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Sheffield City Region Visit to IFB2016

IFB2016: The world’s biggest Business Festival Discover opportunities for your business at IFB2016 What is IFB2016? Three themed weeks, 13th – 1st July 2016 of business opportunities, over 75 events, with approximately 85 International delegations, 40 000 delegates, including 10 … Continue reading

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Recognition as a female exporter in engineering: Success begins with just one step – Anne Wilson MBE, Managing Director of Numill

Source: Womanthology Anne Wilson MBE is Managing Director of Numill, a Sheffield-based engineering company engaged in the repair and manufacturing of cutting tools, serving industries including high precision automotive, aerospace, oil and gas, rail and general engineering. The company is … Continue reading

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International Trade Forum: Focus on the US

The US is the UK’s top export destination and is ranked the fourth easiest country to do business with and offers opportunities for UK companies. Continue reading

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TTIP: Separating myth from fact

Source: BIS This weekend (23 and 24 April 2016) US President Barack Obama has been speaking about progress on concluding negotiations on the EU-US free trade agreement, otherwise known as the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). Here are some … Continue reading

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Overseas Businesses Sign Up To IFB2016

            The International Festival of Business 2016 (IFB2016), which aims to attract thousands of delegates from around the world to Liverpool, has confirmed the attendance of more than 300 overseas companies. The event, which will … Continue reading

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Free trade zones in Turkey: what are the advantages?

What is a Free Trade Zone? Free trade zones are special sites that, although located within the political borders of a country, are legally considered to be outside of its customs area. Goods that enter the borders of a free … Continue reading

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Connecting the Dots in Foreign Markets: Turkey

Seeking new business opportunities and partnerships in new markets is not an easy task, especially for SMEs. However, support is available through local organisations that work in cooperation with UK Trade & Investment. Among these, the British Chamber of Commerce … Continue reading

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Export control training bulletin

Courses, seminars and workshops to help exporters understand their obligations under export control legislation. Export control training bulletin, May to December 2016 Ref: BIS/16/P97AMS Word Document, 362KB This bulletin contains details of courses, seminars and workshops from the Export Control Organisation … Continue reading

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Launch of Eurostat survey on the admin burden of Intrastat

Eurostat (the EU Commission’s statistical directorate) is launching an EU-wide survey aimed at businesses who submit Intrastat declarations.
If you submit Intrastat declarations, they want to hear how much of a burden, Continue reading

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Exports and the role of UKTI examined by Committee

Source: www.parliament.uk – 29 January 2016 The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee holds the first evidence session of its inquiry into Exports and the role of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). Watch Parliament TV: Exports and role of UKTI Inquiry: … Continue reading

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