International Trade Hub

We have built the Hub as an advisory service to support our members, whether you are new to exporting and looking for advice in several areas, or you have a specific issue which you need advice on, such as immigration, tax issues and more. 

 

Currently the International Trade Hub consists of experts in the following areas:

– Accountancy and Global Tax Advisory
– Human Resources and staffing
– Worldwide shipping and logistics
– Legal and Immigration services
– Linguistic translation services

The professional services team are here to support you to grow in international markets and will provide a complimentary consultation and help with specific time-sensitive issues you are facing.

In addition, our International Trade Coach is here to advise and support you on your international journey.

 

Please click on the button below to complete the form below to access the expertise of the International Hub members.

Our International Trade Coach will be in touch once we receive your request.

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Eve Farley MBE, MIEx, International Trade Coach, Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce

Eve has worked for Foreign & Commonwealth Office and Department for International Trade for over 20 years serving overseas and at home.

The last position Eve held before joining the Chamber was Vice Consul, Trade & Investment and Sector Specialist at the British Embassy, Washington DC.

Eve is the International Trade Coach for Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce, providing members with intensive support aimed at helping businesses make the first steps into new markets.

On top of the consultancy service, Eve will be hosting educational webinars, “In conversation with” round table discussions, and providing a bespoke consultancy service. For more information about these events, click here.

Kevin Walsh, Global Sales Director, LV Logistics

Kevin Walsh has been working in the shipping, transport, and freight sector since 1991. For the last 17 years he has worked with the UK freight forwarding and logistics company LV Shipping Ltd, and as their UK Sales Director since 2013.

LV Shipping is ultimately Dutch-owned (founded in 1921 with HQ in Rotterdam) and offers the full range of logistics services including handling imports and exports, via all modes: land, sea and air, along with strategically placed storage and warehouse facilities; crucially, and in particular with the arrival of Brexit and its related challenges, the company offers full customs clearance services for exports from, and imports to, the UK.

Over recent years the company has seen significant global growth, leading to the establishment of own offices in USA, Brazil, Azerbaijan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and Malaysia.

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Iwona Lebiedowicz, Chief Executive, PAB Languages

Iwona is a trilingual cross-cultural consultant and communications specialist with over 11-years of experience in assisting exporting SMEs with market entry and export communications. Her team at PAB delivers multilingual content services, including certified translation in over 200 languages, transcreation and localisation, serving global clients in their chosen markets.

Iwona currently serves as non-executive Director of the East Midlands International Trade Association (EMITA) and is a Director/Trustee of Centrepoint Outreach.

PAB Language Centre delivers multilingual content services, including website localisation and certified translation in over 200 languages. PAB SEMA4 is a specialist arm of the PAB supporting exporters and helping UK businesses to identify opportunities, understand risks, connect, and establish long-lasting business relationships in Europe.

Whatever the project, scope or timeframe, our systems and technology ensure consistent, secure and reliable services on time and within your budget.

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Jacqui Adams, Founder, Tick HR

Jacqui Adams is the Founder and Managing Director of Tick HR Solutions Ltd. and is responsible for ensuring our clients get the right level of HR support needed for their organisation with the quality of service expected.

Jacqui gained her HR and business experience working in the tech space with global responsibility for the workforce in many different countries. Kim McMillan gained her experience in the food producing and manufacturing sector. Tick HR Solutions work with many organisations in different industries and sectors, and to that end our experience and knowledge has grown exponentially.

Our mission is to enable all organisations, regardless of size, industry or sector to have the necessary support they need to successfully manage their people by ensuring the right people are in the right roles, are engaged and channelling their talents towards the goals of the organisation.

We can flex our options in how to engage with us on a monthly retainer, consultancy days or even pay as you go, we also provide starter packages for your employment documentation and audits to ensure you are fully compliant.

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Helen Molloy, Immigration Solicitor, Shakespeare Martineau

Helen has over 17 years’ experience dealing with a wide range of clients and sectors, focusing on employment/HR and, more recently, commercial contract matters, including high value cross border contracts.

Helen understands exactly what it is to be an integral part of the business. Negotiating commercial contracts so that they are specifically tailored to the needs of the business, including long term strategy and risk appetite, and to also be directly involved and dealing with reorganisations/restructures as well as conducting disciplinary, grievance and redundancy hearings.

Her cross border experience extends to contract negotiations with businesses in China, Indonesia, Africa, Canada, America, Brazil, Europe and Russia, to name a few.

She is also familiar with compliance matters when dealing with customers in such jurisdictions (more specifically Anti-Bribery & Corruption), having had oversight and responsibility for such internal processes.

As GCC & HRD, Helen also had legal oversight of both a UK and US business, which means she was exposed to and dealt with various legal and HR matters in both jurisdictions on a day to day basis.

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Mark Taylor, Head of Global Tax, Duncan & Toplis and Kreston Global.

Mark joined Duncan & Toplis 17 years ago and has built the firm’s tax advisory offering as well as delivering on many large corporate transactions for clients.

With specialist knowhow in corporate and property taxes, restructuring and capital allowances, Mark chairs the Corporate and Business Tax and Property groups within the firm.

Since 2010, Mark has led Duncan & Toplis’ tax advisory services and in 2020 joined the management board of the company contributing to the operational and strategic direction of Duncan & Toplis in the UK, and internationally.

Famous for our accountancy, tax, and business advice, the Duncan & Toplis group provide a full range of professional support for 12,000 businesses and individuals.

Our services range from accountancy, audit and tax to payroll and HR in addition to a selection of sophisticated financial and business support that includes corporate finance, independent financial advice, marketing and sales, IT solutions, legal and probate, financial turnaround support and services for Lloyd’s members.

We’re also a proud member of Kreston Global, giving our clients access to international markets through our established world-wide network.

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