How you will source supplies for your business, and distribute your products, are among the hot topics of Brexit. But, whatever the outcome, businesses of all sizes absolutely should be focusing on making themselves as agile as possible.
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?
Many British businesses remain confident that they will succeed in the current trading environment, even considering the uncertainty around the outcome of Brexit1.
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.
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?
If you are considering making your business more environmentally responsible, a variety of grants, loans and government-sponsored initiatives can help you. The support on offer can range from funding towards new energy-efficient equipment to free business advice and awards that you can use to boost your marketing efforts.
A SWOT analysis looks at your strengths and weaknesses, and the opportunities and threats your business faces.
Expanding into overseas markets can offer exciting growth prospects. But marketing and selling overseas is a demanding undertaking.