Tag Archive: SMEs

CFE features in Business Reporter discussing London’s entrepreneurial success

Matt Smith, Director at the Centre for Entrepreneurs (CFE) and StartUp Britain has featured in a recent article in Business Reporter, discussing how a German political party is attempting to attract British start-ups to Berlin following the UK’s vote to leave the EU – by hiring an ad-van with a billboard enticing companies to move …

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In the latest edition of TFR, Commerzbank’s Ruediger Geis discusses the role of bank financing in Germany’s Mittelstand

Cited in leading publication, Trade & Forfaiting Review, Ruediger Geis, head of product management for trade at Commerzbank, contributes his expertise to an extended feature on the financing of the German SME sector, otherwise known as the Mittlestand. In a comprehensive overview of the key institutions responsible for smoothing the flow of finance to the sector, …

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India on the fast-track: Lord Marland featured in India Global Business

The May/June 2016 issue of India Global Business has featured a commentary by the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council Chairman Lord Marland, in which he argues that the modern Commonwealth can be a key instrument for Indian business. India’s prominence within the Commonwealth is central to Marland’s argument; it is both the first republic to have …

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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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European private placements steam ahead of U.S. – Standard & Poor’s latest research covered in the specialist press

As small and mid-market companies and enterprises, otherwise known as SMEs, look to tap a more varied range of funding sources, Standard & Poor’s (S&P) continues to track the onward march of Europe’s alternative lending markets. In its second annual league table – which details issuance of private placements that occurred in Europe last year …

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