The UK’s exit from the European Union, which could now be delayed until at least late 2019, will almost certainly see the need for new trade and compliance procedures – some of which the IOE will be able to influence.
Why RS Components is putting compliance at the top of its agenda Charlie Jenkinson, VP Operational Excellence, RS Components – IOE Corporate Member
There are numerous trade, product and transport laws and regulations that companies must observe when doing business both locally and internationally. Did you know, for example, that it is illegal to export dual-use goods – commercially available goods that could be used for military purposes – to certain countries without a licence? Or that some electronic devices cannot be sold if they use a material that has been deemed hazardous?
For those of you who are looking for the ideal opportunity to boost your career and maximise the wealth of opportunities in international trade, there’s still time to enrol on the Institute of Export’s Foundation Degree Course starting in September.
Morocco: an unexpected opportunity Cambridge Weight Plan, IOE Corporate Members, share their experience of breaking into the Moroccan market
Maximising opportunities: left to right Ali Cherboub (distributor for Morocco) with Andy Jones, Head of Export at Cambridge Weight Plan
As an exporter, Cambridge Weight Plan is always looking for the next opportunity to extend its network of distributors around the world. Most new market development is approached methodically and strategically, but opportunities can also come out of the blue.
Legendary businessman and exporter, Gerald Ratner, will be guest speaker at the IOE-hosted gala dinner to celebrate the achievements of the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise 2016 international trade winners, at One Great George Street, Westminster, London 28th September.
The IOE’s Doing Business Guides team, which is currently compiling a new ‘Doing Business in Thailand Guide’, attended a launch event for the Thai-UK Business Leadership Council, this week, at Lancaster House, London.
The Reverend Richard Coles – the only vicar in the UK to have had a No 1 hit – has been confirmed as our after dinner speaker at our Members’ Dinner on November 16th.
Glasgow-based Klik2Learn Ltd – a digital design company specialising in education – has further boosted its export ambitions after clinching a high-profile competition funded by UK Trade & Investment.