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ERDF's "Enhancing SMEs' International Trade Performance" Project looks to procure consultants

Growth Company International Trade is looking to procure consultants for the ERDF's "Enhancing SMEs' International Trade Performance" Project. Details for application process as well as the project brief are available here

Moving Online is Key to Helping Companies Thrive

Moving Online is Key to Helping Companies Thrive

Some organisations are undoubtedly faring better than others under the challenging business landscape, and one thing that many of the high performers seem to have in common is that they all have a strong online presence… or they’ve created one as part of their crisis response

International Trade: How Can We Continue Without Travel?

International Trade: How Can We Continue Without Travel?

The current changes to the global travel industry will have a major and potentially ongoing impact on a company’s trade with global B2B and B2C buyers, as well as with foreign suppliers.

Protect Your Innovative IP in the International Markets

Protect Your Innovative IP in the International Markets

If you’re developing new solutions and making plans to expand globally, applying for trademarks or patents, and protecting your intellectual property, should be a priority.

Reinvent Your Business During Crisis

Reinvent Your Business During Crisis

Crises can be difficult to navigate, but they do provide a unique opportunity to review and adapt existing business models to better meet the evolving needs of customers during tough situations

Client Management During Crisis

Client Management During Crisis

During times of crisis, customers seek support from those around them; they look to others for guidance, whether that be friends, family members, or even the businesses they buy from

Improve your international digital footprint to reach more clients

Improve your international digital footprint to reach more clients

Online is being used more than ever with everyone in lockdown and businesses facing real threats. Social groups are meeting online and families are connecting daily using social media to keep in touch.

International Trade Team helps UVS secure first project in Vietnam

International Trade Team helps UVS secure first project in Vietnam

Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) has secured its first ever order from Vietnam after receiving expert advice from the North West’s International Trade Team

Brand Management Under Crisis - A Covid-19 guidance for businesses

Brand Management Under Crisis

Whether a natural disaster, global pandemic, or data breach, business crises can and do happen. Organisations may not be able to prevent crises, but what they can do is ensure they’re prepared to emerge strong and healthy on the other side.

Government of Lombardy Region, Italy – Call for International Products

Government of Lombardy Region, Italy – Call for International Products

The central purchasing company of the Lombardy Government, has launched an international call for products to protect their physicians and sanitary personnel during the coming months with the COVID-19 outbreak in mind.