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Business West training programme opening up career pathways in international trade to students

Business West’s award winning International Trade Centre is responsible for assisting over £700m worth of UK exports annually. With unparalleled expertise and a track record of facilitating and...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 19.06.19
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The innovative South West businesses hoping to make it big in America

A handful of innovative businesses from across the South West are heading stateside this week to generate interest in their products and services as part of a delegation led by Business West’s award...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 03.06.19
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Tips on trading in Latin America and the Caribbean

Markets in Latin America have not traditionally been a target for UK or South West companies that trade overseas, but this is gradually changing. A few weeks ago, I was involved in organising a...
Sarah Hildersley
Sarah Hildersley
Department for International Trade - South West
Posted on: 16.05.19
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New initiative boxes up exporting opportunities

Business West launches the Great British Food Programme box for international buyers to sample British food and drink products.
Alice Garland
Alice Garland
Posted on: 14.05.19
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Queen's Awards for international trade winners we've helped grow their exports

The South West is an exporting powerhouse, so it’s not surprising to see that 15 of our most successful exporting businesses have scooped a Queen’s Award for international trade this year. Each of...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 30.04.19
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Queen's Awards for Enterprise winners in the South West 2019

A diverse range of businesses from across the South West have been named as winners of the 2019 Queen's Awards for Enterprise . The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for businesses...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 23.04.19
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Mayor of Swindon hosts special reception for Bangladesh High Commissioner

I was recently invited to attend a special reception with Bangladesh’s High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem at the Civic Offices in Swindon. Hosted by Bangladeshi-born Mayor of Swindon ,...
Ian Larrard
Ian Larrard
Business West
Posted on: 16.04.19
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Export for Growth is still open for business!

Launch your product or service in markets across the world this new financial year, with FREE tailored support from the Export for Growth programme.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Business West
Posted on: 11.04.19
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Brexit uncertainty weighs heavy on businesses minds survey shows

Firms in the West suffered a big loss in business confidence during the first quarter of 2019, as Brexit uncertainty continues to weigh on businesses minds. The survey of approximately 500 firms from...
Kye Parkin
Kye Parkin
Business West
Posted on: 10.04.19
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