Advice on exporting and doing business overseas
Export advice for business
Is the trend here to stay?
The Made in Britain brand has helped teleport everything from supermodels to handbags to international greatness.
Co-founder Tim Warrillow on raising export spirits
Wolf urine, dog hair knitting instructions and tanks - we’re not even kidding
ReChannel has slashed wholesale-retail ordering times, CEO Luke Thomson tells us how
Tony Goodwin, Founder & CEO, Antal International has set up offices in 110 offices in 35 countries. His advice? Don’t get bogged down by the need to have a tried-and-tested UK business model before expanding overseas
From decorators to green energy tech firms London’s SMEs are reveling in overseas demand
The Mayor tells us why the deep sea port will boost UK exports
The Made in London brand is seeing super-growth overseas - is it time for you to cash in too?
You don’t have to make stuff to export, says the CEO of the Management Consultancies Association - Britain has real people power
How the right export partner helped a UK start-up exceed all expectations
Help is at hand for small firms, says Daniel Peters of the London Chamber of Commerce & Industry
The founder of Seven Investment Management says the government and banks are not giving enough support
Parveen Thornhill, regional director, UK Trade & Investment London talks using London 2012 to get London firms exporting
Paul Lindley, founder, Ella’s Kitchen on the support British businesses need to crack overseas markets
Exclusive columns from the chair and deputy chair of Parliament’s trade and investment group
Leading Tory, entrepreneur and self-made millionaire Adam Afriyie writes for LondonlovesBusiness
London 2012 might be over, but the impact of the Games lives on - just ask Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis
Eleven years ago recruitment specialists Harvey Nash decided to start a new business in Vietnam. Back then, all Paul Smith knew about the country was he liked the food and that it operated a communist regime
Dr. Frank-Jürgen Richter outlines the benefits of doing business in the Commonwealth and analyses the resources available to London businesses
Everything you ever wanted to know about doing business in emerging economies… but were afraid to ask
Should you bribe local officials? Is it better to employ local managers or ship in trusted UK staff? Is Nigeria really the new India? Business advice on the BRIC countries and other emerging economies
Last week we reported on the UKTI Explore Asia conference, where Tamara Mellon and Theo Paphitis gave inspiring speeches. Now you can watch and learn for yourselves how these global entrepreneurs conquered the emerging markets.
Smart London companies are looking to emerging economies for growth - but to succeed you need to be aware of these considerations…
Stars of the business world congregate to encourage SMEs to export to Asia
Rajiv Goel, Global President for Havells Sylvania, argues that to succeed in emerging markets businesses need to offer a tailored service that reflects the nuances of individual markets.
Our round-up of media reactions to the Chinese Investment Corporation’s investment in one of our most famous utility companies
China Investment Corporation has bought a stake in the UK’s largest water and sewerage firm days after chancellor George Osborne visited Beijing.
Burberry reports another strong performance: Q4’s revenue up 21% on Q3 at £574m. We ask, how does it do it?
A significant increase in visitors from emerging economies such as Brazil, China and India helped boost London’s tourism figures in the third quarter of last year.
Chancellor George Osborne has unveiled plans to make London the gateway for Eastern investment in the West. During a speech in Hong Kong, Osborne called for UK companies to expand trade with Asian firms. He hopes this will make Britain the Western hub for trading in the renminbi, the Chinese currency. Osborne said the capital is primed to act as a conduit for Eastern trade. Speaking to the Asian Financial Forum, he said: “London is perfectly placed to act as ...
The rumours are that the City could soon become an offshore centre for trading RMB - which would mean more jobs, talent and business for our city
KPMG has announced soaring revenues of $22.7bn (£14.5bn) for its comined member firms, driven by increased sales in emerging markets such as Brazil and India.
In a bid to join the FTSE100, Evraz, the £5bn Russian steelmaker part-owned by Roman Abramovich, is set to shift base from Luxemburg to London.
Russians are coming to London for property, business, high life and now it seems justice
A major Chinese law firm has announced plans to set up its western Europe headquarters in London.
The chief executive of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry on how to improve London’s exports
London will be the home of a new offshore trading market for the yuan, following talks between the UK and Chinese governments.
Russians are struggling to get UK visas – and it’s affecting British business, says Stephen Dalziel of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce
Scott Payton finds out why the capital is the global destination of choice for Russia’s commercial elite