COVID-19 Update

We at Russell Business Services remain fully committed to supporting our customers, partners and our wider business and social community.

We are open for business and available to provide help, advice and guidance whether in the usual context of international trade or simply keeping your business growing in these rapidly changing times.  We can be contacted in the usual way by telephone, email or video call.

We will endeavour to keep in touch with you from time to time, however if there is anything that you think we can help with, do please let us know.

Please do make sure you are taking advantage of all of the Government support that has been made available to business to help get through the current situation – you can find full details via the Government’s website here.

Brexit Seminars

The Government is accelerating Brexit preparations so that it is ready to leave the EU on 31st October.

It is running a series of events to help exporters get ready for Brexit on 31st October.

Attendees will leave the event with a personalised action plan covering a range of key areas.

It’s well worth making the time to go along if you have concerns about the practical aspects of Brexit or just want more information to help your preparations.

You can find out more about dates and how to register here

Privacy Policy

In the light of the recent implementation of the GDPR regulations concerning data protection, we have updated our Privacy Policy. It contains information about how we manage any personal data that we collect during the course of our business. You can view our updated Privacy Policy here

Global Growth

If you are a medium sized business that is committed to growing internationally, you could benefit from the new Global Growth service from the Department for International Trade.

This new service is aimed at businesses with a turnover of £5m-£40m that are considering investing in developing their export strategy and need help and support to access new markets. With the help of a dedicated international trade adviser, you will receive information, advice and practical help to assess the best way forward for your business internationally and support for the implementation of the resulting plans.

In addition, matched funding is also available to help with the costs of implementing your agreed strategy.

If you would like to find out more about this service, please contact me or your local international trade adviser. Contact details for your Department for International Trade international trade adviser can be found here

Moscow International Tax Congress

Interlegal is one of the longest established law firm networks with over 40 members located around the world. Its member firm in Russia, Freytak & Sons Law office in partnership with Interlegal will shortly host the Moscow International Tax Congress.

The Moscow International Tax Congress will assemble high-qualified experts in the field of taxation (including partners of member law firms) from United States, Greece, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Cyprus and Russia, as well as representatives of the Russian state authorities and businesses.

During the Congress the tax specialists will discuss the topical issues of Russian and International Tax Law, as well as the development of current systems of taxation in Russia and abroad.

The participants will discuss among others the issues of automatic exchange of tax information, international tax planning, personal liability of companies’ directors for tax avoidance, recent amendments to foreign tax legislation and legal cases on tax disputes of current interest.

To obtain more information about the Congress, please contact Irena Nikasheva: in@freytakandsons.com


Exporting is GREAT

If you have been watching television recently, you may have noticed some commercials publicising the new Exporting is GREAT campaign. This is a new initiative launched by Government and spearheaded by UK Trade & Investment to raise awareness of both the huge benefits for businesses of exporting and also the wide range of opportunities available in markets around the world.  Read more

Selling Services Overseas

The UK exports a wide range of services to markets all over the world. These include financial and professional services, education and training, IT, creative and design services, HR and consultancy. UK expertise is highly valued around the world and winning international clients can be a great way to grow and raise the profile of your business.

Why not start thinking about whether you could sell your service overseas? Read more

John Speak Language Trust

Being a French and German speaker, I am naturally enthusiastic about the importance of learning languages and so I wanted to highlight the fantastic opportunities made available to people through the John Speak Language Trust.

The John Speak Languages Scholarship can provide you with complementary funding to assist you to travel overseas to study a language. Read more

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