Our quick-fire guide to exporting after Brexit

As Britain’s scheduled departure date from the E.U on March 29th looms large, we’ve had a lot of enquiries from businesses who are concerned about how this change is going to impact on their exports.

As the political situation shifts daily, businesses are looking for clarity and guidance on how to prepare; from ensuring their exporting processes are ready for Brexit to considering expanding into new markets.

Our exporting expert, Jeff Lockhart, has put together this quick-fire guide to help point you in the right direction for your business. This can be downloaded as a PDF below.

Are you needing expert guidance on your exporting challeges? Get in touch with us and we’ll get your exports heading in the right direction.

Brexit: Considerations for Businesses

With the 29th March, Britain’s scheduled date of departure from the European Union, looming, businesses are urgently needing to prepare for the change. Our own exporting expert, Jeff Lockhart, has put together the following short video to discuss some of the issues that Businesses should consider when thinking about exporting after Brexit. No politics, just business.

Introducing Our Training Room…

Welcome to Our Training Room

We are proud to introduce you to our dedicated training room. The Training Room is a flexible space which can accommodate up to thirty people. It is the perfect space for workshops, tutorials, and meetings.

We’ve created this short video to show you round.

Situated at the STAMC offices in Cupar, the training room offers the option of a space away from clients own workplaces in which to host the workshops, tutorials and meetings relating to their course. This is perfect for when a company does not have space onsite for training. Continue reading “Introducing Our Training Room…”

Our Living Wage Journey

Living Wage Employer logo

As we recognise Living Wage Week, I thought it worth reflecting on our own journey to becoming a Living Wage Employer.

When we started training in January 2014, it was just Rick, my business partner, and I working from a small room in a business centre in Kirkcaldy, Fife. We were determined that we were going to grow a successful training business that was going to make a difference and inspire people to make a change. This has been captured in our motto “Inspiring people at work”: the play on words represents how we wish to inspire employers and employees in their workplace by bringing Clarity, Competence and Confidence but equally it reflects our view that we are physically engaged in the inspiration process and that is what we work at. Continue reading “Our Living Wage Journey”

The Two Minute Guide to Export Changes: Is Your Business Ready?

Most people will associate the 1st May 2016 as that magical occurrence: a bank holiday Sunday (though also remember, washing your face in the dew on the 1st keeps you looking bonny for another year!), however, for the exporting community it’s notable for very different reasons; The largest change to UK and European Customs procedures in the last 20 years is due to take place on 1st May 2016, with the introduction of the Union Customs Code (UCC). Happy Bank Holiday!  Continue reading “The Two Minute Guide to Export Changes: Is Your Business Ready?”