University of Wolverhampton - First British University who signed a bilateral agreement with a Dominican university and with the Ministry of Higher Education of the Dominican Republic.
A London design and software firm has won a three-year contract worth almost £400,000 ($4.8m HKD) to design and deliver the website for one of the world’s biggest cultural developments with help and support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
UK Trade and Investment in Guangzhou supported Chelsea Football Club’s contract signing with Guangzhou R&F Football Club to opening a football school in Meizhou, Guangdong province, China.
Over 500 businesses attended events across the South West last week to learn about international business opportunities in high growth markets.
17.05.13 Export Week – latest updates
Export Week – let’s keep the momentum going
UKTI and other market specialists with a wealth of local knowledge will meet business leaders today (17 May) to discuss growing markets in China and India - two of Asia’s leading economies - at a seminar in Newmarket.
Ecommerce checkouts in Canada set to become faster, more efficient, and less frustrating
UKTI Export Week event in Guildford highlights opportunities for UK firms in the booming Middle Eastern market.
Universities and Science Minister David Willetts has launched the first export strategy for UK companies looking for a share of the £100 billion global cyber security market.
Central College Nottingham has signed a deal with Chengdu Industrial Vocational Technical College (CIVTC), to offer a range of courses in China, it has been announced during UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) Export Week – High Growth Markets.
Business mentoring for 20 small British technology businesses seeking commercial partnerships with Indian companies is being announced by UKTI today.
ONE successful Yorkshire business has a product to power one of the world’s most glamorous hotels in Dubai and another has tapped into new markets by exporting salmon heads to Vietnam.
A strong team headed by Richard Paniguian, Head of UKTI DSO and supported by Air Vice Marshal Nigel Maddox attended the 11th International Defence Industry Fair (IDEF) in Istanbul from 6-10 May 2013.
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) Regional Director for the North West, Clive Drinkwater, visited Cumbria on Tuesday 14 May to urge the region’s businesses to make the most of opportunities in High Growth Markets.
UKTI support helps secure £1.1 million Regional Growth Fund boost
Lord Green, Minister for Trade and Investment, will today [15 May] formally open the first phase of a modernisation programme at pump and motor manufacturer Hayward Tyler’s facility in Luton.
A Bedfordshire based company lent its expertise to boost business opportunities for East of England firms at a UKTI workshop event which took place at the beginning of Export Week – High Growth Markets.
Minister for Trade & Investment visits successful exporters in Speke
Successful exporter offers advice to other local firms at UKTI High Growth Export Week event
Derby firm JD7 Technology Ltd has received a huge boost after winning an order in excess of £200,000 to assess a number of water mains for MWA, the water authority of Bangkok, with help from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) East Midlands.
Lord Green will this week launch a series of events up and down the UK to promote business abroad.
The Mayor of London has today urged London’s 800,000 small and medium businesses to ‘go global’ and grasp trade opportunities from growth economies overseas, as he announced £700,000 for a programme to boost business exports.
Leading export finance experts are urging companies to attend an event focused on finance options – from cashflow to credit insurance - to help firms successfully trade overseas to boost long-term profits.
Lincolnshire firms need to look to high growth markets if they want to succeed, according to local export chief Peter Hogarth from government export body, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) East Midlands.
An education specialist company whose online maths aid is helping educate pupils across Thailand - thanks to help from UKTI - is urging others to tie up success in this high-growth market.
North East firms will be celebrating their success as export “graduates” next week at the start of a special series of events to help more companies export to new markets.
Companies across the East of England are leading the way nationally in finding new markets overseas and more will soon get a helping hand to boost their sales in High-Growth Markets as UKTI launches a well timed Export Week.
Britain’s successful ‘Summer of Sport‘ delivered an initial £2.5 billion boost in foreign direct investment (FDI) over the past year bringing with it more than 31,000 jobs, according to preliminary figures published today.
Security & Policing 2013 Countries, territories and organisations invited to attend.
One of London’s leading export experts has praised the achievements of local firms, with more companies from the capital winning the prestigious Queen’s Award for International Trade than any other region.
Shell and the Green Investment Bank are today celebrating new deals with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), further developing its commercial ties with the UK
Financial leaders and chief executives from around the world are set to gather in London for the Global Investment Conference (GIC) on 9 May 2013.
26.04.13 Access China Competition 2013
Opportunity for North East companies to enter a competition jointly run by UKTI, Emirates and Norma Foster Ltd to win a flight to China, market research to the value of £1,950 and a one day Export Communication Review.
UKTI South West will be running a series of seminars and events offering unique and informed advice on how to go about doing business in high growth markets.
New Vehicle Certification Agency to open in Brazil enabling the UK automotive sector to more easily access South America's emerging markets.
North East firm shares secrets of overseas success at breakfast event
25.04.13 UK launches fast-track to growth
New Future Fifty Programme makes the UK a leading destination for high-growth businesses
UKTI is hosting an event in London’s Mansion House on major business opportunities in the Nordic and Baltic region.
Lord Green visits Dublin to develop the bilateral trade relationship between the UK and Ireland.
Entries are now open for the Insider International Trade Awards 2013. Are you a South West company that has taken the challenge and braved the international market?
City Week, running this year from 22 – 24 April 2013, is a high level annual forum for the discussion of current issues facing the Financial Services Industry
Business Secretary Vince Cable visits Brazil to promote UK aerospace and supply chain, Olympics and education opportunities
Crack the fast growing Portuguese speaking markets of Brazil, Angola and Mozambique by using Portugal, and Portuguese companies, as your springboard – this UKTI Lisbon event shows you how.
17.04.13 Aid Funded Business Events
Aid Funded Business events offer real opportunities for UK companies
16.04.13 A strong handle on the future
UKTI’s Export Communications Review provided Liam and Carol Carey of Merlin Glass with the tools to implement a world class website and app, which is paying dividends
Patricia Hewitt, Chair of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) will be giving the keynote speech at a UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) High Growth Export Week event being held in Leicester.
A GREAT British exhibition at Jiading Race Track was opened by British Ambassador Sebastian Wood as the Chinese Grand Prix celebrated its tenth anniversary.
The UK Ambassador to Brazil is heading to Derby in May to help local firms find out more about winning business as part of UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) High Growth week.
East Midlands International Trade Association (emita) has announced a major new sponsor.
UK Trade & Investment is set to host a delegation of international buyers and market specialists at HC2013, the UK’s leading Health IT event.
Export Week puts focus on High Growth Markets
UK Trade & Investment’s (UKTI) East Midlands' finance adviser has helped over 100 local companies overcome the barriers to export finance and insurance since taking up the new post almost a year ago.
08.04.13 Make Ireland your goal
North East firms invited to explore business potential and support D2S Challenge
Hannover Messe represents a major opportunity to showcase products ranging from precision engineered gear boxes to world leading materials information technology.
UKTI is providing significant support to assist UK companies to do business at Hannover Messe 2013.
North East companies which have never sold their goods and services outside of the UK are benefiting from a new initiative launched by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) to introduce novice exporters to the European marketplace.
Lord Green responds to the news today that the EU and Japan will hold talks for a Free Trade Agreement.
One week left to register for trade mission to Tecnotextile and Automec
Aid Funded Business offers real opportunities for UK companies.
Export Week propels West Midlands business into high growth markets
Northeast Chemical Industry executives take to the stage to promote the region and its capabilities, during the 6th Annual Industry Outlook Conference in India.
A start-up Leicestershire firm have landed an order in the Falklands, with help from government export body UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
The search is on for the North East’s heroes of export and companies across the region are being urged to act fast to submit their entries for the prestigious North East Exporters’ Awards.
Today Michael Fallon, Minister of State for Business and Enterprise will open the competition for the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative Rounds 3 and 4 at the AMSCI National Briefing event being held at Central Hall, Westminster.
Businesses across the South West looking to trade internationally have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience and insight into one of the world’s fastest growing economies, with a trade mission to South Africa organised by UKTI South West.
A renewed call to action has been issued to the region’s firms as latest figures released by HM Revenue & Customs this week show that exports from the South West fell in 2012.
Two UK companies have secured lucrative deals to design venues for the 2016 Olympics
The latest Trade figures released by HM Revenue & Customs this week show that exports from East of England to non EU countries are growing faster than in any other UK region, at 16.4% year on year
Renewed call to action as North East exports fall, but companies urged to follow successful exporters such as Pinnacle Re-Tec who has used UK Export Finance to help them grow overseas.
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Italian investors who have chosen the UK as a destination for their business development and internationalisation were given recognition during the sixth edition of the UK-ITALY Business Awards on 24 January 2013.
Companies across the East Midlands will get a helping hand to boost their overseas sales in High Growth Markets as government exporting body, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), launches Export Week.
18.03.13 UK Dairy Forum to help boost exports
Representatives from the UK dairy industry will be finding out how to make the most of global demand for dairy products during a major food and drink conference at the Excel Centre in London.
UKTI North West encourage exporters to renew their efforts as
Plans to develop British business networks in high growth and emerging markets took a further step forward today
UKTI South West continues to help the region forge business links with China with a special event dedicated to the food and drink sector.
UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) South West is helping the region’s small and medium sized businesses unlock international trade opportunities with trade missions to East Africa and the USA and Canada.
13.03.13 Hitting the Export Trail to Dublin
UK’s biggest Export Insight visit heads to Ireland
Firms from across the North East have taken part in a unique debate to consider “The Hong Kong question” in a bid to broaden their export horizons. The new “Access China competition” was also launched at this event.
The UK is to provide new support to help Afghanistan attract international investors to develop its estimated US$1 trillion-plus natural resources, including copper, gold, oil and gas, Prime Minister David Cameron announced on 6th March 2013.
The government is backing Britain’s retailers in their bid to expand into fast-growing and lucrative overseas markets.
UKTI South West's seminar in Bristol will highlight commercial opportunities in Ireland.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Trade & Investment is taking a group of UK businesses and education providers on a trade mission to Singapore and Indonesia to strengthen business ties and boost UK exports this week.
08.03.13 UK@SXSW 2013
With UKTI’s Interactive trade mission to SXSW Interactive taking place now between 7 - 12 March 2013 in Austin, Texas.
UKTI's team from the British Embassy in Moscow promoted UK business excellence with the recent Aston Martin product launch event at the Residence.
UKTI DSO RD West organised a Defence and Security Industry Day on board HMS St Albans, a Type 23 Frigate, on Friday 1st March.
A leading skin camouflage entrepreneur in Rutland has secured success in Western Australia with her clinical services and skin camouflage creams by collaborating with top Australian plastic surgeon Fiona Wood, with help from UKTI East Midlands
Regional exporters are to see a new leader at the helm of the East Midlands’ International Trade Association (emita) with the appointment of new chairman, Susan Hallam, who has taken over the reigns from long-standing chairman Gerry Blacoe, MBE.
North East firms are being urged to go East to expand their export potential in China.
A four-day trade mission to Mexico and Colombia by medium-sized British businesses begins today, focussing on high value opportunities in key sectors.
North West exports to China approach record £2 Billion – HVPD Ltd and EDM Ltd celebrate success
Airline hosts training program to help Americans overcome their fear of flying.
UKTI's CEEP event highlights the growing Chinese Clean and Energy Efficient production market as a potentially lucrative one for UK companies.
UKTI West Midlands launches new service aimed at firms with turnover of between of £25 and £500 million
OpenSignal receives award from Ed Vaizey, UK Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries.
A Birmingham-based record label and artists’ management company has been impressing the music industry state-side with support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
Smart UK Project finalists go head-to-head at the world’s largest mobile industry show in Barcelona.
UK IT security companies promoted their cutting-edge products and services to 170 government and corporate officials from 10 Central and Eastern Europe countries at recent event at British Embassy in Vienna.
The visit is capitalising on the growing number of opportunities for trade and investment between the two countries, across a wide variety of sectors
The Prime Minister is leading the largest ever trade delegation to India this week
A special Chinese New Year Dinner has marked another year of opportunities for North East firms who have taken up the exporting for growth challenge.
Short online courses developed with HMRC which cover the basics of Customs and VAT for exporters, inside and outside of the EU
Nick Baird visits Ikon GeoPressure which with UKTI’s help has won business in a number of new markets valued at over £3.2m
UKTI’s Export Marketing Research Scheme helped the company to enter the US market, with dramatic results
14.02.13 City Week
City Week, running this year from 22 – 24 April 2013, is a high level annual forum for the discussion of current issues facing the Financial Services Industry
Nearly 60 businesses from across the South West gathered at Leigh Court in Bristol on Friday 8 February to learn about trade opportunities in South Korea.
Today the US-EU High Level Working Group published its recommendations on jobs and growth.
12.02.13 A special shopping experience
UKTI Italy helps promote British fashion company DAKS at event in prestigious historical store in Milan.
ADS, with the help of RD West, hosted a UK/Finnish Defence and Security Industry Seminar in London on Wednesday 16 January.
Software specialist Rockshore, has won a six-figure contract to partner US telecommunication giants, AT&T, with help and support from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
UK Trade & Investment has identified the growing Chinese Clean and Energy Efficient production market as a lucrative one for UK companies and is providing opportunities for them to win a major share of the resulting business.
Are you a North East based small or medium sized company (SME) with a big idea but need an opportunity to help make this a reality?.
Opportunity for South West companies to find out about doing business in the Korean market at event in Bristol.
05.02.13 Abacus throws light on Australia
Trade minister Lord Green lends support to a UK ‘world leader’ after multi-million pound sports contract win.
Around fifty West Midlands companies will be attending the ‘Opportunity Korea’ event at the Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham on 5 February, designed to help small and medium sized businesses unlock trade opportunities in South Korea.
Foreign investors will welcome Spain’s new Single Market Law, says British Embassy and British Chamber of Commerce.
The Opportunity Korea programme of events around the country to help British small and medium sized businesses unlock trade opportunities in South Korea was launched today by UK Trade & Investment.
03.02.13 UK firms head for Hollywood
Industry leaders from the UK creative sector will arrive in Los Angeles next week for the first ever LA Innovation Forum.
UKTI is looking for the North East's best new export ideas. Take part in our competition and win prizes giving access up to £5000 of UKTI services to help your small business expand and prosper overseas.
Businesses from Wiltshire and Gloucestershire will have the opportunity to learn how to boost international competitiveness through communications at workshops hosted by UKTI South West in February.
Gatwick Airport will operate direct flights between London and Jakarta in a move that has been hailed by David Cameron and Lord Green as good for UK business
The success of London 2012 has put British companies in the box seat to win a share of the lucrative global sporting events business sector which is reckoned to be worth £92 billion by 2015.
Healthcare UK, the new organisation set up to promote Britain’s world leading healthcare sector to international customers, launched at Arab Health today.
Trade Minister Lord Green has welcomed a trade delegation from the Government of Sao Paulo today, who are in the UK to present eight Public Private Partnership (PPP) infrastructure projects, worth $20 billion, to British potential contractors.
25.01.13 £24m tech funding boost for Glasgow
The “innovative thinking” city of Glasgow is being rewarded with a £24 million windfall by the Government.
Aid Funded Business offers real opportunities for UK companies.
The British Minister for Trade and Investment, Lord Green of Hurstpierpoint, officially opened the new Visa Application Centre in Baghdad
Aid Funded Business offers real opportunities for UK companies.
Aid Funded Business offers real opportunities for UK companies, but your firm must be ready before it can take them up
UK businesses are using web technologies to enter the global marketplace, and expand their business overseas
A renowned Yorkshire textile mill has agreed a deal with an American firm to distribute traditional English scarves to US schools.
22.01.13 Software firm sees Eastern promise
A Sheffield software firm has stepped up efforts to take advantage of the Chinese market.
The North East’s position in a Global Europe will be the focus of a special conference to be held in the region next month (February).
Education UK will capitalise on the growth in demand for UK education abroad
Further inward investment from Australian giant Westfield will bring a jobs boost to Croydon and has been welcomed by the trade and investment minister
A Chinese investment firm’s subsidiary has announced that its pioneering UK research centre will be in Manchester.
Healthcare UK, the new organisation set up to promote Britain’s world leading healthcare sector to international customers, will be launched in the Middle East at a major international trade show this month.
16.01.13 UK Success in Republic of Korea
On 15 January the Republic of Korea announced that AgustaWestland had won the contract to supply the AW159 helicopter to the Republic of Korea (ROK) to satisfy their Maritime Operational Helicopter (MOH) requirement.
Exciting opportunities to export to countries like China, Brazil and South Korea have been identified and must be grasped by the British marine industry to help them deliver growth, Business Minister Michael Fallon said today.
Two new advisers have joined the UKTI team in the North East to help the region’s larger businesses take up the export for growth challenge under a new UKTI MSB programme.
A search is being launched to find 1,000 new exporters in the North West during 2013, to help give a boost to the region’s economy.
UK companies are benefiting from the varied commercial opportunities available across all sectors in Brazil — as a recent Brazilian Attractiveness Survey shows.
08.01.13 Sypro targets Chinese opportunities
An East Yorkshire construction firm is looking towards the lucrative Chinese market after securing a ground-breaking contract in Hong Kong.
07.01.13 Tea producer brews up expansion plan
A Cornwall estate manager has been invited to Downing Street to celebrate a unique achievement - selling tea to China.
04.01.13 Land Warfare Conference 2012
UKTI DSO successfully attended the Land Warfare Conference (LWC) Exhibition 2012 which was held in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria, Australia from Monday 29th October until Friday 2nd November.
Liverpool has begun the countdown to the International Festival for Business in 2014.
A sauce manufacturer has won its first ever international order thanks to UKTI's scheme for novice exporters.
British sausages are being sold around the world in their millions thanks to the success of a Yorkshire-based meat producer.
28.12.12 Canadian Prairies outlook
The December 2012 edition of our regular newsletter outlines stories and opportunities in the oil & gas sector in the Canadian Prairies.
24.12.12 British brands win fans in Russia
UKTI Russia promotes British goods and services at British Brands reception in Ekaterinburg.
21.12.12 Typhoon success in Oman
The Sultanate of Oman today agreed to purchase 12 Typhoon aircraft, associated support and 8 Hawk 128 aircraft.
Japanese giant Nissan has announced a £250 million investment in its North East plant to manufacture a new luxury model.
A new adviser has joined the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) team in the North East to help companies capitalise on export growth.
18.12.12 Ford scoops top magazine award
A South Tyneside firm has picked up a major prize at the highly-prestigious EEF Future Manufacturing Awards in recognition of its exporting success.
17.12.12 A Window Of Opportunity
This month the Mexican Congress passed a bill containing the biggest reform in labour laws the country has seen in forty-two years.
There are plenty of opportunities for UK food exporters in south-east Asia, according to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO).
UKTI staff in the British Embassy Bern organised a Cyber Security Seminar/Exhibition on 27 November 2012. It was supported and attended by the UKTI Defence & Security Organisation London.
David Cameron has heaped praise on Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and the UK automotive sector as a whole for the positive impact it is having on Britain's economy.
A Thai version of online tutoring service, Maths-Whizz, is planned for launch in Thailand mid-2013.
Lancashire-based Driver Group is celebrating annual profits that are 220% higher than last year.
GKN Wheels’ export business continues to go from strength to strength.
Derbyshire firm wrap up order worth over £25,000 for Italian Navy.
11.12.12 Top UK Universities visit Ecuador
The UK Trade and Investment team at the British Embassy in Quito hosted a magnificent event with key British universities on the 5th and 6th of November 2012, funded by the Commercial Diplomacy Fund.
American software company MapR has chosen to base its European headquarters in the UK.
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From Sydney to Solihull: Paul Noon brings wealth of experience from postings across the globe to help West Midlands firms
A small Surrey firm whose IT programme helps business decision makers and front-line managers drill through millions of data records to get information they need is headed for a record year.
The UK’s successful offshore wind sector is promoting its expertise in Paris today, as 40 British firms seek new overseas trade.
UKTI South West has announced a series of overseas trade missions next year to help unlock international trade opportunities for small and medium sized businesses in the region.
Major new investments from companies and government announced in Tech City. Success of Tech City hailed by the Prime Minister as global giants commit to the cluster.
Following the Trade Minister-led mission in Russia last week, Derby firms had the chance to meet a Russian business expert - without having to leave the country.
International Trade spells success for Haydock firm with $6 million order
The Government has set up a unique opportunity so global car manufacturers can meet UK companies to identify further opportunities to invest in this country and localise supply chains.
A UK university has become only the third in Europe to open a business-focused institute that will help to improve links with China.
29.11.12 Emergency Services Show 2012
Despite some inhospitable weather, UKTI DSO exhibited at the 2012 edition of the Emergency Services Show, which was once again held at Stoneleigh Park, Coventry.
A Manchester-based architecture firm has secured a lucrative contract in Africa.
British firms are being urged to explore new trade opportunities with Kuwait as the UK welcomes His Highness the Emir of Kuwait on a three day state visit.
28.11.12 INDO Defence Exhibition 2012
Fresh from his successful State Visit, President Bambang Yudhuyono attended the final day of the 5th Indo Defence Exhibition in Jakarta.
British firms are being urged to explore new trade opportunities with Russia as a three-day trade mission to the UK’s fastest growing major export market begins today.
Software company Chrysalis-Solmotive Ltd has secured a contract in Australia worth more than £500,000.
The MOD is investing £46m in acquiring fifty-one new Foxhound patrol vehicles for soldiers serving on the front line in Afghanistan.
26.11.12 ADS and SASAD sign MOU
ADS, the UK Aerospace, Defence, Security and Space industries organisation and SASAD, Turkish Defence and Aerospace Industry Manufacturers Association signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
The 4th Defence Industry Cooperation Meeting between UKTI DSO and the Turkish Ministry of National Defence was held on 20/21 November in Ankara.
British meat producers are set to cash in after Russia lifted its UK imports ban.
Thales UK will supply the STARStreak air defence missile system to the Royal Thai Army under a contract announced on 15 November.
Get in touch with UKTI Warsaw - we can help you win business in the dynamic, fast growing Polish market where there are many opportunities for both large and SME companies.
UK aerospace delegation develops its links in Portugal at ASD Convention with help from UKTI Lisbon.
A Welsh company is stepping up its successful exports strategy after securing contracts with two major international companies.
10 businesses from across the South West looking to trade in Central Europe will be taking part in a trade mission to the Czech Republic and Slovakia this month.
A British car manufacturer has agreed a lucrative £1bn contract to manufacture vehicles in China.
Over 250 businesses from across the South West visited Bristol last week to take part in the region’s biggest international trade event, ExploreExport 2012.
16.11.12 UK internet firm expands into Europe
An enterprising British company supplying themed goods for children's parties has launched a website in Germany.
UKTI Italy helps English beef and lamb organisation, Eblex promote its products to the Italian market at the Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre exhibition in Turin.
The Prime Minister is today announcing the appointments of eight Trade Envoys, who will promote trade for UK businesses in selected high-growth and developing markets around the world.
North East firms have been urged to take up the international trade challenge and see their export growth take off during a special week-long programme of events launched today.
Businesses and Government are working together to help more companies boost their overseas sales.
Well-prepared UK exporters are increasingly focussing on the dynamic down-the-line opportunities offered by the world’s emerging economies.
The world’s largest campaign to promote entrepreneurship globally is happening next week
West Midlands exporters are set to benefit from a new export finance expert with the appointment of an Export Finance Adviser tasked with helping exporters get access to finance for their export needs.
UK technology transfer specialists work with UNICEF Innovation Team to build relationships and develop products for commercialisation.
Plans to increase trade between Britain and the UAE to £12 billion by 2015 are on track, businesses told Ministers from both countries today.
A Nottingham internet expert is urging firms to make the most of search engines to boost international trade - and also offering companies the chance to put their website under the microscope.
A revolutionary new cancer-diagnosing device is being developed by researchers in the UK.
A pair of UK entrepreneurs have developed a groundbreaking new system to produce fresh water from the sea which has been hailed as potentially "world changing".
Lord Heseltine has urged the Government to boost growth in the regions by "going further and faster" in shifting power out of Whitehall.
Local businesses have less than two weeks to register for a series of events designed to inspire international trade across the South West.
29.10.12 Urban Front US Sales
Urban Front Ltd, British Designer & Manufacturerof Contemporary Steel Reinforced Doors, Announces US Sales Representation & New ‘c Range’
Today a free online service has been launched to provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with information, advice and guidance on exporting overseas.
Ministers have revealed they are acting to make UK waters “a fertile landscape for investors”.
North East companies which have never sold their goods and services beyond the UK are being urged to get on board with a new initiative launched by UK Trade & Investment.
25.10.12 China next for UK food entrepreneur
A British female entrepreneur who has already tasted success in the US is now turning her attention to Asia.
North East firms are being urged to take up the international trade challenge and explore export opportunities during a special week-long programme of events.
23.10.12 Sheffield firms join export scheme
A new scheme to help Sheffield businesses expand into international markets has been launched.
The Givernment has announced the appointment of Joanna Shields as head of the Tech City Investment organisation
Tough Times, Good Visit . Dr Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, paid a short but fully packed visit to South Africa on 10 and 11 October
A new service providing practical support for UK businesses to export to high growth markets in South East Asia was unveiled today.
Companies which have never sold their goods and services beyond the UK are being urged to get on board with two new UKTI initiatives: £99 introductory visits to Europe and free local workshops designed to get them ready to export.
Low carbon business opportunities in Brazil and South Korea stretch into billions of pounds, two reports published by UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) reveal.
The Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have today welcomed a deal for Airbus to provide 15 new A330 planes to Turkish Airlines, which is expected to be worth at least £400m to the UK
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has appointed seven new board members as the Government’s international business development body reorganises itself in the drive to double exports to £1 trillion a year by 2020
A joint Polish-Romanian trade mission is in London this week to highlight the business opportunities presented by the rail sector in the two largest markets in Central and Eastern Europe.
Deputy PM Nick Clegg’s visit to Turkey aims to strengthen UK-Turkey bilateral trade.
Scotland is to be promoted across the world as an ideal area to conduct clinical trials.
Leicestershire baby wear firm’s Rio deal set to help boost export sales.
Trade Minister Lord Green announces a series of measures worth £9 million to get SMEs exporting.
£13 million of funding has been awarded by the Government to help 10,000 more British firms export.
Prime Minister David Cameron is leading a high level delegation of over 50 companies this week to Brazil
London’s successful summer of sport has left British firms in a great position to gain lucrative trade deals
A UK food equipment firm has secured a deal with a German bakery worth more than £1 million.
Avacta has signed a deal to distribute its Optim device in India.
A group of UK creative companies are set to embark on a mission to Brazil in a bid to demonstrate UK creativity and boost trade.
Kuwait’s Ministry of Health visited the UK recently where they meet with Sheffield Hallam University, to discuss the provision of nurse leadership training for senior nurses working in Kuwait.
18.09.12 Cyclofluidic opens new laboratory
Cyclofluidic has announced the opening of a new laboratory that will be used to make and screen potential drug molecules.
A music organisation, which put on its first ever event in Salford, is now bringing together independent music practitioners worldwide, from Nepal to Uganda.
UK Trade & Investment Regional Director Liz Basing has welcomed the news that East of England exports maintained steady growth for the second quarter of 2012
Trade Minister Lord Green and Olympics Legacy Ambassador Seb Coe today vowed to build on the success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games by working with industry to promote British skills, products and services around the world.
07.09.12 New Turkish Commercial Code
The new Turkish Commercial Code (TCC) which came into force on 1st July 2012 has introduced a number of very important changes. The current law has seen no major amendments since it came into effect in 1956.
Major EU funding to Romania opens up the prospect of opportunities for UK companies in key sectors such as environment, water, railways and agriculture, as well as in managing infrastructure projects.
East Midlands business leaders comment on latest regional export statistics: First six months of 2012 show exports are up compared to last year.
A Cheshire company, which designs and manufactures specialist generators for oil and gas extraction sites, is enjoying success overseas.
Taipei City Government's Mayor Hau and UK Trade & Investment Chief Executive, Nick Baird, will today sign a Host2Host Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to develop deeper relations between the UK and Taipei City as it prepares to deliver the 2017 Universiade for elite university athletes.
Today's Global Summit at the British Business Embassy has seen high profile medical technology initiatives from UK business.
International summit will showcase UK innovation in assistive medical technologies.
A Warwickshire IT company has secured £176,000 worth of business following a successful UK Trade & Investment funded visit to the recent Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto, Canada.
China International Capital Corporation Limited (CICC) was the first joint venture investment bank in China.
16.08.12 Athena Business Psychologists
In late 2011, Anjana Nathwani decided to devise a range of programmes that would help organisations to thrive by getting the best out of their staff. She set up Athena Business Psychologists, bringing together a team of business psychologists and human resources professionals.
Felicity Milton, an international sportswoman and engineer, has won gold at a nationwide young entrepreneurs competition at the British Business Embassy.
Ministers today vowed to capitalise on the success of the Olympics by working with UK firms to realise an international business legacy.
British firms announced substantial UK and overseas investment at the British Business Embassy Retail, Food and Drink summit in London today..
Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable will today welcome substantial new investment in the UK as international delegates from the world’s oil and gas companies meet at the British Business Embassy in London.
The Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg will set out today how the renewable energy sector is delivering vital investment and jobs to the UK.
Boost for East London as Tech City attracts new investment
Ministers will announce substantial new funding awards to boost the UK life sciences industry, as UK and international delegates meet in London for the British Business Embassy Life Sciences summit.
Inspiring the next generation will be the theme at the British Business Embassy today as 120 UK and international delegates will explore how sport, science and technology can be used to inspire young people to further study.
Fashion designer Stella McCartney, who designed Team GB’s performance kit, and James Bond producer Michael G. Wilson OBE will be among those showcasing the UK’s creative talent to international businesses today, at the British Business Embassy.
Over £1 billion of deals and projects expected to be announced this summer as businesses capitalise on the Olympics.
Strong inward investment into the UK economy created or secured more than 112,000 jobs in 2011/12, a rise of 19 per cent on the preceding year, new figures showed today.
Find out about a new export support for businesses in the east of england
The Mayor of London has hailed the arrival of Canadian social media management company, HootSuite, as it launched its European headquarters today in the capital.
A County Durham cheese supplier has won the top prize at the North East Exporters Awards..
With just two weeks to go until the eve of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, London will become the epicentre for not just the world’s top athletes but also their countries’ business leaders, wanting to capitalise on the greatest business networking opportunity the world has ever seen.
09.07.12 Debenhams unveils German site
Debenhams has lifted the lid on a new website designed for the German market.The iconic British firm is the first UK department store to design a website specifically for Germany.
UKTI Madrid and Barcelona now offer conference room and equipment facilities for use by UK companies.
Obtain a unique report summarising the potential demand for the repair and refurbishment of metal-cutting equipment in the Sverdlovsk Region - one of major industrial centres of Russia.
06.07.12 China Networking Club (North East)
Want to network with other companies in the North East who’ve had experience of the Chinese market? – then join the club!
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green has welcomed today's UN's World Investment Report, which has confirmed that the UK is the top destination in Europe for inward investment.
Prime Minister David Cameron today delivered a speech on the legacy of the Olympics for the UK economy, and other key areas of British life
UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) has appointed a China specialist for the East Midlands, in conjunction with the China-Britain Business Council (CBBC).
29.06.12 Omega Diagnostics
Established in Scotland in 1987, Omega Diagnostics Ltd initially specialised in developing screening and confirmation tests for infectious diseases. The company’s products have been used in the fight against malaria, tuberculosis and dengue fever in the developing world.
Yorkshire based Fibrelite, the world’s leading and largest manufacturer of fibreglass access covers has won the Yorkshire Exporter Award, sponsored by Leeds Metropolitan University. The judging panel included The Bank of England.
27.06.12 Leading Tech Firm Sets Up in London
Kaltura, the US firm that developed the first open-source online video platform and the company behind the fast-growing London Video Meetup, has opened its European HQ in London.
Peter Hogarth, the East Midlands UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) director met with the mayor of a German town twinned with Nottingham, as part of a group aiming to attract investment into Nottingham from Germany, and increase exports to the country.
22.06.12 UKTI Takes UK Trade Mission To Burma
A trade mission of British businesses will visit Burma next month.
The value of exports from North West businesses has reached its highest ever level, according to the latest statistics.
Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green has welcomed a memorandum of understanding between tourism agency VisitBritain and the Mexico Tourism Board that was signed yesterday.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and Trade & Investment Minister Lord Green today welcomed the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS) to the UK, as its London office was officially opened.
Details have now been released of projects and deals involving UK and Mexican firms
Prime Minister David Cameron is leading a high level delegation of over 25 companies this week to Mexico
Martin Uden, Managing Director for the British Business Embassy at UK Trade & Investment, will be in Liverpool to act as an Olympic torch bearer
How a Derby research and development company are highlighting the rewards of exporting with help from UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
Trade and Investment Minister Lord Green begins a visit to Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Finland today, focused on developing trading links with the UK and attracting new investment. For part of the visit he will be accompanied by a trade delegation from Yorkshire and the Humber.
The worldwide market is fast-moving and dynamic and you cannot afford to stand still. So to help East of England exporters stay ahead of the game, UK Trade & Investment are enhancing our Gateway to Global Growth programme.
Leaders from both the British and Danish private and public health sectors met at the start of May 2012 at the UK Trade and Investments inaugural eHealth Leadership Forum in Copenhagen.
Element Six today (8 May) announced that the company will invest £20 million constructing the world’s largest and most sophisticated synthetic supermaterials research and development facility in Harwell, Oxford.
UK Trade & Investment is urging UK companies to bid for more than £20 billion ($32 billion) of infrastructure projects in Brazil. The contracts relate to the Pedra de Ferro mining project, the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
The recently completed transformation of an iconic London railway station includes Europe’s largest single-span station structure and a new western concourse.
UK Families and Carers to Receive Free Access to Care.com until 1st June.
UK Trade & Investment is today running an opportunities seminar at MACH 2012 to promote the exciting business prospects in the advanced engineering sector in Russia. Engineering and manufacturing companies from around the UK are attending.
Olympic medallist Steve Parry and Sir Alan Collins today promoted the extensive international business programme to be run during the Games by UKTI.
With an ambitious £29 billion worth of investment scheduled up to 2015-16, Hong Kong is sending a clear message to the British companies to invest in many of their key large scale infrastructure projects.
UK Trade & Investment is today hosting the International Business Exchange Conference on Clean and Energy Efficient Production.
UK Trade & Investment and the Council for British Chambers of Commerce in Europe have signed a new agreement to look at ways to work together to support British companies doing business in Europe.
The Minister for Trade & Investment, Lord Green, has today begun a four day visit to South East Asia as part of Government’s trade effort.
14.02.12 Exporting the love…
Millions of pounds worth of roses, bubbly and chocolates are exported from the UK annually - in time for the most romantic day of the year.
SAE Institute today opened its world headquarters at its largest campus to date in Oxford
The Entrepreneurs Visa gave Canyon Oil & Gas the means to grow their company internationally by setting up in the UK
Business Secretary Dr Vince Cable and Foreign Secretary William Hague, have launched a UK Trade & Investment campaign to encourage more British companies to export to Asia’s high growth and emerging markets.
Plans to generate at least £1 billion in Olympic business boost and attract four million extra visitors
Tech City Investment Organisation hosts event to encourage local young people to opt for a career in technology.
11.07.11 Inward Investment report 2010/11
Andrew Levi UKTI’s Managing Director, Business introduces the report on UK inward investment activity for the year ending March 2011.
01.07.11 Go East for your Next Korea Move
British exporters keen on investing in the Far East will be given the opportunity to grow their business on Asian soil when the EU / Korea Free Trade Agreement comes into force today.
Today UK and Chinese firms announced deals worth £1.4 billion during the visit by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao.
A new business directory with details of more than 400 UK suppliers for major events has been launched by UK Trade & Investment at the SportAccord International Convention 2011 in London
15.12.10 Mobile firm aims for global growth
Salford Quays-based mobile technology specialist 2ergo is anticipating major growth over the next 12 months through overseas expansion.
Staffordshire-based financial software supplier eg solution is preparing an assault on the US market.
10.12.10 Apps firm set for global exposure
A UK mobile technology firm has been nominated for a place at a worldwide event - potentially attracting new investment.
Mark Prisk today celebrates the UK’s top businesses in technology and innovation.
Cricket fans who also double as businesspeople will have the opportunity to combine business with pleasure at the Ashes this winter.
07.07.10 Why Mexico really does matter
Mexico is set to be one of the largest economies in the world by 2050..