Emergency Management: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

These templates are available for you to download. They can be saved and edited as required.

The Export Process: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The forms below marked “SITPRO” are samples, in PDF format, of key international trade forms, which were produced by SITPRO, the UK Simpler Trade Procedures Board established in the 1970s and closed in 2010. Although these forms are no longer copyright controlled or supported by the UK Government, they are recognised standards and are still internationally accepted. Croner-i International Trade is pleased to be able to include these sample documents for your guidance. Where a form was created by SITPRO with a completion guide, this guide is included directly after it.

The Import Process: Resources

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The forms below marked “SITPRO” are samples, in PDF format, of key international trade forms, which were produced by SITPRO, the UK Simpler Trade Procedures Board established in the 1970s and closed in 2010. Although these forms are no longer copyright controlled or supported by the UK Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS), they are recognised standards and are still internationally accepted. Croner-i International Trade is pleased to be able to include these sample documents for your guidance. Where a form was created by SITPRO with a completion guide, this guide is included directly after it.

Employee Factsheet: Coronavirus

Tuesday, September 22, 2020

A serious outbreak of the coronavirus around the world has prompted the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare it a pandemic.

Incoterms® 2020 Rules: In-depth

Friday, September 18, 2020

Since their inception in 1936, the International Commercial Terms (Incoterms® rules) have been amended by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) eight times (1953, 1967, 1976, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010 and 2020).

Transport of Dangerous Goods: Resources

Thursday, September 17, 2020

Under the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009 (as amended), Dangerous Goods Safety Advisers (DGSAs) are required to:

Financing Exports: In-depth

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

Securing financing for exports can provide critical help in maximising cash flow and securing payment. There is a range of financing options available, involving differing obligations, payment security and repayment periods. While much export finance consists of post-shipment finance with relatively short repayment tenors, the use of “supplier credit” and “buyer credit” can facilitate the placing of major orders by overseas buyers on credit terms of a much longer tenor. Among other methods, factoring and forfaiting both provide discounted cash up front.

Financing Exports: Quick Facts

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

An exporter’s financial planning often involves allocating a part of any overdraft and/or fixed-term loan facility to “bridge” the periods between producing the goods and being paid. Bank Overdrafts and Loans

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Recovery Plan Policy

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

In addition to the organisation’s continuity recovery planning policy, the organisation recognises the need to have a separate pandemic recovery plan and procedure. The reason for this is that a general continuity recovery plan focuses on a short-term recovery programme. The effects of the pandemic could last months.