House of Commons discussion on food & drink export

International Trade Matters associate, Gary Baylis attends House of Commons discussion on issues facing food & drink exporters Gary recently took part in a Panel Discussion on Challenges for Exporters at the House of Commons, organized by the Food & Drink Exporters Association (FDEA) and sponsored by John Stevenson MP. …

Sterling Facing Critical Week

There’s a perfect storm approaching the pound this week with critical factors affecting Sterling on a collision course. Analysts cite political uncertainty, macroeconomic data and monetary policy as the three main drivers of economy and therefore currency. There isn’t one which is more important than the other and they are …

Hard Brexit? Sell Sterling!

Davis and Fox; Brexit Hawks If anyone in the U.K. didn’t believe that Brexit was going to happen, they should have had their eyes very firmly opened on 20th July. The first joint Press Conference given by the major Protagonists, Michel Barnier and David Davis since negotiations began in earnest …

India: Historic Trade Capital to Future Economic Hub

With Brexit topping the headlines and the prospect of a need to find new export partners looming, one answer is to look to our historic colonial relationships. You might be surprised to discover how much we have in common with India after all these years… By Tony Parry Your scribe …

Barclays: Brexit, the fuse is lit

Article 50 The proverbial starting gun has been fired on Brexit, triggering at least two years of negotiations with the EU. Barclays Bank has produced an interesting document examining some of the potential events and outcomes that might be expected over the next two years… Read it HERE

Partnership with Astra Recruitment

Middleton Jones is pleased to announce a new working partnership with Astra Recruitment. Providing a vital connection to the talent both in the South West and worldwide, the arrangement will also offer the benefit of international expertise to Astra Recruitment’s clients. Read more on our International Export Recruitment Partnership page …

5 tips for success in 2017: Year of the exporter?

Where will your business take you in 2017? Success and beyond, one would hope, but in these uncertain times, strong preparation and planning will be the key to achieving your potential. Strengthening and opening export channels will be imperative for many companies. Supply Chain Associate, Diane Thyer presents 5 important points …

The Middle East & North Africa in 2017: Business as usual?

The Middle East & North Africa in 2017: Business as usual? Phil Broek, MENA Associate at Middleton Jones examines the outlook for UK trade relations in the forthcoming new year… To say that 2016 has been quite a year feels like a massive understatement; Terror attacks in Brussels, IS on …