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Emily Coltman FCA, Chief Accountant with online accounting software provider FreeAgent and author of...

If you are exporting through a network of distributors or agents, have you looked at the implication...

A competent accountant can play a focal role in helping your small business reach its goals and rema...

In conjunction with IJ Global, Euromoney Seminars is pleased to announce that the Indonesian Inf...

Mickael Froger, CEO at Lengow, shares some top tips for international e-commerce success, especially...

Article posted by Lengow Lengow
on behalf of Lengow

Making Exports Pay

Starts from 13 May 2015

Learning how to collect payment on an overseas sales transaction is one of the most critical yet oft...

Should I discount my invoices?

Posted on 20 April 2015

Peter Brinsley, director of SME finance consultancy Point Forward, explains this finance option and ...

Article posted by Philippa Moore
on behalf of Open to Export

David Rosenberg, joint CEO for ParityFX Plc, explains the importance of hedging your foreign exchang...

Article posted by David Rosenberg
on behalf of ParityFX Plc

The impact of the general election on the value of the pound Webinar hosted by Currencies Direct ...

Certificate of Customs Competency

Starts from 10 September 2015

Too many companies either ignore or attempt to outsource this critical element of their supply chain...

The Next Billion: London

Starts from 19 May 2015

The Next Billion: London convenes global industry leaders to explore the challenges and opportunitie...

Giles Dixon is a commercial solicitor with over 30 years’ experience in energy, infrastructure and c...

Welcome to Hot Off the French Trade Press, a weekly round up of news items from French trade journal...

The Bribery Act 2010 explained

Posted on 30 March 2015

John Burbidge King is the founder and CEO of Interchange Solutions and a member of the standing comm...

Does anyone have any experience of using this app for foreign exchange? Is it safe? How long does it...

Question posted by John Alexander

We have set up a Chinese distributor for a range of drinks we export. Under the terms of the contrac...

Question posted by Paul Beer
on behalf of Handscomb & Edwards

We worked with a store in Vienna on SOR basis. They have been invoiced over a month ago for the sold...

Funding Against a Letter of Credit

Posted on 19 March 2015

I receive payment via LC from a number of my export clients, the LC is irrevocable & our money is us...

Question posted by James Hart
on behalf of Global Auto Export Ltd

India can be challenging for UK companies entering an emerging market as large and diverse as India ...

Whilst Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a well-established aspect of doing business in the U...

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articles

Emily Coltman FCA, Chief Accountant with online accounting software provider FreeAgent and author of...

Article posted by Emily Coltman
on behalf of FreeAgent

If you are exporting through a network of distributors or agents, have you looked at the implication...

A competent accountant can play a focal role in helping your small business reach its goals and rema...

Mickael Froger, CEO at Lengow, shares some top tips for international e-commerce success, especially...

Article posted by Lengow Lengow
on behalf of Lengow

Should I discount my invoices?

Posted on 20 April 2015

Peter Brinsley, director of SME finance consultancy Point Forward, explains this finance option and ...

Article posted by Peter Brinsley
on behalf of Point Forward Ltd

David Rosenberg, joint CEO for ParityFX Plc, explains the importance of hedging your foreign exchang...

Article posted by David Rosenberg
on behalf of ParityFX Plc

Giles Dixon is a commercial solicitor with over 30 years’ experience in energy, infrastructure and c...

Welcome to Hot Off the French Trade Press, a weekly round up of news items from French trade journal...

The Bribery Act 2010 explained

Posted on 30 March 2015

John Burbidge King is the founder and CEO of Interchange Solutions and a member of the standing comm...

The Philippines may record its first annual trade surplus, which can reach as much as $5 billion, al...

The Philippine Stock Exchange index was able to set another high record as they reached the 7,800 le...

Welcome to Hot Off the French Trade Press, a weekly round up of news items from French trade journal...

2014 ended up with a lot of positive news for the secured loans industry, and there’s also much ...

Article posted by Jay Helliwell
on behalf of FCL Freight

Looking After Business in 2015

Posted on 22 January 2015

As 2015 is in full swing, more and more business owners are interested in making this year their mos...

Article posted by Jay Helliwell
on behalf of FCL Freight

Welcome to Hot Off the French Trade Press, a weekly round up of news items from French trade journal...

2014 set to be a bumper online Christmas

Posted on 17 December 2014

27 November 2014 It is anticipated that UK online shoppers will spend £13 billion this Christmas ...

Export Marketing Research Advisers

Posted on 17 December 2014

UKTI's team of advisers, working with exporters via the Export Marketing Research Scheme, have a wid...

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the Philippine’s credit rating a little more than a year after ac...

Article posted by http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/392162/economy/business/moody-s-gives-phl-another-credit-rating
via British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines, Inc.

The role of your accountant can be so much more than simply completing your tax return and ensuring ...

Whether you are currently running an export and import company, or are planning on starting one, you...

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International Documentation

Starts from 28 April 2015

  International Documentation Location: London Cost: £295 + VAT Members £360 + VAT...

With substantial regional, cultural, linguistic, regulatory, legal, and commercial differences betwe...

International Business Essentials

Starts from 29 April 2015

International Business Essentials - 2 days Location : Peterborough Cost: £500 + VAT Members...

With substantial regional, cultural, linguistic, regulatory, legal, and commercial differences betwe...

Event posted by ayena gupta
on behalf of UK India Business Council

The impact of the general election on the value of the pound Webinar hosted by Currencies Direct ...

Introduction to Export

Starts from 6 May 2015

An export training course providing delegates with a practical understanding of the key elements tha...

Introduction to Import

Starts from 8 May 2015

A practical course examining the varied and interrelated elements involved in successful importing. ...

With social, religious, regional, cultural, linguistic, regulatory, legal, and commercial difference...

Making Exports Pay

Starts from 13 May 2015

Learning how to collect payment on an overseas sales transaction is one of the most critical yet oft...

The Next Billion: London

Starts from 19 May 2015

The Next Billion: London convenes global industry leaders to explore the challenges and opportunitie...

Large and fast growing emerging markets, such as India, pose unique challenges for UK companies. In ...

The 'gold standard' for import and export training, giving a practical and pragmatic detailed guide....

Entering a new market is a major commitment for every company and requires careful and diligent plan...

In conjunction with IJ Global, Euromoney Seminars is pleased to announce that the Indonesian Inf...

Whilst Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is a well-established aspect of doing business in the U...

Inward Processing Relief

Starts from 24 June 2015

A valuable course for companies importing items for processing or repair within the EU which will th...

Import Duty Management

Starts from 26 June 2015

How to use customs procedures to predict, manage and reduce import duty and VAT costs.  A must for t...

Working with INCOterms® 2010

Starts from 1 July 2015

Not just a description of each term but a detailed guide to the benefits that can be obtained by the...

Working with CITES

Starts from 15 July 2015

This course is designed for anyone new to CITES (The Convention on International Trade in Endangered...

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opportunities

New Foreign Currency Service for UK Exporters

Starts from 9 September 2014

FirstFX Limited, a company supporting UK exports through the provision of various FX services. Ke...

questions

We have set up a Chinese distributor for a range of drinks we export. Under the terms of the contract the first order has to be paid for in advance. We have completed a formal written contract which has...

Question posted by Paul Beer
on behalf of Handscomb & Edwards

Does anyone have any experience of using this app for foreign exchange? Is it safe? How long does it take to monies to process?

Question posted by John Alexander

We worked with a store in Vienna on SOR basis. They have been invoiced over a month ago for the sold goods but ignored all communication. We received an email last week saying they are declaring bankruptcy....

Funding Against a Letter of Credit

Posted on 19 March 2015

I receive payment via LC from a number of my export clients, the LC is irrevocable & our money is usually out for a maximum of 21 days.My question is:Are there any facilities that offer credit against...

Question posted by James Hart
on behalf of Global Auto Export Ltd

HiI can source and supply branded baby milk from UK . Is it allows to do so and if yes what do I need to do so. What kind of licensing I need or any other real ares thing ?

Question posted by a user

We issued a pro-forma invoice, the US customer paid 3 days later. The customer is due to collect the goods next week. We will issue our commercial invoice on the day of collection. What exchange rate...

We are a small business, approached by several companies to supply overseas but haven't yet done so. We don't want to be caught with a currency fluctuation deficit on our pricing and so far have only...

GreetingsWe are on the verge (at least I hope we are!) of a significant European contract with a major player in my market.They have asked for a 12 month price an various goods we supply, what scares...

Question posted by Ian Devine
on behalf of Kleena Coola

Tax implications of trading with Peru

Posted on 14 November 2014

Can somebody please advise on the tax implications of trading with Peru.In particular withholding tax on UK based Sales invoices Thanks,Roque

How can I find local or international strategic investors willing to fund and endorse a private education startup job that aims to develop overseas students in the UK ?Our company is a one year old that...

FX Options

Posted on 6 November 2014

Hi,I have a number of customers paying me in their local currency rather than GBP!Are there options to consider for receiving and exchanging foreign currency as an alternative to the monies being paid...

Question posted by Charlotte Sandström
on behalf of Xsw

Managing overseas currency exposure

Posted on 14 August 2014

How does your business manage its overseas currency exposure?What steps and systems do you use that gives you transparency, cost saving and a streamlined process?

Latvian Payment Terms

Posted on 25 April 2014

We have a customer wishing to buy equipment from the UK, £200k value. The customer says that Latvian banks do not pay deposits but deposit monies in a UK bank and payments are triggered by manufacturing...

Contract Financing

Posted on 15 August 2013

I am a newly established UK trading company. I have won a tender to supply Diesel products to the government of Burkina Faso. The signed contract stipulate 90 payment with a Bank guarantee in place.I...

Small company receiving US dollar cheques

Posted on 12 September 2014

I am just started to make sales in the USA and receiving US dollar cheques. Is paying these cheques into my high street business bank account the best way to handle the exchange?

Education Services to the Middle East

Posted on 1 September 2014

I am looking for information on funding to attend education exhibitions in the middle east. My company designs website/digital material and services for international schools and the Middle East is now...

An ex colleague of mine (american) has asked me to form a joint venture partnership with his american company which I am keen to do. We will offer summer camps for international children to learn English....

In addition to UK’s export credit agency -UK Export Finance (UKEF), what are the other avenues that SMEs can use to obtain a Bank Guarantee for Advance Payment?We won a tender recently to provide consultancy...

We Need finance for new truck

Posted on 31 January 2013

We export about £90,000 of UK food shopping a month to France and we need finance to buy a better tractor unit and fridge trailer of ATP standard. Are there any grants or finance available to us.

How does one go about paying German VAT?

Posted on 20 August 2014

I have ordered some pallets with flipped lids, and have been told to pay German VAT and shipping. How does one go about paying VAT in Germany from the UK, and what percentage does it cover and then can...

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