First steps to exporting

Exporting can boost your turnover and reduce your dependence on UK-based customers. But moving into export is a big step - it's important you consider whether your business is ready for the challenge.

As well as identifying promising export markets, you'll need to plan how to cope with issues such as extra legal complications, organising transport and making sure you get paid.

Associates and members only

This resource is for IoD members and associates only. Please log in or click below to find out about the many benefits of IoD membership.

Better directors for a better world

The IoD supports directors and business leaders across the UK and beyond to learn, network build successful and responsible businesses.

Doing business after Brexit

Browse valuable EU and trade resources from the IoD.
Internet Explorer
Your web browser is out of date and is not supported by the IoD website. It is important to update your browser for increased security and a better web experience.