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Taming The Dragon to explore business links with China

Businesses looking to build on Sheffield’s expanding links with China are being encouraged to sign up to a number of events designed to help them explore new opportunities in the country. Sheffield City Council has launched its Sheffield China Business Programme, a series of six seminars for businesses to unlock potential opportunities and understand the different ways of working in the country. It comes as the council prepares for a trade delegation to China in November this year Continue reading

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Focus on Germany

Germany is still the 2nd UK export market and offers opportunities for UK companie Continue reading

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Masterplan submitted for Olympic Legacy Park

A joint venture between Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield City Council, the Olympic Legacy Park has already received the backing of Lord Sebastian Coe and Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams.

The planning application for the Olympic Legacy Park (OLP) in the east end of Sheffield includes the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, which will be run by Sheffield Hallam University pioneering technologies for healthcare companies including Toshiba to help people move more.
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GREAT Chinese Names for GREAT Britain

It is one of 101 points of interest around Britain selected by national tourism agency VisitBritain to feature in a campaign inviting Chinese people to come up with the most fitting, amusing, meaningful, and memorable Chinese names for British places, events, and things.
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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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Founder of China’s Confucius Institute honoured by the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield has awarded an Honorary Doctor of Letters to the Director General of Hanban – the Office of Chinese Language Council International – and the Cheif Executive of the Confucius Institute Headquarters, in a special degree ceremony in Beijing this week. Continue reading

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Success in International Business through Effective Communication

The importance of language and culture is often underplayed or overlooked in international business, yet they can form a significant barrier to effective international communication.
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UKTI – Language and Culture Bound

As part of Export Week, UKTI are delivering a free event for businesses covering culture and language. Continue reading

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UKTI – Language and Culture Bound

As part of Export Week, This free half day UK Trade and Investment workshop aims to provide delegates with a participative and interactive overview of Language and Culture and their importance in an international business context. Continue reading

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