Is it ever possible to have a supply chain that’s both cost-efficient and resilient to change and disruption?
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.
In light of Brexit, many businesses will be taking stock of the potential risks ahead – but now is also the time to consider the options you have to drive growth through new markets, products or strategies.
UK businesses are upbeat about 2019, despite the prospect of further political and economic uncertainty, and they will have a strongly supportive but inquisitive friend in HSBC UK, promises David Beaty, UK Head of Business Banking.
Brexit uncertainty may continue, but small business owners can face the new year with optimism, says Peter McIntyre, Head of UK Small Business Banking at HSBC.
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.
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.
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.
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?