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‘Select Business Scheme UK’ visa process goes live

The UK now receives more Chinese investment than any other EU country and is also the fourth most popular destination for Chinese investment worldwide. A far-reaching new visa scheme launched by UK Visas & Immigration aims to keep the UK at the top of these charts. Continue reading

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Yorkshire & Humber China Business Awards 2014

The China-Britain Business Council Yorkshire and Humber are presenting the China Business Awards for 2014 at their Yorkshire & Humber Chinese New Year Dinner on 17th February 2015. Continue reading

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World leading research of Sheffield Hallam University highlighted

RESEARCH from Yorkshire universities has been praised in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) which assesses all the research published by UK institutions. Continue reading

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Halton International’s review of International Trade for 2015

The outlook is optimistic especially with a general election coming up and the regional UKTI delivery contract up for renewal. Exciting times ahead! Continue reading

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Evaluation report reveals £130million Le Tour boost

The report entitled ‘Three Inspirational Days’ examines the economic and social impact of hosting the world’s largest annual sporting event, which began on Saturday 5 July in Leeds with the first of a two-day Grand Départ in Yorkshire followed by a third stage in Cambridgeshire, Essex and London. Continue reading

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International Student Placements

          DNCC’s International Student Placement Office (ISPO) can put you in touch with international students and graduates to help with language and cultural issues. For more information contact maria.martin-albarran@dncc.co.uk or please click here for more about … Continue reading

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Your starter for 10…

Take stock of where your customers are today. Has anything changed in your international sales cycle for current markets? The landscape is changing all the time; are there emerging opportunities in countries you might not have considered before? Continue reading

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Government doubles number of firms receiving export help in 7 months

In April 2014 Lord Livingston wrote to every medium sized business in the country offering them tailored trade advice and an intensive programme of support from UKTI to help them start exporting or break into new markets.

Medium sized businesses are vital to the government’s long-term economic plan to reduce the deficit and create more jobs. The CBI estimates that if they reach their full potential, it would be worth £20 to £50 billion to the UK economy.
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Indonesia – Your Next Business Opportunity

Part of the latest set of emerging markets MINT, it is projected that Indonesia will become the 5th largest economy in the world by 2030. It offers an immense opportunity due to the fact that their middle class is larger than the whole population of Australia and is growing. This makes it the ideal market for British companies who want to export into Asia. Continue reading

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Focus on South Africa

The UK is in South Africa’s ‘Premier League’ of trading partners, with an annual bilateral relationship over £9.6bn and is set to double following challenging targets set by ministers. Continue reading

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