The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills’ January whitepaper on trade and investment signals that ministers may be serious about helping more small to medium-sized enterprises expand overseas. But will these moves encourage them to start exporting?
Expansion into high-growth markets overseas offers tantalising opportunities for SMEs, but also contains a multitude of commercial risks. We look at the inherent risks of trading in Russia and China.
And experience managing a business abroad can give you a point of difference when applying for that top finance job.
Increase governance without stifling competitiveness; enforce already-in-place rules; were the key messages from the business community after the government released a green paper on governance
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