Congratulations to 2018 British Business Awards Winners!2018 BBA Winner Profile:

Enthused by the accolade of a 2018 British Business Award, Noriko Sawayama is brimming with new ideas to build on her work promoting British interior design in Japan. The president of The British Associates of British Interior Design (BABID) fought off competition from six individuals to scoop the Entrepreneur of the Year trophy at the BCCJ’s gala event on November 2nd. She was recognised for revolutionising the interior design world in Japan by introducing the dynamism of the British model.
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Nov. 21, 2018

Work-style Innovation: Rhetoric vs Reality

Much has been made of Japan's attempt to drive 'Work-style Innovation". Catalysed by a decreasing population, ageing society and declining birthrate, the Japanese Government is working on measures to revise labour regulations and improve productivity.

Nov. 27, 2018

Corporate Governance: Japan's Inconvenient Truth

Corporate governance - the system by which companies are directed and controlled - has been cited as a key pillar of Prime Minister Abe's 'Abenomics' programme. Since changes in 2015 to the Corporate Governance Code, reforms in Japan have been progressing slowly but surely.

Dec. 4, 2018

Mini Masterclass: LinkedIn

On the evening of December 4, join us for a Mini Masterclass on LinkedIn, led by Chris Reed, author of No.1 international bestselling books “LinkedIn Mastery For Entrepreneurs” and “Personal Branding Mastery For Entrepreneurs”.

Dec. 11, 2018

Joint Chamber Bonenkai

The BCCJ is pleased to announce that on December 11th, 2018 we will be hosting the annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai. The BCCJ would like to invite you to our annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai, an end of year networking party which draws a diverse crowd of approximately 300 business people from domestic as well as international business chambers in Japan.

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BCCJ ACUMEN

Latest issue:
The October 2018 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!

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Nov. 21, 2018

Work-style Innovation: Rhetoric vs Reality

Much has been made of Japan's attempt to drive 'Work-style Innovation". Catalysed by a decreasing population, ageing society and declining birthrate, the Japanese Government is working on measures to revise labour regulations and improve productivity.

Nov. 27, 2018

Corporate Governance: Japan's Inconvenient Truth

Corporate governance - the system by which companies are directed and controlled - has been cited as a key pillar of Prime Minister Abe's 'Abenomics' programme. Since changes in 2015 to the Corporate Governance Code, reforms in Japan have been progressing slowly but surely.

Dec. 4, 2018

Mini Masterclass: LinkedIn

On the evening of December 4, join us for a Mini Masterclass on LinkedIn, led by Chris Reed, author of No.1 international bestselling books “LinkedIn Mastery For Entrepreneurs” and “Personal Branding Mastery For Entrepreneurs”.

Dec. 11, 2018

Joint Chamber Bonenkai

The BCCJ is pleased to announce that on December 11th, 2018 we will be hosting the annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai. The BCCJ would like to invite you to our annual Joint Chamber Bonenkai, an end of year networking party which draws a diverse crowd of approximately 300 business people from domestic as well as international business chambers in Japan.

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Nov. 16, 2018

Barclays shares expertise on disaster preparedness

Though most disaster preparedness in Tokyo focuses on what to do in the case of an earthquake or tsunami, BCCJ Platinum Member Barclays has shared that the probability of a flood is much higher. At a BCCJ risk seminar, in October, the firm outlined why Tokyo is at risk of flooding, what residents might expect if a flood occurs and how to be prepared.

Nov. 16, 2018

Leaders share how D&I can shape Tokyo, London

On the 54th anniversary of the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, October 10, the BCCJ held an exclusive event at the British Embassy in Tokyo featuring guest speakers Yuriko Koike, governor of Tokyo, and Dame Inga Beale, chief executive officer of Lloyd’s of London, a leading insurance market providing specialist insurance services to businesses in more than 200 countries and territories.

Nov. 14, 2018

Japan in the news: Nov 12- Nov 16

Japan in the news

Nov. 13, 2018

British Council Report - Women, Power, and Politics: What’s Changed in 100 Years?

Given that 2018 is the centenary of some women gaining the vote in the UK, the British Council has commissioned this research to map and understand the key developments of women’s role in politics in the UK and around the world over the last 100 years, contrasting the UK’s progress with international examples.

Nov. 9, 2018

Upcoming Rugby Games for England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland

A reminder of the upcoming games for England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

Nov. 9, 2018

2018 BBA受賞者の皆さんおめでとうございます。

在日英国商業会議所(BCCJ)は2018年11月2日(金)グランドハイアット東京(東京都港区六本木) にて、第11回ブリティッシュ・ビジネス・アワード(BBA)授賞式典を開催いたしました。この式典は毎年規模が大きくなっており、今年は、のべ400人を超えるゲストが出席しました。

Nov. 8, 2018

Japan in the News: Nov 3-Nov 9

The latest developments in Japanese news

Nov. 3, 2018

Congratulations to 2018 British Business Awards Winners!

British innovation, entrepreneurship, business success and social contributions in Japan were recognised last night at a gala event at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo, attended by almost 400 guests.

Oct. 31, 2018

2018 British Business Awards: ALL NOMINEES!

By the conclusion of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period on, Thusday, 18 October at 12:00, we had received 33 eligible nominations across 5 categories: