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Export & Import

Guides, advice and the latest news on exporting, importing, logistics and shipping for the UK small business. As well as offering practical help on export and import topics, this section contains interviews and case studies with young businesses that have captured the opportunity to enhance their offering to a global status.

How to minimise gaps in your supply chain post Brexit

5 tips to ensure stock from European suppliers continues to flow as uninterrupted as possible now that Britain has left the EU

Export & Import

Export & Import

Half of small business exporters struggling with new rules post Brexit

Increased paperwork, costs, delays and confusion over rules cited at stumbling blocks in British Chambers of Commerce survey.

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How to avoid paying £130,000 in VAT registration fees if you export to EU

UK small businesses face having to register for VAT in each EU country they sell direct to, which could cost tens of thousands of pounds for the privilege of paying tax in Europe

Export & Import

Europe’s small businesses call for three-month post-Brexit transition period

Europe's small businesses call for minimum three-month post-Brexit implementation period, even if a UK-EU deal is agreed

Export & Import

How Brexit is going to affect your business – #2 exports

In this guide, we'll tell you what needs to be sorted out so that you can export to the EU after the Brexit transition.

Export & Import

How Brexit is going to affect your business – #1 imports

Importing from the EU post Brexit will involve more paperwork. Follow this guide to post-Brexit imports to help ease the headache

Export & Import

How will Brexit affect my imports and exports? Where to find customs help

Post-Brexit import and export paperwork is expected to cost UK businesses around £7bn a year. Where to find customs help for your small business

Export & Import

5 things to remember when exporting for the first time

Micro businesses are put off exporting, despite knowing there is an overseas market for their products. Mike Wilson offers a guide to exporting for the first time.

Export & Import

How will Brexit affect my imports and exports? Where to find customs help

Post-Brexit import and export paperwork is expected to cost UK businesses around £7bn a year. Where to find customs help for your small business

Export & Import

5 things to remember when exporting for the first time

Micro businesses are put off exporting, despite knowing there is an overseas market for their products. Mike Wilson offers a guide to exporting for the first time.

Export & Import

Government issues small traders with EORI numbers as no-deal ramps up

The Treasury will automatically enroll small business that trade with the EU with customs identification in bid to stave off chaos of a no-deal Brexit.

Export & Import

Small business exporters shrug of threat of no-deal Brexit

Small businesses involved in international trade see US protectionism and global economic slowdown as greater threats than no-deal Brexit

Export & Import

Delivery tips: The 12 do’s of Christmas logistics

Paul Galpin gives delivery advice to help small business retailers cash in rather than crash out this Christmas.

Export & Import

Four ways to navigate currency fluctuations and avoid unnecessary fees

Here, Brian Jamieson of Centtrip talks about managing fluctuating currency and sneaky fees as UK exports continue to grow.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience