Case Studies

Video: Taking on the right people

Posted in Exporting by Holly Wells on 2014-07-09 00:00

Video: Get it protected

Posted in Exporting by Holly Wells on 2014-07-09 00:00

Video: Insurance - How I protected myself and my business

Posted in Exporting by Holly Wells on 2014-07-09 00:00

Video: Here's how design improved our export potential

Posted in Exporting by Holly Wells on 2014-07-09 00:00

Here's how I started a successful business (Flash video)

Posted in Exporting by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

King of Shaves is a toiletries company started by entrepreneur Will King in 1993, which now has its products stocked in approximately 33,000 stores worldwide.

Here's how I grew my business during a recession

Posted in Exporting by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Founded in 2002 by entrepreneur Jamie Doak, steel fabrication and blacksmith company Agri-Fab in Auchterarder, Perthshire has experienced rapid growth since its inception. With turnover almost doubling to £600,000 in 2008 and with the company on track to hit the £1 million mark in the current financial year, Agri-Fab is bucking current economic trends.

Here's how I established an effective record-keeping system

Posted in Exporting by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Michelle De Bruyne used an accountant to set up her limited company, AmHealthy, which markets a herbal nutrition programme. However, she decided to do her own bookkeeping. Good organisation, she says, has helped her track the progress of her business as well as look after her customers.

Here's how I avoided the pitfalls of overtrading

Posted in Exporting by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Rapid Technologies is one of the UK's fastest-growing IT and communications companies. Strong growth in recent years raised a number of financial and strategic challenges. Managing director Mark Stevens explains how careful management helped the company steer clear of overtrading.

Export expertise drives growth for Smiffy's

Posted in Exporting by Angela Driver on 2014-06-26 00:00

Lincolnshire based costume and accessory supplier, Smiffy’s is reaping the rewards of their continued growth overseas. Now trading in 40 countries across the globe, international turnover has increased by 75% year on year, gaining international market share and building upon their market dominance in the UK.