May 4, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In April 2016, though Chamber International, the The Law Society of  England and Wales  

commissioned me to write a feature explaining why it's important for UK firms to take regional variations in China's society seriously .  The original article ca...

November 12, 2015

If you’ve travelled or lived there then you'll know what I mean.

 

Yesterday afternoon I was eating  in a top-class Taiwanese restaurant near Shanghai's financial district.  As a guest, that is! Everything (and everyone) around me seemed international, connected, mobile...

September 18, 2015

My recent interview with Nottingham's Rob Avery-Phipps ("We want to be the most China-friendly city in Britain") generated quite a bit of interest on LinkedIn, so, at the risk of this turning into a bit of an East Midlands face-off,  I'm following it up with another –...

June 25, 2015

'Intellectual property' is one of those subjects on which everyone has opinions, and it's very hard to find a real expert.  But James Love is a real expert. 

 

James' legal practice specialises in sorting out international IP issues – China has been an important foc...

May 21, 2015

Building bridges to China through scientific research

 

A few weeks ago I stumbled across the story of a small Hampshire-based high-tech materials company who won a £400k order from Zhengzhou University (where my wife and I were students back in 1999-2000).  This deal go...

April 29, 2015

Driving their suppliers to guarantee new levels of service quality in west Sichuan

 

Our second SME Spotlight features a very different kind of business from the first. Extravagant Yak Travel Company (EY) are Tibet travel specialists offering “personalised tours on The R...

April 11, 2015

China-based consultants Maxelli produced a report recently asking which of China's 2nd tier cities is "the most international".

 

Now that is an interesting question, especially if you're planning to open a rep office!  Most British SMEs already realise that China must b...

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