International Articles

Evergiven Delays and Cashflow Woes

Back in February the giant container ship Ever Given wedged itself across the Suez Canal, knocked off course by strong winds, blocking over 400 vessels from navigating one of the world’s main trade routes, the shortest sea-link between Asia and Europe. Whilst it was...

Department of International Trade

The Department for International Trade supports small to medium businesses (SMEs) to develop their international sales. They have a team of International Trade Advisers (ITAs) across the country with a breadth of experience across sectors and specialisms who provide...

Freeports – Why the UK has taken this path

A freeport or “free zone” is an area that is inside the geographic boundary of a country, but which is legally considered outside the country for customs purposes. Freeports operate as secure customs zones, usually located at ports or airports, where business can be...

A Guide to Supply Chain Finance

Supply Chain Finance also known as Reverse Factoring It provides suppliers with immediate cash on invoices and the buyer gets the goods for a period of time before having to pay for them as the payment terms on the invoice remains unchanged or in some cases, even...