Month: <span>September 2019</span>

The ongoing crisis and instability in and around Russia and Ukraine means there are still many EU sanctions in place that  could significantly affect your ability to carry out business in the region.

There are over 100 British companies active in this area – covering a wide range of industries, from agriculture to retail – and the UK is currently the 6th largest investor in Ukraine, having invested over £2.3 billion since 1992 (5.4% of total Foreign Direct Investment).

And so if you’re already doing business out there you’ll understand travelling to the region to meet clients and colleagues is not a viable option – in which case, our international conference call facility could become one of your most valuable business tools.

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Every company needs to have  a robust risk management plan in place, and board members play a pivotal role in setting and overseeing an effective risk management plan.

Here are the areas your risk management plan should include.

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The United States of America is the largest, most competitive and most technologically advanced economy in the entire world and its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has grown by at least 1.8% every year since 2011.

The ‘special relationship’ between the US and UK is well documented, and there certainly is a unique link between the two countries that benefits businesses on both sides of the Atlantic.

And while the Atlantic provides a physical barrier between the two countries, it doesn’t have to be a barrier to business as you can quickly and simply set up a conference between UK and USA to make sure colleagues can keep in touch. Here’s how…

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If you’re thinking of taking the plunge and starting your own business, the struggle to get funding could be a real stumbling block, especially given the ongoing economic uncertainty surrounding Brexit – lenders might be hesitant, given that we still don’t know when, or even if, the UK will leave the EU, never mind the potential impact it will have on business and the economy.

So if you’ve a winning idea and a robust business plan in place, here are some of the ways you can raise that much-needed corporate finance to kickstart your business…

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