Why selling online will be vital post-Brexit

Person using a tablet to buy products online

Selling online is a relatively cheap and safe way to expand a business overseas, rather than investing in expensive local infrastructure

Ivory suppliers challenge global ban

Ivory trade ban

Several Southern African countries want to be exempted from a 35-year old global ban on ivory trading, threatening a hard-won consensus on the trade in products from endangered animals

UK immigration stance is ‘damaging’, say Indian entrepreneurs

Leading businesspeople from the Indian Diaspora warn that the UK government’s stance on immigration is making the country less attractive for investment

Dad’s Army: the home front

Migration has become a central tenet of the Leave campaign’s appeal to the British public. The message that outside of the EU, the UK will be able to control its borders, has resonated strongly with older voters

Bright outlook for UK manufacturing

The forecast for UK industry is good, but dark clouds, including a skills gap and uncertainty over EU membership, hang over what could be a much brighter scene

Global Exporting Opportunities

With the eurozone an uncertain market, capitalising on global export opportunities, particularly in America and China, is more important than ever

Into Africa with growing demand

The “Africa rising” narrative has been replaced by a more complex picture, as African economies experience growing pains and social unrest, but there are still huge opportunities for companies willing to take risks. Pete Guest reports

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