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?
The strong demand for the recent Macquarie University sustainability bond is proof that higher education’s environmental and social footprint is being rewarded, writes Andrew Duncan.
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?
Our helpful checklist will show you the areas to target when you’re trying to understand or reduce business costs.
As negotiations continue, clarity on Brexit might still seem a long way off. It's important, though, to be proactive and not simply take a wait-and-see approach.
The UK’s decision to leave the EU creates regulatory, operational and financial implications for businesses of all sizes and across all industries. Rather than struggling with uncertainty, take advantage of the transition period to consider, discuss and plan for the implications of Brexit on your business.
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 prototype is a representation of a product idea, whether it is a simple model you put together yourself, a 3D print out or a highly refined version produced by a prototyping firm. Several prototypes are likely to be built, assessed and tested before a product comes to market.
A SWOT analysis looks at your strengths and weaknesses, and the opportunities and threats your business faces.
Financing is a priority for almost every community organisation. The more money you can raise, the more you can achieve - but competition is fierce for the limited amounts of funding that are available.