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UK manufacturer Brandon Medical is achieving enviable growth in some of the world’s most challenging markets.
For marketing services business adm Group, capturing the US market was a natural step. The process wasn’t always smooth, but five years on, the benefits are clear.
After a long winter lockdown the nation’s mood is finally starting to lighten, as the vaccine roll-out proceeds at pace and as the process of easing restrictions gets underway. Assuming that the vaccines remain effective, then the UK can look forward to a strong economic revival during the summer months. This will bring both challenges and opportunities for businesses, explains Mark Berrisford-Smith, Head of Economics for HSBC UK, Commercial Banking.
Expanding overseas may be daunting, but the rewards can be impressive. Tony Conophy, Group Finance Director at Computacenter, and Jim Tindol, Vice President, Finance, Computacenter US, share their experience of the US market and their key learnings.
Trade agreements are a hot topic as the UK adjusts to life outside the EU, but why are they important, what is the potential impact of negotiations and why does it matter for your business?
Quality engineering services, a network of contacts and a wealth of experience saw high demand for Staffordshire-based Xtrutech’s products and services. Meeting that demand whilst managing the company’s cashflow proved challenging, but the right funding has supported the company’s ongoing growth.
Plan now to take advantage of the EU trade opportunities that will persist beyond the Brexit transition, urges Ian Tandy, HSBC UK’s Head of Global Trade and Receivables Finance.
The end of the Brexit transition period on 1st January 2021 is drawing ever closer and as trade talks with the EU go down to the wire, it is difficult to know exactly what businesses need to do to prepare. However, business leaders are in agreement about one thing – no preparation is not an option.
With fifty percent of its customer base in EU member states, Candy Hero faced Brexit with understandable trepidation. Enquiring minds and a dynamic approach, however, have helped the business find a solution that delivers long-term benefits.