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.
UK Expands Export Finance appetite in West Africa as first rep in Africa takes up office in Ghana.
Ghana becomes the first West African country to have a representative of the world’s oldest export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF) stationed in-country.
Under the UK Government’s Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Export Control Organisation (ECO) promotes global security through strategic export controls, facilitating responsible exports. They aim to help exporters sell their goods responsibly within the law.
The ECO provide a regularly updated web page to give you a snapshot of current performance against targets, and also how they are doing on a country-by-country basis. The page also provides guidance on export licence applications and various links to additional services to support export development. It’s a useful tool for potential and existing exporters.
Sheffield-based video game development studio Sumo Digital has agreed a partnership with Disney on its Infinity 3.0 game.
Disney Infinity 3.0 is the latest instalment in the action-adventure video game series, which allows players to bring Disney Pixar’s characters to life, from Pirates of the Caribbean to Toy Story and Frozen.
The Agri-Food chain stakeholder team at Defra has shared guidance to ensure that businesses are ready for a potential ‘no deal’ scenario Background As part of preparations for exiting the EU, Defra are continuing to create guidance to ensure that businesses are aware of forthcoming…
Source: BIS, 8th July 2016 Business Secretary Sajid Javid to start preliminary trade talks with India during a series of discussions in Delhi. Business Secretary Sajid Javid will be in Delhi today (8 July 2016) where he will launch initial discussions on the UK’s future…
The UK is participating at the World Expo 2015 in Milan from 1 May to 31 October. Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life is the core theme. It aims to highlight one of the most pressing challenges of our time – how to feed and sustain an expected rise in the world’s population to 9 billion by 2050.
Making a success of Brexit – Update from MRHA Updated 23 June: www.gov.uk Following the outcome of the EU referendum, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is working closely with the Government to analyse the best options and opportunities available for the safe…
Commons catering chiefs claim it costs too much to maintain silver cutlery and insist a new £17,000 stainless steel set – made in Vietnam or Taiwan – will not ‘compromise class or elegance’.
A report accepted by the Commons Administration Committee says the move will save £50,000 in costs including sharpening, burnishing, repair and replacement over the next five years.
But any switch to stainless steel should be to cutlery that is Made in Sheffield, angry manufacturers say.
UK Trade & Investment are inviting businesses to meet British Embassy staff representing the Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia), and the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden). The event will provide the opportunity to discuss how to grow export business to these developed markets.
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