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Changing trade patterns good for environment but may be bad for jobs

10/06/2019 #United Kingdom

We now hear much of trade wars and tariffs. However, whatever President Trump and other world leaders do about their respective trade interests, there are also significant underlying trends that will before long cause major disruption to traditional trade and jobs.

‘The Commonwealth is a big opportunity for UK businesses scaling abroad’ – Michael Sippitt writes for Elite Business

11/03/2019 #United Kingdom

Regardless of whether the UK is in or out of the EU, the Commonwealth is a superb natural market for business. And SMEs must ensure they capitalise on the labour and opportunities the Commonwealth countries provide.

Michael Sippitt speaks at Commonwealth HQ in London about future trends in Commonwealth trade

03/12/2018 #United Kingdom

The Commonwealth organised a very stimulating event about future trends in Commonwealth trade at Commonwealth HQ in London on 30 November, addressed by expert panels with diverse professional and international experience.

The African Century – Michael Sippitt’s Letter to City AM

31/08/2018 #United Kingdom

It is good news that the Prime Minister is on a mission to emphasise the opportunities of more trade with Africa. There are many valuable Commonwealth links with the continent, and the UK is in a strong position to build closer business relationships across many African countries.

Bangladesh UK Environmental Foundation Update July 2018 - Michael Sippitt, Chairman, The CEIP

04/07/2018 #United Kingdom

We are pleased about the completion of the first project funded by the Bangladesh UK Environmental Foundation (an initiative connected with Clarkslegal, via the Commonwealth Environmental Investment Platform – The CEIP), which we helped to set up with Bangladeshi diaspora community links in the UK. This is the installation of a water treatment plant, which allows 150 families to collect safe drinking water. It is anticipated that 300-400 families will benefit from this service in the future.

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