Foreign exchange made simple

Exporting can come with a variety of challenges – whether that’s a language barrier or cultural obstacles to navigate. We take a quick look at the risks of working in a foreign currency – and how you can manage them.

23 Jun 2016 2 min read

How to stay on top of tax and customs

If you’re thinking of exporting, then you’ll need to be aware of the rules around tax and customs. Fall foul of tax or customs and you risk damaging your business or even landing in hot water with the authorities, so appoint an agent to handle compliance or get to grips with the rules yourself.

14 Jun 2016 1 min read

Exporting is Great Campaign

At Parcelforce Worldwide, we’re committed to helping UK businesses grow. With lots of small and medium-sized companies looking to try their hand at exporting, we’re hoping our partnership with the government’s Exporting is GREAT campaign will give these businesses the advice and support they need to succeed on an international level.

13 Jun 2016 2 min read

Editor's Pick

SMEs, here's how to truly stand out

There were a record number of small businesses started during the pandemic; the 'Shop Local' advice of each lockdown has grown into shoppers' preferred buying method; and last Black Friday witnessed the boycotting of some of the world's biggest brands - including Amazon - with many independent retailers donating to charity and planting trees as part of a renewed drive against consumerism. All this has meant one thing for SMEs: growth. But this growth also means the competition is higher than ever.

22 Jul 2022 4 min read