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Trade Officers: Winning Business for UK Companies for Years!

One of the most valuable assets that DIT has, is its overseas Trade Officers. I have been lucky enough to work with teams in the Middle East, in Mexico and many other markets. Almost without...
Sarah Hildersley
Sarah Hildersley
Posted on: 13.10.15
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Meet one of Bristol's latest creative Start ups - Huxley

Bristol is quickly become one of the UK's creative capitals. Find out about new creative office spaces cropping up in the city as well as meeting one of Bristol's newest creative start ups, Huxley.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 02.10.15
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5 great reasons to start networking

Networking is crucial in order to become successful for small and medium sized businesses. Read this blog post to find out why you should start networking.
Patrick Dicks
Patrick Dicks
Posted on: 02.10.15
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Employee Volunteering: a reboot for your business

It seems backwards somehow, doesn't it? To encourage your business to work smarter - spend time out of the office. But there is a real concrete business benefit to employee volunteering. Everyone...
Laetitia Watts
Laetitia Watts
Posted on: 14.09.15
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World Domination via Amazon? What marketplace sellers need to know about VAT

Those in the know are making a great living by selling online through marketplaces. But selling online does not excuse you from the societal rules of taxation and the tax man is still entitled to a...
Claire Taylor
Claire Taylor
Posted on: 14.09.15
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South West Exports Buck the National Trend

Figures released today by HM Revenue and Customs revealed that total UK exports decreased but the South West region has bucked the trend...
Mary Martin
Mary Martin
Posted on: 03.09.15
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Mental health problems - supporting employees through 'reasonable' adjustments

Employees are protected from discrimination in the workplace due to mental (or physical) illness. As part of this protection, employers are obliged to make adjustments to employees' jobs or working...
Phil Kirk
Phil Kirk
Posted on: 13.08.15
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Pole Position - Doing Business in Poland

Director of the British Polish Chamber of Commerce Trade Team, Patrick Ney, presents five compelling reasons why British exporters should consider exporting to Poland.
Patrick Ney
Patrick Ney
Posted on: 11.08.15
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What a joke! - Start up lessons from stand up comedians

Starting a business is a funny old game. Just like stand up comedians, entrepreneurs need confidence and drive to take a wacky concept to market. With that in mind, could Richard Branson and Peter...
Andy Grey
Andy Grey
Posted on: 06.08.15
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