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Security and customs: Five pointers for exporters

Here, Gavin Kilborn, European supply chain manager at retail display specialist Triplar, presents tips for negotiating customs when trading internationally.

Export & Import

Export & Import

How to get your packaging right for distribution

James Hardy of Alibaba.com reveals what you need to know before packaging your product in preparation for shipping.

Export & Import

Security and customs: Five pointers for exporters

Here, Gavin Kilborn, European supply chain manager at retail display specialist Triplar, presents tips for negotiating customs when trading internationally.

Export & Import

How to get your packaging right for distribution

James Hardy of Alibaba.com reveals what you need to know before packaging your product in preparation for shipping.

News

Red tape most critical issue for SMEs

Cutting red tape should be the most important business priority for the government, according to small and medium-sized enterprise owners.

Office & home working

The benefits of virtual offices

Choosing virtual offices can make sense for many start-up companies. SmallBusiness.co.uk examines why.

Business management

SMEs should open their doors to the world

There has never been a better time for small enterprises across the UK to be embracing worldwide trade in order to help their businesses flourish and grow.

Blog

The Bribery Act and its ramifications

The long-awaited UK Bribery Act is now upon us, and could have far-reaching consequences for organisations of all sizes.

Business management

Rising Star: Andrew Valentine

Revved up with the idea for a pay-as-you-go car hire company five years ago, Andrew Valentine has since steered his business Streetcar on to fast-track success.

Blog

Banking on a pension

Put yourself in Sir Fred Goodwin's shoes.

Small Business Banking

No guarantee of funding with the SFLG

The likes of The Body Shop and Waterstone’s used funding through the Small Firms Loan Guarantee (SFLG) scheme to get off the ground. But with banks now so reluctant to lend, some believe it’s time for an overhaul

Business management

Lessons Learned, Chris Mottershead, Travelzest

Chris Mottershead is a travel industry veteran. He was president and CEO of North American leisure group Airtours before changing course to steer online travel specialist Travelzest through a turbulent period for the sector to land record profits.

Business Technology

Setting up shop online

Setting up an online arm of your business can offer many benefits, not to mention a further route to market.

Legal advice

Intellectual property: is yours safe?

Entrepreneurial businesses can make their fortunes through intellectual property. If they can hang onto it long enough, that is. Robert Tyerman investigates the murky world of IP protection

Partner content

How should I select my business broadband provider?

As with any supplier, it’s important to do your research and ask important questions before you select a broadband provider for your business. But what are the must-have things you should take into consideration?

Partner content

Why your business should switch to a broadband-based phone network

Analogue phone systems are increasingly being replaced by smarter broadband based networks – here’s why you should consider switching

Partner content

Streamlining document management for your small business

David Malan, sales director of DocuWare for the UK and Ireland, explains how the platform can streamline your document management

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.