November 5, 2015

This week and next I'm visiting businesses in four major China cities – Chengdu, Shanghai, Ningbo and Zhengzhou.  Chengdu and Zhengzhou are both cities I've lived in previously, and it's great to be back again.

One thing I am keen to observe is how ordinary Chinese peop...

July 30, 2015

Our new essential guide  Hosting Chinese Delgations Well just went on line (click title to read).  It's written with British SMEs, universities and other organisations in mind, as they try to understand the nature of their relationships with Chinese partners and custom...

May 21, 2015

My new keynote article Chinese Business Relationships -  Are We Strangers or Friends? just went on line (click title to read).  It's written with British SMEs in mind, as they try to understand the nature of their relationships with Chinese partners and customers.  I'v...

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...

February 28, 2015

Our new essential guide Banquets - Getting Prepared just went online (click title to read).  It's aimed at SMEs, universities and other organisations who need will need this kind of know-how if when they visit China or host Chinese delegations in the UK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February 19, 2015

This being my first Chinese New Year since relocating with my family back to the UK, I'm reminded of the first time we experienced this great festival having done the opposite journey - moving to China back in 1999.  It turned out to be one of the most remarkable displ...

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