SMEs and start-ups are facing some serious challenges as they begin to go international far earlier in their development than ever before.
Expanding your business overseas is much simpler than many SME owners realise, Matt Barker of top tech company mpb.com shares his insights.
A subsidised trade mission to China, aimed at helping Britain’s smallest firms find firm trade links with the Far East, has been announced.
The negative effects of fair-trade labelling can be tackled, according to new research from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.
Years ago, before the development of digital technology, businesses were much more restricted in who they could employ, usually picking from a small pool of talent that lived within commutable distance of their premises.
‘Two great nations divided by a common language’ is an aptly appropriate phrase to highlight how the American use of English can differ dramatically from our own. But language is not the only variance between the UK and the USA, there are also significant differences in our cultures, customs, attitudes, opinions, and even our senses of humour.
UK businesses with international interests are risking immigration non-compliance by failing to properly assess immigration policy in relation to short-term business travellers.
Britain is open for business to foreign investors. But faced with a complex matrix of regulations and cultural sensitivities, overseas businesses seeking to internationalise their business to the UK need strong professional advice to ensure the journey – for both the business and its migrant employees – goes inwards and upwards. James Townsend examines the role of immigration in inward investment.