Financial management tips for small businesses

15 February 2024

Keeping the financial aspects of your business healthy is paramount. David Howell gathers together essential hints and tips all businesses can use to ensure their enterprises have a solid financial foundation.

Country Profile — Argentina

15 February 2024

The second-largest economy in South America, Argentina holds plenty of potential for UK exporters and investors with a diverse range of opportunities.

Financial services agreement with Switzerland signed

9 February 2024

The UK and Switzerland have signed the Berne Financial Services Agreement, a ground-breaking agreement to enhance the cross-border market access of financial services between the two countries. It enables the frictionless cross-border provision of financial services between the two countries across areas such as asset management, banking and investment services.

Forthcoming trade events February 2024

26 January 2024

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Country Profile — Bulgaria

17 January 2024

Bulgaria, in south-eastern Europe, is reaching out to UK businesses as it continues to evolve from an economy based on services, heavy industry and agriculture into the digital age.

EU exit watch — plus ça change

5 January 2024

As we head into the eighth year since the Brexit referendum, and the fourth since the UK formally left the European Union, many of the problems that have occupied Westminster politicians since 2016 continue to lie in wait in the year ahead.

Trade deal talks launched with South Korea

18 December 2023

Negotiations to enhance and modernise the UK’s existing free trade agreement with South Korea have been launched to give a boost to trade and deepen economic ties between the two countries. The first round of negotiations will take place in January 2024 in Seoul.

Country Profile — Qatar

7 December 2023

Located on the northeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula in the Middle East, Qatar’s dynamic growth story has been closely supported by UK firms, with the market now fertile ground for bilateral trade and investment.