Third Cohort of UK SMEs selected to become Export Champions

30 British businesses selected for distinguished programme CommonwealthFirst is delighted to welcome its third cohort of Commonwealth Export Champions to the programme. Representing various regions of the UK and business sectors our latest batch of Export Champions applicants proved to be of the highest calibre yet and highlight the variety... read more

Richard Burge on CWEIC’s new programme of events and initiatives

As I come to the end of the my third month as CEO of CWEIC I am evermore struck by the magnitude of the opportunity that we have to create business opportunities for our members, and Commonwealth citizens around the world. Everybody that I speak to, from Queensland Government whose... read more

CWEIC explores new initiatives to boost and diversify Commonwealth Tourism

Last week saw CWEIC host its first event focusing on the Commonwealth’s tourism industry. Senior executives from international tour operators met with representatives from a number of Commonwealth governments at the Guildhall. Discussion focused on the strengths of Government’s engagement with the sector, and where weaknesses could be improved upon.... read more

Leaders Call for Global Partnership between India and UK Post Brexit

CWEIC advisory board member Manoj Ladwa has released Winning Partnership: India-UK Relations Beyond Brexit, a landmark book featuring contributions from leading experts on UK and India relations across business and politics. As one of the key intra-Commonwealth trading partnerships, the connection between the UK and India will be a vital one for... read more

Modi’s Communications Advisor on building your brand and Senior PwC Partner on ‘Fast Emerging Commonwealth Economies’

CWEIC launches new programme of events with ‘City-Commonwealth Dialogues’ and ‘Access to Financial Services Roundtable’ CWEIC are now embarking on an ambitious new programme of events that will harness the momentum generated from spring’s ground-breaking Commonwealth Trade Ministers Meeting (CTMM) – attended by 35 ministers and over 100 business leaders... read more