Author Archives: Andrew Millard

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Andrew Millard is Senior International Marketing Director for the SaaS division of Citrix. He is a strong believer in flexible working, and is a champion of new technologies for smarter working. In his spare time Andrew enjoys cycling, fine wines, exploring Wales and taking his son camping. Connect with Andrew on Twitter and LinkedIn

Which UK region is winning the race to go global?

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According to recent research we conducted with YouGov, 6 out of 10 UK SMBs will be trading internationally in just two short years — that’s a 20% increase on the number currently importing or exporting goods or services overseas. This flourishing of the UK economy and rise in confidence among UK small and medium businesses is encouraging, as prominent politicians and business leaders have said that SMBs are crucial to helping the UK make a mark on the global stage.

6 out of 10 UK SMBs looking to trade internationally by 2016

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In today’s digital world, it’s never been easier for small businesses to discover the possibilities of international trade. However, not all SMBs are fully exploring the potential of the global market, and they’re missing out on the benefits that it can bring. With this in mind, we conducted some research with YouGov, surveying 2,000 small businesses from all across the UK to get their thoughts on international trade and what we can learn from it. Here’s what we found.

How to balance work and play on holiday

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Summertime for many of us means packing a stack of good books and heading off on the hallowed family holiday to somewhere sunny. But you know full well that it’s not that easy to simply switch off — the business certainly won’t, after all — and this can make holidays more stressful than being at work! With that in mind, we’ve put together the following guide to help business-minded holidaymakers get the most out of their trips.