International Trade

Articles, news and advice for SME owners and managers on the topic of International Trade.

Export & Import

How to import from Turkey to the UK

Total trade in goods between Turkey and the UK totalled £18.1bn in 2021. Here are the steps to consider when importing from this valuable trading partner

Export & Import

Help maximise your international trade opportunities

It’s never been easier to sell your products overseas using platforms such as Amazon, Shopify or PayPal. But the rules and regulations get increasingly complicated. Don’t worry, help is at hand

International Business

The UK-Australia trade deal and what it means for small business

Boris Johnson has announced a provisional trade deal – an agreement in principle – with Australia. Here's what small businesses need to know

International Business

Doing business abroad: The top 3 countries for international expansion

This year may be the right time to expand your small business – here are three countries to keep on your radar.


SMEs hit by new UK transfer pricing rules

SMEs are generally exempt from UK transfer pricing but new rules will in effect extend the UK transfer pricing rules to SMEs. Batanayi Katongera at MHA MacIntyre Hudson explains.

Business management

How to protect your profits from currency volatility

Neil Graham, former UK MD at Travelex Global Business Payments, looks at how firms can reduce exposure to FX volatility.


UK SMEs plan to boost European sales despite Brexit uncertainty

Small businesses are keen to boost sales in Europe, despite uncertainties around Britain's upcoming departure from the EU.

Export & Import

Brave New World: Preparing for international trade after Brexit

Jake Trask, FX research director at OFX, examines how businesses can prepare for international trade after Brexit.

Business management

Worst mistakes you can make during an overseas business meeting

New study reveals embarrassing blunders Brits make abroad and top secrets for surviving your next business trip (for those who don’t have a clue about business etiquette).


Brexit has UK SMEs looking to Hong Kong for global growth

Young entrepreneurs with less confidence in Europe most likely to have traded with Hong Kong or China in the last year.

Legal advice

Why you shouldn’t underestimate threat of kidnap and ransom

With a rise in the number of kidnap cases across the globe, we look at why businesses need to do more to protect their employees and their business.


International trade takes a tumble for UK SMEs

International trading for British SMEs falls to an all time low of just 28 per cent moving into the second quarter of 2017.

Finding and selling to customers

How Amazon Ads is supporting entrepreneurs

Digital ad campaigns aren't just for big businesses. Here's why you should be considering it...

Partner content

What are the funding options for hospitality businesses?

Hospitality businesses have faced a number of challenges in the last couple of years. Find out what funding and support is available.


6 types of business funding for UK tech companies

Here we explore six types of business funding that can help your UK tech company expand and reach its goals.

Business Loans

A guide to getting a small business loan

Everything you need to know on what small business loans are and what types of loan are available for your business.