Month: <span>December 2017</span>

New Zealand is a rapidly expanding nation, with an economy that’s embraced a number of new sectors over the last decade or so – where its earnings were once dominated by farm products, namely wool, meat and dairy, it’s now supported by burgeoning tourism, film production and wine-making industries.

Trade between the UK and New Zealand is worth a healthy £1.1 billion a year, and the top UK exports to New Zealand include:

  • automotive
  • machinery and mechanical appliances
  • printing
  • pharmaceutical
  • food and beverage
  • optical medical and measuring equipment
  • electrical machinery and equipment

If you’re thinking of doing business on the other side of the world, here’s everything you need to know about exporting to New Zealand…

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Winter well and truly kicked in over the weekend, so if you were literally caught cold by the snow and ice on Monday morning, here’s how to de-ice your car.

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Those in the know see Mexico growing as an economic power over the next couple of decades, and making the leap from being the world’s 15th largest economy (where it’s currently ranked), to the fifth.

And the Mexican economy has continued to grow despite other Latin American countries seeing their’s shrink.

Trade between the UK and Mexico is worth around£1.1 billion, and the top five UK exports to Mexico are:

  • Power generating machinery and equipment
  • Road vehicles
  • Medicinal and pharmaceutical products
  • Beverages
  • Essential oils and perfume materials.

Here’s everything you need to know about exporting to Mexico.

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If you’re planning on getting a new smartphone or tablet this Christmas, or you’ll be giving one as a gift, you’ll want to make sure it lasts at least until the next time you upgrade – not as easy as it sounds, especially over the festive period when an excess of excitement, and no little excess wine, can make it that bit easier to drop your device. And there’s nothing quite like that moment of sheer panic and horror as your smartphone slips from your grasp and tumbles towards the floor.

Sometimes it bounces harmlessly, but other times will see a huge crack appear on the screen, so it’s always handy to consider ways in which you can minimise the risk of breakage. Here are some top tips…

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