The countdown is on to recruit students to the Institute of Export’s innovative two year Foundation Degree in Professional Practice of International Trade which is instrumental in powering UK businesses to global trading success. Continue reading
Export with the ‘Bulldog Spirit’ to the right place and keep the bruises to a minimum By Rob Denman, Editor-in-Chief, Pathfinder Business
Deciding what you want to make is not as important as understanding what customers want to buy – and at what price and in what location.
All markets want a slightly different thing at a different time and at a different price. It is great that John Meredith has launched Project Bulldog to help British exporters get their goods to market but should the boat with your goods turn left or right when it exits the docks? Continue reading
Plymouth-based Real Ideas Organisation – which harnesses social enterprise to create new opportunities for young people and adults – has some very real ideas about enhancing understanding of international trade through an exporting project with specialist sports college Plymstock School. Continue reading
Launched in December 2012 in Birmingham, London and Manchester, the second PIT STOP debate series organised by the Institute of Export centred on some of the key issues around membership of the EU and the trading opportunities the single market offers. Continue reading
Our director general Lesley Bachelor has been appointed a Founding Executive Member of the Guardian Professional’s Women in Leadership community, a timely new on-line initiative aimed at addressing the lack of women in senior positions.
Through engagement with business leaders via the Guardian’s web-based Women in Leadership section, Lesley will underline the pressing need to create more diversity at the top of large organisations. Continue reading
At the end of last year the IOE spearheaded quarterly PIT STOP debates to take the pulse of exporters at grassroots level as part of the Institute’s drive to promote Professionalism in International Trade (PIT). Continue reading
This Easter weekend many of us in Britain will be enjoying Easter egg hunts in our parks and gardens and some of us might even take part in the old tradition of egg-rolling where hard-boiled eggs are launched down a grassy hill.
So how is Easter celebrated in other parts of the world? Continue reading
Our Director General, Lesley Batchelor, is calling on the UK’s vibrant creative industries to enter the prestigious Queen’s Awards for Enterprise which launch on 21 April. Continue reading