Managing your sustainable supply chain

17 April 2012

As sustainability and ethical procurement move from being buzzwords to standard expectations, SMEs may find the concept of managing corporate responsibility risks in their supply chains daunting. Soledad Milius suggests some practical starting points.

New EU–US partnership on organic trade

12 April 2012

From the beginning of June 2012, organic products certified in Europe or in the United States may be sold as organic in either region. Henrietta Clarke looks at the implications.

Simple, efficient cross-border payments

12 April 2012

SEPA and IBAN may not mean a great deal to businesses at the moment but MEPs passing a proposal to make cross-border bank transfers faster, cheaper and safer are sure that they will, writes Paul Clarke.

How to practise safe travel

20 March 2012

Grant Taylor, UK VP at Cryptzone, details seven simple steps anyone travelling internationally on business can take to keep data safe.

Overcoming language barriers

20 March 2012

While the Internet has removed geographical barriers to international trade, cultural and language barriers do still remain. Cassandra Oliver, marketing manager at Web-Translations, looks at ways to address these issues.