The Importing archive.

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

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Do I need an import licence?

Import licences are needed for goods the Government does not want to come into Britain unmonitored. Find out whether what you’re importing needs an import licence

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Importing from India

India is a natural and growing trading partner for the UK, with the UK government pushing for a full UK/India trade deal. But what steps should you take if you want to import from India right now?

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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

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How to import from China to UK

China is the joint number one territory that Britain imports from, accounting for 12% of imports. Here is what you need to do if you want to import from China

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How to import from the EU

Following Brexit there has been a flurry of new customs rules and regulations and the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) has left many SMEs feeling confused and uncertain. Tom Sommer explains how small businesses can import from the EU

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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, with up-to-date guidance for navigating a post-Brexit world

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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

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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

FOB: How it works, price, and risks

In this piece, we learn more about the advantages and disadvantages of FOB terms when buying goods from abroad.

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.

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

Partner content

5 tools to help monetise your content in 2022

We explore five online tools that you can use to help you monetise your content in 2022

Partner content

Tooling up for hybrid

Equipping your people with the best technologies for the hybrid workplace