• International business

    Trading internationally can bring new, and different, benefits to your business. Before deciding to trade internationally however, you will need to do your homework. We’ll guide you through the steps you’ll need to consider.

    What you need to know

    Importing. A well-thought-out plan is vital if you're going to import successfully. We look at the steps you need to take.

    Exporting. We take you through the stages of assessing whether your company’s products or services are suitable for export.

    Making international payments. How to make payments overseas efficiently and securely.

    INCOTERMS. INCOTERMS (International Commercial Terms) is an internationally recognised set of trading terms. It’s the language you’ll need when you’re trading abroad.

    International Trade Portal. A powerful insight platform that helps you identify the best market for your product or service, buyers and suppliers you may wish to work with overseas, and trading requirements and conditions for your chosen market.

  • We can support your business with a start-up account that offers simple, flexible banking, so you can spend more time building your business.

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  • We're committed to helping British business grow and develop by giving them the support they need.

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  • Could you benefit from the support of a business member? MentorSME is a free online service that enables you to find local independent mentoring organisations to meet your needs.

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