SciBite Scoop 2017 Innovation British Business Award

The semantic analytics firm fought off entrants in fields such as technology, computer programming and consumer goods, to scoop the Innovation trophy at the BCCJ’s annual headliner event on 2nd November. It was recognised for its transformation of data management in the life sciences sphere, and for punching above its weight as a small British company in a highly competitive market.
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Jan. 17, 2018

BCCJ Shinnenkai (New Year Party) 2018

Join us to celebrate the beginning of 2018 and to toast in the new year with old friends and good cheer at the BCCJ's Shinnenkai (New Year's party).

Jan. 30, 2018

2018 Global Forecast

After a year of global unrest, political fragmentation, and economic ups and downs, can we afford to be optimistic about the growth outlook for 2018? Growth is expected - but questions remain. Join us for a breakfast discussion, when our BCCJ panel led by William Sposato promises to give some context to the year ahead.

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BCCJ ACUMEN

Latest issue:
The November 2017 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!

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Jan. 17, 2018

BCCJ Shinnenkai (New Year Party) 2018

Join us to celebrate the beginning of 2018 and to toast in the new year with old friends and good cheer at the BCCJ's Shinnenkai (New Year's party).

Jan. 30, 2018

2018 Global Forecast

After a year of global unrest, political fragmentation, and economic ups and downs, can we afford to be optimistic about the growth outlook for 2018? Growth is expected - but questions remain. Join us for a breakfast discussion, when our BCCJ panel led by William Sposato promises to give some context to the year ahead.

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Dec. 13, 2017

The BCCJ Welcomes MIE PROJECT Co., Ltd.

The BCCJ are delighted to welcome MIE PROJECT as an entrepreneur member. MIE PROJECT is a leading importer and supplier of delicious, organic, natural, fair trade, and healthy food and drink products to the Japanese market. Established in 2005, the company imports about 200 products from over 20 suppliers located in Europe, North America and New Zealand.

Dec. 12, 2017

Japan whisky boom boosts British tipples

A strong Scottish contingent representing some 50 varieties of whisky drove sales and sparked interest at Japan’s 10th Whisky Festival in Tokyo on 26th November, which welcomed almost 5,000 visitors. In addition to whisky fans, the event saw record numbers of young people, women, non-Japanese people and first-time attendees, prompting organisers to schedule the annual event over two days in 2018.

Dec. 12, 2017

MoU Signing Between London and Tokyo Aims to Bolster Collaborations

The City of London Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government which will result in closer collaboration between the financial and professional services sectors in both cities. The signing ceremony took place at the British Embassy, Tokyo.

Dec. 11, 2017

EU and Japan finalise Economic Partnership Agreement

Building on the political agreement in principle reached during the EU-Japan Summit on 6 July 2017, negotiators from both sides have been tying up the last details in order to finish the legal text. This process is now finalised.

Dec. 8, 2017

Japan in the News : 1 Dec - 7 Dec

The latest developments in the Japan news

Dec. 8, 2017

Law and Rule Changes | Crypto Currency, Tax and Spouse Exemption

There have been amendments in crypto currency accounting rules for operators as well as certain tax laws. 2018 is also set to see changes in regards to certain spouse exemption labour laws which may have significant impact on tax payers depending on annual salary.

Dec. 8, 2017

BCCJ Online Job Fair, Powered by Career Engine

The CareerEngine Network is proud to announce the British Chamber of Commerce Japan online Job Fair 2018. The Online Job fair will commence in the month of December 2017 running through to the end of January 2018 to assist British Companies to address their hiring need with both British, Foreign and Japanese candidates.