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Exporting to the US – 5 minutes with Zoe Taylor

As part of a Q & A series with our Department for International Trade South West Export Champions, we spoke to Zoe Taylor, CEO of Sparkol about her experience exporting to the US.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 01.03.21
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How will businesses benefit from the UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement?

Ahead of a series of events organised by DIT on exporting to Japan, International Trade Adviser Sarah Hildersley discusses the positives for South West businesses and how firms can prepare to expand...
Sarah Hildersley
Sarah Hildersley
Department for International Trade - South West
Posted on: 01.03.21
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Overcoming barriers to trade with the EU for services businesses

Services account for around 80% of the UK economic output and the EU is the UK’s largest export market for services, accounting for 41% of all service exports (£123.7 billion). Under the EU Single...
Rohan Roy
Rohan Roy
Business West
Posted on: 26.02.21
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Women in eCommerce to advise firms on boosting online sales overseas

A free 'Women in global eCommerce' conference is being hosted by DIT (The Department for International Trade) on 2 March 2021.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 25.02.21
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Pitching to investors: dos and don’ts

We explain how to prepare compelling pitches and get funding.
Ed Tellwright
Ed Tellwright
Business West
Posted on: 25.02.21
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Luxury British fabric exporter finds success in Japan and the USA

Ahead of our Women in Global eCommerce conference on 2nd March, we spoke to one of the panelists, Alice Garrett about her export success.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 24.02.21
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4 top tips for successfully exporting your e-Commerce business

As eCommerce sales surge during the pandemic, we look at the ways you can boost your eCommerce exports.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 24.02.21
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Will furlough be extended past 30 April 2021?

It now looks as though Chancellor Rishi Sunak might be extending his much-praised furlough scheme when he presents the Budget next week. That will be so welcome for the employees on furlough, and I...
Ian Mean
Ian Mean
Business West
Posted on: 24.02.21
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IP considerations for exporters

Graeme McCallum of NJ Aker discusses IP for exporters.
Graeme McCallum
Graeme McCallum
NJ Akers
Posted on: 23.02.21
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