The Exporting archive to help small business export and grow their business.


Cut Brexit red tape, BCC tells government

The British Chamber of Commerce has called on the government to make exporting easier for SMEs, such as reducing red tape

Export & Import

EU import changes – what’s changing from January 1

Anybody who imports from the EU will have to submit paperwork in advance of goods entering the country from January 1 2022. Here's how you can prepare for EU import changes as Brexit restrictions bite


UK must improve export support scheme for SMEs

The FSB has laid out a five-point plan to help the government create a better export support scheme for small businesses

Export & Import

Top five tips for SME exporters in a post-Brexit world

Export & Import

What can I do if an EU customer refuses delivery of goods sold?

With some brands burning EU returns rather than have to pay the cost of reimporting them into Britain, what can a small business do if a European customer refuses delivery?


A quarter of small exporters cease selling to EU since Brexit transition end

A significant proportion of small exporters have stopped trading to the EU as shipping times have increased in 2021.

Government Grants

Where to find your £2,000 Brexit Support Fund grant

Government opens £20m SME Brexit Support Fund for businesses solely exporting to the EU. Where to find your £2,000 grant.

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.

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.


Getting ready for Brexit – 6 steps you need to take to prepare

What should your small business be doing now to get ready for Brexit? Sarah Gunton offers advice on how firms can best prepare between now and January 1

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

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

Masterclass Series

Open Banking

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, explores the benefits of Open Banking for small and medium-sized businesses

Partner content

PayFit raises €254M to continue transforming in-house payroll for SMEs

Now valued at €1.82B, PayFit aims to strengthen its position in its current markets

Masterclass Series

Green finance

Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options, walks us through the 'green boom' in eco-friendly businesses along the growth of green finance

Masterclass Series

The funding landscape

This article from Tracc looks at the changing funding landscape and how business owners can improve their chance to secure funding themselves