5 construction trade shows in Poland you can't miss

I don’t know about you, but there is something about the middle of the winter that makes me interested in conferences. Maybe it’s the curiously cosy feeling of learning something new, and maybe it’s the need to spice up the wintry hibernation by meeting new people and familiarising myself with new solutions. Regardless of the reason, here I am –…

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How is Poland different: companies in Australia

If your business is in Australia (and you, yourself, live there) you probably know that the country boasts a sizeable Polish community, which still mostly uses Polish language at home. I’m also quite sure that you also thought about expansion to foreign markets, Poland included. I have provided basic information about Polish companies in this post, which you are strongly…

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5 reasons you should never read construction blogs

Lately, I've been reading a lot of construction blogs. It was brought on by a bout of winter madness and I think it’s high time I cheekily warned everyone off them – and give several, hopefully not than compelling, reasons below. A little disclaimer: I've written this article with Homer Simpson firmly in my mind, to be completely honest. I'd like to…

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Polish workers and your UK construction company: why they love you and why they don't

So you have a construction company in the UK - that’s great! Due to promised boost to infrastructure spending and increase in commercial building in cities (you can download the full report here) 2016 is bound to be a good year for growth. This all might mean hiring more, and even if it doesn’t, it definitely means looking at existing…

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How is Poland different: companies in the UK

If you’re a UK-based businessman worth your salt, you did a thorough research on companies in the UK before you started to operate yours. The information is readily available on many portals and it boils down to two main types (not counting the sole traders) – companies and partnerships. Not so when you want to explore your opportunities in other…

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Polish logistics: how not to get very angry when travelling

This is for those, who’d like a good conversation opener with a Polish potential business partner: Polish people like to discuss Polish logistics, especially the state of their roads. You see, roads in Poland used to be abysmal (see here for proof), but over last 20 years there has been a definite effort towards improvement – and some people definitely think…

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Meet your next Polish business partner at an event

With increasing interest and activity in the field of business networking, your Polish business partner may be within your reach even easier than before. Without a doubt, one-to-one conversations and meetings are the best way to gain a new client or supplier in the Polish culture. And there are plenty of opportunities. Just in the next 2 months, you can…

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Polish business and networking organisations in the UK

Without any doubt, face-to-face networking is by far the most effective way of establishing new relationships. Plus, if you take into account cultural differences so much more visible in writing or over the phone, a face-to-face meeting can bridge those gaps. If you’re looking for opportunities on the Polish market in the UK, or if you’d like to develop your…

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R&D opportunities in Poland. Event at the Polish embassy.

The recent event at the Polish embassy, organised by Trade and Investment Promotion Section of the Polish Embassy in London, British Polish Chamber of Commerce, Polish Information and Foreign Investment Agency and PwC attracted a pool of businesses from both sides: dynamic R&D environments from Poland and eager British investors. Through a series of presentations and a technology showcase, the…

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