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.
Will German kebabs, Arabian coffee and a French wine store be a hit with UK consumers? Only if brands can find the right franchisees to help them bridge the culture gap.
They know their customers inside-out, they’re proud of their product quality and their speed-to-market is remarkable, but Alpkit’s success is also founded on superlative stock management. David Hanney explains why it’s vital to get working capital really working.
Many British businesses remain confident that they will succeed in the current trading environment, even considering the uncertainty around the outcome of Brexit1.
Many of the UK’s largest businesses, and its most critical industries, are highly integrated with Europe. So, how might Brexit affect the biggest players – and what will be the effects on those further down the supply chain?
How do UK companies feel about their future in the run-up to leaving the EU? And where are they focusing their energies? Our latest HSBC Trade Navigator survey (carried out in September 2018) takes the temperature of UK businesses and reveals some surprises.
While Europe will remain a key fixture of most firms’ expansion strategies, UK-based companies are also looking to the emerging markets of Latin America, Asia and beyond to capture significant growth. Here are four markets worth considering.
In just three years, REDFITS has grown from a start up to become a global company with a multimillion-pound turnover. So, how is the young team preparing for 2019 with the uncertainties of Brexit on the horizon?
Exporting can open up a new world of opportunities for your business – but is it right for you and what is the right approach to take?
Trading internationally can be an exciting opportunity to take your business to the next level. But at the same time, exporting and importing present a new set of financial challenges.