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Why the digital revolution is challenging businesses to trade beyond borders

Living in a digital age is totally transforming how we buy and sell goods and services, how we communicate, connect, and collaborate with people, and it's shaping a whole new way of thinking.
John Rubidge
John Rubidge
Department for International Trade - South West
Posted on: 14.05.14
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Nordic hunger to buy British

The Nordic population, like us, are looking for newer, more efficient, more stylish goods and services to keep their position as one of the most wealthy, happy, progressive, vibrant regions in the...
Sally Maki
Sally Maki
NordicExports
Posted on: 07.04.14
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Work Hard, Play Hard: How to make the most of your business trip

Taking a business trip abroad? There's more to life than the walls of the office and the hotel, so don't let these opportunities pass you by. Follow our top tips on how to make the most of your free...
Josie Sampson
Josie Sampson
Posted on: 25.03.14
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9 Export Essentials - How to Start Exporting

Lyn Palmer, International Trade Manager at Business West gives her top tips for how to get started in export and make your overseas trading a success.
Lyn Palmer
Lyn Palmer
Business West
Posted on: 08.11.13
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How to research your market

It's easy to make the intellectual leap between an idea and the desired outcome, but a 'trough of pain' in getting there is inevitable. Marketing is not a battle of products but a battle of...
Michael Howes
Michael Howes
Pilot Cottage Limited
Posted on: 17.10.13
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Managing intellectual property overseas - The dos and don'ts

Dave Morgan, an IP specialist here at Business West, discusses the key points to be aware of when managing intellectual property overseas.
Dave Morgan
Dave Morgan
Enterprise Europe Network
Posted on: 19.08.13
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How to guarantee your payments in international trade

In this post I am focusing on why exporters should use a Letter of Credit to guarantee payment for their exports, what the problems are and how to avoid them.
Catherine Stephens
Catherine Stephens
Business West
Posted on: 15.08.13
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Aim high, act now!

Boost your profile, credibility and bottom line by entering new markets.
Russell Jones
Russell Jones
Department for International Trade South West
Posted on: 12.04.13
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