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04/08/2017

Taming The Dragon to explore business links with China

Posted in: China , Sheffield , Opportunities , Market Information , Doing Business , Culture , Etiquette , Ip , Getting Paid , Finance , Belt & Road Initiative , Northern Powerhouse by Renate Halton 0 Comments

Businesses looking to build on Sheffield’s expanding links with China are being encouraged to sign up to a number of events designed to help them explore new opportunities in the country. Sheffield City Council has launched its Sheffield China Business Programme, a series of six seminars for businesses to unlock potential opportunities and understand the different ways of working in the country. It comes as the council prepares for a trade delegation to China in November this year

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27/07/2017

Sheffield-based Wholesaler shortlisted for National Business Awards

Posted in: Pricecheck , Awards , Exporter Of The Year , Lloyds Bank by Renate Halton 0 Comments

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International wholesale and distribution business, Pricecheck, has been shortlisted for the Exporter of the Year Award at the prestigious Lloyd’s Bank National Business Awards 2017.

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19/07/2017

Introduction of new Categories prove successful for growing FMCG Wholesaler

Posted in: Pricecheck , Awards , Queen's Award , International Trade by Renate Halton 0 Comments

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Pricecheck continues growth thanks to successful new categories Food, drinks, confectionery and pet care lines all introduced for customers Unique route to market proving popular

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11/07/2017

Robson Handling Technology announces the appointment of Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman

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Robson Handling Technology, specialists in providing end-to-end handling solutions are delighted to announce the appointment of South Yorkshire entrepreneur Julie Kenny CBE as Chairman.

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06/07/2017

DESIGNS FOR DONCASTER SHEFFIELD AIRPORT RAIL LINK UNVEILED

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lans for a rail link at Doncaster Sheffield Airport that could boost international trade and improve links to London, have taken a step forward.

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12/06/2017

Denmark: Rail Contracts Opportunities

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Denmark: Information Meeting in Copenhagen re 10 large track renewal and 1 catenary system projects.

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02/06/2017

Record Breaking Year for UK based International FMCG Distributor

Posted in: Pricecheck , Sheffield , Queen's Award , International , Fmcg by Renate Halton 0 Comments

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Continued success for Pricecheck after £54m+ turnover recorded for 2016/17 Staff numbers rise to 100 More new hires and graduates on the way

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23/05/2017

Master’s mission to Dubai a Success

Posted in: Dubai , Expo2020 , Trade Visit , International , Trade Forum , Itf , Uae , Bcbuae by Renate Halton 0 Comments

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The Master Cutler’s trade mission to Dubai has been hailed a ‘great success’ after good contacts were made - and at least three companies won business.

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23/05/2017

Funding Supports Macalloy Expansion

Posted in: Qatar , Exporting , Construction , Macalloy by Renate Halton 0 Comments

Sheffield-based manufacturing business Macalloy is using funding to support its expansion with a new trade deal for work on stadia set to host matches at next year's World Cup already secured.

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31/03/2017

DIT Webinar: UZBEKISTAN'S MINING SECTOR- 3rd April,2-3pm

Posted in: Uzbekistan , Mining , International Trade , Exporting , Dit by Renate Halton 0 Comments

With skilled local manpower and developed infrastructure the country offers good investment potential particularly in the mining sector. Uzbekistan possesses significant mineral deposits including gold, uranium, copper, potash and phosphates.

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28/02/2017

BCC International Trade Survey 2016

Posted in: Bcc , British Chamber Of Commerce , International Trade Survey , Export by Renate Halton 0 Comments

The recent fall in the value of Sterling is squeezing domestic sales margins, and increasing the cost base of UK businesses, according to the results of the British Chambers of Commerce’s (BCC) latest International Trade Survey.

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15/02/2017

UK Parliament: Support for exports and investment inquiry

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The Committee is holding an inquiry into support for exports and investment, following on from the Business, Innovation and Skills Committee's 2016 inquiry into Exports and the role of UKTI.

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20/01/2017

International Trade Secretary - 2017 must be ‘Year of Exporting’

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Liam Fox calls on businesses to seize export opportunities as DIT identifies 50 key countries for growing trade. The government is urging businesses to make 2017 the year of exporting as it encourages them to seek new markets and seize the demand for British goods and services.

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06/01/2017

Dubai Expo 2020 - How To Get Involved In An Iconic Regional Event

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Between October 2020 and April 2021, Dubai will host the next World Expo. Bringing together more than 180 nations and an international audience of 25 million visitors, it will be one of the greatest shows on Earth.

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04/01/2017

BHP Merges with Sheffield Practice

Posted in: Merger , Bhp , Gvt by Renate Halton 0 Comments

Accountancy firm Barber Harrison & Platt (BHP) has merged with Sheffield-based gvt Chartered Accountants.

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21/12/2016

Gripple Sales Globetrotter Accepts the Company's Fifth Queen's Award

Posted in: Gripple , Allan Young , Queen's Award , International Trade by Renate Halton 0 Comments

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A Gripple employee, who has promoted the manufacturer’s unique construction products in 23 countries over 16 years, was chosen by the company to accept officially its fifth Queen’s Award from the Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorkshire - the second for International Trade.

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14/12/2016

Robson Handling Technology praised for completing Heathrow project five weeks early

Posted in: Robson , Heathrow , Baggage Handling , Handling Technology by Renate Halton 0 Comments

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Robson Handling Technology, a UK based specialist in international baggage handling solutions have been highly commended by Mace, the Delivery Integrator, for their work on the Baggage Reclaim Facility (BRF) project at Terminal 5, Heathrow airport.

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06/12/2016

British Chambers of Commerce - International Trade Survey 2016

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Deadline 8th December. This survey is designed to understand current priorities and concerns around international trade. It also seeks to assess what changes, if any, businesses are making as a result of the June referendum vote to leave the European Union.

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22/11/2016

DOUBLE TOP-DRAWER SELECTION FOR GRIPPLE

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A senior manager at Gripple, the Sheffield-based, multi award-winning wire fastener manufacturer, has been recognised in this year’s 100 most inspiring and influential UK individuals in The Manufacturer Top 100 annual scheme.

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10/09/2015

UKTI Export Week - 9-13th November

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UK Trade & Investment will be holding its next Export Week 9-13 November. Across the week there will be a varied series of events all over the UK, aimed at businesses to either start their export journey or increase their international business.

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