Sanctions List to Check Before Doing Business

Posted Posted in business, customer, list, OFAC, prospect, sanctions, small business

Before doing business with a prospective new business partner or customer your US or UK small business should (and may be required) conduct due diligence on your new prospect. Some lists to check are UK-HM Treasury’s Consolidated List, EU Sanctions List, EU Regimes Sanctions List, UN Sanctions List, OFAC Sanctions Lists, and Consolidated Screening List. […]

SizeUp your Business & NY Business Financing

Posted Posted in business, financing, New York, Sizeup, small business, Small Business Administration

Looking for market data on how your small business compares; check out the Small Business Administration’s online tool Sizeup. The tool helps by “benchmarking [your small business] against competitors, mapping your customers, competitors and suppliers, and locating the best places to advertise.” You will need to create a sign in to access some of the […]

Looking for Export Trade Leads…

Posted Posted in export, loans, small business, Small Business Administration, SME, trade leads, UK, UK Trade and Investment, US

If your small business is interested in export related sales leads take a look at the Empire State Development Marketing Assistance Service Program. There you will find a description of the sales and marketing assistance program offered by New York State promoting “Made In New York” products. There is an application you need to complete […]

Your Small Business Can Now Use US Ambasadors

Posted Posted in business, business information database system, department of state, Direct Line, export, investment climate statement, small business, United States

A recent program rolled out by the United States Department of State permits US small business owners to directly connect with American Ambassadors to discuss available in-country business opportunities. The program is called Direct Line and features US consular officers as well as local government officials available for conference calls and webcasts at predetermined dates […]

Small Business opportunities and match program with the NRC

Posted Posted in business, contracting, federal contracts, federal government contracts, NRC, nuclear, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, small business

Does your small business operate in the nuclear energy field as a support service or goods supplier? If so take a look at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s small business Annual Small Business Seminar and Matchmaking Event that discusses how to do business with the NRC. Check out the NRC’s page entitled Other Useful Small Business […]