Tag: business

Entrepreneurs
A hat-trick of awards for JJ Food Service – the UK’s largest Turkish Cypriot-owned business

National wholesaler JJ Food Service is celebrating after winning three prestigious industry awards on three consecutive days. On Thursday, 10 October, the JJ team were in Central London for the Women in Wholesale STAR Awards. The wholesaler has been spearheading industry efforts to actively recruit more females into various warehouse roles, and its ambitious targets, […]

Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs should “look beyond price” for the best insurance

Ender Yavaş Upton of Fairweather Insurance Services is reaching out to the Turkish community in Britain, both established entrepreneurs and those who have arrived more recently via the Ankara Agreement, to ensure they have the right insurance cover for their existing business or new venture. Fairweather Insurance, established 35 years ago, prides itself on finding […]

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Turks set to buy British Steel
 

A Turkish military pension fund is set to rescue British Steel from insolvency after it was named as the preferred bidder for a takeover of the company. Ataer Holding A.S., part of Oyak, Turkey’s “biggest complementary pension fund”, will now enter into “exclusive talks” to finalise the deal, an announcement from the Insolvency Service said. […]

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UK-Turkey packaging industry matchmaking event in London to boost trade links

  British-based businesses seeking quality, competitive and innovative packaging solutions should book themselves into a special industry event taking place at the Business Design Centre in London at the end of this month. They will be able to meet a dozen of Turkey’s top suppliers over a networking lunch and face-to-face meetings. The Istanbul Exporters’ […]

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Learn about post-Brexit business opportunities at TBCCI Forum in Istanbul

  While British politicians and media squabble over how best to manage ‘Brexit’, entrepreneurs are busy eyeing-up new trade opportunities. Turkey and Britain already enjoy significant trade levels – bilateral trade volume between the two nations reached £13.22 bn in 2016 – which is set to grow after the UK’s exit from the European Union […]

Entrepreneurs
Another chance to learn about setting up a new business in Turkey

Why invest in Turkey? Here are ten good reasons: Robust economy Investor-friendly business climate Lucrative government incentives Large domestic market & easy access to regional markets Strategic geographical location Industrial powerhouse Competitive R&D ecosystem Favourable demographics Qualified labour force EU perspective & customs union Following the success of their November event, Turkey’s UK Commercial Attaché […]