Barclays: How Brand Britain can help your business

Originally published on Barclays Corporate Banking: Insight and Research in June 2014 Expenditure from domestic and overseas tourists is forecast to reach over £135bn in the UK by 2017. Is your business ready to take advantage? “The Olympics really showcased the UK, and London in particular,” explains Richard Lowe, Head of Retail and Wholesale, Corporate…

Making the exporting leap

Originally published on Barclays Corporate Banking: Insight and Research on 9 April 2014 Chancellor George Osborne spoke the word “export” 28 times in his Budget speech last month, compared with only eight times in 2013. His resounding message was: “we back businesses who invest and export”, and now he’s putting his money where his mouth is:…