Blog

Cross-government approach at heart of new drive to boost exports

A new whole-of-government approach to boosting British exports delivered through a transformed, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), focused on priority markets and sectors, has been announced today (19 January 2016) by Trade Minister Lord Maude. Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Business Sheffield China Trade Mission – late March 2016

This is part of a series of events we are running to showcase Sheffield in China. Having already received very positive interest in the Mission from some of our best growing companies we have just 5 places left.  If you … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Are you finding EU rules are making it difficult to Innovate?

As part of its role in helping UK firms to innovate and grow internationally, the Enterprise Europe Network, working in conjunction with the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, would like to support the Commission in this work and help identify EU regulatory barriers companies based in the UK are facing when they are seeking to innovate. Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Export opportunities opened up by UKTI

An IT security awareness provider has hailed the opportunities created by a UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) trip as the organisation prepares to take businesses interested in overseas trade on visits to The Hague, Lisbon and Madrid. Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Biggest Trends in Digital Media in 2015

As the year draws to a close, it’s time to recap on what has been a busy year in the digital media landscape. Parsely, a company that specializes on audience analytics, conducted a year-end poll among hundreds of digital publishers … Continue reading

Posted in News | Leave a comment

Business leaders back Britain’s ambitions for growth

First ambassadors announced for International Festival for Business 2016 Prominent entrepreneurs and leaders within Britain’s business community have today pledged their support for the International Festival for Business (IFB) 2016. The unveiling of the new cohort of ambassadors for IFB2016 … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Top Rotherham exporters reveal secrets of their success

Three of Rotherham’s leading exporters are set to share their export journey, offer their insights and reveal their top tips for local businesses looking to break into international trade at an event organised by UKTI, the Sheffield City Region Local … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , | Leave a comment

EU and Vietnam reach agreement on free trade deal

Following a telephone conversation this morning between EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström and Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang, all issues of substance have been agreed on, and both sides have reached a mutually beneficial and balanced … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

UKTI appoints new Chief Executive

Dr Catherine Raines will become Chief Executive of UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) from  7th  September 2015, following current Chief Executive Dominic Jermey’s appointment to a new priority position as Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) International Counter-Extremism Coordinator. Currently Minister … Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

German for Enterprise project supports Yorkshire exports

Businesses in Yorkshire, Lancashire and the Humber with trade connections in Germany or Austria, or those companies keen to expand into the German market, are invited to work with our students on a language-business project: German for Enterprise. Germany is the UK’s second biggest trading partner so this is a prime opportunity for Sheffield students to get acquainted with the UK’s export drive, and for local businesses to get the edge in doing business with German-speaking companies.

The content of the project is based around the unique business needs of the participating companies. Selected businesses team up with our Year 4 students with the full support of the university’s language experts as well as our Sheffield University Enterprise Unit.
Continue reading

Posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment