Keeping risk under control

Minimising risk in export markets through management best practices should maximise returns, writes Elliot Wilson, who points out the pitfalls

When in Rome or East Asia

Exporters should adapt to the local culture and business etiquette in their target markets, as Elliot Wilson discovers

Game-changer for transatlantic business

Jeff Briginshaw

Jeffries Briginshaw, managing director at BritishAmerican Business in London, asks who knows what is TTIP?

Exporting British beauty

Hairdressers led the British export charge which now sees booming sales of UK beauty products worldwide, writes Emma Hill

Punching above their weight

Shot of the Shard

Mid-market companies make a significant contribution to the UK economy, but potential for growth remains untapped, writes Chris Johnston

Mind the trade gap

CBI Director - John Cridland

Improving the UK’s trade performance is central to our future prosperity and medium-sized businesses have a critical role to play in delivering this, says CBI director-general John Cridland

Going global can be plain sailing


Despite the challenges facing mid-market companies expanding abroad, the time is right to export, as Rob Langston discovers

Africa - from petrodollars to progress

The shift in approach by a growing number of African states to the exploitation of their oil and gas resources could help transform Africa’s economies. Jason Kerr, Joshua Siaw and Anthony Elghossain of global law firm White & Case explain