Lack Of Language Skills Is Damaging UK Businesses

A recent survey by the office workspace giant, Regus, has found that a large percentage of UK businesses do not believe it is necessary to have fluent local language skills in order to have successful overseas business. This perception is despite an increasing number of UK businesses already trading with the overseas market or willing to do so. With the current global economic climate it is essential that firms speak their customers’ language in order to be competitive.

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Gordon Brown Urges British Business To ‘Take it to the World’

ukti_brownThe Prime Minister Gordon Brown pledged a new programme of support for British companies that seek to sustain jobs in the downturn by exporting to foreign markets.

Prime Minister Gordon Brown said:   “I know times are tough here and across the world right now, but there are still markets for British goods if we help businesses access them. [Read more…]