Preferential rules of origin

4 July 2012

Henrietta Clarke reports on the new Euro-Mediterranean Convention on preferential rules of origin.

New enterprise fund for UK SMEs

4 July 2012

Smaller Internet-focused businesses looking for funding could benefit from a new initiative backed by the European Investment Fund and the UK Government, says Eric Davies.

Keeping records: why, how and for how long?

27 June 2012

Record keeping is an integral part of health and safety management, but it is a burden. Gordon Tranter examines this unpopular, time consuming and costly task.

The secret to successful trading with Russia

12 June 2012

Paul Bartholomew-Keen, Managing Director of RBK Money in the UK, advises on some of the possible challenges facing companies trading with the new Russia that has emerged since the end of the Soviet era.

Use of the CLI for TDG

6 June 2012

Gill Pagliuca discusses the practicality of using the Classification and Labelling Inventory (CLI) for the transport of dangerous goods (TDG).

More protection for posted workers

4 June 2012

Paul Clarke reports on new rules put forward by the European Commission to increase the protection of posted workers, employed in an EU Member State other than the State in which they normally work.

International procurement markets

4 June 2012

The European Commission has published a proposal aimed at opening global public procurement markets for EU companies. The proposal aims to: