International expansion

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5 essentials for expansion into the US

America is still the world’s largest single and richest market. But some of Britain’s biggest brands have crashed and burned trying to expand into the US. Matthew Lee Sawyer explains how to avoid their mistakes


WalkMe hires former DataRobot Veep as VP-GM for EMEA

As part of its global expansion plan, WalkMe has hired former DataRobot Vice President to oversee its EMEA operations

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Less than a quarter of British SMEs plan to expand beyond the UK

Small business owners blame lack of finance, inexperience and red tape equally for unwillingness to expand overseas


3 ways to improve your chances of success exporting overseas

Sean Ramsden, founder and CEO of Ramsden International, says that exporters must be mindful of cultural differences when it comes to exporting


Local experts are the secret weapon for SMEs to achieve global success

Here, Luke Smith, co-founder and CEO of marketing agency Croud, explains the key things to consider to make your overseas business a success.

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What you need to know if you’re dipping your toes into international waters

Taking your business global can be a make or break moment: Here's how to avoid the pitfalls from one who's been there.

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Growth and exporting: Take your business to the next level

Clive Lewis, head of SME issues at the ICAEW, explains that in light of improving confidence, business owners need to make sure that groundwork is completed before expansion.


How do SMEs get their hands on the new £12 billion HSBC fund?

New HSBC fund will offer new opportunities for agriculture SMEs and firms hoping to trade internationally.

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How to draw up an international business plan

Here, Nick Farmer, international tax partner at Menzies LLP explores how businesses can take advantage of the international market.


Royal Wedding: How exporting Brand Britain can help you grow faster

If you use your British brand in the right way, you can grow your international sales.


How to prepare for international expansion post-Brexit

Here, Rick Hammell, CEO, Elements Global Services, explores how businesses should manage their international expansion.


Following the customers: Farida Gibbs on why she’s opening a new office in Dublin

Farida Gibbs, CEO of Gibbs Hybrid Workforce Solutions explains why she's opening a new office in Dublin as the Irish city strengthens its status as a tech hub.