Would free ports help a post-Brexit Britain?

Customs-free ports are commonplace around the globe and have been around for centuries, but proposals to create them in the UK have drawn criticism in some areas

Brexit for business: what you can and cannot control

The ongoing uncertainties surrounding Britain's impending exit from the European Union have raised important questions for businesses trying to future-proof operations and supply chains, but some things are simply out of a decision-maker's control...

Why British beauty is booming abroad

Woman wearing red shoes in front of a red door

“Brand Britain”, with an emphasis on Britishness, perceived luxury and quality, is making a mark on the global beauty landscape as UK exports thrive

Why Britain can still call itself great

Britain as a brand is difficult to assess, yet it is clear the “Made in Britain” label carries a cachet and value worth celebrating

Crafting timeless British luxury

British luxury has a perennial allure, but the industry faces challenges in a sometimes volatile global market

21 Brits changing the world

From starring on YouTube to discovering the elemental source of matter in the universe, Brits are at the top. Here are Raconteur’s 21 most influential British men and women, each with an extraordinary power to shape minds and lives around the globe

Why British films move world audiences

Defining what makes a film British is tricky, but from Bond to The King’s Speech to The Inbetweeners, ours is an industry that still punches above its weight worldwide

Serving up British cuisine to the world

Once the laughing stock for its “meat and two veg” dinners, Britain now serves up Michelin-starred cuisine