The Importing archive.

Export & Logistics

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 & Logistics

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


No deal Brexit trade plan: government says most imports would be tariff-free

The government has outlined trade plans in the event of a no deal Brexit. Most imports would be tariff-free, but the prices of others would rise sharply.

International Business

Import guide: Three essential tips and everything you need to know

Getting started on importing can feel like a challenge, but it could be a great way to grow your business. This guide can help you make importing a winning strategy.

International Business

Import from USA: Tips and how-to guide

If you’re thinking of importing from the US to grow your business, there are some things you need to know about the process, and costs involved.

International Business

Ex Works: How it works, price, and risks

Read on to learn more about what Ex Works actually means, and the advantages and disadvantages of using this Incoterm when buying goods from abroad.

Business management

Importing from India

My father has been running a furniture and timber business in India for last 20 years. I want to import his goods from India to UK, how do I go about this?

Export & Logistics

Importing: The Poor Relation’s Story?

The survival of many SMEs is based on the imports they bring into the UK and then sell here, argues Phil Tobin of Bibby Financial Services. 

International Business

Businesses profit from trading internationally

Three quarters of UK companies doing some form of business internationally say going global has made their business more profitable, research finds.


Things to consider when using international business suppliers

If you need to import services or products from abroad, there are a number of considerations you need to make before starting. Here are some of them.

Export & Logistics

Tracking and monitoring imports and exports

Jean Grant, purchasing manager of Find Me A Gift, discusses how to track and monitor your import and export goods.

Business management

How to demand more from your suppliers without damaging relationships

Pedro Paulo, CEO of e-procurement company Gatewit, gives tips on getting the most from your suppliers.

Partner content

Can businesses save money on CBILS repayment costs by refinancing for a RLS loan?

Your business could save money on CBILS repayments by refinancing for an RLS loan – Funding Options tells us how

Partner content

How to grow your team

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, takes a look at some of the key issues that small businesses face as they scale up

Partner content

How to build your business

Andrew Walsh, founder of AW Repair Group, explains why you need to invest in your branding – even if you're a small business

Partner content

Embrace your unconventional superpowers

Brij Thankey, CEO of Precision FM, explains how taking focus away from the numbers and putting it on his team has benefited his business