About Hongbing Iris Cai

China Partner
Iris.Cai@TheLegalPartners.com
+ 44 (0)7780 67 23 69
Advises on : Chinese culture and business practice, brand creation & translation for China, Mandarin language teacher
Expertise : Lecturer in Chinese at London Business School, BBC Radio Broadcaster on China Issues

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About Hongbing Iris Cai

China Partner

Iris.Cai@TheLegalPartners.com
+ 44 (0)7780 67 23 69
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City law firm background: Chinese culture and business practice, brand creation & translation for China, Mandarin language teacher
In house Experience:
Lecturer in Chinese at London Business School, BBC Radio Broadcaster on China Issues

Introduction

Iris Cai is a strategic consultant and international speaker. With a background in finance and 10 years with WPP Group in China, Saatchi & Saatchi in China and London, Iris advises exporting clients on all aspects of the Chinese culture, and brings them an in depth understanding of the Chinese language, way of thinking and way of working.

A lecturer in Chinese business culture at London Business
School and a regular guest on BBC Radio 5 Live’s “On the Money” programme, Iris runs strategic consultancy Positive Speaking, which specialises in helping companies build effective communication with Chinese people and Chinese business.

Iris also co-presents briefings with Richard Mullett to the Government’s UKTI China-based representatives on how to negotiate in China and understanding Chinese culture.

Recent Articles by Hongbing Iris Cai

Importing from China, legal advice for UK companies

Posted by on Sep 11, 2013 in Import Export Law for UK & Asia business

Importing from China, legal advice for UK companies

If your business is already importing from China 中国, or considering Chinese imports, 中国进口, you will want to ensure the process, and the relationship with your Chinese suppliers, goes smoothly right from the beginning. Stories of lost sales and key promotions unfulfilled due to a slip up at the Chinese factory are common and can make companies cautious of taking the first step. Here are some key tips and useful practices to adopt with your Chinese suppliers, to ensure that your goods arrive as expected, on time, and in the right quantity, consistently. We’ve included some front line advice on what to do if problems do arise. These tips we presented to...

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