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National Anglo-Polish Business Conference 2017 – Cutlers’ Hall

According to influential sources, as many as 30,000 companies in the UK were established by Poles. Additionally, around 85,000 Polish nationals are self-employed or work as sole traders in the UK. In 2015, out of 650,000 new companies registered in the UK, over a quarter were registered by non-British citizens, and Polish nationals represented the largest proportion of that group. Continue reading

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International Trade and Regional Manufacturing Forum Event: Canada – Focus on Ontario

Canada is  the UK’s 16th largest export market for goods. Canada has cultural, historic, and linguistic links with the UK.We work together on many bilateral and international initiatives, including the G7, G20, NATO, and the Commonwealth. Continue reading

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Scandinavia: Focus on Sweden & Denmark – New Date

Find out opportunities in Scandinavian countries, lead generation for new contacts, hear case study from experienced exporters Continue reading

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Exporting Barnsley firm notches up 500th Sushi Machine Sale

A Barnsley business has sold its 500th sushi machine to a restaurant 8,000 miles away in South America.

SushiSushi, which started selling sushi machines in 2011, has sold the equipment to U Sushi in Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina. Continue reading

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New research suggests more support needed to help women-led businesses expand internationally

New businesses run by women are less likely to expand internationally than male-run companies, according to new research carried out by academics at Sheffield Hallam University.

The study, carried out by a team of researchers from the University’s Business School, examines companies under five years old in order to assess the most significant factors supporting or hindering internationalisation. Continue reading

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International award for business courses at Sheffield Hallam

Several courses run by Sheffield Business School have retained the EPAS Accreditation Award from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Continue reading

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Doncaster Bakery serves up New Zealand Order

A Doncaster-based bakery has won a contract to export its handcrafted pork pies to New Zealand. Continue reading

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International Trade Secretary – 2017 must be ‘Year of Exporting’

Liam Fox calls on businesses to seize export opportunities as DIT identifies 50 key countries for growing trade. The government is urging businesses to make 2017 the year of exporting as it encourages them to seek new markets and seize … Continue reading

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Focus on the U.A.E. & Expo2020

In preparation of a regional trade visit to the U.A.E. in spring 2017, this event will give you an insight into the business climate in the U.A.E., opportunities that exist for UK companies, hearing from those that have experienced success and will give you an opportunity to register early for the participation of next year’s export visit. Continue reading

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Quarterly Economic Survey Breakfast: Q2

Hear the results of the Q3 Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey – the first business survey since the EU Referendum.
Find out how businesses in the Sheffield City Region have been impacted since the vote to leave the EU – for better or worse. Continue reading

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