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20 April 2018
Why Businesses Need Better Customs Skills »
With so many changes to come in the international customs environment, there has never been a better time for companies to...
06 April 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Understand SONCAP – Export to Nigeria »
A recent report by Standard Chartered Bank warned that the UK is missing out on £10bn worth of exports a year to, what it...
29 March 2018
Cultural tips on doing business in Iran »
  It has been cut off for nearly 40 years but by the looks of it Iran is back in business and looking westwards fo...
26 March 2018
Eight things you need to know about doing business in China »
We have just launched the new edition of our Doing Business in China guide . The guide will  provide you with basic...
12 March 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
No such thing as a Bad Brexit - just the wrong clothes »
London seems to be preparing for Brexit the way it plans for snow. Wait for it to happen, then cancel everything and wonde...
06 March 2018
It's important you treat things like IP as an investment in your business »
Ahead of the Newcastle trade summit, we spoke to Liz Ward, the principal of Virtuoso Legal , about how companies need to...
28 February 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to ensure you have the right skills and people for the challenges ahead »
  Ahead of the Newcastle trade summit, we spoke to Gareth Preece, the owner of Gareth Preece Consulting Ltd. ,...
19 February 2018
Machine translation – a gift for businesses, a curse for translators? »
  From Google Translate to machine translation software for businesses: letting a computer take care of your trans...
14 February 2018
On the up: A new dawn for Europe? »
Article by: Richard Carter, CEO for Asia and Europe at Bibby Financial Services  (corporate members) In 2018 we...
13 February 2018
Getting the most out of exhibiting overseas »
From visibility to credibility, exhibiting at a trade show has hundreds of benefits for your business. IOE&IT member H...
12 February 2018
What makes a good translation? »
  There is a bit of a myth surrounding the translation industry and a question I get asked quite a lot is, “So, yo...
09 February 2018
VAT in the Middle East - what UK exporters to the region need to know »
The imposition of Value Added Tax (VAT) since the beginning of 2018 continues to significantly impact businesses trading w...
24 January 2018
World Customs Day series: Anna Jerzewska PhD »
26 January 2018 is World Customs Day and this year the theme of the annual celebration is creating ‘ A secure business env...
24 January 2018
World Customs Day series: Arne Mielken »
26 January 2018 is World Customs Day and this year the theme of the annual celebration is creating ‘ A secure business env...
24 January 2018
World Customs Day series: Mike Josypenko »
26 January 2018 is World Customs Day and this year the theme of the annual celebration is creating ‘ A secure business env...
24 January 2018
World Customs Day: Creating a secure business environment for economic development »
World Customs Day takes place this week on Friday (Jan 26 th ) and this year’s slogan for the annual celebration is “ A s...
11 January 2018
Calling budding Young International Traders »
Calling budding Young International Traders Last year one of the Institute of Export & International Trade ’s trustees p...
03 January 2018
Importing: The Poor Relation’s Story? »
Article by: Phil Tobin, Managing Director for Trade Finance, Bibby Financial Services (corporate members) Amid...
03 January 2018
AEO – what is it and could your business benefit? »
Within the Single Market and the Customs Union as we are at present, companies holding Authorised Economic Operator (AEO)...
02 January 2018
New year, new job? »
  The New Year can be the jump start you need to move on in your career, with candidates and recruiters coming bac...
18 December 2017
Importers and exporters sceptical over future of Brexit, despite phase one deal »
Article by: corporate member  Bibby Financial Services Just one in ten SMEs believe that the UK’s EU divor...
15 December 2017
Christmas traditions around the world exporters should know about »
With Christmas, like with international trade, it’s always fascinating to think about the differences around the world in...
08 December 2017
Trading Places: SMEs and international trade »
Article by: corporate member Bibby Financial Services In February 2017, Secretary of State for International Trade,...
01 December 2017
Use your apprenticeship levy now »
  From April 2017, businesses with an annual pay bill of £3m+ have been paying 0.5% of their wage bill to the gove...
24 November 2017
Watch: How formal qualifications help us reap the benefits of international trade »
Earlier this year the Institute of Export & International Trade hosted a landmark session at the WTO Public Forum on '...
20 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Customs competency - how the Institute can help »
  The issue of customs competency has gained focus over recent months, as a result of the introduction of the Unio...
19 October 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marketing Services Internationally – promoting the ‘Intangibles’ »
In 1995, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) was established to administer WTO trade agreements and it currently enjoys a m...
21 September 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
3 Positive Outcomes for Businesses that Expand Overseas »
Most people in business nowadays are hungry for growth, however many UK businesses are facing new challenges and only focu...
20 September 2017
Meet the translators: Cicero Translations »
You may not know this, but it's World Translation Day on Saturday September 30th September. We spoke to three major transl...
20 September 2017
Meet the translators: AST Language Services Ltd »
You may not know this, but it's World Translation Day on Saturday September 30th September. We spoke to three major transl...
20 September 2017
Meet the translators: SDL »
You may not know this, but it's World Translation Day on Saturday September 30th September. We spoke to three major transl...
15 September 2017
New Doing Business in Mexico Guide »
Mexico occupies a strategic global position, being the natural bridge between Latin America to the south and the United St...
30 August 2017
Meet The Queen's Award winners »
Over the summer we’ve been talking to some of the winners of The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade...
24 August 2017
Exporter focus: meet quantum tech company M Squared Lasers »
As part of our build up to the Queen's Award Gala Dinner this September, we're talking to some of this year's internationa...
23 August 2017
Exporter focus: Lumsden Design »
As part of our build up to the Queen's Award Gala Dinner this September, we're talking to some of this year's internationa...

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