Covid-19: Funding for UK SMEs trading overseas

Bibby Financial Services have a unique insight into the experiences of SMEs exporting and importing in this unprecedented environment. They provide an update on their clients’ experiences and outline their approach to funding and FX support.

They also provide advice for those seeking funding and FX solutions in this changing marketplace as well as hosting a funding and FX Q&A session.

Open to Export webinars are powered by the Institute of Export & International Trade – the UK’s only professional body representing international trade, recognised by the World Trade Organisation and the International Chamber of Commerce as a ‘Small Business Champion’.

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If you’re working from home during the outbreak, you are advised to take the opportunity to gain important export skills through online training.

The Institute has a suite of online learning options including the online customs declarations trainingUK Customs AcademyInternational Trade Surgeries and Masterclass Webinars.

The Institute has also developed a tailored International Trade Surgery which provides businesses with a bespoke report and action plan based on their needs and an analysis of current processes and protocols.

You can find out more and book your surgery at [email protected] or call 01733 404 400.

We couldn’t get to everyone’s questions during the webinar, but if you are a member of the Institute of Export & International Trade, you have free access to our technical helpline, through which you can call on our experts for accurate and detailed responses to all your export questions:

With membership you can gain discounts on the IOE&IT’s training courses, free use of its technical helpline service, daily bulletins and updates about the key issues in Global Trade, access to events and networking opportunities, professional recognition and more.

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Open to Export webinars are powered by the Institute of Export & International Trade.

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