Javelle smith Per.2 United Kingdom
location • Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France
Economy • United Kingdom a leading trading power, and financial center. Over the past two decades, the government has greatly reduced public ownership and contained the growth of social welfare programs. Agriculture is intensive, highly mechanized, and efficient by European standards, producing about 60% of food and with less than 2% of the labor force. The UK has large coal, natural gas, and oil resources, but its oil and natural gas are declining and the UK became a net importer of energy in 2005. Services, banking, insurance, and business services, account by far for the largest proportion of GDP while industry continues to decline in importance. Since emerging from recession in 1992, Britain's economy enjoyed the longest period of expansion on record during which time growth outpaced most of Western Europe.
Dress code • Dress reasonable • No outside cloths • Suit • Business casual • Executive casual • Traditional business
Gifts -Bottle of alcohol -Office gifts -Ties - Card
Welcome topic • ‘’Welcome to the home of _______.’’ • ‘’Greetings ‘’ ‘’Pleasure to have u here.’’
Transportation • United kingdom transportation they use car shipping, couriers, shipping, air freight, haulage etc.
Gov. laws and regulations • Whether your business is trading on-line or not, it is almost certainly affected by the E-Commerce Regulations which came into force in the UK on 21st August 2002. They cover more than just e-commerce. • The Regulations, properly called the Electronic Commerce (EC Directive) Regulations 2002, implement the EU's E-commerce Directive into UK law. The Directive was passed in June 2000. The UK missed its implementation deadline by over eight months.