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Justin Urquhart Stewart: Britain vs Germany

The Germans may have victory on the football pitch, but economically we’re equal, says the Seven Investment Management founder


Justin Urquhart Stewart: The French economy needs a revolution

The French are celebrating revolution, but it’s their economy that needs it now, says the Seven Investment Management founder


Justin Urquhart Stewart: There's more cash swishing around, but where does it go?

Let’s see businesses using cash for investment, says the Seven Investment Management founder

Burberry in China

What these fast-growing foreign markets are buying from Britain

From school books to rare books, British products are in high demand

Union Jack sunglasses - Made in Britain

How "Brand Britain" can help your business

By 2017 total expenditure from domestic and overseas tourists in the UK is forecast to reach over £135.5bn. Is your business ready to take advantage?


E-guide: Your 5-step roadmap to exporting success

Why the time to start exporting is NOW

European Union

Close to home: Why the EU is a great first port of call for exporting hopefuls

BRICS and MINTs are all very well – but when it comes to starting out, businesses should begin with Europe

Container ship in the Straits of Singapore

How to do business in Asia-Pacific

The CEO of Astus gives her tips on how to adapt to the challenges of doing business abroad

Brand Britain

How these British brands are nailing it overseas – and how you could be too

Exporting is easier than you think. Here’s how to get started

Chinese new year

Business in China: Why you must get up close and personal to succeed

David Clive Price helps Western companies launch and expand in Asian markets. He explains how


Justin Urquhart Stewart: Hurrah for British manufacturing - bravo Ireland

“Yes we do make things!” says the Seven Investment Management founder


Simon Spinks: How can we encourage more SMEs to export?

Harrison Spinks MD on the best export strategies for SMEs


Need help with exporting? Here are five great export resources

So you want to explore a new market, but aren’t sure where to start…

Rocket taking off

Eight amazing ways exporting can make your growth explode

Looking for improved productivity, innovation and resilience?


Making the exporting leap

The government wants you to export – and banks are ready to help you

US retailers in London - cheerleaders on a yellow cab in Regent's Street

America’s most wanted: Can US retailers conquer London?

As more US retailers plant their flags in the capital, we look at the opportunities and challenges they face


The 6 most iconic London fashion trends of the last 50 years

To mark the beginning of London Fashion Week

Union Jack sunglasses - Made in Britain

5 super-Brit brands taking over the world in 2014

Why the world loves British products

A paddle-boarding class off Barra beach in Brazil

Meaghan Fitzgerald: The challenges UK start-ups face in Brazil

The head of marketing at photo app 23snaps on lessons from her tech trade mission to Brazil

Tokyo Olympics

Andrew Stevens: How the Tokyo Olympics 2020 will help London businesses

And how Tokyo 2020 is benefitting from the London Games


What it's like to... Set up shop in Vietnam

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


Tapping into the Commonwealth connection

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

Theo Paphitis at the UKTI Explore Asia conference

Thinking of expanding overseas? Here's how Tamara Mellon and Theo Paphitis did itVideo

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.

Chinese flag

Matt Lewis: Why you should consider doing business in China - and how to make it work

Smart London companies are looking to emerging economies for growth - but to succeed you need to be aware of these considerations…

Tamara Mellon, Theo Paphitis and Vince Cable at the UKTI Explore Asia conference

Tamara Mellon and Theo Paphitis urge SMEs to explore Asia

Stars of the business world congregate to encourage SMEs to export to Asia

Rajiv Goel, Global President for Havells Sylvania

The Knowledge: Succeeding in Emerging Markets

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.