Thursday, 24 May 2012
Podcast briefings for Canadian executives
Briefing 35 – Case Study: CHX Technologies
How the Canadian maker of an innovative dental-care product is breaking into the UK market. Part 2.
Briefing 34 – Case Study: CHX Technologies
How the Canadian maker of an innovative dental-care product is breaking into the UK market. Part 1.
Briefing 33 – Case Study: Genesis Technical Systems
Genesis is the provider of DSL Rings technology that provides high-speed internet bandwidth to urban and rural areas. Find out why Genesis are conducting research and development in the UK and about their pending launch. The second of two Briefings that examine Calgary’s Genesis Technical Systems and their expansion into the UK.
Briefing 32 – Case Study: Genesis Technical Systems
Genesis is the provider of DSL Rings technology that provides high-speed internet bandwidth to urban and rural areas. Find out why Genesis are conducting research and development in the UK and about their pending launch. The first of two Briefings that examine Calgary’s Genesis Technical Systems and their expansion into the UK.
Briefing 31 – Case Study: LED Roadway Lighting
Part 2 of our look at a Halifax-based company and their successful expansion into the UK.
Briefing 30 – Case Study: LED Roadway Lighting
Part 1 of our look at a Halifax-based company and their successful expansion into the UK.
Briefing 29 – Lord James Sassoon, Commercial Secretary to the Treasury, UK Government
Essential listening for all executives of Canadian financial-services companies that are considering expanding operations into the UK: in this Briefing, Lord Sassoon discusses UK banking reform; the taming of the country’s deficit and regulations; how the UK is ensuring that credit keeps flowing to business; and more.
Briefing 28 – Bringing your financial services business to the UK
Advice for financial services companies considering expanding into the UK. Guest: Philippe Gautier, UKTI Financial Services Specialist.
Briefing 27 – Tax-related highlights of the March 2011 Budget
What does the March, 2011 UK Government budget mean – from a taxation perspective – for Canadian companies operating in the United Kingdom? Malcolm Joy, Tax Partner at BDO UK, explains.
Briefing 26 – UK economy and relationship with Canada
Dr Andrew Pocock, new British High Commissioner in Canada, discusses the current state of the UK economy, the UK’s growth strategy for the future, why Canadian companies should consider expanding into the UK and more.
Briefing 22 – corporate funding
Guest expert Dominic Fiore, specialist in corporate assurance advisory services at Fitzgerald & Law, talks about the UK’s corporate financing climate and discusses funding options for Canadian companies.
Briefing 21 – British Consul-General on the UK economy
Jonathan Dart, British Consul-General in Toronto, discusses the current state of the UK economy, key business-related aspects of the latest British budget, recent success of Canadian companies in the United Kingdom and more.
Briefing 19: tax issues for Canadians sent to work in the UK
Before you send Canadian employees to work for your UK operation, there are tax issues you need to be aware of so you can avoid various financial complications. Guest expert: Jonathan Boyfield, Director, Expatriate Tax Issues, Fitzgerald & Law, London.
Briefing 18: employee benefits
When hiring UK employees for your Canadian company’s British operation, you’ll need to know about benefits that are required by law or that simply allow you to hire the best staff. Guest expert: Tim Atkins, Director, Financial Services, Fitzgerald & Law, London.
Case study podcasts
PharmaTrust Inc. – an expansion case study
When Canadian healthcare company PharmaTrust Inc. decided to consider expanding into UK, they needed a great deal of information in order to determine whether or not to establish operations there. Discover how they came to their conclusion – and the vital role that UK Trade & Investment Canada played.
Buoyed by the growing importance of recycling, Canada’s Knowaste LLC is helping the planet while building its business – and finding great success in the UK.
Canadian software firm Varicent opened their first UK office in spring 2008. Mark Girvan, VP of Business Development, talks about opportunities within the UK and the help available from UK Trade & Investment.
Braithwaite Tax Recovery
Consultants Braithwaites’ experiences of setting up in the UK - including business culture, skills base, location factors and UKTI services.
Teachers’ Private Capital
Why the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan chose to establish a presence in the UK.
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