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International award for business courses at Sheffield Hallam

Several courses run by Sheffield Business School have retained the EPAS Accreditation Award from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Continue reading

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Doncaster Bakery serves up New Zealand Order

A Doncaster-based bakery has won a contract to export its handcrafted pork pies to New Zealand. Continue reading

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Record exports support Global Britain drive

New export figures reveal the growing demand for our food and drink. Global sales of the UK’s food and drink have hit the £20 billion mark for the first time, Environment Secretary Andrea Leadsom will announce today. New figures reveal … Continue reading

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UK Parliament: Support for exports and investment inquiry

The Committee is holding an inquiry into support for exports and investment, following on from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee’s 2016 inquiry into Exports and the role of UKTI. Continue reading

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East Midlands Chamber: Dangerous Goods By Air – 3 Day Course

International law requires that all staff involved in the shipping, packing, documentation, handling, or carriage of Dangerous Goods by Air must complete a comprehensive training course approved by the appropriate national competent authority. I Continue reading

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Launch of New European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), part of the European Structural and Investment Funds programme (ESIF) provides funding to support economic growth in England. The programme focuses on strengthening the region’s businesses and increasing employment. Companies can access matched financial support to develop exports and generate job creation. Continue reading

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Northern Powerhouse Export Taster Visits

DIT is delivering a series of international Trade Missions, Export Taster Visits and dedicated Trade Adviser support to help Northern Powerhouse companies maximise their export potential. Continue reading

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International Trade Secretary – 2017 must be ‘Year of Exporting’

Liam Fox calls on businesses to seize export opportunities as DIT identifies 50 key countries for growing trade. The government is urging businesses to make 2017 the year of exporting as it encourages them to seek new markets and seize … Continue reading

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EU Statistics in Focus: Volume of retail trade down by 0.4% in euro area

EU Statistics in Focus: Volume of retail trade down by 0.4% in euro area. November 2016 compared with October 2016 Volume of retail trade down by 0.4% in euro area Down by 0.1% in EU28 Continue reading

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The World Bank: Year in Review: 2016 in 12 Charts (and a video)

Between the social, political, and economic upheavals affecting our lives, and the violence and forced displacement making headlines, you’d be forgiven for feeling gloomy about 2016. A look at the data reveals some of the challenges we face but also the progress we’ve made toward a more peaceful, prosperous, and sustainable future. Continue reading

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