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Smaller businesses growing less confident about exporting

New figures suggest small business are growing less not more confident about exporting. The numbers doing so are dropping, despite the weak sterling. That’s according to new research from WorldFirst...

Top resources to help you trade globally: hear from those who have

Are you looking to trade overseas? If so, take a look at this list of 7 useful resources – compiled by SMEs and other experts in the field – and pulled together here in The Telegraph. Here we prec...

Thinking of trading in China? 5 key tips on getting started

It may seem ‘an unattainable goal’, suggests a useful recent piece over in The Guardian, but don’t be too daunted. ‘China’s expanding economy presents plenty of opportunities for UK small bu...

Start your Export Journey this March in Central London

If you’re thinking about starting to export, there’s a week in London coming up in March you might want to sign up for. Part of the Export Essentials Series run by the Department for International...

Business export survey: want to take part?

Exporting is a big issue for UK businesses today. The general consensus is that we not doing enough to secure long-term prosperity. This is an issue that both concerns and interests us at ICAEW. Coast...

Exporting: No more UK businesses exporting than two years ago

The Government has been trying hard to encourage more UK businesses to start exporting. It set a £1 trillion export target and ran an extensive advertising campaign. But – according to a new survey...

Entering new, high-growth markets? 5 top tips from experts

We’ve talked before, a number of times, on this blog about small businesses like yours thinking about exporting. And about the precautionary approach we suggest you take. • See, for instance, How ...

Autumn Statement: help for first time exporters

We have expressed real concern a number of times about the UK’s current lack of progress when it comes to exports. See, for instance, How do you expand overseas? And avoid the pitfalls? As part of t...

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