International Trade

Articles, news and advice for SME owners and managers on the topic of International Trade.


SMEs look to go international in 2011

Many small businesses are setting their sights on trading abroad for the first time next year, research finds.


LDA unveils UK-India SMB initiative

The London Development Agency (LDA) has launched a scholarship programme to help small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) build international trade links.

Finding and selling to customers

Watch out for the language barrier

One might think that the confidence, even arrogance, of the British in the pervasive nature of our mother tongue would successfully see us through the maze of overseas expansion. In fact, in the minds of many of the UK’s exporters there are no barriers. However, because of Britain’s long-standing unwillingness to communicate in foreign languages we may be offending some clients and possibly ignoring others.

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4 small business functions that must be automated for greater profits

Can technology help you create more efficient business models? In this article, we explore how you can use technology to boost your business

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It’s time the UK’s small businesses got the seamless communications and collaboration tools they need

Why seamless collaboration is crucial for UK small businesses and what tools can help

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Flexible work is making cybersecurity tougher for UK SMBs. It’s time they got the tools, and the platform, to defend themselves

The cybersecurity landscape for small businesses and the tips and tools that can help

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How to enhance your customer and employee experiences using Uber Vouchers

This article explains how Uber Vouchers can enhance both your customer and employee experience