2016 British Business Awards - Nominations Close in FIVE DAYS!

Supported by the BCCJ's key partners, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), VisitBritain and the British Council, the 2016 BBA provide a fantastic platform for companies and individuals to highlight and honour special achievements. This year, judges will be looking for winners who: show competitive drive, and are a driving force for best-practice - driving employee engagement and stakeholder motivation, as well as Diversity and Inclusion, in the Japan market.
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The BCCJ welcomes members of all nationalities. Our five membership categories provide a range of options to suit every eligible company and individual in Japan, and non-resident members are also welcome.

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Latest issue:
The October 2016 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!


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Oct. 24, 2016

2016 British Business Awards - Judging Process

The nomination period for the 2016 British Business Awards (BBA) will close on October 28 at 1700. The judging period will run from Oct. 31 - Nov. 10. Find out how nominations are judged ...

Oct. 24, 2016

Japan Space Industry Aims for Growth

Established and emerging Japanese companies are strengthening their businesses related to the space industry.

Oct. 21, 2016

Japan in the News Oct 15 - 21

The latest developments in the Japanese news: The TPP Trade Pact | Steps taken to curb medical spending | Integrating Japan's regional airlines

Oct. 20, 2016

Strong Ties (President's Message, October 2016)

In the October issue of the BCCJ magazine ACUMEN, David Bickle, President of the BCCJ, talks about the benefits of BCCJ membership and the achievements of BCCJ members.

Oct. 20, 2016

In the Hot Seat (Executive Director's Message, October 2016)

In the October edition of the BCCJ magazine ACUMEN, Emma Hickinbotham, interim Executive Director of the BCCJ, introduces herself and talks about the upcoming 2016 British Business Awards.

Oct. 20, 2016

Record-High Visitors to Japan but Spending Down

The number of visitors to Japan hit a record high in September due to brisk tourism from China and South Korea.

Oct. 19, 2016

Tokyo Rises to 3rd Place in Global City Index

The increase was due to a number of factors, including a reduction in Japan’s rate of corporate taxation, an increase in the number of visitors to the city from abroad and an increase in the number of direct flight connections to overseas destinations.

Oct. 18, 2016

Join us for the 2016 British Business Awards!

A highlight in the UK-Japan calendar - the annual British Business Awards gala at the Hilton Tokyo on November 11th 2016.

Oct. 17, 2016

Japan Summit: Future Works

BCCJ Corporate Member, The Economist Group, is hosting 'Japan Summit: Future Works' on 21 October 2016 in Tokyo, which will bring together the country’s opinion leaders for a day of debate and high-level discussion about the coming changes to the world of work.