Trading Internationally

When you’re branching out into the unknown, you can’t beat local knowledge.

With a network of almost 200 firms in over 110 countries, Duncan & Toplis gives you access to top-quality advice and exceptional service from more than 23,000 dedicated professionals, wherever in the world you choose to do business.

We know our local regulations inside out

Combine that with our solid reputation and enviable global team and there’s no doubt that we give your business a competitive edge.

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International business advisers

As a leader in the Kreston global network, we combine expertise with empathy to help you achieve your professional and personal goals.

When it comes to working internationally, our experience works in partnership with you and local experts around the world to ensure that your business is set for success.

We are a member of the Department for International Trade's (DIT) UK Investment Support Directory and have strong experience working with businesses internationally from Europe to North America to China to the Middle East.

As new markets develop, and technology evolves, business operates on an increasingly global scale. We use our network of local contacts to shape international solutions that are right for you and your business.

Trading Internationally

Are you trading internationally?

We're always looking to better understand the aspirations and experiences of businesses as they trade overseas.

Our recent research, commissioned May 2020, found that the biggest concerns for businesses trading internationally are taxVAT and duties (23%), currency fluctuations (20%), and tariffs and trade barriers (19%). Red tape (18%), the cost of international trade (18%), logistics (17%), and getting paid (14%) are all very real barriers to international growth.

We can help you to build your strategy and ensure that your business is best prepared to meet the challenges of international trade so that you can maximise your returns.

 

You can find more about our international research in the following documents:
Trading Internationally: A UK business perspective March 2020
Trading Internationally: A post COVID-19 perspective July 2020

  • New EU Trade Deal

    New EU Trade Deal

    Shortly before Christmas, the UK and the EU agreed a new trade deal which is now in place, bringing a new degree of certainty and optimism to businesses on both sides of the English Channel.

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  • The countdown to Brexit

    The countdown to Brexit

    With less than a month to go until the end of the Brexit transition period, it’s an important time to take stock and assess how Brexit might impact your business.

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  • EU Settlement Scheme

    EU Settlement Scheme

    The UK left the EU on the 31 January 2020, but this went largely unnoticed because the UK then began an 11 month-long transition period which will end on the 31 December 2020. 

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  • The sectors most likely to face Brexit challenges and how to overcome them

    The sectors most likely to face Brexit challenges and how to overcome them

    As Brexit approaches, it’s likely that some sectors are going to be impacted more than others. 

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  • Coronavirus hits international trade

    Coronavirus hits international trade

    A survey carried out before and during the COVID-19 pandemic suggests that most companies which were planning to export or trade overseas cancelled or delayed their plans due to the pandemic.

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  • Director appointed as Head of International Tax at global network, Kreston

    Director appointed as Head of International Tax at global network, Kreston

    Kreston International, a global network of independent accounting firms, has appointed Duncan & Toplis’ head of tax advisory services, Mark Taylor, as its new Head of International Tax.

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  • Does your business trade in other countries or is it planning to in future?

    Does your business trade in other countries or is it planning to in future?

    We’re carrying out an ambitious survey into the attitudes and aspirations of businesses regarding international trade.

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  • Preparing for Brexit

    Preparing for Brexit

    With Brexit still being far from predictable, UK businesses find themselves in an unenviable position. Do they prepare for years of disruption, import tariffs, conflicting standards and miles of red tape, or will the conclusion of the Brexit process lead to a simple, clear and frictionless trading environment that opens up new opportunities?

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  • Preparing for Brexit

    Preparing for Brexit

    With Brexit still being far from predictable, UK businesses find themselves in an unenviable position. Do they prepare for years of disruption, import tariffs, conflicting standards and miles of red tape, or will the conclusion of the Brexit process lead to a simple, clear and frictionless trading environment that opens up new opportunities?

    Read more