Uk Export Advice



Are you a UK manufacturer? Hear case studies of how businesses just like yours have taken the plunge and grown their business through exporting. Don't wait for global competitors to come and take your business get out there and get a slice of the growing markets around the world. In this podcast you will hear exactly the steps UK businesses have taken to find and serve international buyers and advice from the UK's leading experts who can help you on your way to export success.


  • 24 - Howard Ebison - East Midlands Airport

    05/07/2018 Duración: 11min

    Air freight is allowing British businesses to offer next day delivery to customers all around the world. The rapid growth in e-commerce means it is easier than ever to sell to a global market. My name is David James, and in this episode of UK Export Advice I talk to Howard Ebison, the Commercial Director of East Midlands Airport about how the UK's busiest pure freight airport is helping Britain's international trade take off.

  • 22 - Sir John Peace - Midlands Engine

    05/07/2018 Duración: 19min

    The first industrial revolutions started in the Midlands and so will the next one. That's the vision of Sir John Peace the Chairman of the Midlands Engine who is encouraging the regions businesses to up-skill, innovate and sell around the world. My name is David James and in this episode of UK Export Advice, brought to you in association with East Midlands Airport, I talk to Sir John about how important international trade is to the economy of the Midlands.

  • 21. The Saudi Defence Market with AEI Saudi

    19/01/2018 Duración: 28min

    I talk to Stuart D'Souza co-founder of AEI Saudi about opportunities for British defence and security companies in Saudi Arabia.

  • 20. How to Improve SEO for International Websites

    18/01/2018 Duración: 16min

    in this special e-commerce episode produced in association with the Department for International Trade in the East of England I talk to Tom Jepson, Director of FootPrint digital Tom talks about what you can do to improve your organic search engine optimisation. What we particularly focus on is how do we make our website appear on page one of the search results if the people we want to reach are in other countries and perhaps speak other languages. Tom gives us some straight forward easy to understand guidance on how we can give our e-commerce export efforts the best chance of being a success.

  • 19. How to Use Online Market Places Like Amazon to Export

    18/01/2018 Duración: 25min

    We've all heard of Amazon and you are probably aware that you can use it to export to a range of countries around the world. But Amazon is not the only online market place you can use for e-commerce exporting. In fact there are a whole range of other market places you can use to sell your goods overseas which might be more appropriate depending on the country and market you want to sell to. My name is David James and in this special e-commerce episode produced in association with the Department for International Trade in the East of England I talk to Digital Trade Advisor James Selby about how to go about choosing the best market place.

  • 18. How to Build Your Own Online Store for E-commerce Exporting

    18/01/2018 Duración: 20min

    You might want to start out your e-commerce export journey using an online market place like Amazon or Alibaba but you might also want to build your own online e-commerce store. My name is David James and in this special e-commerce episode produced in association with the Department for International Trade in the East of England I talk to Matt Anderson of Montage Communications about the best way of planning and building your own online store.

  • 17. Using Google AdWords Paid Search to Supercharge Your E-Commerce Exports

    18/01/2018 Duración: 15min

    I talk to Dave Roscoe of Footprint digital about how you can use Google AdWords as a quick and highly effective way of getting your message infront of exactly the right audience no matter where they are in the world. This special e-commerce episode of UK Export Advice was produced in association with the Department for International Trade in the East of England.

  • 16. Doing Business In The USA Insights from Santander Director of International Partnerships

    18/01/2018 Duración: 20min

    we talk to Alvaro Alamillo the Head of International Partnerships at Santander Bank. Alvaro explains that the USA is the most important export market for British businesses with Americans buying £45 billion of our goods and services in 2015. But to do business in the USA you had better do your homework because competition is fierce. This episode will help you get ready for success in the USA.

  • 15. Successfull Marketing in the USA with Simon Gulliford

    18/01/2018 Duración: 18min

    I talk to Simon Gulliford, a globally renowned marketing strategist who has been marketing director for some of the worlds biggest brands including Barclays, Selfridges, and FHM. Simon tells us that getting your market research right is vital for making a success of the highly lucrative and competitive US market.

  • 14. Why British Business Have an Advantage in Kuwait

    18/01/2018 Duración: 20min

    In this episode I talk to Martin Hall the CEO of the Kuwait British Business Centre which is a not for profit business set up by the UK government to ease market entry for British Businesses.

  • 13. An Introduction to the Middle East Association

    18/01/2018 Duración: 18min

    We talk to Peter Meyer the Chief Executive of the Middle East Association. Peter talks about the exciting new opportunities for British companies as Iran opens up for trade, how Libya could also prove to be a good market going forward and how health-care, education and training are the sectors that will remain buoyant in Saudi Arabia despite the budget constraints that are a result of lower oil prices.

  • 12. Exporting British Education to China and Saudi Arabia

    18/01/2018 Duración: 18min

    We talk to Gary Headland the Chief Executive of the Lincoln College Group about how they are delivering college education in China and Saudi Arabia.

  • 11. An Introduction to Qatar the Richest Country in the World (Per Capita)

    18/01/2018 Duración: 24min

    We talk to Richard Banks an international communications and investment expert who has worked extensively in the Middle East. Richard tells us that Qataris are the richest people on Earth with a GDP per capita of a staggering $536,000. We'll also be finding out how we can break into this lucrative but discerning market.

  • 9. Pennine Healthcare Export Single Use Surgical Devices Around the World

    18/01/2018 Duración: 12min

    In this episode we talk to Liz Fothergil the Chairman of Pennine Healthcare about how the company got into international trade as a response to foreign competitors entering the UK market. Pennine now sell their single use surgical devices all around the world from their production facility in Derby.

  • 8. International Trade Advice from International Accountancy Firm BDO

    18/01/2018 Duración: 18min

    BDO is the fifth largest accountancy firm in the world with 1,400 offices across 154 countries. This makes them ideally placed to provide the advice and services will need to make a success of exporting. My name is David James and in this episode I talk to Tom Preece, Senior Manager at BDO. Visit for more information

  • 7. An Introduction to US Law with Jonathan Strassberg of True Course Ltd

    13/06/2016 Duración: 23min

    Welcome to UK Export Advice. My name is David James and in this episode I talk to Jonathan Strassberg a US attorney based in the UK who helps British companies do business in the United States. Jonathan tells us that there some key differences between UK and US law such as in litigation the loser of the dispute does not have to pay the legal fees of the winner which means you are much more likely to be sued if you don't engage appropriate legal advice up front to make sure your contracts are fit for purpose. Listen to this episode to get key advice from Jonathan about how best to approach the lucrative but highly competitive US market. Find out more at

  • 6. Exporting to the USA Case Study with Joe Denham of VegTrug

    09/05/2016 Duración: 34min

    In this episode of UK Export Advice David James talk to Joe Denham the CEO of VegTrug who started producing garden products in 2008 and who have rapidly grown their international sales including to the challenging but rewarding United States. Joe provides us with some invaluable advice based in his own hard won experience on marketing, sales, distribution and legal aspects of doing business in the USA. Joe is incredibly open with his knowledge and he is often asked to speak at export events so I know you will get a lot of value from this interview. Visit for more great UK Export Advice

  • 5. How Brompton Bikes do 80 percent of their business overseas

    25/04/2016 Duración: 07min

    In this episode we talk to Will Butler-Adams the CEO of Brompton Bikes. We caught up with him at the Global Opportunities Summit organised by UKTI West Midlands and held at the Lloyds Bank sponsored Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre in Coventry. You will hear in this interview how enthusiastic Will is about export and how passionate he is to encourage more UK businesses to get out there and make a success of international trade. You will definitely enjoy and get a lot of value out of this episode. Visit for more information

  • 4. Doing Business in Saudi Arabia - an introduction

    09/11/2015 Duración: 10min

    Saudi Arabia can be a tough but very lucrative market to get into. David James of Export.Buzz talks to Adam Hosier of AEI Saudi about how they successfully get their clients the market with a tried and test formula. Adam explains that Saudi Arabia represents 25% of the entire GDP of the Middle East and North Africa and is an incredibly lucrative market that you cannot afford to ignore if you are doing business in the region. However he also explains you need Saudi stamina to build the relationships that are vital to doing business in the Kingdom. Adam has an incredibly track record of successfully getting AEI Saudi customers into the market so continue listening for invalubale information on exactly how he does it.

  • 3. Doing Business In West Africa; A Case Study

    07/11/2015 Duración: 32min

    There's a strategic focus on exporting to the BRICS but one British businessman says the reason India, China and South Africa and doing so well is because they are doing business where the real growth is; Africa. Paul Udenze produces paints and coatings in the West Midlands specifically for African markets. He warns that the BRIC nations are cornering market share in Africa and by the time the continent moves from a developing into an emerging market and we finally get interested we will have missed the boat. In this podcast get the value of Paul's year's of experience in making a success of this challenging but hugely rewarding market. Visit

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