Tag: Exports

The Manufacturer and Falcon Group host roundtable on the impact of Brexit on UK manufacturers

The UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) raises significant challenges, as well as potential opportunities for UK manufacturing. The Manufacturer and specialist financier Falcon Group hosted a roundtable to the look at the key issues facing the industry. The participants included representatives from Sullivan & Worcester, UKEF, JJ Churchill, Aon Credit International and …

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Falcon Group’s latest appointment covered by specialist press

Specialist financier Falcon Group has hired former Barclays Trade & Working Capital Director, Avner Brunner, to boost business development in London. Brunner joins from Barclays where he gained extensive experience in providing trade finance and working capital to companies across a range of sectors such as commodities, retail, media, aviation and engineering. Prior to joining …

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CWEIC’s CommonwealthFirst initiative announces first cohort of SMEs

The first cohort of CommonwealthFirst Export Champions was announced at a breakfast on 7th July hosted at Marlborough House by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council in conjunction with the Confederation of Indian Industries’ annual CEOs delegation to London. The breakfast was addressed by the Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Minister of State, Foreign and …

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Trade and Forfaiting Review features expert piece by CWEIC’s Oliver Everett on CommonwealthFirst

Trade and Forfaiting Review has featured an article by CWEIC CEO Oliver Everett on CommonwealthFirst. With UK SMEs playing an important role as dynamic and influential contributors to the economy, Everett explains why it is crucial they get the support that they need in their efforts to grow and succeed. Exporting overseas is one way SMEs can achieve this growth, and Everett explains how the CommonwealthFirst initiative …

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CWEIC’s CommonwealthFirst initiative featured on Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce website

The CommonwealthFirst initiative, launched jointly by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) and Royal Mail, has been featured on the website of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce. Over the next three years CommonwealthFirst will provide first-class mentoring and business development support to 100 high-potential, ambitious UK SMEs so that they find export success in the …

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CWEIC CEO Oliver Everett talks to Share Radio about the launch of CommonwealthFirst

Oliver Everett spoke recently to the Morning Money team at Share Radio about how UK SMEs should be taking advantage of opportunities to trade in the Commonwealth – which has one billion middle class consumers and will comprise 40% of the world’s workforce by 2020. Speaking to Nigel Cassidy, Everett highlighted the inbuilt advantages of trading within …

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Birmingham and Bristol Business Post features Oliver Everett on CommonwealthFirst

The Birmingham and Bristol Business Post has published an article by Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) CEO Oliver Everett discussing CommonwealthFirst, a major new initiative aimed at boosting UK SME exports to high-growth Commonwealth markets. Everett points out that UK SMEs, vital contributors to the UK economy, are collectively failing to take advantage of …

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Oliver Everett in Business Quarter: UK SMEs should target Commonwealth opportunities

An article has been published by Business Quarter magazine where the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council’s CEO Oliver Everett wrote about the CommonwealthFirst initiative and how it can support UK SMEs trade across the Commonwealth. As UK SMEs play an important role as dynamic and influential contributors to the economy, Everett explains why it is crucial they get the support that they need for their efforts …

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CWEIC CEO Oliver Everett on potential for stronger UK SME exports in Business Voice

Business Voice, the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) magazine, today published an article by Oliver Everett which highlighted trade opportunities for UK SMEs across the Commonwealth. Everett describes how UK SMEs, the backbone of the economy, have room for improvement when it comes to exporting overseas – but that support is at hand with the …

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Santander’s John Carroll discusses taking UK-Chile trade to the next level

The annual Canning Lecture – delivered this year by H.E Michelle Bachelet, President of Chile – gave a compelling insight into the investment opportunities available to those UK companies looking to export to the region. In a blog post for LinkedIn Pulse, John Carroll sheds light on the key areas for investment. Of particular interest, …

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