United Kingdom 9/15/2014 2:11:58 PM

    The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force with effect from 13 June 2014. Businesses selling retail products to consumers - including digital content sellers - must comply with the new rules.

  717. Flexible Working Policy Changes

    United Kingdom 9/15/2014 2:09:21 PM

    Amendments to the UK Flexible Working Regulations mean that all employees can now request flexible working after 26 weeks' service. Previously, the right to request flexibility (in terms of hours worked, reducing from full time to part time or job sharing) were limited to those with dependents.

  718. Capital allowance increase

    United Kingdom 9/15/2014 1:54:26 PM

    The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) provides a tax write-off against profits for expenditure incurred on plant and machinery by businesses and owners of commercial property

  719. US Expats: IRS announces expiration of unused ITINs

    United Kingdom 9/15/2014 1:51:22 PM

    From 2016, US Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) will expire if they are not used on a federal income tax return for five consecutive years.

  720. Are you missing out on R&D?

    United Kingdom 9/15/2014 1:46:07 PM

    International companies: the latest UK R&D figures are in

  721. New Audit Director for Fitzgerald & Law

    United Kingdom 9/15/2014 1:43:22 PM

    Fitzgerald & Law (F&L) has appointed Geoff Graham as its new audit Director to strengthen the existing service offering.

  722. Preparing for workplace pension reform and automatic enrolment:

    United Kingdom 8/15/2014 10:38:43 AM

    The Government introduced new pension legislation through the Pensions Act 2008. This legislation is likely to affect all businesses who have people working for them, irrespective of the size of the business or the number of employees

  723. The Power of One

    United Kingdom 8/13/2014 1:18:02 PM

    QuickStart to Simplicity

  724. The Story of Globalisation

    United Kingdom 8/13/2014 1:15:53 PM

    QuickStart to Market Entry

  725. Notary Express is pleased to announce that it is opening a new branch in Norwich

    United Kingdom 8/8/2014 11:45:59 AM

    Norwich is one of the oldest cities in England and from the 11th century right up until the industrial revolution was one of the most populous.

  726. Lord Livingston meets top exporters from the south east region

    United Kingdom 7/29/2014 5:15:17 PM

    Winners of the 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise from the south east celebrated their success at a special event in London hosted by Lord Livingston.

  727. Company Formation: A Practical Global Guide

    United Kingdom 7/28/2014 10:50:45 AM

    How to set up a company in a wide range of jurisdictions

  728. Do your mail and logistics providers need to be ‘local’ to your country of business?

    United Kingdom 7/22/2014 11:55:40 AM

    We work in an ever smaller world. The rise of global supply chains means that, whether your new business is involved in retail or manufacturing, the chances are your regular shipments and deliveries will involve products or parts from a number of different countries and probably continents.

  729. The UK has attracted the most inward investment projects since records began in the 1980s.

    United Kingdom 7/22/2014 9:04:50 AM

    Foreign investment projects create highest number of new UK jobs since 2001 Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow starts this week (22 July 2014)

  730. How to Break Into the World's High-Growth Markets

    United Kingdom 7/21/2014 11:16:32 AM

    International trade

  731. Export/Import Procedures and Documentation

    United Kingdom 7/21/2014 11:11:41 AM

    The details of international business are growing more complex by the day--and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance.

  732. You don't have to choose a bank to invest your money.

    United Kingdom 7/14/2014 9:55:10 AM

    At Funding Circle you could earn a great rate and help the economy at the same time

  733. Making documents for use overseas legally valid

    United Kingdom 7/7/2014 4:40:24 PM

    Certified copies and documents requiring a witness or authentication for use overseas should be signed before a notary public. There have been recent cases where a solicitor in England or Wales has offered to certify a document and the client has opted for their service believing it will save a little money. The document has subsequently been rejected in the foreign country, costing the client even more money and time spent in starting the process again.

  734. Foreign Currency

    United Kingdom 7/4/2014 10:27:23 AM

    We are pleased to announce that the Post Office will be running a fantastic Travel Money flash promotion from 8am today, Friday 4th July to 8am Tuesday 8th July.

  735. Trust or Foundation: what should you choose?

    United Kingdom 6/30/2014 5:58:10 PM

    Trusts and foundations are both valuable solutions if you are thinking of ways to protect your assets or succession planning for the future. But there are a number of similarities and important differences between both options so you need to find what’s right for you.

  736. Agent for Service of Legal Process (ASP) – Choose the right provider

    United Kingdom 6/17/2014 2:30:36 PM

    If your company enters into an agreement or contract subject to English law, you will normally be required to provide an English address to which the British courts can serve notice of legal proceedings. Where your company is not incorporated within England then an agent can be used to receive notice of legal proceedings on your behalf.

  737. Lawrence Grant On The International Scene

    United Kingdom 4/28/2014 1:10:53 PM

    The last couple of months have seen us highly active on the cross-border trail. Firstly, in regard to our active membership of GGI (formerly Geneva Group International), in March we were represented at the GGI “Easymeet”, a bi-annual conference for young professionals held on this occasion in Dusseldorf. Partner Ben Korklin and senior staff members Prodipta Patel and Timon Witschi flew the LG flag high and were all highly active in the various technical discussions.

  738. Total moves it’s financial headquarters to London.

    United Kingdom 4/14/2014 8:29:26 AM

    In order to get a little closer to the international market, the kind of market valued by major global firms, the French oil giant Total is in the process of moving its management financial personnel to London; a move confirmed by a firm’s spokesperson to Reuters.

  739. VC Insights: Conquer the Domestic Market First*

    United Kingdom 3/28/2014 12:57:59 PM

    “You have to think globally from the start.”

  740. New guide to UK creative excellence in visitor attractions

    United Kingdom 3/28/2014 11:36:43 AM

    The new UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) guide was launched at the London Dungeon on 25 March 2014.

  741. International Festival for Business 2014 and UK Trade & Investment

    United Kingdom 3/27/2014 9:31:52 AM

    The International Festival for Business (IFB) will be the UK’s most significant international trade and commerce showcase since 1951.

  742. ATP And FedEx Renew Sponsorship

    United Kingdom 3/26/2014 9:23:53 AM

    LONDON - The ATP and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announce the continuation of the shipping giant’s sponsorship as a global Platinum Partner of the ATP World Tour.

  743. Lawrence Grant, Chartered Accountants re-launches website

    United Kingdom 3/17/2014 2:25:48 PM

    We are pleased to announce the unveiling of our revamped website:

  744. FedEx Express Named as a Top Employer in Britain for 2014

    United Kingdom 3/14/2014 2:04:00 PM

    LONDON, 12 March 2014 FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company has been officially certified as one of Britain’s Top Employers for the fourth year running, a testament to placing people at the heart of its organisation.

  745. FedEx Voted UK Business Superbrand

    United Kingdom 3/14/2014 2:02:37 PM

    FedEx, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company has been officially named as a Business Superbrand in the influential annual survey that identifies the UK’s strongest business-to-business brands.

  746. Changes to how you apply for a visa from outside the UK: 3 March to 16 March 2014

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 4:41:33 PM

    The commercial partner (the company you deal with when applying for a UK visa) may be changing.

  747. Cross-Border Due Diligence

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 1:43:23 PM

    Cases and Guidance for Planning Business in Emerging Markets

  748. Five Keys to Entering New Markets

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 1:38:30 PM

    Learn how your business can tap into foreign markets In Export Now , two international business experts reveal the secrets to taking your company global.

  749. Letters of Credit In International Trade

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 12:53:33 PM

    A Guide for Exporters and Importers

  750. The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 12:45:28 PM

    Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably is for entrepreneurs and small business owners—the makers, movers, and shakers in our world—interested in taking their businesses to the next level of growth through exports.

  751. How to Startup an Import/Export Business

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 12:41:05 PM

    Do you like the idea of running your own business?

  752. Explore Import Procedures and Export Regulations

    United Kingdom 3/7/2014 12:28:50 PM

    Export-Import Theory, Practices, and Procedures .

  753. New cooperation arrangement signed with European Patent Office

    United Kingdom 3/5/2014 9:16:09 AM

    Boost for businesses and inventors as UK signs new working arrangement with European Patent Office.

  754. New Rotherham Organisation Building Links With Eastern Europe

    United Kingdom 3/3/2014 2:55:48 PM

    A new business and social enterprise in Rotherham is bringing Polish and UK businesses closer together and promoting Yorkshire as a tourist destination, with the support of the ERDF funded project ‘Growth and Prosperity in Rotherham’ (Soft Landing Zone) managed by RiDO (Rotherham Investment Development Office).

  755. App Sales & European VAT

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 1:09:24 PM

    The Value Added Tax (VAT) implications of making Apps available to download in different European countries is a common area of concern for App developers. Free to download Apps do not incur VAT as they are not classed as sales; however ‘paid for’ Apps will be of interest to the VAT authorities and it is the developer’s responsibility to get it right.

  756. Defined Benefit Pensions: VAT recovery changes

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 1:07:15 PM

    HMRC has announced changes to the VAT recovery position of employers who pay Value Added Tax (VAT) on services relating to the administration and management of a defined benefit pension plan.

  757. Zero-hours contracts

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 1:05:48 PM

    Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has announced that, under new proposals, employers could be banned from imposing ‘exclusivity’ on zero-hours contracts which offer no guarantee of work and stop employees from working for another employer.

  758. PAYE coding notices

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 1:04:07 PM

    Over the next few months HMRC will be sending out new PAYE tax codes for the 2014/15 tax year. HMRC are advising that some individuals may receive more than one coding especially if they have:

  759. Using personal mobile devices in the workplace

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 1:02:23 PM

    A recent survey showed that 60% of the UK population now own a smart phone and 20% own a tablet and an increasing number want to use their personal devices at work. Known as ‘bring your own device’, studies indicate that the benefits to business of allowing BYOD include increased efficiency, flexibility and employee morale, but the practice also carries a number of risks which employers must consider when allowing employees’ devices to be used to process work-related data.

  760. UK GAAP Changes Ahead

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 1:00:14 PM

    From 1 January 2015, a complete overhaul of UK accounting standards will change how and when companies account for certain assets and liabilities - with potential implications on both profitability and net assets.

  761. UK Micro-entities

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 12:57:38 PM

    A micro-entity is a sub-classification of a ‘Small Company’. Legislation came into force on 1 December 2013 and is effective for financial years ending on or after 30 September 2013, where the company’s Financial Statements are filed at Companies House on or after 1 December 2013. Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are excluded from the legislation.

  762. Intercompany Debt: Thin Capitalisation

    United Kingdom 2/21/2014 12:54:33 PM

    In response to the sluggish flow of credit into the UK since the banking crisis of 2008, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are scrutinising the ‘arm’s length’ principle of interest applied to lending in relation to companies that form part of groups.

  763. Putting International Business In The Spotlight

    United Kingdom 2/14/2014 10:04:13 AM

    Going Global exhibition and conference returns to ExCeL London on 15-16 May

  764. FedEx Supports Charity Art Exhibition Featuring Paintings of Robbie Williams

    United Kingdom 2/7/2014 11:12:37 AM

    LONDON, January 14, 2014 – Robbie Williams, the best selling British solo artist in UK history, is the theme of a charity art exhibition for which FedEx will transport 70 valuable paintings from Milan, Italy to the UK and back free of charge. The works of art, which all depict Robbie Williams, will be put on show in his hometown of Stoke – on – Trent, at the Burslem School of Art

  765. Emerging-market currency turmoil

    United Kingdom 1/30/2014 1:37:26 PM

    Apparently triggered by the US Federal Bank's reduction in quantitive easing, this week turmoil has struck the global money markets

  766. European Union membership – who’s next?

    United Kingdom 1/24/2014 8:30:16 AM

    At the end of last year, the European Union issued an update on the current status of countries presently on the fringes of the EU but that have indicated an interest in joining the trading bloc in the future. Foreign affairs MEPs called on the European Council to grant Albania EU Candidate Status as soon as possible.

  767. Let the Machines Do the Work

    United Kingdom 1/23/2014 10:28:32 AM

    2014 is being hotly tipped as the year that the Internet of Things – or the Thingternent as it has become colloquially known – will finally make a meaningful impact on our everyday lives.

  768. The Challenges of Multi-Currency Accounting

    United Kingdom 1/15/2014 1:02:25 PM

    For many SMEs, multi-currency accounting is one of the biggest administrative challenges. Cloud accounting services aim to make that easier.

  769. 2nd annual UK/Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference in London

    United Kingdom 1/2/2014 9:01:42 AM

    UK and Pakistan hold joint conference to raise awareness of the opportunities in Pakistan for UK businesses.

  770. Talented graduate entrepreneurs brought to UK

    United Kingdom 12/17/2013 12:25:12 PM

    Start ups kick off enterprise careers by Opening the Markets at the London Stock Exchange.

  771. FedEx Express Recognised for Excellence in Customer Service

    United Kingdom 12/17/2013 10:10:15 AM

    FedEx Express has been recognised once again in the list of the TOP 50 companies in the UK for superior customer service. FedEx Express was highly accredited in the 2013 listing which celebrates the best in UK customer service, helping provide a benchmark for the UK’s largest customer contact centres.

  772. UK exports on a winning streak

    United Kingdom 12/12/2013 10:20:40 AM

    Five UK companies are celebrating their success in a nationwide competition to help the next wave of UK businesses expand overseas.

  773. Lord Livingston becomes new Trade Minister

    United Kingdom 12/11/2013 8:33:21 AM

    Lord Livingston has today (10 December 2013) succeeded Lord Green as Trade and Investment Minister.

  774. Sending Money Abroad for Christmas

    United Kingdom 12/9/2013 4:28:59 PM

    We've blinked and it's December! The month of celebrating, over-indulging and over-spending!

  775. It’s all about the money…or is it?

    United Kingdom 12/5/2013 10:29:14 AM

    Recent press articles suggest that employers in the UK are now open for hiring with recruitment activity near to pre-2008 levels. For those businesses looking to recruit in and around London, the competition to hire high calibre staff is about to get much harder.

  776. R&D credits aren’t just for the ‘lab coat’ community!

    United Kingdom 12/5/2013 10:27:19 AM

    The Times recently reported that celebrity chef Sat Bains has successfully claimed R&D tax credits from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

  777. Rental Properties under the Microscope

    United Kingdom 12/5/2013 10:24:20 AM

    HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) latest campaign is to target property owners suspected of having undeclared rental income.

  778. F&L Highly Commended for Firm of the Year

    United Kingdom 12/5/2013 10:20:21 AM

    Fitzgerald & Law (F&L) is proud to announce that they have been “Highly Commended” in the British Accountancy Awards 2013 ‘Mid-Tier Firm of the Year’ category.

  779. Workplace Pensions

    United Kingdom 12/5/2013 10:17:13 AM

    Following the Pensions Act 2008, Workplace Pensions were introduced (starting with the largest employers of 120,000+ employees) in October 2012 to ensure that all employers provide a funded pension and auto-enrol those relevant jobholders on joining the company. These requirements replace those in place historically for Stakeholder Pensions.

  780. Boost for exporters and banks as UK Export Finance increases risk underwritten

    United Kingdom 12/5/2013 9:06:42 AM

    The news that UK Export Finance will increase the risk it underwrites from 50% to 80% across its Bond Support and Export Working Capital schemes, will enable banks to assist more exporters seeking to maximise opportunities in international trade.

  781. European economies growing - which offer the best potential?

    United Kingdom 12/4/2013 1:05:43 PM

    The EU economy has started growing again, according to official figures. Following a slow expansion of economic activity during the remainder of 2013, growth is set to become more robust in 2014 and 2015 – so says the Autumn Forecast 2013 published by the European Commission.

  782. UK Taxpayers: new Tax Guide just published - save 25%

    United Kingdom 12/4/2013 1:03:21 PM

    Alan Pink, the editor of the Schmidt Tax Report, has published the first ever tax guide designed to show UK entrepreneurs and businesses how they can minimise their tax bills. In The Entrepreneur’s Tax Guide he offers action-oriented, proven, jargon-free advice on how to:

  783. Prince of Wales champions export drive of traditional manufacturers

    United Kingdom 12/3/2013 2:08:55 PM

    The Prince of Wales visits Bedfordshire firms that use the heritage of their products to increase overseas sales.

  784. Lawrence Grant, Chartered Accountants presented with a long standing membership award

    United Kingdom 11/20/2013 4:40:07 PM

    GGI, one of global Top Ten associations of accounting, tax consulting and law firms, that provide clients with specialist solutions for their international business requirements, has presented the firm with an award recognizing the loyalty and commitment the firm has given over the past 17 years.

  785. Save time, place an Order!

    United Kingdom 11/19/2013 3:49:11 PM

    How many times have you looked at an exchange rate and had that horrible sinking feeling? You waited to book a currency exchange and now the market's moved against you. Want to avoid that feeling? We thought so. This is why we give you the option to place an Order.

  786. UK Government closing the tax loophole on company registration

    United Kingdom 11/19/2013 2:43:24 PM

    Philip McCarron and Susan Fadil of TMF Group’s UK Corporate Secretarial team analyse the impact of the UK’s hunt for phantom companies on the country’s company registration practices.

  787. Want to grow your business but not sure where to start?

    United Kingdom 11/19/2013 2:41:27 PM

    For a small business looking to grow and expand, knowing how and where to start can be a daunting prospect. Expanding a company’s existing operations or setting up in a new country can be complex and time-consuming; navigating different regulatory requirements, local employment law and complicated taxation rules can all put a company at risk of non-compliance or – worse - failure.

  788. £11 billion Olympic legacy target smashed during UK’s biggest ever Export Week

    United Kingdom 11/18/2013 10:17:34 AM

    UK has met a 4 year target to raise £11 billion worth of economic benefit from the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in just over 1 year

  789. Professor Rory Shaw to lead NHS International Development Team

    United Kingdom 11/18/2013 10:13:32 AM

    Professor Rory Shaw appointed as Medical Director of Healthcare UK, leading the newly established NHS International Development Team

  790. Prime Minister targets overseas funds with new inward investment body

    United Kingdom 11/13/2013 8:30:22 AM

    A new one-stop-shop has been set up to help international investors identify and fund regeneration opportunities in the UK

  791. The Day The Internet Stopped

    United Kingdom 11/8/2013 3:00:26 PM

    Imagine not just a slow connection, or a browser or server needing a quick reboot, but no internet at all.

  792. I May Know Your Credit Card PIN

    United Kingdom 11/8/2013 2:57:30 PM

    A while back I explained how your password can be cracked. Well, it seems that a large number of people are almost inviting someone to empty their bank accounts if their credit cards or debit cards get stolen.

  793. Security Loophole Access to Credit Files

    United Kingdom 11/8/2013 2:55:20 PM

    Access to personal credit reports is strictly controlled with legal requirements limiting who can search files. To be authorised to search someone else’s credit file requires the searcher to be registered under the Data Protection Act.

  794. Is It True? A Credit Check Suggests...

    United Kingdom 11/6/2013 4:46:14 PM

    The recent media reports about large companies delaying payment has encouraged me to look at the ‘inside information.’

  795. No Credit - Your Name Worries Us

    United Kingdom 11/6/2013 4:43:29 PM

    One of our clients wondered what to make of it when a company name is spelt wrong. It’s a good point.

  796. Businesses to get greater intellectual property support

    United Kingdom 10/31/2013 10:21:34 AM

    New support tool launched to help small firms identify, protect and grow their intellectual property assets

  797. GBP/EUR remains flat even after positive GDP data released

    United Kingdom 10/29/2013 11:43:43 AM

    With many in the Eurozone trading the Euro is always one to watch and the past month has seen a staggered decrease of the British Pound Sterling to Euros. Earlier in the month reaching over 1.1975 to todays rate which stands at 1.1608.

  798. Opportunities for Islamic finance in the UK

    United Kingdom 10/28/2013 11:46:56 AM

    The UK has provided Islamic financial services for over 30 years, and is a leader amongst Western countries in this field.

  799. Sue Langley to lead the Financial Services Investment Organisation

    United Kingdom 10/24/2013 6:29:11 PM

    UK Trade & Investment has appointed Sue Langley as head of its newly created Financial Services Investment Organisation

  800. The Africa Lounge will provide delegates with practical business development tips

    United Kingdom 10/24/2013 6:18:52 PM

    We are proud to announce that Business in Africa Pays will be sponsoring the Africa Lounge at this seasons’ Going Global Live exhibition.

  801. European Commission Survey on SME Taxation

    United Kingdom 10/24/2013 11:52:20 AM

    Startup Overseas has been asked to circulate this survey.

  802. Take control of your multiple foreign payments

    United Kingdom 10/21/2013 11:16:03 AM

    Whether you pay one overseas invoice or hundreds per month, our service manages, converts, tracks and delivers your funds. We save you time and money whilst providing you with absolute visibility and control every step of the way.

  803. New support to help 7,000 businesses export online

    United Kingdom 10/16/2013 2:11:39 PM

    Seven thousand UK small and medium sized enterprises to benefit from a new programme to help them attract overseas customers

  804. Doing Business in Emerging Markets

    United Kingdom 10/16/2013 10:11:07 AM

  805. FCO and UKTI welcome NAO report supporting UK exporters

    United Kingdom 10/16/2013 9:03:46 AM

    FCO and UKTI are supporting UK prosperity and growth by helping British business to export more overseas.

  806. New export scheme to promote British music overseas now open for business

    United Kingdom 10/16/2013 9:02:36 AM

    UK Trade & Investment and BPI today opened up applications to a new Music Export Growth Scheme

  807. London hosts transatlantic summit for brightest creative technology companies

    United Kingdom 10/15/2013 8:34:14 AM

    Industry leaders from the UK and US creative sectors arrive in London today for a 2 day Technology Innovators Forum (TIF-IN)

  808. Start Up Overseas Weekly Currency Report

    United Kingdom 10/14/2013 12:30:15 PM

    Towards the end of last week, the dollar continued to look firmer into trading, showing signs that US congregational leaders are reaching a short-term debt agreement.

  809. New partner joins UK Inward Investment Specialists, Fitzgerald & Law

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 4:17:36 PM

    Fitzgerald & Law (F&L) has announced the appointment of Kiki Stannard as Tax Partner to lead the international private client and employers tax team.

  810. Anyone planning a Christmas party for their UK office?

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 4:15:38 PM

    As we say goodbye to Summer, many businesses throughout the UK will be turning their attention to the staff Christmas party. Whether that means thinking about a suitable location (good luck keeping everyone happy!) or choosing your menu preferences (the carrots will be undercooked) there is also another aspect of the festivities that employers should keep in mind; the tax that will be due on the party costs.

  811. Top 5 Tips for Global Expansion

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 4:09:47 PM

    Without wishing to state the obvious, you will need to consider the implications of exporting on every aspect of your operation...

  812. Award winning customer service in expat health insurance

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 10:03:30 AM

    For many expats, choosing the right international health insurance plan can be challenging. With almost 50 insurers offering a wide range of plan and cover options, it’s almost impossible for those looking for cover to find the most appropriate plan for them.

  813. Invoice Finance for an Exporter – Cash Flow and Peace of Mind

    United Kingdom 10/9/2013 5:16:57 PM

    If you are an exporter of goods or you are considering exporting to other countries invoice finance can be a fantastic cash flow solution that not only provides working capital but also peace of mind.

  814. £100 million investment to give enterprise zones business edge

    United Kingdom 10/7/2013 9:46:40 AM

    Eric Pickles announces extra funding for enterprise zones to complete infrastructure projects and compete for new businesses.

  815. UK food and drink companies set for export success

    United Kingdom 10/7/2013 9:33:43 AM

    'Food is GREAT' campaign and Food and Drink Action Plan launched by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson.

  816. UK firms receive IP boost in South East Asia

    United Kingdom 10/3/2013 12:34:20 PM

    Lord Younger, Minister for Intellectual Property announced the appointment of a new IP attaché for South East Asia.

  817. Changes made to immigration law

    United Kingdom 10/3/2013 11:59:42 AM

    Amendments made to the Equality Act 2010 will allow selected individuals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the United States of America, to register as ‘Registered Travellers’. This came into effect on September 24th 2013.

  818. Be a part of the World Islamic Economic Forum

    United Kingdom 9/25/2013 10:42:46 AM

    From 29 to 31 October 2013 the UK will be hosting the first WIEF held outside of the Muslim World.

  819. Startup Overseas provide new foreign exchange service

    United Kingdom 9/24/2013 4:12:46 PM

    Startup Overseas is pleased to announce a new foreign exchange and money transfer solution for you and your business to use.

  820. UK targets Swedish market for construction sector growth

    United Kingdom 9/24/2013 2:18:51 PM

    Business Secretary confirmed the signing of 2 new construction contracts in Sweden with an order value of nearly £30 million

  821. Business Secretary visits Sweden and Finland to strengthen trade and investment partnership

    United Kingdom 9/24/2013 2:17:37 PM

    Business Secretary Vince Cable begins a visit to Sweden and Finland today

  822. Launch of week to inspire small food and drink businesses to export

    United Kingdom 9/24/2013 2:16:26 PM

    A week dedicated to inspiring small food and drink businesses to grow an international market for their products has launched today

  823. Exhibition To Drive Overseas Trade

    United Kingdom 9/23/2013 10:59:26 AM

    Innovative event encourages British business owners to step onto the global stage

  824. Board appointed to help UK's world class financial services grow

    United Kingdom 9/23/2013 10:53:08 AM

    Government teams up with the UK’s world leading financial services industry to help deliver growth across the country.

  825. Register as an overseas company

    United Kingdom 9/12/2013 3:45:39 PM

    Overseas companies must register with Companies House if they set up a place of business in the UK.

  826. Changes benefitting global businesses and international students

    United Kingdom 9/10/2013 10:02:21 AM

    New changes give greater flexibility to business visitors and allow international students to take up corporate internships after graduation.

  827. Hunt is on for global graduates to launch world's brightest businesses in UK

    United Kingdom 9/6/2013 2:54:30 PM

    The Sirius Programme, led by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), will enable talented graduates with innovative start up ideas to relocate to the UK and receive support.

  828. Behind on your UK Tax Return Filings?

    United Kingdom 9/5/2013 4:26:46 PM

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have launched a tax return ‘amnesty’ for those individuals who have been issued with a self assessment tax return or notice to complete a tax return for any year up to 2011/12 and have not completed the return(s).

  829. Real Time Information: What do I need to do as an employer?

    United Kingdom 9/5/2013 4:23:22 PM

    The UK payment system for employment related Pay As You Earn (PAYE) liabilities has undergone a major overhaul (from April 6 2013) with the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI).

  830. UK Government Tax Facts & Figures

    United Kingdom 9/5/2013 4:19:15 PM

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) produce an Annual Report and Accounts every year to demonstrate their achievements in collecting taxes for the Treasury. The 2012/13 Report highlights some of its achievements during the year ended 31 March 2013, which includes:

  831. QROPS: US treatment on transfers from UK pensions

    United Kingdom 9/5/2013 3:10:08 PM

    Individuals who participate in UK pension schemes, particularly those who leave the UK, may consider transferring their UK pension funds overseas into a QROPS (Qualifying Overseas Pension Scheme).

  832. HMRC announce extension to relaxation on RTI

    United Kingdom 9/5/2013 3:08:11 PM

    HMRC have announced that they will extend the temporary relaxation of the new reporting rules for businesses with fewer than 50 employees from October 2013 until April 2014 and that this relaxation will come to an end at this point.

  833. Has your business paid VAT in the UK or Netherlands after July 2012?

    United Kingdom 9/5/2013 3:03:23 PM

    If your company is doing business anywhere in Europe, you will already be aware that dealing with Value Added Tax (VAT) is pretty much inescapable.

  834. Direct Lending Scheme launched to support UK exporters

    United Kingdom 9/2/2013 12:34:27 PM

    A new lending scheme will help overseas buyers purchase the goods of UK exporters.

  835. Funding Solutions UK expands its international finance facilities with a new digital strategy

    United Kingdom 8/20/2013 9:49:24 AM

    International trade can bring many opportunities for both start-up and established businesses, but the first months and years of a company's operation are also frequently precarious ones.

  836. Increasing business with Taiwan

    United Kingdom 8/16/2013 12:25:22 PM

    Over the past ten years, UK goods exports to Taiwan have remained relatively stable while exports of services have grown steadily. Following a decline in the 2009 recession, UK exports to Taiwan rebounded sharply in 2010, up 55% to a historic high of £2.3 billion. UK exports of services led the way, rising 73% year on year. The bilateral trade in goods between the UK and Taiwan in 2012 was £5.13 billion, the highest figure ever.

  837. UK Export Finance appoints new Chief Executive

    United Kingdom 8/16/2013 12:20:54 PM

    UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s Export Credit Agency, announced today that David Godfrey will be appointed as its new Chief Executive from 9th September 2013.

  838. How to make the most of your printer

    United Kingdom 8/16/2013 10:24:22 AM

    Your printer is one of the most important pieces of home or office kit that you will buy. As with any useful equipment, you tend to realise just how essential it is when it goes wrong! As well as choosing the right printer and using it to its full potential, there are also some simple steps you can take to ensure it runs smoothly.

  839. UK confirmed as leading European destination for foreign direct investment

    United Kingdom 7/24/2013 8:04:29 AM

    Investment figures show the UK has continued to strengthen its position as the leading European destination for foreign direct investment.

  840. Trial of simplified visa process launched to support business

    United Kingdom 7/22/2013 1:27:44 PM

    Passport returns pilot launched for applicants reapplying for Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer visas

  841. UK and Burma launch Financial Services Taskforce

    United Kingdom 7/18/2013 8:52:13 AM

    The UK and Burma have today announced the creation of a Financial Services Taskforce

  842. Trade boost sought in fast growing export markets

    United Kingdom 7/17/2013 9:15:08 AM

    UK Trade & Investment today announced plans for the largest series of trade missions and showcases yet staged to top emerging global markets

  843. Funding for lending scheme will continue to fail if money is not ring fenced for SMEs warns James Hardy, Head of Europe, Alibaba.com:

    United Kingdom 6/24/2013 12:09:42 PM

    Last week’s announcement about the stress test results by the Prudential Regulation Authority is another nail in the coffin of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS).

  844. UK Exhibition To Drive Overseas Trade

    United Kingdom 6/24/2013 11:53:01 AM

    Innovative event encourages British business owners to step onto the global stage

  845. Ministerial changes announced: Minister of State for Trade and Investment

    United Kingdom 6/20/2013 3:28:33 PM

    Ian Livingston will take on the role of Minister of State for Trade and Investment in December 2013, succeeding Lord Green.

  846. UK Export Finance support to British exporters at 12-year high

    United Kingdom 6/20/2013 3:26:12 PM

    British businesses received £4.3 billion worth of support from the government through UK Export Finance in 2012-13

  847. UK looks to invest in Myanmar's future

    United Kingdom 6/14/2013 8:48:23 AM

    Lord Green writes about his first visit to Burma

  848. HM Passport Office warns customers against charges by rogue companies

    United Kingdom 6/14/2013 8:44:50 AM

    Her Majesty's Passport Office is advising customers to avoid copycat websites and save themselves money by coming to the agency directly.

  849. Artistic performers to get stronger intellectual property protection

    United Kingdom 6/14/2013 8:42:48 AM

    A new World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) treaty which includes new standards for the protection of audiovisual performances has been signed by the UK today

  850. Joe Greenwell to lead Automotive Investment Organisation

    United Kingdom 6/14/2013 8:31:53 AM

    Vince Cable announces that he is setting up the Automotive Investment Organisation to be led by Joe Greenwell, the former Chairman of Ford.

  851. Boost for inward investment and innovation in offshore wind

    United Kingdom 6/14/2013 8:30:16 AM

    Michael Fallon has announced the creation of an Offshore Wind Investment Organisation (OWIO) to boost levels of inward investment and to further stimulate jobs in the UK offshore wind industry

  852. Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks join UK Export Finance Bond Support Scheme

    United Kingdom 6/12/2013 9:39:03 AM

    The Bond Support Scheme provides exporters with additional support when raising contract bonds related to exports and is part of a range of UK Export Finance’s initiatives. These are designed to support British businesses who want to export and ensure they have access to the working capital essential for continued growth.

  853. UK Export Finance agrees cooperation agreement with Indonesian export credit agency

    United Kingdom 6/12/2013 9:36:47 AM

    UK Export Finance has signed a cooperation agreement with Asuransi Ekspor Indonesia (ASEI), the Indonesian export credit agency. The agreement sets out how the two agencies will cooperate in the field of export credits, particularly in relation to supporting projects in third countries that involve exports from both the UK and Indonesia.

  854. Inward investment on the rise as Olympics brings £2.5 BN to UK

    United Kingdom 6/4/2013 5:40:06 AM

    Britain’s successful ‘Summer of Sport‘ delivered an initial £2.5 billion boost in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past year

  855. Alibaba.com: Top 10 tips for female entrepreneurs

    United Kingdom 5/21/2013 12:18:09 PM

    With many women still struggling to find a role in male-dominated boardrooms, a growing number are branching out and setting up their own companies.

  856. 5 things to consider for international firms relocating to the UK

    United Kingdom 5/3/2013 4:28:37 PM

    Businesses looking to diversify their service offering within the UK will undoubtedly require sufficient business space in which to operate.

  857. Buying A Business Overseas

    United Kingdom 4/29/2013 4:24:42 PM

    Buying and starting a business is always a considerable challenge, but it is one that is often associated with substantial personal and financial rewards. You may feel that idea of taking over an enterprise overseas is likely to be more difficult than concentrating on your local area, but it's actually an approach that can open up a wealth of new opportunities.

  858. New proposals to introduce ‘superfast’ patent service

    United Kingdom 4/17/2013 4:15:02 PM

    Plans to bring in a new ‘superfast’ patent processing service were confirmed by Intellectual Property Minister Lord Younger today

  859. Weekly Market Commentary

    United Kingdom 4/5/2013 9:05:42 AM

    UK Forex

  860. UK Forex

    United Kingdom 4/4/2013 3:56:12 PM

    Daily Market Commentary UK FX

  861. Starting up overseas? Where do you start?

    United Kingdom 3/26/2013 11:10:38 AM

    When considering starting up a business overseas it is essential to research your market. There is no substitute for visiting the country and getting first hand experience on the ground, however this can be prohibitively expensive. Especially when considering a number of different countries for your start-up.

  862. Reducing barriers to international free trade

    United Kingdom 3/25/2013 5:35:33 PM

    International trade agreements Trade agreements open up new opportunities for the UK’s exporters. They can also ensure access to competitively priced imports from other countries.

  863. UK dairy forum to help boost exports

    United Kingdom 3/18/2013 12:58:05 PM

    The UK dairy industry will be finding out how to make the most of global demand at a major food and drink conference in London.

  864. UK companies making most of strong ties with Pakistan

    United Kingdom 3/15/2013 12:08:38 PM

    FCO Minister Baroness Warsi tells British and Pakistani business leaders that strong ties between the countries are helping trade flourish.

  865. UK retailers get export and investment action plan

    United Kingdom 3/13/2013 11:32:35 AM

    Vince Cable launches UK Retail Industry International Action Plan at Retail Week Live the largest annual gathering of senior retailers.

  866. Overseas Trade Statistics - EU Latest Release

    United Kingdom 2/20/2013 5:44:00 PM

    The value of UK trade fell sharply for both imports and exports in December 2012, with exports falling by £2.4 billion, and imports falling by £3.0 billion. These are the lowest monthly totals since August 2010.

  867. Business Secretary seals agreement to bring patent court to London

    United Kingdom 2/19/2013 6:31:28 PM

    Business Secretary Vince Cable today finalised the deal for a new patent court to be based in London.

  868. PM leads over 100 British businesses to India to help them succeed in global race

    United Kingdom 2/19/2013 6:28:51 PM

    The largest ever Prime Ministerial trade delegation arrived in India today as part of the government's effort to promote British business

  869. Professor Robin Grimes appointed as Foreign Office Chief Scientific Adviser

    United Kingdom 2/11/2013 10:48:19 AM

    Professor Grimes succeeds Professor David Clary FRS, who was the first FCO Chief Scientific Adviser, holding the post since August 2009.

  870. Foreign Exchange for Overseas Businesses

    United Kingdom 11/8/2012 5:33:52 PM

    If you want to start a successful business overseas then you will need to be aware of the foreign exchange market, as the price of goods and labour can vary greatly depending on where in the world you are looking to operate in.

  871. Small firms given headstart to export

    United Kingdom 10/19/2012 1:00:03 PM

    A new service providing practical support for UK businesses to export to high growth markets in South East Asia was unveiled today.

  872. UK Trade & Investment refreshes board in drive to double exports

    United Kingdom 10/16/2012 4:53:19 PM

    UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has appointed seven new board members as the Government’s international business development body reorganises itself in the drive to double exports to £1 trillion a year by 2020.

  873. Building a Productive International Sales Network

    United Kingdom 4/19/2010 12:09:11 PM

  874. Who Can Help Me Trade Internationally & Identify Business Opportunities?

    United Kingdom

    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.

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