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Importing

Articles and guides on importing for UK SMEs. Topics covered include: negotiating terms of trade, handling customs, transportation and logistics, tariffs, taxes, and import duties.

Export & Import

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?

Export & Import

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

Export & Import

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

Export & Import

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

Export & Import

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.

Export & Import

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

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

News

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.

Export & Import

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. 

News

Smaller importers hit hardest by weak pound, study finds

The impact of the weak Pound is being felt unevenly across British business, with smaller firms bearing the brunt of higher import prices.

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How to create good cashflow habits

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How to keep your small business safe online

Here's how Security Service Edge from Vodafone can help to protect your SME from ever-increasing cyber threats