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Top tactics to take a British brand to China

Award-winning Pickering’s Gin has had huge success in the UK and US markets, but it chose China to launch its first gin bar. The company’s founders explain their tactics for entering this growing market and how they tackled China’s unique challenges.

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6 steps to becoming an international brand

Azoomee is solving parents’ headaches with its fun, educational and safe learning platform for kids. Co-founder Douglas Lloyd explains how the brand found the funds and made rapid headway into overseas markets from its early days.

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Business plan tool

Whether you want to raise funding or to understand the best opportunities for your business, a business plan is essential.

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PJ Valves: optimising working capital

New opportunities and global growth ambitions meant that PJ Valves needed a funding solution that would support its working capital requirements and allow it to grow in new markets. HSBC UK’s deep understanding of how the business operates, the Bank’s trade expertise and its close relationship with UK Export Finance is supporting PJ Valves in reaching its full potential.

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5 top tips to boost your working capital

We've all heard the old saying, 'cash is king' but, as all successful businesses know, what really counts is how efficiently cash flows through your business.

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The two-way benefits of business mentoring

From accelerating growth, to solving seemingly intractable business problems and even restoring your enthusiasm for the business, working with a mentor can be transformational. But the relationship is not a one-way street, the whole process can bring real benefits to the mentor as well.

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How to compete with the global elite

With every new intake, fierce international competition makes recruitment tougher for UK universities. The University of Birmingham is among those adapting to the realities of a globally-mobile academic community.

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Agriculture and the trade landscape

Trade has become the key issue in whatever type of Brexit we end up with, presenting some risks, but plenty of opportunities too, writes Cedric Porter, editor of Brexit Food & Farming.

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Keep your business safe

Cybercrime and fraud may not be something that people naturally associate with agriculture, but criminals are increasingly targeting businesses throughout the sector. Here we look at the steps you can take to protect yourself and the most common ways fraudsters may target your business.

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On the track to self sufficiency

Trends for healthier eating and developments in plant science and farm technology are creating “unlimited opportunities” for the horticulture sector. But, says the NFU’s Ali Capper, the UK needs a fit-for-purpose immigration policy and better access to funding and innovation.

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Making a virtue of variety

From beef cattle, pigs and orchards to anaerobic digestors and glasshouses, the Hunnifords certainly haven’t rested on their laurels when it comes to growing the family farm business.

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