London is one the world’s top business centres! So, it’s no wonder many venture into England, notably London, for new business prospects or attend business conferences. However, with international business travels come cross-cultural differences: these differences may seem small but can have a great impact on business; hence it is vital to be mindful of these differences and understand important business etiquette.
Here are some tips to avoid potential cultural problems when traveling to England:
British society is very time conscious. Time is considered a highly valuable resource, so lateness is considered extremely impolite. If you’re attending business meetings or conferences, do your utmost to arrive a few minutes early and if for some unforeseen reason you become aware you will be late, inform whoever you should be meeting with.…Continue reading