Less than 20% of UK companies are exporting. Locating exporting information is often the first step, and many smaller businesses give up at that point. There is just too much information online, it is hard to know what to search for.
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The Government has a wealth of information, much of it is not targeting the smaller business. Many businesses have the potential to export, but there is a lot of bureaucracy to overcome first. One of the first steps the Minister for Exports ( Mike Freer) should do, is cre…