- Simon Haworth on UK and China : Partners for Growth: There is indeed extraordinary opportunity for UK firms, for...
- Bess on Africa – think trade, not aid: very interesting blog Lewis!
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- SophiaCalvin on La fiesta – British style: The “Feria de las Culturas Amigas”, or “International Culture Fair....
- Alan MacKelworth on Africa – think trade, not aid: Hi! Lewis, Agree with your comments Trade not Aid – I...
- West Midlands continues to be the fastest growing English region for exports December 6, 2013Exports have once again reached over £6.5 billion. […]
- New research reveals the benefits of doing business overseas December 6, 2013UKTI has an ongoing programme of research that looks into the effect of exporting on UK companies across the economy. […]
- Guide to UK Subsea Capability to be republished in 2014 December 6, 2013Opportunity for relevant organisations to have free entry in UKTI's "Guide to UK Subsea Capability" which is due to be updated shortly. Requests for inclusion must reach us by 20th December 2013. […]
- West Midlands continues to be the fastest growing English region for exports December 6, 2013
Author Archives: Jenny Gardner
Many years ago, I was in Kent with a friend visiting one of the great industrialists of the time. We were invited to lunch at the family’s lovely, understated cottage. On my way home I could conclude that our host … Continue reading
During the years that I spent in industry, prior to my current position working for the UK government, I must admit that I took special pleasure in working with strategic business development. For me, nothing equals the joy of building … Continue reading
Spring has finally arrived in Sweden and some are even saying that summer is here. Next week we will have to call it summer as the British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce (BSCC) in Sweden is to hold a brilliant summer dinner … Continue reading
I always had my doubts about macroeconomics. Just the term “ceteris paribus” (all other things being equal) made me thoroughly suspicious. When has anything really been “ceteris paribus”? No day is like another and if I learnt one lesson in … Continue reading
Recently I participated in a truly Nordic activity. I spent the better part of my Sunday sliding around on the ice between the small town of Sigtuna and Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. I was taking part in “Vikingarännet” (directly … Continue reading
So, 2013 is finally here, its arrival marked with fireworks, confetti and celebrations. These days, “Ringing in the New Year” certainly has a double meaning. The internet and the networked society are here to stay, but the most recent developments … Continue reading
I started December this year with a lovely performance of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens at the Maxim Theatre here in Stockholm. The story was brilliantly told and sung by a group of English actors. Ebenezer Scrooge, the main … Continue reading
The weather is a popular topic of conversation in both the UK and Sweden. You can never go wrong talking about the weather. What it was like yesterday, whether it was a good summer and will it rain tomorrow? Sometimes … Continue reading
Tonight is the big night. I have always been interested in business. Before going to university I had a couple of minutes of agony – thinking that I might instead attend theatre school – but I never felt confident enough … Continue reading