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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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Export turnover triples for sustainable Somerset based company

A business based in Somerset that propogates Date Palms and exports them across the world has tripled its export turnover.
Zoe Bagnall
Zoe Bagnall
Business West
Posted on: 23.02.21
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Are You Prepared for the EU VAT Changes on the Horizon?

There have been some big changes with VAT since the UK left the EU VAT area and in addition from July 2021 there are some major EU VAT changes on the horizon. As of 1st January 2021, the UK has left...
Tracy Ruff
Tracy Ruff
Posted on: 23.02.21
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