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- South East firms to benefit from Africa expert appointment May 22, 2013Local businesses are set to benefit from specialist sub-Saharan African export advice, with the appointment of a new locally based adviser to government export body UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) South East. […]
- Healthcare UK chairman appointed May 22, 2013Sir Ian Carruthers has been appointed as chair of the Healthcare UK Governance Board. […]
- Being Nosey in China May 21, 2013UKTI's Export Marketing Research Scheme helps 4fx Healthcare increase its international sales. […]
- South East firms to benefit from Africa expert appointment May 22, 2013
Author Archives: Clive Drinkwater
I’ve always been entertained by what I know as Fiedler’s Rules of Forecasting. They’ve been attributed to a range of people from Winston Churchill to Cecil B DeMille and I’m sure we’ll never know who actually came up with them. … Continue reading
It’s always fascinating to go back to a country that you haven’t visited for a while. So it was with my visit to India last week, my first for about nine years. My parents used to live in Kerala and … Continue reading
I hope you’ve returned from your Christmas and New Year break, as my old headmaster used to say, like giants refreshed. I always enjoy a long break myself and use it to recharge the batteries – more necessary this year … Continue reading
I was thrilled to hear that the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will be holding its prestigious Stirling Prize ceremony in Manchester for the first time on 13 October. I look forward to following the events on TV as they … Continue reading
A couple of interesting surveys came across my desk recently. The first was undertaken by North West Business Insider, supported by Ernst & Young looking at international trade patterns for North West firms. View the survey here I was struck by … Continue reading
As the Olympic torch arrives in the Chester next Monday on the first North West leg of its pre-games tour, I ask myself what it is about the Olympics that excites me so much. As long ago as 1964, my … Continue reading
I’ve been a bit distracted lately. I had a marvellous holiday in Mexico with my wife and then came back to the birth of my new grand-daughter. Ava Violet Elizabeth is absolutely gorgeous and I’m happy to report that mother … Continue reading
So, you’ve got a fantastic product or service offer and a terrific support network. You run a tight ship, have high productivity and should be internationally competitive, but If nobody knows about you, you will never sell. The answer is, … Continue reading
In my exporting challenge blog I set a series of questions. I now turn to the question of routes to market. Luckily Doug Mahoney, UKTI’s Director-West Midlands, recently blogged on the subject and promised more in the future but I … Continue reading