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  1. Rise of the Freelancer: Key demographics leading UK’s self employed sector

    United Kingdom 05/06/2018 13:01:51

    The workforce is changing as more people swap the security of a 9-to-5 job for the flexibility of freelancing,

  2. Nearly half of UK workforce would feel comfortable using wearable devices at work

    United Kingdom 23/05/2018 16:53:22

    With the international market for wearables having reached a new high in 2017 with 16.9% growth year on year,

  3. Using a PEO in the UK

    United Kingdom 21/05/2018 13:55:52

    This article is written as part of a continuing series aimed at helping companies expand internationally.

  4. Londoners commute on average of 74 minutes every day

    United Kingdom 26/04/2018 10:56:42

    Commuting in the UK has always been an issue, with an average commute nearly an hour long at 54 minutes.

  5. 3 Effective Ways to Increase Your Website’s SEO

    United Kingdom 17/04/2018 15:41:37

  6. The ideal business entity

    United Kingdom 17/04/2018 09:31:30

    For overseas companies the two main choices are between a Subsidiary or a Branch (often referred to as an overseas company).

  7. The right business model

    United Kingdom 17/04/2018 09:29:03

    Many companies decide to invest overseas when they have established an export trade and a customer base. But has appropriate thought been given to the right business model?

  8. The right market place

    United Kingdom 17/04/2018 09:26:37

    What does the right market place look like for opportunities in the UK? Why are you looking to setup a UK company? Is the UK the right location for you, or should you be setting up in another European country perhaps?

  9. Choose a trusted advisor

    United Kingdom 17/04/2018 09:24:03

    Choose a trusted advisor to help you research the UK and European market as opportunities can be a minefield. In order to make sure you are getting the most appropriate advice, you need to talk to the right people.

  10. Top 10 tips for UK setup

    United Kingdom 17/04/2018 09:22:00

    We have created our list of Top 10 tips for UK setup as we are often asked “what should we be considering when setting up in the UK”, or “what do we need to have in place to setup in the UK”.

  11. AXA Business Insurance April Offer

    United Kingdom 12/04/2018 14:40:02

    AXA Business Insurance is designed to keep your business running, whatever lies ahead.

  12. UK Taxes – an overview

    United Kingdom 12/04/2018 11:27:58

    Taxation matters are dealt with by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC). There are thousands of pages of tax legislation, but no general anti-avoidance rules.

  13. Can You Be a Friend and Still Be the Boss?

    United Kingdom 05/04/2018 10:56:44

    While it’s essential to build solid bonds with your team, defining areas of respect, authority and productivity can be challenging when navigating the line between boss and friend.

  14. Branch office vs. Branch registration in the UK

    United Kingdom 04/04/2018 09:55:36

    Branch office vs. branch registration in the UK – this is often the key question in the minds of most decision makers of overseas based companies when looking to setup and expand into the UK.

  15. 3 Ways to Speed Up Your UK-Based SMEs Growth in 2018

    United Kingdom 29/03/2018 13:41:58

  16. Uncovering The Gender Pay Gap In ThE UK

    United Kingdom 26/03/2018 11:38:31

  17. What the Pay Gap Looks Like in Britain

    United Kingdom 26/03/2018 11:30:44

    According to the data revealed by the ONS, Britain has the fifth largest gender pay gap in Europe behind Estonia, Czech Republic, Germany, and Austria, but ahead of countries like Poland and Greece. In London, the gender pay gap has barely changed in over two decades, with full-time female employees earning 14.6% less per hour than their male counterparts.

  18. How to Ask for a Raise

    United Kingdom 08/03/2018 13:52:09

    Asking for a raise can take you completely out of your comfort zone

  19. 1 out of 3 Employees taking time out due to Mental Health

    United Kingdom 08/03/2018 10:50:17

    Within every business, there will be those who suffer in silence to the point that control is lost and the very act of getting out of bed becomes utterly overwhelming.

  20. New Research: 71% of Flexible Workspace Users More Engaged at Work

    United Kingdom 21/02/2018 11:50:18

    As co-working and flexible space continues to see rapid growth in major global cities, research by

  21. Eight Ways to Crush Your Career Blues in 2018

    United Kingdom 30/01/2018 08:47:30

    The bluest Monday of the year came and went on 15 January and according to recent reports by Instant Offices.

  22. Zero Fees on First Money Transfer

    United Kingdom 25/01/2018 05:15:18

    WorldRemit have got a fantastic offer for first-time customers giving you the chance to send money FEE-FREE to more than 125 countries – quickly, easily and securely via smartphones, tablets or computers.

  23. Motivating Your Team During the Least Productive Time of the Year

    United Kingdom 23/01/2018 14:19:02

  24. How much does the UK trade with the EU and the Rest of the World?

    United Kingdom 19/01/2018 11:32:33

    UK Imports, 2016

  25. Explore the trade relationship between the UK and the rest of the world in our interactive map.

    United Kingdom 19/01/2018 11:27:20

    UK trade with the rest of the world, imports and exports, 1999 to 2016

  26. Speaking louder than words: theatre and translation

    United Kingdom 18/01/2018 15:39:04

    There’s an adage that says the words we use only make up seven per cent of communication and occasionally I think there’s something in it, especially when I’m at the theatre. Millions of us study Shakespeare at school – whether we like it or not – and, by the time we leave, we can usually read it aloud fairly confidently, even if we’re not always entirely sure what he’s waxing lyrical about.

  27. The risks of free translation

    United Kingdom 18/01/2018 10:48:13

    Due to the cross-country nature of the internet and ever-increasing globalisation in most commercial markets, utilising a UK translation service has become essential to all kinds of businesses. This means that many small companies, often on restricted budgets, are now in need of reliable translations and frequently end up turning to free online translation software like Google Translate.

  28. How to Avoid the January Blues in Your Workplace

    United Kingdom 10/01/2018 17:07:06

    According to recent reports by Instant Offices, it’s the cold, dark, and dreary winter months, particularly January, that tend to be the least productive period for employees. Here are some tips on how to boost employee motivation and productivity during the seasonal dip in team morale.

  29. Industries with the Highest Annual Bonuses

    United Kingdom 19/12/2017 09:51:30

    Year-end bonuses have always been a hot topic and subject of much debate and controversy.

  30. Leadership Versus Traditional Management

    United Kingdom 12/12/2017 10:59:16

    Instant Offices Head of HR, Ciara McGrath, looks at how rigid traditional management styles are making way for leadership-based ones and how it impacts business today.

  31. Trade Plates TV Live: Perrys chairman Ken Savage and shipping expert Jamie Hill

    United Kingdom 30/11/2017 08:08:33

    Feature on Trade Plates TV

  32. Do You Live in London’s Most Entrepreneurial Postcode?

    United Kingdom 21/11/2017 11:49:03

    The capital has slipped down our rankings as one of the UK’s most entrepreneurial cities, but there are still areas which are full of innovators. So, which postcode is the most entrepreneurial in the richest city in the world?

  33. Women will effectively work for free for the rest of 2017

    United Kingdom 10/11/2017 12:24:59

    Today, November 10th, is the day where women stop earning money compared to men in 2017

  34. How Does a Notary Service work?

    United Kingdom 31/10/2017 06:14:54

    Notaries form the third and oldest branch of the legal profession in England and Wales. Despite this, the role they play and the services they provide remain relatively unknown to many in this country

  35. What is the benefit of a multi-lingual notary?

    United Kingdom 31/10/2017 06:11:11

    London–based businesses with international interests might often find themselves in need of the services of a London notary public. Foreign Commercial Registries, Regulatory Bodies, Courts and business partners among others might request that certain corporate documents be “notarised”. These documents can be split into two broad categories: – those which need to be signed by a representative of the company and those where no signature is required.

  36. Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Abroad

    United Kingdom 30/10/2017 17:41:43

    We deal regularly with documents relating to protection of patents, copyright, trademarks and industrial designs when clients want to protect their brand, products and service in markets across the world.

  37. What types of documents should be Notarised and when?

    United Kingdom 30/10/2017 17:36:06

    As useful as it would be, there is no rule or provision in this country that neatly sets out what types of documents a notary can or cannot certify.

  38. The Rise of Workspace on Demand

    United Kingdom 24/10/2017 11:42:40

    In the past 12 months, the global hybrid and co-working office space market has grown an astonishing 18%. That means the market is now twice the size it was back in 2013 and accounts for a third of all flexible space across the world.

  39. Holiday Hack: More Than Double Your Holiday Leave in 2018

    United Kingdom 19/10/2017 08:52:33

    Most employees in the UK are entitled to around 28 days of paid leave annually, but with some strategic planning you can more than double your leave in 2018!

  40. How can Paul Beare Ltd help their clients when setting up in the UK?

    United Kingdom 18/10/2017 15:03:32

    Key points for setting up in the UK beginning with the client's objectives through to pension obligations, human resources, employment contracts and VAT.

  41. UK Company Structures available for entities expanding into the UK

    United Kingdom 18/10/2017 15:02:13

    A high-level overview of the different types of UK legal structures available for overseas companies setting up in the UK including: branch, Ltd Company, Subsidiary Company, Partnership and Joint Venture.

  42. What is involved in setting up a UK company bank account?

    United Kingdom 18/10/2017 15:00:57

    We look at what is involved and the requirements of setting up a UK company bank account from anti-money laundering requirements to the bank mandate itself.

  43. Why should an overseas company setup in the UK?

    United Kingdom 18/10/2017 14:59:35

    An exploratory video at why overseas companies should setup in the UK covering the english language, centralised timezone and ease of doing business.

  44. Surrey translators crowned winners at UK language sector awards

    United Kingdom 17/10/2017 13:41:07

    Surrey Translation Bureau, a language service company based in Farnham, has been crowned the winner of the Project Management Team of the Year category at the Association of Translation Companies’ (ATC) 2017 Language Industry Summit Awards.

  45. Golden Triangle to Play a Key Role in Post-Brexit Economy

    United Kingdom 11/10/2017 13:49:25

    In their most recent report, Bidwells found that Cambridge and Oxford are attracting digital tech and science firms to look outside of the capital. Having reported on high investments in growth, Cambridge, Oxford and London are creating a world leading hub of innovation and development, also referred to as the ‘Golden Triangle’.

  46. ipostparcels 5% off all UK, Ireland and international orders

    United Kingdom 22/09/2017 12:02:32

    ipostparcels 5% discount until the end of this month (Saturday 30th September 2017). This code is valid for both domestic and international orders and cannot be used in conjunction with any other voucher code.

  47. Patent translation – a patent-ial headache!

    United Kingdom 21/09/2017 15:40:09

    Those of you who are fans of BBC’s Dragons’ Den, known by an array of different names across the world such as Die Höhle der Löwen in Germany and Shark Tank in the US, will be familiar with the format where contestants pitch their business ideas to several entrepreneurs. The contestants are then faced with fielding somewhat probing questions from their potential investors, the ‘dragons’, some of which may touch on the issue of ‘patents’.

  48. How Much Does It Cost To Rent Office Space In The UK?

    United Kingdom 13/09/2017 08:00:44

  49. Latest Report Reveals Why 2017 Is the Year of Flexible Workspace

    United Kingdom 11/09/2017 11:22:24

    New report reveals a 12-month snapshot of flexible workspace market data

  50. PEO Worldwide are excited to be partnering with

    United Kingdom 05/09/2017 13:27:03

    We support companies doing just that.

  51. What Employees Expect from Work in 2017

    United Kingdom 11/08/2017 10:26:50

    Reports show that by 2020 millennials will make up a third of the global workforce

  52. Going Global Live returns to Olympia, London! - (November 16th & 17th)

    United Kingdom 02/08/2017 07:37:03

    Going Global Live is Europe's leading event for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations and it is returning to Olympia in London on the 16th & 17th of November 2017.

  53. Global Flexible Workspace Market Grows 18% in Just 12 Months

    United Kingdom 18/07/2017 15:36:50

    • Exclusive data from the Global Cities Report, the first ever comparison of flexible workspace around the world • Key cities analysed in the UK, Australia, EMEA and Asia Pacific • Emerging markets for co-working show greater proportional growth than established cities

  54. Which UK City is the Most Entrepreneurial in 2017?

    United Kingdom 11/07/2017 13:18:35

    We already know how great the UK is for business, but which cities are leading the way when it comes to entrepreneurship?

  55. Transcription: speaking volumes

    United Kingdom 05/07/2017 10:58:49

    When you mention translation to someone from outside the industry, they may well initially think of real-time translation of spoken content, or interpreting as it is known, as is familiar from the European Parliament, for example. Their second thoughts –often after being corrected! – may then turn to the translation of written documents. But one often-overlooked activity within the field combines aspects of both written and spoken translation; I’m referring here to transcription.

  56. Maternity Leave Around the World

    United Kingdom 07/06/2017 15:13:17

    Instant Offices take a closer look at what maternity leave looks like around the world...

  57. Reasons to Avoid Checking Emails During the Holidays

    United Kingdom 26/05/2017 10:22:39

    As we prepare to sign off for Summer, Instant Office’s Head of Marketing John Williams asks, has the world made it impossible for us to unplug while we’re on holiday?

  58. Surrey Translation Bureau receives prestigious award

    United Kingdom 23/05/2017 16:39:41

    Surrey Translation Bureau has received the prestigious Corporate Member Award from the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

  59. Countries That Defy The 9 to 5

    United Kingdom 23/05/2017 11:22:52

    Countries like Germany, Norway, Sweden and France are proving that you don’t have to work eight hour days or more to be productive.

  60. Why Coworking is rising in popularity

    United Kingdom 16/05/2017 16:59:46

    The demand for shared offices and coworking space is on the rise with the total coworking market currently standing at around £15.75 billion. More businesses than ever are looking towards a flexible way of working in order to reduce costs, increase agility and offer more options to their teams.

  61. Banco BNI Europa to provide £45m to UK SMEs through MarketInvoice

    United Kingdom 15/05/2017 11:14:11

    • European Bank BNI Europa in strategic partnership with MarketInvoice • Brexit: European Institutions propping up UK SMEs with working capital • MarketInvoice Pro take-up driving interest from Institutions

  62. Bank of England - "Super Thursday"

    United Kingdom 11/05/2017 11:14:11

    The Bank of England will provide it's view on the UK economy and inflation. Some analysts are predicting a hawkish BoE, if that is the case there are rumours of stop loss buyers above 1.3000.

  63. Going Global Live ExCel London on the 17th & 18th May

    United Kingdom 10/05/2017 12:57:31

  64. Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably

    United Kingdom 08/05/2017 17:26:32

    Laurel Delaney writes in a tremendous spirit of service to entrepreneurial and small business leaders navigating the opportunities of globalization. Whether leading a fresh startup, a small business, or an entrepreneurial growth company seeking greatness, the question of whether―and how―to go global must be addressed.

  65. Exporting From Failure To Success: An Exclusive Global Guide For Small & Medium Enterprises

    United Kingdom 08/05/2017 17:23:02

    Exporting From Failure To Success: An Exclusive Global Guide For Small & Medium Enterprises is a book for SMEs around the world. The structured proven way to build exports, as outlined in this book, will serve as a guide for SMEs on the exporting path. This approach is based on the author's 20 years plus experience in doing business, developing business, structuring deals, closing deals, advising on global sales, exporting and coaching business executives in 38 countries on five continents

  66. Best in Class Franchises - Service-Based Franchises Paperback

    United Kingdom 05/05/2017 11:09:21

    Best In Class Franchises - Service-Based Franchises is an effort to pick the "best" franchises from among over 2,000 service-based franchise systems.

  67. Best in Class Franchises - Food-Service Franchises

    United Kingdom 05/05/2017 11:06:27

    Best In Class Franchises - Food-Service Franchises is an effort to pick the "best" franchises from among over 500 food-service franchise systems. While picking the "best" of anything is subjective in the final determination, every effort has been made to employ rigorous metrics whenever possible

  68. Doing Business with the United Kingdom 2017: A Guide for Investors and Trading Partners

    United Kingdom 05/05/2017 10:51:36

    This new publication series from Legend Business provides an authoritative and essential guide to the post-referendum business climate in the United Kingdom together with outlines of the laws, business regulations and practices that affect those looking to complete business in the UK. The Guide also reflects the likely impact of the 2016 decision to leave the European Union on businesses in the UK

  69. Taking Control?: British and European Trade Policy After Brexit

    United Kingdom 05/05/2017 10:49:21

    The idea that the European Union must win the global economic 'race' has become a growing obsession among politicians and policymakers. The financial and Eurozone crises have only served to reinforce the message that the EU's 'generous' welfare states must either 'sink or swim' on their ability to compete in the global economy. This logic has culminated in recent talks with the US aimed at establishing a Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

  70. The Daily Telegraph Business Guide to Brexit

    United Kingdom 05/05/2017 10:44:49

    A Comprehensive Guide to the Consequences of Leaving the EU and How Your Business Can Come Out on Top

  71. Adding value to your export plan with translation!

    United Kingdom 03/05/2017 08:41:01

    International trade offers a very attractive path to growing your consumer base and increasing your product or service exposure.

  72. UK GDP - Announced at 9:30

    United Kingdom 28/04/2017 09:03:28

    Gross Domestic Product (GDP) measures the annualized change in the inflation-adjusted value of all goods and services produced by the economy. It is the broadest measure of economic activity and the primary indicator of the economy's health.

  73. The best countries to do business with right now

    United Kingdom 27/04/2017 17:03:35

    British businesses face the challenge of turning a profit and growing revenues despite the decline in the pound making it potentially more costly to buy from abroad. Importing from America for example is now more expensive with the pound rate 13% down against the dollar compared with one year ago.

  74. How Much Does it Cost to Put Down Your Laptop in London?

    United Kingdom 27/04/2017 08:26:03

    Office space in London is more expensive than ever

  75. Busted: 6 common misconceptions about finding a translation agency

    United Kingdom 11/04/2017 13:47:56

    Finding a translation agency that can help you to take your business global can seem overwhelming: where in the world are people going to be reading my documents? What languages do they speak? How can I know that my message is being conveyed accurately? Will the translator be able to post me my documents in time? What time is it there? What time is it here?!

  76. Pound stumbles then recovers as Article 50 triggered

    United Kingdom 03/04/2017 11:31:57

  77. Tomorrow, Prime Minister Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50

    United Kingdom 28/03/2017 10:02:13

    This is a major political event for the UK and the EU, and like many of the political events we have seen in the last 12 months, could cause volatility in currency markets.

  78. Brexit Is Here

    United Kingdom 27/03/2017 10:06:49

    On Wednesday March 29th UK Prime Minister Theresa May will send a letter to Donald Tusk the President of the European Council signalling the triggering of Article 50 and starting the two year process for the UK to leave the European Union.

  79. How to win your next pitch

    United Kingdom 21/03/2017 09:12:11

    During the pitching process, 78% of clients say they’re most influenced by the business that proves how knowledgeable it is, however, research suggests that many businesses aren’t managing to get this across in their pitch and there’s currently a gap in what is being delivered versus what is wanted. According to Park Communications, for businesses lucky enough to make it to pitching stage, it’s crucial to be credible, attention-worthy and trustworthy.

  80. How to Identify and Prevent Burnout

    United Kingdom 20/03/2017 10:56:38

    It’s difficult to define burnout succinctly and so, even more difficult to intercept it. Most people only realize that they are truly burnt out when it’s too late and then they need to work towards eliminating the symptoms, often while still having to deal with the stresses that caused it in the first place.

  81. Costless ways to boost employee productivity

    United Kingdom 07/03/2017 13:02:20

    According to Instant Offices, when it comes to business, there are many benefits to exercising the brain to become more productive, and cognitive training is easier than you think.

  82. AFEX FX Market Watch - Monday 6th March

    United Kingdom 06/03/2017 14:26:40

    Today's key data • AUD Retail sales MoM • GBP MPC Member Hogg speaks

  83. The perils of a free translation

    United Kingdom 06/03/2017 10:09:22

    The importance of investing in your digital and print materials

  84. Digital Strategy to make Britain the best place in the world to start and grow a digital business

    United Kingdom 01/03/2017 14:46:35

    Culture Secretary launches Digital Strategy set to create a world-leading digital economy that works for everyone.

  85. Market Watch - Monday 27 Feb 2017

    United Kingdom 27/02/2017 12:08:31

    Today's key data • USD Durable goods orders m/m • NZD Trade balance

  86. The perils of a free translation … and an insight into Machine Translations

    United Kingdom 23/02/2017 16:59:42

    In the first part of this series about free translations, we discussed why it can be a bad business decision to ask your international distributors to look after your translations. In this part, we’ll focus on reasons why you should avoid using Google Translate to translate business documents.

  87. Routes to market part 1: traditional methods

    United Kingdom 22/02/2017 10:15:16

  88. Time management or self-management?

    United Kingdom 16/02/2017 12:17:13

    One of our Project Managers, Ruth Bond attended the ‘Interactive Time Management Workshop’ organised by the Institute of Translating & Interpreting (ITI) earlier this month. Here is her account of how the day progressed and what she gained from it:

  89. Face-to-face communication is essential for driving businesses forward!

    United Kingdom 13/02/2017 15:22:54

    Technological advances over the last century or so have meant that newer, and in some cases easier, means of communication such as emails and Skype are now commonplace, whilst good old-fashioned face-to-face communication is fast becoming a thing of the past.

  90. Turning pro bono translation on its head

    United Kingdom 09/02/2017 15:56:42

    More often than not, inexperienced translators find themselves in a Catch-22 situation: they need to gain experience in order to get started in the industry but clients and/or agencies may be unwilling to allocate work to them as a result of their overall lack of translation expertise.

  91. MarketInvoice to double lending to £2bn in 2017

    United Kingdom 09/02/2017 08:50:22

    • MarketInvoice lent over £2,000 per minute to UK business in 2016 • Launch of confidential invoice discounting service, MarketInvoice Pro, targets companies with permanent funding need, and expands reach and size of funding available • Brexit presents growth opportunities for UK business

  92. How to market translation services to your potential clients?

    United Kingdom 03/02/2017 13:35:39

    Picture the scene: somebody needs a service which you provide and they simply arrive at your office and ask you to help. Sound unlikely? Well, that’s because this hardly ever happens.

  93. Quality matters – to you and to us!

    United Kingdom 03/02/2017 12:21:40

    Here at Surrey Translation Bureau, we take immense pride in delivering top-quality written translations to our clients so it should come as no great surprise that quality management plays an integral role in our day-to-day operations

  94. AFEX Market Watch Wed 1st Feb 2017

    United Kingdom 01/02/2017 16:13:52

    GBP - Sterling The Pound had an excellent morning after Manufacturing PMI was released in line with expectations at 55.9 and on the back of a rumour that the BoE MPC vote tomorrow would see four members voting for a rate hike immediately.

  95. AFEX Market Watch Mon 30th Jan 2017

    United Kingdom 30/01/2017 14:39:21

    GBP After last weeks continued push higher for sterling, this week sees the important Bank of England (BoE) inflation report on Thursday and the Monetary Policy Committee vote on interest rates. We expect no change in rates but the inflation report will be important as the market is well aware that inflation has been jumping higher since last June, the market will be trying to gauge how far inflation can rise before the BoE hikes rates.

  96. Are you thinking about taking your business overseas?

    United Kingdom 25/01/2017 13:48:19

    Going Global 2017 will provide you with an unprecedented level of information, advice and opportunity in expanding your business into international markets. Going Global is Europe’s largest exhibition for businesses looking for international expansion and returns to London’s ExCeL on the 17th and 18th of May 2017.

  97. How Dealslands Is Growing Its Voucher Business In UK

    United Kingdom 23/01/2017 11:17:01

    Vouchers have always been the favourites of the shoppers. They make use of it for buying every kind of products and services. With the booming of online retail stores, a whole new world of e-vouchers came into existence. This eventually paved way towards the rise of a number of coupon websites across the globe.

  98. Disorganised Employees Can Cost Managers Up to 10% of Their Salary

    United Kingdom 20/01/2017 14:03:03

    AnyJunk take a look into the implications that cluttered desks can have on a business and its employee productivity, as well as tips and solutions for decluttering the office.

  99. Caught out by Brexit?

    United Kingdom 19/01/2017 08:53:46

    Concerned about Trump’s unpredictability?

  100. The government's negotiating objectives for exiting the EU: PM speech

    United Kingdom 17/01/2017 13:48:24

    Prime Minister Theresa May sets out the 12 negotiating priorities for Brexit as part of the Plan for Britain after leaving the EU.

  101. 5 New Year’s Resolutions To Make For Career Progression

    United Kingdom 13/01/2017 14:55:26

    Not all career resolutions are created equal. While it’s essential to set goals for the year ahead, the way you approach them may hinder rather than help your progress at work.

  102. No Cash? No Problem! How to Start a Business with No Money

    United Kingdom 09/01/2017 15:24:33

    Money shouldn’t necessarily be the reason a great idea gets shelved but sadly, a lack of cash is often the biggest reason why entrepreneurs put their plan on hold.

  103. Market Watch - Monday 09 Jan 2017

    United Kingdom 09/01/2017 12:11:56

    Today's key data • GBP Halifax HPI MoM See key data for this week

  104. 5 Reasons Your Business Meetings Aren’t As Productive as They Could Be

    United Kingdom 05/01/2017 14:42:03

    Instant Offices’ Head of Marketing John Williams takes a closer look at the reasons why meetings may be hampering your productivity.

  105. AFEX Market Watch Mon Dec 19th

    United Kingdom 19/12/2016 09:20:22

    Monday Dec 19 • 09:00 EUR German IFO business climate • 12:30 AUD MPC meeting minutes • 03:00 JPY BOJ policy rate & statement

  106. Can Better Time Management Help You Grow Your Business in 2017?

    United Kingdom 13/12/2016 14:21:30

    “How can I manage my time better?”, is a question that crops up with alarming regularity. And, at the start of the holiday season, is more pertinent than ever as productivity starts to slip. For entrepreneurs, this can have serious implications on their business – luckily there are steps you can take to prevent a productivity gap from opening!

  107. Letters of credit for importers and exporters

    United Kingdom 13/12/2016 13:26:55

    Letters of credit and how they can be used to reduce risk in international trade.

  108. AFEX Market Watch Mon 12th December 2016

    United Kingdom 12/12/2016 10:10:25

    Monday Dec 12 No top tier data Tuesday Dec 13 02:00 CNY Industrial production YoY 09:30 GBP CPI YOY 10:00 EUR German ZEW economic sentiment

  109. Six Ways to Boost Employee Satisfaction Without a Raise

    United Kingdom 08/12/2016 15:13:06

    Instant Offices’ Head of Marketing, John Williams, weighs in on boosting employee satisfaction and happiness in the workplace.

  110. Holiday Hack: More Than Double Your Holiday Leave in 2017

    United Kingdom 08/12/2016 14:04:18

    Most employees in the UK are entitled to around 28 days of paid leave annually, but with some strategic planning you can more than double your leave in 2017!

  111. AFEX Market Watch Mon December 5th 2016

    United Kingdom 05/12/2016 13:14:07

    Sunday Dec 4 Italian Constitution Amendment Vote Austrian Presidential Election

  112. AFEX Market Watch Friday 2nd December

    United Kingdom 02/12/2016 09:45:18

    Friday Dec 2nd • 00:30 AUD Retail sales MoM • 09:30 GBP Construction PMI • 13:30 CAD Unemployment Rate and Employment change • 13:30 USD Average hourly earnings • 13:30 USD Non-farm employment change and unemployment rate

  113. Global Entrepreneur Programme (GEP) introduced in Chile

    United Kingdom 24/11/2016 12:47:42

    GEP presented the support that the organisation provides to help overseas businesses to globalise and establish in the UK.

  114. Department for International Trade’s Autumn Statement settlement

    United Kingdom 24/11/2016 12:45:43

    Measures to boost UK exports and build upon trade policy expertise as we leave the EU were announced in the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement.

  115. The Aid/Humanitarian Sector and Global Mobility: 5 Ways Mauve Can Support

    United Kingdom 22/11/2016 09:58:19

    This week’s post explores why a service offering like Mauve’s proves useful to the aid and humanitarian sector.

  116. The UK’s Landmark Uber Employment Tribunal Ruling: Exploring the Dangers of Employment Status Misclassification

    United Kingdom 22/11/2016 09:52:54

    We look at the risks associated with incorrectly defining workers as self-employed in light of a recent Uber tribunal case.

  117. AFEX Market Watch Mon 21st November 2016

    United Kingdom 21/11/2016 09:27:49

    Monday Nov 21st • 16:00 EUR ECB President Draghi speaks

  118. UK Businesses to Report Gender Pay Gap in 2018

    United Kingdom 14/11/2016 12:09:39

    This year, Equal Pay Day marked a gradual decrease in the gap in salaries between full-time employed men and women, 0.2% since last year.

  119. Brexit and Planning for the Future…

    United Kingdom 14/11/2016 10:45:55

    Matt Dawson won the Rugby World Cup in 2003 with England and has a successful media career presenting for the BBC.

  120. Be Passport Aware: Check passport expiry before booking trips

    United Kingdom 14/11/2016 10:36:30

    Before booking that trip, check to see if everyone’s passport is valid for entry into the country you are planning to visit.

  121. The UK is ready to do more business with Cuba and to become a strong partner for the island for the long term.

    United Kingdom 10/11/2016 09:27:53

    This year the UK had 19 companies participating at Havana International Trade Fair including exhibitors and visitors.

  122. Work Etiquette: Should Co-workers Be Friends on Facebook?

    United Kingdom 09/11/2016 10:00:48

    Instant Offices take a look into Facebook friend culture in the workplace. Should we be friends on Facebook? It’s a question many of us don’t know how to answer when it comes to bosses, colleagues and other professional contacts. But with more than one billion people active on Facebook it’s inevitable that our virtual lives will overlap with our professional ones eventually.

  123. Co-working has become hot news of late and why not?

    United Kingdom 25/10/2016 13:02:36

    The chance to work in well-designed offices, in amazing locations, at relatively low prices – what is not to love? And the rise in co-working spaces coincides with the rise in the number of self-employed workers across the UK.

  124. Understanding Work Personality Types

    United Kingdom 19/10/2016 15:50:02

    How Managers Impact Workplace Success

  125. Notices to exporters

    United Kingdom 19/10/2016 15:34:48

    Notices to exporters published by the Export Control Organisation (ECO).

  126. New 'Innovation is GREAT' partnership with McLaren

    United Kingdom 19/10/2016 15:23:54

    The GREAT Britain Campaign (GREAT) has announced a unique partnership with McLaren to help highlight the UK’s innovative culture.

  127. AFEX Market Watch Mon 10th October

    United Kingdom 11/10/2016 10:01:06

    Monday Oct 10th • All Day USD and CAD bank holiday • 19:01 GBP BRC retail sales

  128. Average Wage UK: what salary should you be earning at your age?

    United Kingdom 06/10/2016 16:32:00

    Your age isn’t the only number that increases over time. As you accrue more experience in the workplace, your value to employers inevitably increases, and salary expectations should follow in line.

  129. Going Global – Europe’s leading exhibition for businesses looking to expand internationally

    United Kingdom 05/10/2016 09:57:28

    If you own or manage an SME, this event is an unmissable opportunity for you to network and gain information or assistance in exporting your products or setting up overseas operations –

  130. AFEX Market Watch Monday September 26th 2016

    United Kingdom 26/09/2016 14:36:56

    Monday Sep 26 • 09:00 EUR German IFO business climate • 09:30 GBP BBA Mortgage approvals • 10:30 CHF SNB Chairman Jordan speaks • 16:05 EUR ECB President Draghi speaks

  131. 3 Major Myths about Flat Organizational Structures in Business

    United Kingdom 21/09/2016 11:30:03

    If you’ve worked in a company with a hierarchical or ‘tall’ organisational structure, you’ve probably experienced the frustrations that can arise from dealing with long chains of command and potential bureaucracy.

  132. 8 Positive Things That Happen When You Discover Your Business Niche

    United Kingdom 14/09/2016 14:57:34

    Gone are the days when solely marketing your business to as many people as possible gave you a competitive advantage.

  133. Europcar Unmissable Deals

    United Kingdom 13/09/2016 10:01:29

    Book now and take advantage of our amazing prices, available in many great worldwide destinations. Wherever your travels take you, save on car hire with our Happy Deals!

  134. New, easy-to-use online visa application system launched in Indonesia

    United Kingdom 07/09/2016 10:17:42

    As part of a global rollout, Access UK is now available for Indonesian customers applying for a visa to visit the UK

  135. Do’s & Don’ts for Getting Along in a Coworking Space

    United Kingdom 06/09/2016 17:05:10

    We’ve all experienced an annoying coworker; the person in the office who clears their throat endlessly, pounds their keyboard too loudly or is oblivious to how pungent their fish lunch is.

  136. UK should become the global leader in free trade

    United Kingdom 05/09/2016 13:45:16

    Prime Minister Theresa May will set out her ambition for the UK to become the global leader in free trade when she attends the G20 Summit in China.

  137. IP and BREXIT: The facts

    United Kingdom 25/08/2016 14:28:39

    Facts on the future of intellectual property laws following the recent Referendum decision.

  138. AFEX Market Watch Mon 22nd August

    United Kingdom 22/08/2016 09:49:56

    Mon Aug 22 • No first tier data Tues Aug 23 • 07:00 CHF Trade balance • 11:00 GBP CBI industrial order expectations

  139. Is your fleet eco friendly?

    United Kingdom 18/08/2016 10:59:23

    We’re all trying to find ways of contributing less to the environment when it comes to pollution and waste and as a business it’s important you take eco friendly practices within your company seriously.

  140. 15 Ways to Improve Your Leadership Skills at Work

    United Kingdom 09/08/2016 15:59:08

    Every team needs a leader to help them grow and push them to be the best they can. For those starting a new business- this is vital.

  141. 10 Ways to Manage Office Conflict

    United Kingdom 09/08/2016 10:08:40

    An inevitable part of running a business or managing a team is learning to deal with conflict according to Instant Offices.

  142. AFEX Market Watch Mon Aug 8th

    United Kingdom 08/08/2016 10:48:30

    • 12:01 GBP BRC Retail sales

  143. UK Interest Rate Decision Today at 12:00

    United Kingdom 04/08/2016 09:44:24

    Today at 12:00, Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, is expected to announce a drop in the UK interest rate from a seven-year record low of 0.5 per cent to 0.25%. This new "Emergency" base rate would be an historically low level and is a result of the UK economy shrinking following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. However, last month there was a 77.5% chance of a cut but this never materialised.

  144. The Incoterms 2010 Pocket Guide

    United Kingdom 03/08/2016 13:00:45

    The Pocket Guide is sold in packs of 5.

  145. ICC Guide on Transport and the Incoterms 2010 Rules

    United Kingdom 03/08/2016 12:57:28

    by the International Chambers of Commerce

  146. How to Create an Internet Marketing Plan

    United Kingdom 03/08/2016 12:10:04

    Any entrepreneur with an understanding of the modern marketing landscape will have already considered the role of online marketing in their overall marketing strategy. Digital marketing isn’t just something that is going to be important in the future. It is already critical to generating momentum for a new venture and without a presence online, a new business will most assuredly be left in the dust of its competitors.

  147. Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably

    United Kingdom 02/08/2016 17:15:52

    Laurel Delaney writes in a tremendous spirit of service to entrepreneurial and small business leaders navigating the opportunities of globalization.

  148. ipostparcels August Discounts

    United Kingdom 02/08/2016 16:14:15

    Vouchers can be used unlimited times during this month.

  149. Despite a fall in manufacturing output in the second quarter of 2016, it’s still a good time for UK exporters

    United Kingdom 02/08/2016 15:43:50

    The Bank of England released construction data yesterday, announcing that industrial output had seen its sharpest fall since June 2009.

  150. AFEX Market Watch 1st August 2016

    United Kingdom 01/08/2016 10:37:17

    AFEX Market Watch

  151. Creative and cultural: international trade regulations

    United Kingdom 01/08/2016 10:33:21

    Regulations for whole productions or scenery, props and costumes, for museum artefacts, artworks and antiques, and details about Film Tax Relief.

  152. Electronic goods: international trade regulations

    United Kingdom 01/08/2016 10:31:46

    Regulations if you are importing or exporting electronic goods, including licensing, certification, safety and environmental requirements.

  153. AFEX Market Watch 26th July 2016

    United Kingdom 26/07/2016 14:55:27

    Tuesday Jul 26th 09:30 GBP BBA Mortgage approvals 15:00 USD Conference Board Consumer Confidence

  154. AFEX Market Watch

    United Kingdom 25/07/2016 10:48:38

  155. EFT International June Update

    United Kingdom 25/07/2016 09:53:17

  156. How to Start Your Own Business: A Step-by-Step Guide

    United Kingdom 21/07/2016 16:45:47

    Starting your own business can be a great way to take hold of your destiny, maximize your revenue, decide your working hours and choose who you work with. It can however be one of the most stressful ventures of your career! Being your own boss isn’t for everyone. Having what it takes to bridge the gap between a good idea and a good business is what separates successful startups from those that fail.

  157. The Importance of a Digital Detox

    United Kingdom 14/07/2016 12:05:10

    The proliferation of digital devices mean that we’re constantly connected to the office, wherever we might be. It can become difficult to switch off from works.

  158. Brexit & Your International Business

    United Kingdom 14/07/2016 11:54:05

    So it has actually happened – the British electorate has voted in favour of a change. The result did come as a bit of a surprise but is seen by many as a much needed wake up call for the EU, which is politically complicated and seems to be led by a bloated administration.

  159. New Confirmation Statement

    United Kingdom 14/07/2016 11:51:46

    From 30th June 2016, a new Confirmation Statement will replace the Company Annual Return which has to be filed each year with Companies House.

  160. PM David Cameron statement on Theresa May and next steps

    United Kingdom 12/07/2016 11:55:46

    David Cameron made a statement in Downing Street on the timings of transition to the new Prime Minister Theresa May.

  161. Demand for Flexible Workspace Reaches Record Levels as Workers Choose Locations Closer to Home

    United Kingdom 11/07/2016 15:17:03

    LONDON, 2016

  162. Brexit – What does it mean for businesses operating both in and outside of the UK?

    United Kingdom 11/07/2016 08:30:20

    While the UK government looks to finalise a plan for economic stability following the UK’s EU referendum result, businesses are seeking clarification on what the impact of the vote will mean for them. We’ve identified three of the most common challenges companies both in and outside of the UK are currently facing, along with potential solutions.

  163. Are You Looking To Attract Investment From The UK?

    United Kingdom 07/07/2016 15:45:06

    Prysm Group, the UK's largest independent exhibition organiser announces today the launch of Foreign Direct Investment Expo.

  164. Business Secretary to chair Business Roundtable

    United Kingdom 28/06/2016 09:33:22

    Business Secretary Sajid Javid will today chair the first meeting of Britain’s business leaders since the EU Referendum.

  165. Top tips for importing goods from abroad

    United Kingdom 27/06/2016 11:29:12

    Importers of goods and services from abroad face many challenges and risks associated with international trade, however, getting it right is fundamental and the opportunities and financial gains of importing successfully can be large. Importers of gooods and services from abroad might have the benefit of a diverse supply chain, reduced costs and general business efficiency. We’ve put together a list of tips to check help you succeed in importing from abroad.

  166. EU referendum outcome: PM statement, 24 June 2016

    United Kingdom 24/06/2016 10:17:00

    Prime Minister David Cameron made a statement in Downing Street on the outcome of the referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union

  167. Your Route To Financial Freedom

    United Kingdom 22/06/2016 09:57:14

    Attend one of our FX Trading Events

  168. Google Apps For Business

    United Kingdom 20/06/2016 13:19:51

    20% off per user for the first year of Google Apps

  169. Is Franchising Right For You?

    United Kingdom 20/06/2016 12:32:46

  170. Take Control of your Future: Become Your Own Boss

    United Kingdom 20/06/2016 12:29:24

    Franchising is the word on everyone's lips, but is it right for you?

  171. How do you maintain client relationships in the global marketplace?

    United Kingdom 20/06/2016 12:27:20

    Travelling to attend meetings with international clients can be stressful, time consuming and extremely expensive.

  172. Export Import Management

    United Kingdom 20/06/2016 10:54:29

    This book is practical approach related to foreign trade. This book gives professional knowledge in export import procedure & documentation, customs & bank formalities, government benefits, exim policies, import sources, taxation, shipping, freight forwarding with practical assignments & much more

  173. The Brexit currency converter

    United Kingdom 17/06/2016 12:39:07

    With the EU referendum fast approaching, what impact would “leaving” or indeed “remaining” in the EU have on the British Pound?

  174. UKTI reveals record number of UK businesses looking to export

    United Kingdom 16/06/2016 09:17:43

    Figures show a record number of UK businesses are interested in exporting through the government’s Exporting is GREAT website.

  175. Online Business Startup: The entrepreneur's guide to launching a fast, lean and profitable online venture

    United Kingdom 09/06/2016 14:27:05

    ONLINE BUSINESS STARTUP isn't just a how-to guide in online marketing or SEO... it contains everything an experienced entrepreneur wished he had known when he started in business.

  176. How to Improve Communication at Work

    United Kingdom 07/06/2016 17:16:29

    One of the most crucial aspects of working in business is communication. Being able to communicate effectively with your team and partners means that any issues are solved quickly, projects are run efficiently and that everyone is on the same page when it comes to your vision. Use these 12 tips to improve your communication skills in business and have a happy and healthy office.

  177. Worldbox offers Global Portfolio Management Tool

    United Kingdom 09/05/2016 08:54:57

    The Business Intelligence company Worldbox is providing access to a new Portfolio Management service powered by its API via XML.

  178. European Health Insurance Card

    United Kingdom 27/04/2016 11:55:12

    Who can use EHIC and what it's for

  179. Outsourcing to freelancers is the future!

    United Kingdom 08/04/2016 13:42:44

    Outsourcing has become an important part of managing a successful business; it offers the ideal combination of securing maximum expertise and minimum outlay.

  180. Export insurance policy

    United Kingdom 06/04/2016 08:58:09

    Find out about the Export Insurance Policy - how it works, its benefits, and its main features

  181. Helping 2.2million Small businesses manage their credit scores and improve access to finance

    United Kingdom 05/04/2016 13:29:36

    There are many ways that small businesses can access funding today, so it is essential that small businesses appear as attractive a proposition as possible when seeking investment to grow.

  182. Why Networking is Great for Your Business

    United Kingdom 23/03/2016 15:38:54

    Now more than ever, technological advances such as live streaming and virtual meeting are making it easier for us to connect with others and consume online content without ever having to leave our desks. Businesses are embracing new opportunities, but are we starting to underestimate the power of face-to-face networking?

  183. Language variants – why your translation should be localised

    United Kingdom 22/03/2016 18:05:01

    When requesting a translation, knowing what languages you want to translate into is sometimes straightforward, e.g. for a marketing campaign in Italy, you'll choose Italian and for a technical manual that will be used in Russia, you'll choose Russian.

  184. Nine Easy Ways To Build Business Prospects

    United Kingdom 21/03/2016 14:28:06

    Identifying new business prospects and filling your sales pipeline are the building blocks of your sales activity. Without prospects, there wouldn’t be any leads, and if you remove the leads from your sales process, all your sales activity will topple over.

  185. How To Create Effective Email Marketing Campaigns

    United Kingdom 21/03/2016 14:22:40

    In today’s technologically advanced age, where there is an app for everything and your new smartphone is considered outdated within a month of you buying it, it’s important to remember that in business there is still no substitute for creating a genuine connection with your prospects and customers.

  186. Going Global December 2015 Exhibitor Video

    United Kingdom 25/02/2016 17:40:29

    Going Global is Europe's leading show for businesses that are looking to expand internationally, export products or set up overseas operations. If you're interested in exhibiting at the next show at ExCeL on 11th and 12th May, then please contact Simon Chicken at or call him on 07834022995.

  187. If You Build It, Will They Come?

    United Kingdom 15/02/2016 10:07:31

    The famous quote from the 1989 movie Field of Dreams has been repeatedly used over and over again to affirm any type of action desiring a specific reaction, particularly in business.

  188. Changes To UK Company Law

    United Kingdom 19/01/2016 08:32:50

    There were significant changes to accounting and company law in the UK in 2015. The remaining amendments under the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act are to come into force this year.

  189. Single VAT Return: Is It Back To The Drawing Board?

    United Kingdom 07/12/2015 17:07:20

    Not long ago I wrote about the single VAT return and how it may be the endgame for complexities across the EU. Fast forward two months, and it would appear that the endgame has come much sooner than expecte

  190. The Nuances Of Local Payroll That Your Corporate HQ Won’t Think About

    United Kingdom 07/12/2015 10:55:35

    Think you can use your global banking relationship for global payroll? Think again. Local payroll needs won’t always align with your corporate HQ’s wishes, says our Head of Global Business Services.

  191. TMF Group Launches Ambitious Capital Markets Growth Plan With Two High-Level Appointments

    United Kingdom 02/12/2015 16:28:32

    TMF Group, a leading global provider of high-value business services, has announced its intent to transform its Capital Markets and SPV business with two high-profile additions to its senior management team.

  192. The Only Way Is Up For Insurance Tax Rates Globally

    United Kingdom 02/12/2015 16:24:18

    Last month’s 3.5% increase to the UK’s standard Insurance Premium Tax rate is just another example of IPT on the rise, with the insurance industry anticipating future rate hikes both in the EU and worldwide.

  193. What Happens When You Don’t Account For Risk When Running Payroll

    United Kingdom 23/11/2015 10:29:01

    Why is it important to ensure you have a solid risk management plan for your payroll provision? Our Head of Global Business Services looks at some common, real-life scenarios, and how they could have been avoided with a bit of business continuity planning.

  194. What Will Be The New Key To Simplified VAT In Europe?

    United Kingdom 23/11/2015 10:15:42

    The European Commission might be abandoning its aim of a single VAT return for the whole of the EU and shifting its focus to the Mini One Stop Shop (MOSS) scheme and Place of Supply rules, according to a paper released today by TMF Group.

  195. Non-Resident & Offshore Tax Planning

    United Kingdom 18/11/2015 13:28:43

    How to Cut Your Tax to Zero: 2015/2016

  196. Using A Company To Save Tax

    United Kingdom 18/11/2015 13:23:14

    Using a company could easily save you over £10,000 in tax every year...possibly over £40,000. Why?

  197. EU Reviews Low Value Consignment VAT Loophole

    United Kingdom 18/11/2015 11:28:41

    In an effort to minimise VAT evasion, reduce administration and level the playing field for EU traders, the European Commission (EC) wants to abolish the Low Value Consignment Stock Relief (LVCR) scheme.

  198. 5 Reasons To Choose TMF Group For Your Payroll Partner

    United Kingdom 02/11/2015 12:29:20

    Yes, we offer a comprehensive range of integrated HR and payroll solutions. And yes, we have the people and processes to keep the most complex multi-country payroll requirements compliant with all local regulations … but TMF Group can offer you more.

  199. Implementation of Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act 2015

    United Kingdom 27/10/2015 12:49:45

    The Small Business, Enterprise & Employment Act 2015, which was passed in March 2015, introduces changes to the Companies Act which will affect ongoing requirements for all UK Companies. Companies House recently announced that the implementation timetable for parts 7 and 8 of the Act (relating to the Companies Act) has been delayed.

  200. ERS Refiling

    United Kingdom 27/10/2015 12:45:39

    M Revenue & Customs (HMRC) recently introduced an online portal for filing annual returns in respect of Employee Share Schemes for the 2014-15 tax year.

  201. Social media and the taxman: the unlikely dangers

    United Kingdom 27/10/2015 12:43:19

    With many companies encouraging their employees to make positive use of social media such as Twitter or LinkedIn in order to generate interest and growth in their business, it’s increasingly important to ensure that employees remain “on message” when engaging with outside interests through these platforms.

  202. Bitcoin Trading Ruled Tax-Free In Europe

    United Kingdom 26/10/2015 14:41:23

    The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has confirmed that bitcoin and other digital currency trading is VAT exempt “..under the provision concerning transactions relating to currency, bank notes and coins used as legal tender."

  203. First transaction free with Voucher code with Western Union

    United Kingdom 26/10/2015 13:11:05

    Western Union is one of the largest players in the money transfer world offering quick, easy and reliable money transfers around the globe

  204. Single Regional Professional Employer Organization vs Independent Local PEO Companies

    United Kingdom 26/10/2015 10:34:40

    Benefits of international employment and payroll outsourcing are nothing new to small and large companies today. Businesses of all sizes recognize the value of focusing on business development and revenue-generating activities. Why waste valuable human resources on supportive non-revenue generating tasks when third party Professional Employer Organizations offer fully compliant solutions and allow you to focus on the more important task of running and growing your businesses?

  205. 5 Factors To Consider When Defining Your Multicountry Payroll Strategy

    United Kingdom 20/10/2015 15:29:31

    While payroll isn’t typically viewed as a “strategic” business unit, building a global payroll strategy for countries of all sizes becomes increasingly important as companies look to impose central control over their international payroll operations. Our Head of Global Business Services looks at some of the ways this strategy can be defined for small employee populations.

  206. How to enter over 30 emerging markets through a single agreement with the UK-based company

    United Kingdom 20/10/2015 13:25:43

    Convert your PEO provider’s unique geographic presence into your company’s revenue-generating strength

  207. Import and Export Kit For Dummies

    United Kingdom 06/10/2015 10:34:20

    Your easy–to–follow primer on the exciting world of import/export With an increased focus on global trade, this new edition of Import/Export Kit For Dummies provides entrepreneurs and small– to mid–sized businesses with the critical, entry–point information they need to begin exporting their products around the world as well as importing goods to sell.

  208. 5 reasons you should change your job today

    United Kingdom 01/10/2015 14:20:18

    The modern professional world can be monotonous and a pretty stressful place too. Being stuck in a role that is wrong for you can have serious consequences for your wellbeing in both your mental and physical health. A bad job can make you miserable and have an impact on your home life.

  209. he Big List Of 1001 Online Wholesalers 2015

    United Kingdom 01/10/2015 11:57:32

    This Ebook will change the way you do business by sourcing the best wholesaler for your products

  210. The Financial Times Guide to Business Start Up 2015

    United Kingdom 01/10/2015 11:19:26

    The most comprehensive annually updated guide for entrepreneurs: The most comprehensive annually ... (Financial Times Guides) (The FT Guides)

  211. UK Company Secretarial Update

    United Kingdom 29/09/2015 10:11:18

    The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has now confirmed that the implementation of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act will be on 10 October 2015.

  212. A UK visa is just five steps away

    United Kingdom 21/09/2015 11:51:44

    UK Visas & Immigration launch new video aimed at first time visitors to the UK.

  213. BVI Now Ranks Amongst The US, UK And Hong Kong In The OECD’S Latest Tax Transparency Ratings

    United Kingdom 17/09/2015 08:36:58

    In the latest report from the OECD’s Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes, the BVI was found to be “largely compliant” and rated on a par with many other well respected jurisdictions such as Cayman Islands, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom and United States.

  214. Forex Market Seminar

    United Kingdom 16/09/2015 16:53:46

    The 1 day FX event is an opportunity like no other. We will teach you all you need to know to start trading the Forex Market and with our help trade it profitably like our traders generating 30% plus per year.

  215. 1 day Stock Market Seminar

    United Kingdom 16/09/2015 16:50:28

    The 1 day Stock Market Seminar is an opportunity like no other. We teach people all you need to know to start trading the Stock Market profitably from when you leave our trading floor.

  216. Export/Import Procedures and Documentation

    United Kingdom 16/09/2015 11:20:38

    The details of international business are growing more complex by the day - and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance

  217. VAT Recovery Claims Deadline Looming

    United Kingdom 07/09/2015 11:59:46

    Experts Matthew Harrison and Dian Shmilev provide details for applicable businesses with outstanding VAT recovery claims for 2014.

  218. Single EU VAT Return: Is The Endgame Really Near?

    United Kingdom 03/09/2015 08:22:37

    VAT payers around the world have been longing for an easier way to get cross-border reporting done, and they may be in luck. Maybe.

  219. Starting and Running a UK Street Food Business

    United Kingdom 26/08/2015 09:15:54

    The street food industry is booming, and with more and more entrepreneurs hitting the streets it's time we had a book to help guide you through the process. Street Food Soliloquy is the only guide out there written for a UK market by an active street food trader.

  220. Export/Import Procedures

    United Kingdom 25/08/2015 14:23:10

    The details of international business are growing more complex by the day - and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance

  221. Guide to Importing and Exporting

    United Kingdom 25/08/2015 14:13:23

    A comprehensive guide to importing and exporting. Topics include – The International Trade Cycle, Managing Risk, Marketing, Setting Yourself Up Overseas, Safety Standards Overseas, Planning Your Transport Logistics, Incoterms, Financing, Insurance, Documentation and more!

  222. How to Franchise Your Business

    United Kingdom 25/08/2015 13:31:39

    If you are considering franchising your business Clive Sawyer will help you. Clive Sawyer, Managing Director of Business Options, one of the UK's leading Franchise and Business Consultancies, has written this book to cut through the confusion and complexity surrounding franchising a business. Clive, in his renowned plain speaking manner helps the reader assess whether franchising is the right expansion model for them.

  223. CJEU Judgement Affects Vat Deduction Position Of Holding Companies

    United Kingdom 17/08/2015 11:08:27

    The CJEU recently rendered its judgment (16 July 2015) in the joined cases Larentia + Minerva and Marenave Schiffahrts concerning the VAT deduction position of holding companies. It also answered the question of whether entities without ‘legal personality” can be included as part of a VAT group.

  224. UK Accounting Regulation Changes: Disclosure Of Subsidiary Entities

    United Kingdom 14/08/2015 09:21:59

    Our UK Corporate Secretarial expert outlines accounting regulation changes implemented on 6 April 2015, that affect how disclosure of subsidiary entities are dealt with.

  225. Does it make financial sense to buy a vehicle through your business?

    United Kingdom 12/08/2015 14:46:48

    If you own a business, a lesser known fact is that buying or leasing your car through your company can work out cheaper than if you were to buy it through a personal finance plan.

  226. Transfer money online without the fee!

    United Kingdom 12/08/2015 13:34:24

  227. Catering Startups: Health & Safety Rules & Regulations

    United Kingdom 12/08/2015 12:20:55

    Following the ongoing British love affair with all things food related there are a large number of new catering companies starting up in the UK. Before these firms can begin to trade, though, it is important they understand hygiene and health and safety regulations – as detailed below.

  228. Potential To Estimate IPT For Forthcoming Increase In UK

    United Kingdom 12/08/2015 10:25:10

    The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is reporting that HMRC are willing to permit the submission of estimated IPT (Insurance Premium Tax) returns if insurers are experiencing issues implementing the forthcoming UK IPT standard rate increase (to 9.5%).

  229. Transfer Of A Going Concern (TOGC) To A VAT Group: Bumpy Road Or A Smooth Highway?

    United Kingdom 10/08/2015 09:39:09

    European courts have been arguing exactly what constitutes TOGC and what does not; our VAT expert delves into the detail.

  230. Business Taxation Changes In The UK

    United Kingdom 06/08/2015 09:25:57

    Our Senior Director of Corporate Accounting Services examines the key UK Summer Budget announcements that affect businesses.

  231. British Embassy creates Anglo-French start-up network

    United Kingdom 04/08/2015 14:36:50

    Embassy event helps young UK and French technology companies share ideas and resources.

  232. Know Your Tax Points

    United Kingdom 04/08/2015 10:09:57

    Insurers writing cross-border business in multiple jurisdictions within the EEA can face myriad unforeseen challenges if tax point filings get out of sync. Our IPT expert looks at the challenges of IPT in the EEA.

  233. Top Innovations In Technology and How They Will Impact On Businesses

    United Kingdom 03/08/2015 10:23:02

    All businesses look for ways to do their work more effectively and efficiently. Increasingly, the way to achieve that is by embracing the latest developments technology has to offer.

  234. What's wrong with your advertising flyers?

    United Kingdom 03/08/2015 10:19:48

    Designing a great advertising flyer can be a tricky business and while you might think there’s nothing wrong with yours, we’re sorry to say that there are probably a few aspects turning your customers off from you and your business.

  235. Government extends accounting rules making it easier for American and Japanese companies to call the UK home

    United Kingdom 20/07/2015 13:06:42

    The government has announced its intention to enhance existing accounting rules for US and Japanese companies moving to the UK.

  236. Making it as a blogger: Choosing the right name

    United Kingdom 21/05/2015 13:48:19

    You like writing, you are eager to get your ideas out, maintain your independence, but would still like to climb some kind of a career ladder?

  237. Export insurance made easy: new toolkit for brokers

    United Kingdom 18/05/2015 11:16:24

    A new online guide to help credit insurance brokers work with their clients to access government-backed export insurance has been published by UK Export Finance.

  238. Programme to support fledgling exporters launched by trade minister

    United Kingdom 18/05/2015 10:45:20

    Francis Maude announces programme of expert advice and support to help companies expand into international markets for the first time.

  239. Fintech Startups Cash-In on Online Payment Industry

    United Kingdom 05/05/2015 10:33:13

    Think of the online payment industry today and you think of giants such as VISA and PayPal dominating the landscape. Its future, however, is already being decided in converted warehouses by groups of talented twenty to thirty-somethings, wearing sneakers and sipping organic juice.

  240. Going Global

    United Kingdom 27/04/2015 16:13:08

    Going Global – the biggest exhibition for businesses looking for international expansion – returns to ExCeL on the 13th and 14th of May 2015. Packed with seminars, live features and exhibitors, this is THE show to help your business impact the international market.

  241. SMEs Urged to Protect Against Currency Shocks Ahead of Election

    United Kingdom 23/04/2015 09:26:29

    Small businesses who plan to make international payments and transfers in the next 6 weeks may be in for a shock, foreign exchange experts FAIRFX have warned saying that Sterling could now become increasingly volatile as we get closer to the 2015 election.

  242. Calling All Franchisors Looking To Expand Internationally

    United Kingdom 21/04/2015 14:20:25

    An abundance of experience in overseas trading and an internationally recognised figure for her contribution to business, Sarah Pavlou is here to share the skills and steps essential to achieving global trading success.

  243. Change for the Sake of Change

    United Kingdom 08/04/2015 16:26:32

    We live in a world of fast‐changing technology. As soon as we master one process, it is replaced by the next version. Can we keep up with innovation and change? Is it change just for the sake of change?

  244. Going Global Live May 2015

    United Kingdom 25/03/2015 09:48:27

    If you’re looking to expand your business internationally, export products or set up overseas operations, then you need to visit the Going Global exhibition and conference at ExCeL, London on 13th & 14th May 2015. The show specially caters for the latest globalisation demands that are being placed on UK businesses and promises to be an unmissable event for companies that are looking to ‘go global’.

  245. UK introduces new Health Surcharge

    United Kingdom 24/03/2015 09:58:02

    From 6 April, all nationals outside of Europe, including Malaysia, coming to live in the UK longer than six months to pay ‘health surcharge’

  246. FAIRFX sponsors Sky Sports F1®

    United Kingdom 23/03/2015 10:28:26

    FAIRFX, (AIM: FFX) the travel money and foreign exchange specialist, is pleased to announce it has brokered a deal with Sky Media for the cross platform sponsorship of Sky Sports F1® in 2015.

  247. Foundations of Documentary Credit Operations

    United Kingdom 13/03/2015 09:28:51

    In this first in a new series of Trade Finance Webinars Vincent O'Brien takes us through the fundamentals of the cornerstone method of payment in international trade, the Documentary Letter of Credit.

  248. Step-by-step guide to going global

    United Kingdom 12/03/2015 16:35:58

    As online cross border trade is set to increase fivefold by 2018, professional sellers have to look internationally to be competitive in today’s global market.

  249. Overview of the ITS Accreditation and Using WebPortGlobal Business Networking Platform

    United Kingdom 12/03/2015 16:30:12

    In this webinar session we will learn about the structure of the International Trade Specialist Accreditation program

  250. The rise of implementing big data visualisation

    United Kingdom 26/02/2015 14:26:29

    In terms of business buzzwords, the latest one you’re bound to keep hearing is ‘data visualisation’. As companies strive to better comprehend market trends and customer patterns, help is arriving in the form of analytical technology and business intelligence

  251. How to Buy a Franchise: A Comprehensive Guide to Due Diligence

    United Kingdom 23/02/2015 17:16:47

    Buying a franchise can help take some of the fear out of starting a business from scratch.

  252. Have you ever thought about running your own import / export business?

    United Kingdom 23/02/2015 17:11:33

    How To Make £1,000 Per Week Running Your Own Import / Export Agency

  253. Choosing the most profitable goods to buy and sell

    United Kingdom 23/02/2015 17:08:06

    Start Your Own Import/Export Business. Get your share of an ever-expanding economy with the essential advice in this top-selling guide.

  254. Thirteen more acts set to promote UK music abroad

    United Kingdom 19/02/2015 09:06:33

    Thirteen more music acts are set to receive support to sell UK music abroad through the Music Export Growth Scheme

  255. Long term export support confirmed for small and medium sized firms

    United Kingdom 18/02/2015 12:18:54

    Government signs new 5 year contracts with locally based providers to deliver export support to businesses.

  256. 6 Reasons To Market By Text

    United Kingdom 17/02/2015 17:12:43

  257. The Interface Financial Group Latest News

    United Kingdom 11/02/2015 14:12:23

    ONE - We are very pleased to welcome MARK MONUMENT to the Interface team as the new head of our Business Development Group for the U.K.

  258. Offer Domain Names

    United Kingdom 11/02/2015 09:55:43

    You can buy a 1 year .COM for just £1.99! This offer is exclusive to affiliates on the network and for a limited time only (until 28th Feb 2015).

  259. Blogging Their Way to the Top

    United Kingdom 09/02/2015 08:09:47

    If poets were once the unacknowledged legislators of the world, it now appears that the mantle has been taken over by those dominant in the blogosphere. Governed by none but themselves, bloggers can now influence millions simply with a sense of timing and an affinity with the reigning zeitgeist

  260. Helping Britain Prosper Globally

    United Kingdom 05/02/2015 12:50:57

    Speech to Lloyds and UKTI Business Leaders’ Summit

  261. UK-Hong Kong partnership on the RMB market

    United Kingdom 26/01/2015 14:23:10

    UKTI promotes the UK as an RMB and global fund management centre to a Hong Kong audience of international asset managers.

  262. Berlin Start Ups to Watch

    United Kingdom 20/01/2015 10:33:37

    Berlin is one of the most affordable and hippest cities in Europe. Combine these two factors and a flourishing start up market is a natural consequence.

  263. Security expert to head government export sales organisation

    United Kingdom 15/01/2015 16:51:14

    Stephen Phipson CBE to become Head of UKTI Defence and Security Organisation

  264. PM celebrates US investment and jobs boost on Washington trip

    United Kingdom 15/01/2015 16:34:01

    UK companies have announced US trade and investment deals worth more than £1.1 billion that will create 1,700 new jobs in the UK.

  265. FAIRFX Corporate prepaid card

    United Kingdom 08/01/2015 11:19:55

    Free transaction fee and very competitive 1.5% foreign transaction fee when used overseas.

  266. £75 referral gift

    United Kingdom 05/01/2015 13:41:36

    Refer someone buying or selling their property to us and we will give you £75

  267. Going Global Live

    United Kingdom 16/12/2014 14:53:01

    Wendy Smith, Senior Business Development Manager, shares her insights into the Going Global Live event that took place last month in London and how she thinks businesses should prepare to go global

  268. Overseas property owners in the UK – the honeymoon is over!

    United Kingdom 08/12/2014 15:45:06

    The UK’s unique exemption from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) for non UK residents has been reformed with the government’s realisation that tax should be paid on gains arising from the sale of UK residential properties. Currently most foreign property owners in the UK are not subject to CGT and this article outlines the changes to the UK’s CGT regime for non-residents with effect from 5th April 2015.

  269. Emerging Markets For Dummies

    United Kingdom 02/12/2014 17:26:22

    A comprehensive explanation of emerging markets In this global economy, it is important to understand the power that other countries possess, and how they can affect the global market and your investment portfolio

  270. Guide to Emerging Markets

    United Kingdom 02/12/2014 17:24:18

    The business outlook, opportunities and obstacles

  271. Small businesses: delivering in one piece

    United Kingdom 02/12/2014 14:46:46

    How do you ensure your precious product isn't damaged in transit when delivering to your customers?

  272. Getting the right marketing strategy

    United Kingdom 02/12/2014 11:19:45

    Different businesses require different types of market strategy, ranging from traditional advertising to an inventive use of online tools

  273. Big Opportunity for Small Business

    United Kingdom 02/12/2014 11:04:30

    Study Cites Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership helps both US and EU

  274. How SMEs can overcome common barriers to growth

    United Kingdom 02/12/2014 11:00:34

    Each business has a unique set of barriers which may be preventing them from looking to expand. Here are some of the most prevalent issues in the SME community.

  275. Thinking of moving to sunnier climes or overseas for work?

    United Kingdom 10/11/2014 09:16:55

    Offshore accounts can be a must-have for anyone who lives, works or buys property abroad and routinely transfers money between international accounts or currencies at a moment's notice.

  276. UK Company Incorporation

    United Kingdom 10/11/2014 09:12:13

    Why might you want to incorporate a UK company or LLP for your clients?

  277. Explore export during ‘Export Week’

    United Kingdom 03/11/2014 14:30:16

    UKTI’s Export Week taking place in November around the UK will provide practical advice to UK companies wanting to do business overseas.

  278. The Great British Export Report

    United Kingdom 03/11/2014 11:51:29

    For the first time since 2007, things are looking up for the economy. As the UK eases away from recession, and towards sustained growth, there is mounting optimism amongst businesses that a period of prosperity is on the horizon. Exporting is a vital to this, as evidenced by the demanding government target of increasing exports to £1tn by 20201. Comprising a staggering 99.9% of private sector businesses2, which account for 49.8% of GDP3, SMEs have a crucial role to play in this process.

  279. How to export to EU and beyond

    United Kingdom 03/11/2014 11:36:51

    Opportunities to sell their goods overseas are increasing all the time for British SMEs, yet many are reluctant to start exporting because of their concerns over the complexities of the process; things like tax and duty implications and the myriad of customs regulations and export control that can differ enormously between countries and regions.

  280. Do you know someone who needs a will?

    United Kingdom 03/11/2014 08:35:47

    Or someone selling their property or looking to buy? If you refer someone we will give you £20 - cash. All they need to do is use our service and tell us that you referred them.

  281. Business Leaders Headlining At UK Investment Summit Announced

    United Kingdom 28/10/2014 11:09:27

    Businesses are backing this autumn’s UK Investment Summit Wales 2014, which will explore how new technologies are fuelling business growth.

  282. Firms receiving government export support increases by 50%

    United Kingdom 20/10/2014 15:45:43

    The number of businesses receiving export support has increased by 50% in the last financial year.

  283. UKTI wins United Nations award for attracting foreign investment

    United Kingdom 16/10/2014 16:51:22

    UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) has won an award at the United Nations World Investment Forum for excellence in attracting foreign investment.

  284. Overseas Business Risk

    United Kingdom 06/10/2014 09:14:34

    Information for UK businesses on how to identify and guard against security and political risks when trading overseas.

  285. Trade Minister urges oil and gas firms to export

    United Kingdom 06/10/2014 09:12:26

    Trade and Investment Minister, Lord Livingston, saw how the North East is leading the way in the oil and gas industry on a visit to Tyneside.

  286. Half Price Powers of Attorney

    United Kingdom 06/10/2014 09:04:15

    This month we are offering a half price discount on drafting general or limited powers of attorney

  287. The GREAT Festival of Creativity events run by UKTI in Hong Kong and Shanghai will demonstrate the best of British creativity

    United Kingdom 01/10/2014 10:00:30

    The GREAT Festivals showcase the best of British creativity and how British companies are the best partners to do business with across a variety of sectors including:

  288. Great British Export Report Shows UK SMEs Require Additional Support In Order To Seize Global Opportunities

    United Kingdom 29/09/2014 09:48:31

    Only one quarter of UK SMEs are currently ‘internationally active,’ according to the new Great British Export Report, released today by FedEx Express. However, a third (35%) of UK businesses identify tapping into new markets as essential to their success in the next twelve months.

  289. Investing in UK Infrastructure

    United Kingdom 24/09/2014 11:49:40

    Investing in UK Infrastructure provides international and domestic investors with an insight into the opportunities available in the UK.

  290. Take Your Business Worldwide

    United Kingdom 17/09/2014 16:39:14

    Going Global exhibition and conference returns to Olympia London on 27-28 Nov

  291. New rules for retailers

    United Kingdom 15/09/2014 14:11:58

    The Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 came into force with effect from 13 June 2014. Businesses selling retail products to consumers - including digital content sellers - must comply with the new rules.

  292. Flexible Working Policy Changes

    United Kingdom 15/09/2014 14:09:21

    Amendments to the UK Flexible Working Regulations mean that all employees can now request flexible working after 26 weeks' service. Previously, the right to request flexibility (in terms of hours worked, reducing from full time to part time or job sharing) were limited to those with dependents.

  293. Capital allowance increase

    United Kingdom 15/09/2014 13:54:26

    The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) provides a tax write-off against profits for expenditure incurred on plant and machinery by businesses and owners of commercial property

  294. US Expats: IRS announces expiration of unused ITINs

    United Kingdom 15/09/2014 13:51:22

    From 2016, US Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) will expire if they are not used on a federal income tax return for five consecutive years.

  295. Are you missing out on R&D?

    United Kingdom 15/09/2014 13:46:07

    International companies: the latest UK R&D figures are in

  296. New Audit Director for Fitzgerald & Law

    United Kingdom 15/09/2014 13:43:22

    Fitzgerald & Law (F&L) has appointed Geoff Graham as its new audit Director to strengthen the existing service offering.

  297. Preparing for workplace pension reform and automatic enrolment:

    United Kingdom 15/08/2014 10:38:43

    The Government introduced new pension legislation through the Pensions Act 2008. This legislation is likely to affect all businesses who have people working for them, irrespective of the size of the business or the number of employees

  298. The Power of One

    United Kingdom 13/08/2014 13:18:02

    QuickStart to Simplicity

  299. The Story of Globalisation

    United Kingdom 13/08/2014 13:15:53

    QuickStart to Market Entry

  300. Notary Express is pleased to announce that it is opening a new branch in Norwich

    United Kingdom 08/08/2014 11:45:59

    Norwich is one of the oldest cities in England and from the 11th century right up until the industrial revolution was one of the most populous.

  301. Lord Livingston meets top exporters from the south east region

    United Kingdom 29/07/2014 17:15:17

    Winners of the 2014 Queen’s Award for Enterprise from the south east celebrated their success at a special event in London hosted by Lord Livingston.

  302. Company Formation: A Practical Global Guide

    United Kingdom 28/07/2014 10:50:45

    How to set up a company in a wide range of jurisdictions

  303. Do your mail and logistics providers need to be ‘local’ to your country of business?

    United Kingdom 22/07/2014 11:55:40

    We work in an ever smaller world. The rise of global supply chains means that, whether your new business is involved in retail or manufacturing, the chances are your regular shipments and deliveries will involve products or parts from a number of different countries and probably continents.

  304. The UK has attracted the most inward investment projects since records began in the 1980s.

    United Kingdom 22/07/2014 09:04:50

    Foreign investment projects create highest number of new UK jobs since 2001 Commonwealth Games Business Conference in Glasgow starts this week (22 July 2014)

  305. How to Break Into the World's High-Growth Markets

    United Kingdom 21/07/2014 11:16:32

    International trade

  306. Export/Import Procedures and Documentation

    United Kingdom 21/07/2014 11:11:41

    The details of international business are growing more complex by the day--and even the most seasoned professionals can find themselves in need of guidance.

  307. You don't have to choose a bank to invest your money.

    United Kingdom 14/07/2014 09:55:10

    At Funding Circle you could earn a great rate and help the economy at the same time

  308. Making documents for use overseas legally valid

    United Kingdom 07/07/2014 16:40:24

    Certified copies and documents requiring a witness or authentication for use overseas should be signed before a notary public. There have been recent cases where a solicitor in England or Wales has offered to certify a document and the client has opted for their service believing it will save a little money. The document has subsequently been rejected in the foreign country, costing the client even more money and time spent in starting the process again.

  309. Foreign Currency

    United Kingdom 04/07/2014 10:27:23

    We are pleased to announce that the Post Office will be running a fantastic Travel Money flash promotion from 8am today, Friday 4th July to 8am Tuesday 8th July.

  310. Trust or Foundation: what should you choose?

    United Kingdom 30/06/2014 17:58:10

    Trusts and foundations are both valuable solutions if you are thinking of ways to protect your assets or succession planning for the future. But there are a number of similarities and important differences between both options so you need to find what’s right for you.

  311. Agent for Service of Legal Process (ASP) – Choose the right provider

    United Kingdom 17/06/2014 14:30:36

    If your company enters into an agreement or contract subject to English law, you will normally be required to provide an English address to which the British courts can serve notice of legal proceedings. Where your company is not incorporated within England then an agent can be used to receive notice of legal proceedings on your behalf.

  312. Lawrence Grant On The International Scene

    United Kingdom 28/04/2014 13:10:53

    The last couple of months have seen us highly active on the cross-border trail. Firstly, in regard to our active membership of GGI (formerly Geneva Group International), in March we were represented at the GGI “Easymeet”, a bi-annual conference for young professionals held on this occasion in Dusseldorf. Partner Ben Korklin and senior staff members Prodipta Patel and Timon Witschi flew the LG flag high and were all highly active in the various technical discussions.

  313. Total moves it’s financial headquarters to London.

    United Kingdom 14/04/2014 08:29:26

    In order to get a little closer to the international market, the kind of market valued by major global firms, the French oil giant Total is in the process of moving its management financial personnel to London; a move confirmed by a firm’s spokesperson to Reuters.

  314. VC Insights: Conquer the Domestic Market First*

    United Kingdom 28/03/2014 12:57:59

    “You have to think globally from the start.”

  315. New guide to UK creative excellence in visitor attractions

    United Kingdom 28/03/2014 11:36:43

    The new UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) guide was launched at the London Dungeon on 25 March 2014.

  316. International Festival for Business 2014 and UK Trade & Investment

    United Kingdom 27/03/2014 09:31:52

    The International Festival for Business (IFB) will be the UK’s most significant international trade and commerce showcase since 1951.

  317. ATP And FedEx Renew Sponsorship

    United Kingdom 26/03/2014 09:23:53

    LONDON - The ATP and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) announce the continuation of the shipping giant’s sponsorship as a global Platinum Partner of the ATP World Tour.

  318. Lawrence Grant, Chartered Accountants re-launches website

    United Kingdom 17/03/2014 14:25:48

    We are pleased to announce the unveiling of our revamped website:

  319. FedEx Express Named as a Top Employer in Britain for 2014

    United Kingdom 14/03/2014 14:04:00

    LONDON, 12 March 2014 FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company has been officially certified as one of Britain’s Top Employers for the fourth year running, a testament to placing people at the heart of its organisation.

  320. FedEx Voted UK Business Superbrand

    United Kingdom 14/03/2014 14:02:37

    FedEx, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company has been officially named as a Business Superbrand in the influential annual survey that identifies the UK’s strongest business-to-business brands.

  321. Changes to how you apply for a visa from outside the UK: 3 March to 16 March 2014

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 16:41:33

    The commercial partner (the company you deal with when applying for a UK visa) may be changing.

  322. Cross-Border Due Diligence

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 13:43:23

    Cases and Guidance for Planning Business in Emerging Markets

  323. Five Keys to Entering New Markets

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 13:38:30

    Learn how your business can tap into foreign markets In Export Now , two international business experts reveal the secrets to taking your company global.

  324. Letters of Credit In International Trade

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 12:53:33

    A Guide for Exporters and Importers

  325. The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 12:45:28

    Exporting: The Definitive Guide to Selling Abroad Profitably is for entrepreneurs and small business owners—the makers, movers, and shakers in our world—interested in taking their businesses to the next level of growth through exports.

  326. How to Startup an Import/Export Business

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 12:41:05

    Do you like the idea of running your own business?

  327. Explore Import Procedures and Export Regulations

    United Kingdom 07/03/2014 12:28:50

    Export-Import Theory, Practices, and Procedures .

  328. New cooperation arrangement signed with European Patent Office

    United Kingdom 05/03/2014 09:16:09

    Boost for businesses and inventors as UK signs new working arrangement with European Patent Office.

  329. New Rotherham Organisation Building Links With Eastern Europe

    United Kingdom 03/03/2014 14:55:48

    A new business and social enterprise in Rotherham is bringing Polish and UK businesses closer together and promoting Yorkshire as a tourist destination, with the support of the ERDF funded project ‘Growth and Prosperity in Rotherham’ (Soft Landing Zone) managed by RiDO (Rotherham Investment Development Office).

  330. App Sales & European VAT

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 13:09:24

    The Value Added Tax (VAT) implications of making Apps available to download in different European countries is a common area of concern for App developers. Free to download Apps do not incur VAT as they are not classed as sales; however ‘paid for’ Apps will be of interest to the VAT authorities and it is the developer’s responsibility to get it right.

  331. Defined Benefit Pensions: VAT recovery changes

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 13:07:15

    HMRC has announced changes to the VAT recovery position of employers who pay Value Added Tax (VAT) on services relating to the administration and management of a defined benefit pension plan.

  332. Zero-hours contracts

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 13:05:48

    Business Secretary, Vince Cable, has announced that, under new proposals, employers could be banned from imposing ‘exclusivity’ on zero-hours contracts which offer no guarantee of work and stop employees from working for another employer.

  333. PAYE coding notices

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 13:04:07

    Over the next few months HMRC will be sending out new PAYE tax codes for the 2014/15 tax year. HMRC are advising that some individuals may receive more than one coding especially if they have:

  334. Using personal mobile devices in the workplace

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 13:02:23

    A recent survey showed that 60% of the UK population now own a smart phone and 20% own a tablet and an increasing number want to use their personal devices at work. Known as ‘bring your own device’, studies indicate that the benefits to business of allowing BYOD include increased efficiency, flexibility and employee morale, but the practice also carries a number of risks which employers must consider when allowing employees’ devices to be used to process work-related data.

  335. UK GAAP Changes Ahead

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 13:00:14

    From 1 January 2015, a complete overhaul of UK accounting standards will change how and when companies account for certain assets and liabilities - with potential implications on both profitability and net assets.

  336. UK Micro-entities

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 12:57:38

    A micro-entity is a sub-classification of a ‘Small Company’. Legislation came into force on 1 December 2013 and is effective for financial years ending on or after 30 September 2013, where the company’s Financial Statements are filed at Companies House on or after 1 December 2013. Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) are excluded from the legislation.

  337. Intercompany Debt: Thin Capitalisation

    United Kingdom 21/02/2014 12:54:33

    In response to the sluggish flow of credit into the UK since the banking crisis of 2008, HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) are scrutinising the ‘arm’s length’ principle of interest applied to lending in relation to companies that form part of groups.

  338. Putting International Business In The Spotlight

    United Kingdom 14/02/2014 10:04:13

    Going Global exhibition and conference returns to ExCeL London on 15-16 May

  339. FedEx Supports Charity Art Exhibition Featuring Paintings of Robbie Williams

    United Kingdom 07/02/2014 11:12:37

    LONDON, January 14, 2014 – Robbie Williams, the best selling British solo artist in UK history, is the theme of a charity art exhibition for which FedEx will transport 70 valuable paintings from Milan, Italy to the UK and back free of charge. The works of art, which all depict Robbie Williams, will be put on show in his hometown of Stoke – on – Trent, at the Burslem School of Art

  340. Emerging-market currency turmoil

    United Kingdom 30/01/2014 13:37:26

    Apparently triggered by the US Federal Bank's reduction in quantitive easing, this week turmoil has struck the global money markets

  341. European Union membership – who’s next?

    United Kingdom 24/01/2014 08:30:16

    At the end of last year, the European Union issued an update on the current status of countries presently on the fringes of the EU but that have indicated an interest in joining the trading bloc in the future. Foreign affairs MEPs called on the European Council to grant Albania EU Candidate Status as soon as possible.

  342. Let the Machines Do the Work

    United Kingdom 23/01/2014 10:28:32

    2014 is being hotly tipped as the year that the Internet of Things – or the Thingternent as it has become colloquially known – will finally make a meaningful impact on our everyday lives.

  343. The Challenges of Multi-Currency Accounting

    United Kingdom 15/01/2014 13:02:25

    For many SMEs, multi-currency accounting is one of the biggest administrative challenges. Cloud accounting services aim to make that easier.

  344. 2nd annual UK/Pakistan Trade and Investment Conference in London

    United Kingdom 02/01/2014 09:01:42

    UK and Pakistan hold joint conference to raise awareness of the opportunities in Pakistan for UK businesses.

  345. Talented graduate entrepreneurs brought to UK

    United Kingdom 17/12/2013 12:25:12

    Start ups kick off enterprise careers by Opening the Markets at the London Stock Exchange.

  346. FedEx Express Recognised for Excellence in Customer Service

    United Kingdom 17/12/2013 10:10:15

    FedEx Express has been recognised once again in the list of the TOP 50 companies in the UK for superior customer service. FedEx Express was highly accredited in the 2013 listing which celebrates the best in UK customer service, helping provide a benchmark for the UK’s largest customer contact centres.

  347. UK exports on a winning streak

    United Kingdom 12/12/2013 10:20:40

    Five UK companies are celebrating their success in a nationwide competition to help the next wave of UK businesses expand overseas.

  348. Lord Livingston becomes new Trade Minister

    United Kingdom 11/12/2013 08:33:21

    Lord Livingston has today (10 December 2013) succeeded Lord Green as Trade and Investment Minister.

  349. Sending Money Abroad for Christmas

    United Kingdom 09/12/2013 16:28:59

    We've blinked and it's December! The month of celebrating, over-indulging and over-spending!

  350. It’s all about the money…or is it?

    United Kingdom 05/12/2013 10:29:14

    Recent press articles suggest that employers in the UK are now open for hiring with recruitment activity near to pre-2008 levels. For those businesses looking to recruit in and around London, the competition to hire high calibre staff is about to get much harder.

  351. R&D credits aren’t just for the ‘lab coat’ community!

    United Kingdom 05/12/2013 10:27:19

    The Times recently reported that celebrity chef Sat Bains has successfully claimed R&D tax credits from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC).

  352. Rental Properties under the Microscope

    United Kingdom 05/12/2013 10:24:20

    HM Revenue & Customs’ (HMRC) latest campaign is to target property owners suspected of having undeclared rental income.

  353. F&L Highly Commended for Firm of the Year

    United Kingdom 05/12/2013 10:20:21

    Fitzgerald & Law (F&L) is proud to announce that they have been “Highly Commended” in the British Accountancy Awards 2013 ‘Mid-Tier Firm of the Year’ category.

  354. Workplace Pensions

    United Kingdom 05/12/2013 10:17:13

    Following the Pensions Act 2008, Workplace Pensions were introduced (starting with the largest employers of 120,000+ employees) in October 2012 to ensure that all employers provide a funded pension and auto-enrol those relevant jobholders on joining the company. These requirements replace those in place historically for Stakeholder Pensions.

  355. Boost for exporters and banks as UK Export Finance increases risk underwritten

    United Kingdom 05/12/2013 09:06:42

    The news that UK Export Finance will increase the risk it underwrites from 50% to 80% across its Bond Support and Export Working Capital schemes, will enable banks to assist more exporters seeking to maximise opportunities in international trade.

  356. European economies growing - which offer the best potential?

    United Kingdom 04/12/2013 13:05:43

    The EU economy has started growing again, according to official figures. Following a slow expansion of economic activity during the remainder of 2013, growth is set to become more robust in 2014 and 2015 – so says the Autumn Forecast 2013 published by the European Commission.

  357. UK Taxpayers: new Tax Guide just published - save 25%

    United Kingdom 04/12/2013 13:03:21

    Alan Pink, the editor of the Schmidt Tax Report, has published the first ever tax guide designed to show UK entrepreneurs and businesses how they can minimise their tax bills. In The Entrepreneur’s Tax Guide he offers action-oriented, proven, jargon-free advice on how to:

  358. Prince of Wales champions export drive of traditional manufacturers

    United Kingdom 03/12/2013 14:08:55

    The Prince of Wales visits Bedfordshire firms that use the heritage of their products to increase overseas sales.

  359. Lawrence Grant, Chartered Accountants presented with a long standing membership award

    United Kingdom 20/11/2013 16:40:07

    GGI, one of global Top Ten associations of accounting, tax consulting and law firms, that provide clients with specialist solutions for their international business requirements, has presented the firm with an award recognizing the loyalty and commitment the firm has given over the past 17 years.

  360. Save time, place an Order!

    United Kingdom 19/11/2013 15:49:11

    How many times have you looked at an exchange rate and had that horrible sinking feeling? You waited to book a currency exchange and now the market's moved against you. Want to avoid that feeling? We thought so. This is why we give you the option to place an Order.

  361. UK Government closing the tax loophole on company registration

    United Kingdom 19/11/2013 14:43:24

    Philip McCarron and Susan Fadil of TMF Group’s UK Corporate Secretarial team analyse the impact of the UK’s hunt for phantom companies on the country’s company registration practices.

  362. Want to grow your business but not sure where to start?

    United Kingdom 19/11/2013 14:41:27

    For a small business looking to grow and expand, knowing how and where to start can be a daunting prospect. Expanding a company’s existing operations or setting up in a new country can be complex and time-consuming; navigating different regulatory requirements, local employment law and complicated taxation rules can all put a company at risk of non-compliance or – worse - failure.

  363. £11 billion Olympic legacy target smashed during UK’s biggest ever Export Week

    United Kingdom 18/11/2013 10:17:34

    UK has met a 4 year target to raise £11 billion worth of economic benefit from the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in just over 1 year

  364. Professor Rory Shaw to lead NHS International Development Team

    United Kingdom 18/11/2013 10:13:32

    Professor Rory Shaw appointed as Medical Director of Healthcare UK, leading the newly established NHS International Development Team

  365. Prime Minister targets overseas funds with new inward investment body

    United Kingdom 13/11/2013 08:30:22

    A new one-stop-shop has been set up to help international investors identify and fund regeneration opportunities in the UK

  366. The Day The Internet Stopped

    United Kingdom 08/11/2013 15:00:26

    Imagine not just a slow connection, or a browser or server needing a quick reboot, but no internet at all.

  367. I May Know Your Credit Card PIN

    United Kingdom 08/11/2013 14:57:30

    A while back I explained how your password can be cracked. Well, it seems that a large number of people are almost inviting someone to empty their bank accounts if their credit cards or debit cards get stolen.

  368. Security Loophole Access to Credit Files

    United Kingdom 08/11/2013 14:55:20

    Access to personal credit reports is strictly controlled with legal requirements limiting who can search files. To be authorised to search someone else’s credit file requires the searcher to be registered under the Data Protection Act.

  369. Is It True? A Credit Check Suggests...

    United Kingdom 06/11/2013 16:46:14

    The recent media reports about large companies delaying payment has encouraged me to look at the ‘inside information.’

  370. No Credit - Your Name Worries Us

    United Kingdom 06/11/2013 16:43:29

    One of our clients wondered what to make of it when a company name is spelt wrong. It’s a good point.

  371. Businesses to get greater intellectual property support

    United Kingdom 31/10/2013 10:21:34

    New support tool launched to help small firms identify, protect and grow their intellectual property assets

  372. GBP/EUR remains flat even after positive GDP data released

    United Kingdom 29/10/2013 11:43:43

    With many in the Eurozone trading the Euro is always one to watch and the past month has seen a staggered decrease of the British Pound Sterling to Euros. Earlier in the month reaching over 1.1975 to todays rate which stands at 1.1608.

  373. Opportunities for Islamic finance in the UK

    United Kingdom 28/10/2013 11:46:56

    The UK has provided Islamic financial services for over 30 years, and is a leader amongst Western countries in this field.

  374. Sue Langley to lead the Financial Services Investment Organisation

    United Kingdom 24/10/2013 18:29:11

    UK Trade & Investment has appointed Sue Langley as head of its newly created Financial Services Investment Organisation

  375. The Africa Lounge will provide delegates with practical business development tips

    United Kingdom 24/10/2013 18:18:52

    We are proud to announce that Business in Africa Pays will be sponsoring the Africa Lounge at this seasons’ Going Global Live exhibition.

  376. European Commission Survey on SME Taxation

    United Kingdom 24/10/2013 11:52:20

    Startup Overseas has been asked to circulate this survey.

  377. Take control of your multiple foreign payments

    United Kingdom 21/10/2013 11:16:03

    Whether you pay one overseas invoice or hundreds per month, our service manages, converts, tracks and delivers your funds. We save you time and money whilst providing you with absolute visibility and control every step of the way.

  378. New support to help 7,000 businesses export online

    United Kingdom 16/10/2013 14:11:39

    Seven thousand UK small and medium sized enterprises to benefit from a new programme to help them attract overseas customers

  379. Doing Business in Emerging Markets

    United Kingdom 16/10/2013 10:11:07

  380. FCO and UKTI welcome NAO report supporting UK exporters

    United Kingdom 16/10/2013 09:03:46

    FCO and UKTI are supporting UK prosperity and growth by helping British business to export more overseas.

  381. New export scheme to promote British music overseas now open for business

    United Kingdom 16/10/2013 09:02:36

    UK Trade & Investment and BPI today opened up applications to a new Music Export Growth Scheme

  382. London hosts transatlantic summit for brightest creative technology companies

    United Kingdom 15/10/2013 08:34:14

    Industry leaders from the UK and US creative sectors arrive in London today for a 2 day Technology Innovators Forum (TIF-IN)

  383. Start Up Overseas Weekly Currency Report

    United Kingdom 14/10/2013 12:30:15

    Towards the end of last week, the dollar continued to look firmer into trading, showing signs that US congregational leaders are reaching a short-term debt agreement.

  384. New partner joins UK Inward Investment Specialists, Fitzgerald & Law

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 16:17:36

    Fitzgerald & Law (F&L) has announced the appointment of Kiki Stannard as Tax Partner to lead the international private client and employers tax team.

  385. Anyone planning a Christmas party for their UK office?

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 16:15:38

    As we say goodbye to Summer, many businesses throughout the UK will be turning their attention to the staff Christmas party. Whether that means thinking about a suitable location (good luck keeping everyone happy!) or choosing your menu preferences (the carrots will be undercooked) there is also another aspect of the festivities that employers should keep in mind; the tax that will be due on the party costs.

  386. Top 5 Tips for Global Expansion

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 16:09:47

    Without wishing to state the obvious, you will need to consider the implications of exporting on every aspect of your operation...

  387. Award winning customer service in expat health insurance

    United Kingdom 10/10/2013 10:03:30

    For many expats, choosing the right international health insurance plan can be challenging. With almost 50 insurers offering a wide range of plan and cover options, it’s almost impossible for those looking for cover to find the most appropriate plan for them.

  388. Invoice Finance for an Exporter – Cash Flow and Peace of Mind

    United Kingdom 09/10/2013 17:16:57

    If you are an exporter of goods or you are considering exporting to other countries invoice finance can be a fantastic cash flow solution that not only provides working capital but also peace of mind.

  389. £100 million investment to give enterprise zones business edge

    United Kingdom 07/10/2013 09:46:40

    Eric Pickles announces extra funding for enterprise zones to complete infrastructure projects and compete for new businesses.

  390. UK food and drink companies set for export success

    United Kingdom 07/10/2013 09:33:43

    'Food is GREAT' campaign and Food and Drink Action Plan launched by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson.

  391. UK firms receive IP boost in South East Asia

    United Kingdom 03/10/2013 12:34:20

    Lord Younger, Minister for Intellectual Property announced the appointment of a new IP attaché for South East Asia.

  392. Changes made to immigration law

    United Kingdom 03/10/2013 11:59:42

    Amendments made to the Equality Act 2010 will allow selected individuals from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand and the United States of America, to register as ‘Registered Travellers’. This came into effect on September 24th 2013.

  393. Be a part of the World Islamic Economic Forum

    United Kingdom 25/09/2013 10:42:46

    From 29 to 31 October 2013 the UK will be hosting the first WIEF held outside of the Muslim World.

  394. Startup Overseas provide new foreign exchange service

    United Kingdom 24/09/2013 16:12:46

    Startup Overseas is pleased to announce a new foreign exchange and money transfer solution for you and your business to use.

  395. UK targets Swedish market for construction sector growth

    United Kingdom 24/09/2013 14:18:51

    Business Secretary confirmed the signing of 2 new construction contracts in Sweden with an order value of nearly £30 million

  396. Business Secretary visits Sweden and Finland to strengthen trade and investment partnership

    United Kingdom 24/09/2013 14:17:37

    Business Secretary Vince Cable begins a visit to Sweden and Finland today

  397. Launch of week to inspire small food and drink businesses to export

    United Kingdom 24/09/2013 14:16:26

    A week dedicated to inspiring small food and drink businesses to grow an international market for their products has launched today

  398. Exhibition To Drive Overseas Trade

    United Kingdom 23/09/2013 10:59:26

    Innovative event encourages British business owners to step onto the global stage

  399. Board appointed to help UK's world class financial services grow

    United Kingdom 23/09/2013 10:53:08

    Government teams up with the UK’s world leading financial services industry to help deliver growth across the country.

  400. Register as an overseas company

    United Kingdom 12/09/2013 15:45:39

    Overseas companies must register with Companies House if they set up a place of business in the UK.

  401. Changes benefitting global businesses and international students

    United Kingdom 10/09/2013 10:02:21

    New changes give greater flexibility to business visitors and allow international students to take up corporate internships after graduation.

  402. Hunt is on for global graduates to launch world's brightest businesses in UK

    United Kingdom 06/09/2013 14:54:30

    The Sirius Programme, led by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), will enable talented graduates with innovative start up ideas to relocate to the UK and receive support.

  403. Behind on your UK Tax Return Filings?

    United Kingdom 05/09/2013 16:26:46

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have launched a tax return ‘amnesty’ for those individuals who have been issued with a self assessment tax return or notice to complete a tax return for any year up to 2011/12 and have not completed the return(s).

  404. Real Time Information: What do I need to do as an employer?

    United Kingdom 05/09/2013 16:23:22

    The UK payment system for employment related Pay As You Earn (PAYE) liabilities has undergone a major overhaul (from April 6 2013) with the introduction of Real Time Information (RTI).

  405. UK Government Tax Facts & Figures

    United Kingdom 05/09/2013 16:19:15

    HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) produce an Annual Report and Accounts every year to demonstrate their achievements in collecting taxes for the Treasury. The 2012/13 Report highlights some of its achievements during the year ended 31 March 2013, which includes:

  406. QROPS: US treatment on transfers from UK pensions

    United Kingdom 05/09/2013 15:10:08

    Individuals who participate in UK pension schemes, particularly those who leave the UK, may consider transferring their UK pension funds overseas into a QROPS (Qualifying Overseas Pension Scheme).

  407. HMRC announce extension to relaxation on RTI

    United Kingdom 05/09/2013 15:08:11

    HMRC have announced that they will extend the temporary relaxation of the new reporting rules for businesses with fewer than 50 employees from October 2013 until April 2014 and that this relaxation will come to an end at this point.

  408. Has your business paid VAT in the UK or Netherlands after July 2012?

    United Kingdom 05/09/2013 15:03:23

    If your company is doing business anywhere in Europe, you will already be aware that dealing with Value Added Tax (VAT) is pretty much inescapable.

  409. Direct Lending Scheme launched to support UK exporters

    United Kingdom 02/09/2013 12:34:27

    A new lending scheme will help overseas buyers purchase the goods of UK exporters.

  410. Funding Solutions UK expands its international finance facilities with a new digital strategy

    United Kingdom 20/08/2013 09:49:24

    International trade can bring many opportunities for both start-up and established businesses, but the first months and years of a company's operation are also frequently precarious ones.

  411. Increasing business with Taiwan

    United Kingdom 16/08/2013 12:25:22

    Over the past ten years, UK goods exports to Taiwan have remained relatively stable while exports of services have grown steadily. Following a decline in the 2009 recession, UK exports to Taiwan rebounded sharply in 2010, up 55% to a historic high of £2.3 billion. UK exports of services led the way, rising 73% year on year. The bilateral trade in goods between the UK and Taiwan in 2012 was £5.13 billion, the highest figure ever.

  412. UK Export Finance appoints new Chief Executive

    United Kingdom 16/08/2013 12:20:54

    UK Export Finance (UKEF), the UK’s Export Credit Agency, announced today that David Godfrey will be appointed as its new Chief Executive from 9th September 2013.

  413. How to make the most of your printer

    United Kingdom 16/08/2013 10:24:22

    Your printer is one of the most important pieces of home or office kit that you will buy. As with any useful equipment, you tend to realise just how essential it is when it goes wrong! As well as choosing the right printer and using it to its full potential, there are also some simple steps you can take to ensure it runs smoothly.

  414. UK confirmed as leading European destination for foreign direct investment

    United Kingdom 24/07/2013 08:04:29

    Investment figures show the UK has continued to strengthen its position as the leading European destination for foreign direct investment.

  415. Trial of simplified visa process launched to support business

    United Kingdom 22/07/2013 13:27:44

    Passport returns pilot launched for applicants reapplying for Tier 2 Intra-Company Transfer visas

  416. UK and Burma launch Financial Services Taskforce

    United Kingdom 18/07/2013 08:52:13

    The UK and Burma have today announced the creation of a Financial Services Taskforce

  417. Trade boost sought in fast growing export markets

    United Kingdom 17/07/2013 09:15:08

    UK Trade & Investment today announced plans for the largest series of trade missions and showcases yet staged to top emerging global markets

  418. Funding for lending scheme will continue to fail if money is not ring fenced for SMEs warns James Hardy, Head of Europe,

    United Kingdom 24/06/2013 12:09:42

    Last week’s announcement about the stress test results by the Prudential Regulation Authority is another nail in the coffin of the Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS).

  419. UK Exhibition To Drive Overseas Trade

    United Kingdom 24/06/2013 11:53:01

    Innovative event encourages British business owners to step onto the global stage

  420. Ministerial changes announced: Minister of State for Trade and Investment

    United Kingdom 20/06/2013 15:28:33

    Ian Livingston will take on the role of Minister of State for Trade and Investment in December 2013, succeeding Lord Green.

  421. UK Export Finance support to British exporters at 12-year high

    United Kingdom 20/06/2013 15:26:12

    British businesses received £4.3 billion worth of support from the government through UK Export Finance in 2012-13

  422. UK looks to invest in Myanmar's future

    United Kingdom 14/06/2013 08:48:23

    Lord Green writes about his first visit to Burma

  423. HM Passport Office warns customers against charges by rogue companies

    United Kingdom 14/06/2013 08:44:50

    Her Majesty's Passport Office is advising customers to avoid copycat websites and save themselves money by coming to the agency directly.

  424. Artistic performers to get stronger intellectual property protection

    United Kingdom 14/06/2013 08:42:48

    A new World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) treaty which includes new standards for the protection of audiovisual performances has been signed by the UK today

  425. Joe Greenwell to lead Automotive Investment Organisation

    United Kingdom 14/06/2013 08:31:53

    Vince Cable announces that he is setting up the Automotive Investment Organisation to be led by Joe Greenwell, the former Chairman of Ford.

  426. Boost for inward investment and innovation in offshore wind

    United Kingdom 14/06/2013 08:30:16

    Michael Fallon has announced the creation of an Offshore Wind Investment Organisation (OWIO) to boost levels of inward investment and to further stimulate jobs in the UK offshore wind industry

  427. Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks join UK Export Finance Bond Support Scheme

    United Kingdom 12/06/2013 09:39:03

    The Bond Support Scheme provides exporters with additional support when raising contract bonds related to exports and is part of a range of UK Export Finance’s initiatives. These are designed to support British businesses who want to export and ensure they have access to the working capital essential for continued growth.

  428. UK Export Finance agrees cooperation agreement with Indonesian export credit agency

    United Kingdom 12/06/2013 09:36:47

    UK Export Finance has signed a cooperation agreement with Asuransi Ekspor Indonesia (ASEI), the Indonesian export credit agency. The agreement sets out how the two agencies will cooperate in the field of export credits, particularly in relation to supporting projects in third countries that involve exports from both the UK and Indonesia.

  429. Inward investment on the rise as Olympics brings £2.5 BN to UK

    United Kingdom 04/06/2013 05:40:06

    Britain’s successful ‘Summer of Sport‘ delivered an initial £2.5 billion boost in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past year

  430. Top 10 tips for female entrepreneurs

    United Kingdom 21/05/2013 12:18:09

    With many women still struggling to find a role in male-dominated boardrooms, a growing number are branching out and setting up their own companies.

  431. 5 things to consider for international firms relocating to the UK

    United Kingdom 03/05/2013 16:28:37

    Businesses looking to diversify their service offering within the UK will undoubtedly require sufficient business space in which to operate.

  432. Buying A Business Overseas

    United Kingdom 29/04/2013 16:24:42

    Buying and starting a business is always a considerable challenge, but it is one that is often associated with substantial personal and financial rewards. You may feel that idea of taking over an enterprise overseas is likely to be more difficult than concentrating on your local area, but it's actually an approach that can open up a wealth of new opportunities.

  433. New proposals to introduce ‘superfast’ patent service

    United Kingdom 17/04/2013 16:15:02

    Plans to bring in a new ‘superfast’ patent processing service were confirmed by Intellectual Property Minister Lord Younger today

  434. Weekly Market Commentary

    United Kingdom 05/04/2013 09:05:42

    UK Forex

  435. UK Forex

    United Kingdom 04/04/2013 15:56:12

    Daily Market Commentary UK FX

  436. Starting up overseas? Where do you start?

    United Kingdom 26/03/2013 11:10:38

    When considering starting up a business overseas it is essential to research your market. There is no substitute for visiting the country and getting first hand experience on the ground, however this can be prohibitively expensive. Especially when considering a number of different countries for your start-up.

  437. Reducing barriers to international free trade

    United Kingdom 25/03/2013 17:35:33

    International trade agreements Trade agreements open up new opportunities for the UK’s exporters. They can also ensure access to competitively priced imports from other countries.

  438. UK dairy forum to help boost exports

    United Kingdom 18/03/2013 12:58:05

    The UK dairy industry will be finding out how to make the most of global demand at a major food and drink conference in London.

  439. UK companies making most of strong ties with Pakistan

    United Kingdom 15/03/2013 12:08:38

    FCO Minister Baroness Warsi tells British and Pakistani business leaders that strong ties between the countries are helping trade flourish.

  440. UK retailers get export and investment action plan

    United Kingdom 13/03/2013 11:32:35

    Vince Cable launches UK Retail Industry International Action Plan at Retail Week Live the largest annual gathering of senior retailers.

  441. Overseas Trade Statistics - EU Latest Release

    United Kingdom 20/02/2013 17:44:00

    The value of UK trade fell sharply for both imports and exports in December 2012, with exports falling by £2.4 billion, and imports falling by £3.0 billion. These are the lowest monthly totals since August 2010.

  442. Business Secretary seals agreement to bring patent court to London

    United Kingdom 19/02/2013 18:31:28

    Business Secretary Vince Cable today finalised the deal for a new patent court to be based in London.

  443. PM leads over 100 British businesses to India to help them succeed in global race

    United Kingdom 19/02/2013 18:28:51

    The largest ever Prime Ministerial trade delegation arrived in India today as part of the government's effort to promote British business

  444. Professor Robin Grimes appointed as Foreign Office Chief Scientific Adviser

    United Kingdom 11/02/2013 10:48:19

    Professor Grimes succeeds Professor David Clary FRS, who was the first FCO Chief Scientific Adviser, holding the post since August 2009.

  445. Foreign Exchange for Overseas Businesses

    United Kingdom 08/11/2012 17:33:52

    If you want to start a successful business overseas then you will need to be aware of the foreign exchange market, as the price of goods and labour can vary greatly depending on where in the world you are looking to operate in.

  446. Small firms given headstart to export

    United Kingdom 19/10/2012 13:00:03

    A new service providing practical support for UK businesses to export to high growth markets in South East Asia was unveiled today.

  447. UK Trade & Investment refreshes board in drive to double exports

    United Kingdom 16/10/2012 16:53:19

    UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has appointed seven new board members as the Government’s international business development body reorganises itself in the drive to double exports to £1 trillion a year by 2020.

  448. Building a Productive International Sales Network

    United Kingdom 19/04/2010 12:09:11

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