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International Business

In this section, in association with Azimo, we take a look at all of the essential processes to be aware of when conducting business internationally, from commodity codes to air freight, from import/export to freight forwarding.

International business occurs in many different formats including the movement of goods from country to another, contractual agreements that allow foreign firms to use products, services, and processes from other nations.

Additionally, an international business also includes the formation and operations of sales, manufacturing, research and development, and distribution facilities in foreign markets

EORI number: What it is and how to get or check one

Here, we go through all you need to know about EORI numbers, who should register, how to apply and where to go for more help

International Business

International Business

Freight forwarder: Everything you need to know

In this article, we’ll delve into what a freight forwarder actually is and does, how their costs are calculated, and where you might find a reputable agent if you decide you want to get some help with your shipment.

International Business

Customs brokers: Everything you need to know

Should your business use a customs broker? Read on to learn more about what a customs broker can do for you, what they’ll charge, and the pros and cons of using one for your shipment.

International Business

The UK-Australia trade deal and what it means for small business

Boris Johnson has announced a provisional trade deal – an agreement in principle – with Australia. Here's what small businesses need to know

International Business

Keeping 2021 simple for small and medium-sized enterprises

Currensea explain what Open Banking is and how it can help small and medium-sized enterprises to trade overseas

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

International Business

Doing business abroad: The top 3 countries for international expansion

This year may be the right time to expand your small business – here are three countries to keep on your radar.

International Business

What the UK can learn from Estonia as the destination to start a business

The UK lies in 17th place as a country that incubates entrepreneurs. What can Britain learn from No 1-ranked Estonia as a place to launch a start-up?

International Business

Doing business abroad: The top 3 countries for international expansion

This year may be the right time to expand your small business – here are three countries to keep on your radar.

International Business

What the UK can learn from Estonia as the destination to start a business

The UK lies in 17th place as a country that incubates entrepreneurs. What can Britain learn from No 1-ranked Estonia as a place to launch a start-up?

International Business

Book review: My Story by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum

In his candid new memoir, My Story, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum reveals how his passion for business and relentless drive to succeed transformed the UAE’s largest city from a simple trading port into a multi-billion dollar economic hub.

International Business

Less than a quarter of British SMEs plan to expand beyond the UK

Small business owners blame lack of finance, inexperience and red tape equally for unwillingness to expand overseas

International Business

Small businesses must act now to continue to trade with the EU

Many UK businesses are putting themselves at risk of not being able to continue trading in the EU if a no deal Brexit occurs. A few simple steps can ensure business can continue

International Business

Business travel etiquette: tips for your next international trip

Going abroad on business? Ensure you know the local etiquette if you're heading to Japan, Dubai, Australia, Mexico, China, Thailand or India.

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.

Partner content

Why you need a business bank account

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5 things every small business owner needs to know before starting

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