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.
2. How a Midlands Manufacturer Recession Proofed by Exporting10/10/2015 Duración: 24min
In 2009 the recession forced Shrewsbury based Salop Design and Engineering to lay-off over half their 200 strong workforce. The family owners vowed never to be forced into such a position again by diversifying from their UK automotive component core business into powder coating, haulage and export. From a standing start in 2010 export now accounts for 10-15% of their £7 million turnover and they plan to aggressively grow through export and diversification to £10 million turnover this year. David James of UKExportAdvice.co.uk talks to Chris Greenough, Director of Salop Design and Engineering who says doing business abroad is just the same as doing business in the UK. You've just got to go out there and win it. You can find more export advice and case studies at UKExportAdvice.co.uk
1. Get Export Finance When the Banks Say No10/10/2015 Duración: 24min
How to get finance to support your export and UK orders when the banks say "No!" David James of Export.Buzz interviews Mark Runiewicz, the CEO of Trade and Export Finance Ltd, a Birmingham based business that this year supported £15 million of UK exports through peer to peer lending. Mark is passionate export and says "I'd hate to think there are UK based companies out there who are turning down orders through lack of finance because I know there are solutions out there." Mark is a treasure trove of export knowledge so listen to this podcast for pure gold advice. Visit UKExportAdvice.co.uk for more great export advice and case studies of Midlands based businesses who have made a success of international trade.