Check out Global NY & OpentoExport if you are a New York or UK business

If you are a New York state small business thinking about exporting to foreign countries or already selling your products abroad, then take a look at Global NY. The new program offers assistance to New York state small businesses who export as well as foreign businesses looking to invest in New York. Peruse the services and programs offered by Global NY, which include loans, grants, export marketing assistance program, state trade expansion program, and applications for each.

If your a UK based SME, then consider looking at Open to Export’s country guides as well as seeking out assistance from UK Export Finance. The UK Department for International Trade and the Enterprise Europe Network , which also has a New York Branch (The European-American Business Organization, Inc.) for New York small businesses who seek to trade with Europe.

Daniel H. Erskine, an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.

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UKTI Preparing to export: ten key steps

Take a look at the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) ten key steps to starting export opertations. The ten steps UKTI recommends and describes are: 1. Review your export potential 2. Develop an action plan 3. Research and prepare to visit the market 4. Explore routes to market entry 5. Find out about selling and marketing your product overseas 6. Think about cultural and linguistic challenges 7. Prepare to manage finance, payment and risk 8. Prepare to protect your intellectual property 9. Prepare to fulfil your orders and get your documentation right 10. Choose your distribution, shipping and delivery methods. The UKTI site contains significant information for UK exporters as well as real life examples of export company SME start-ups. www.erskine-law.com

Daniel H. Erskine, Esq., an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
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Try the UK as a Place to Expand Your Business.

UK Trade and Investment offers a good source of information about why the UK may be a good place for your business to expand into. Take a look at their informative website, which contains pertinent information about expanding small business operations into the UK.

http://www.ukinvest.gov.uk/en-US-index.html

Daniel H. Erskine, Esq., an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
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UK Small Business Resource

If you are looking for a resource to find information about small business in the UK, then explore the UK’s Enterprise Directorate website specifically about small business http://www.dti.gov.uk/bbf/small-business/index.html

The links on the right-hand side of the page lead to helpful information on taxation, finance, and a variety of other business information.

Daniel H. Erskine, Esq., an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
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What is the difference between American and UK Business Entities?

Take a look at the variety of business entities a company may utilize in the US by visiting the New York City government’s business site http://www.nyc.gov/html/sbs/nycbiz/html/starting/business_legal_structure.shtml

Compare the legal structures listed by the New York City government with those discussed on the UK’s Companies House website http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/about/gbhtml/gbf1.shtml

Daniel H. Erskine, Esq., an international attorney, practices in New York and Connecticut focusing on international law, civil litigation, appeals, and small business transactions. www.erskine-law.com Attorney Advertising; USE OR VIEWING OF THIS BLOG OR ANY OF THE WEB PAGES LINKED TO IT DOES NOT ESTABLISH OR OTHERWISE CONSTITUTE AN ATTORNEY-CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.
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