International Trade Help

Navigating the world of international trade can be complex if you haven’t done it before.

There’s so much to think about, such as:

  • Commodity codes
  • Rules of origin
  • Customs declarations

However, trading internationally can be a fantastic way to grow and scale your business as it gives you the opportunity to diversify into new markets.

Before you jump straight in to International trade, take a look at the support provided below from the various different initiatives available in the D2N2 area. 

Empowering SME's in International Trade

Support for SMEs based in the East Midlands that are either importing or exporting....
Read More

Go Global

Guidance, training and tailored support to help businesses trade internationally...
Read More

Customs Audit Healthcheck

HMRC have started their Customs audit programme in earnest and may be visiting you to carry out their checks to......
Read More

Department for Business and Trade

The Department for Business and Trade is responsible for promoting British trade across the world, and ensuring that UK companies......
Read More

Institute of Export & International Trade Support

The Institute of Export & International Trade is investing over £5m to support businesses to export...
Read More

Innovate UK Business Growth

Innovate UK Business Growth is the UK’s innovation agency, and a part of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which......
Read More

Ashfield District Council’s International Support: Mentor City, USA

The US is the UK’s largest export market for goods and services, and accounts for 20.4% of all exports from......
Read More

Useful International Information

A range of useful links for businesses looking to trade Internationally...
Read More

Report a Trade Barrier

Information from DIT on resolving trade barriers...
Read More

Exporting Goods from the UK

HMRC offer a range of support for exporters. Companies new to trading overseas will find HMRC’s Guide to exporting......
Read More

Open to Export

An online forum and resource for exporters from the Institute of Export and International Trade....
Read More

Chamber International Trade Team

Information and support for companies trading internationally can be accessed through the East Midlands Chamber International Trade team....
Read More


Rushcliffe Business Partnership logo

Rushcliffe Business Partnership

Mastering SEO & Securing your business online

19th April 2024
9:30am - 11:30am

Book now

Case Studies



Tybro is an award-winning, fourth-generation independent business. Founded in 1914, it provides high-quality precision engineering solutions to a range of industries.

Read more


Skills for Life: Multiply Small Grants Opportunity

Skills for Life: Multiply Small Grants Opportunity

WMCA has now launched a Small Grants opportunity for VCS Organisations (Wave 2) to support with outreach & engagement activity for...

Read more
Black Business Fund

Black Business Fund

Black-owned restaurants with fewer than five locations can apply to the fund for a grant.

Read more

Free Expert Business Advice and Support

Your business is unique but the challenges that you face aren’t, with our support, we can help get you through them.

Our impartial business support is delivered by experienced, expert business advisers, giving you the right advice at the right time for your business.

Contact us today to access a wealth of support, events, business growth programmes and expert advice.

Sonny Lakhani
Business Adviser
Image of Sonny Lakhani
I would like to book an appointment