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15 Aug

Chamber appoints a new Chair to the Board of Directors

Trentbarton buses boss Ian Morgan OBE has been appointed Chair of the Board of Directors at East Midlands Chamber*

14 Aug

Impact of lost businesses felt in latest employment figures

The impact of a number of high-profile business closures earlier in the year has begun to filter through to the unemployment figures for the East Midlands.

14 Aug

Rural Community Awards Now Open

The Plunkett Foundation is welcoming applications for this year’s annual awards celebrating achievements of rural community businesses in tackling rural issues.

Department for International Trade

 

DIT

The Department for International Trade (formerly UKTI) is responsible for promoting British trade across the world, and ensuring that UK companies take advantage of the huge opportunities open to them. Making the move into any new market – especially when you’re faced with different languages, cultures and regulations, can feel like a leap into the unknown. Exporting is GREAT supports UK exporters by listing live opportunities to target and by offering expert advice and guidance at every step of your exporting journey as well as training modules and downloadable resources.

 

There is also a knowledgeable local team of International Trade Advisers at your disposal, all of whom have great experience helping UK companies export.

Other services available to you include:

  • Exporting: is it for you workshops
  • Export master classes on various trade topics throughout the East Midlands
  • A programme of Midlands Engine market visits organised by DIT
  • Information about opportunities to help win business in large projects
  • Access to a national E-exporting programme to help UK retailers and brands export their products overseas via e-commerce, with special introductory rates agreed with marketplaces across the world
  • Tradeshow Access Programme providing financial support to help you attend and exhibit at exhibitions
  • Market research to help determine where in the world you should be targeting first/next
  • Find a Buyer a portal on which businesses who wish to trade internationally can register to be viewed by overseas companies.

The demand is out there, you should be too.

Contact DIT East Midlands