2019 British Business Awards: Nominations CLOSED

By the conclusion of the 2019 British Business Awards (BBA2019) nomination period, on Friday 18 October at 12:00JST, we are very pleased to have received 32 eligible nominations across 5 categories. Company of the Year (6 nominees) | Entrepreneur of the Year (6 nominees) | UK-Japan Partnership (6 nominees) | Positive Impact (9 nominees) | Innovation (5 nominees)
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Oct. 30, 2019

Special Lecture by HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa

Japan-British Society is honoured that Her Imperial Highness Princess Akiko of Mikasa has accepted an invitation to give a lecture on "English Tea and Japanese Tea".

Nov. 8, 2019

2019 British Business Awards

At such an exciting time for UK-Japan relations, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) is delighted to be announcing the 2019 British Business Awards (BBA)! Launched in 2008, our not-for-profit BBA gala event celebrates excellence while showcasing success and innovation across all industries. The Awards also highlight the important social contributions made by British and Japanese organisations through their commitment to sustainability, community, and ethical behaviour

Nov. 14, 2019

Pass the Passion (Rugby Alliance Event III)

Join us on November 14 to explore the impact of the RWC 2019 in order to ensure the best outcome for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

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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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The UK's decision to leave the European Union (EU) could have wide-scale implications for businesses across the industrial spectrum. Being prepared for Brexit and its impact on business operations is critical for business and trade leaders. The BCCJ encourages all members to stay up-to-date with viewpoints issued by trusted business sources.

 

Latest issue:
The September 2019 edition of BCCJ ACUMEN is now online!

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Oct. 30, 2019

Special Lecture by HIH Princess Akiko of Mikasa

Japan-British Society is honoured that Her Imperial Highness Princess Akiko of Mikasa has accepted an invitation to give a lecture on "English Tea and Japanese Tea".

Nov. 8, 2019

2019 British Business Awards

At such an exciting time for UK-Japan relations, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) is delighted to be announcing the 2019 British Business Awards (BBA)! Launched in 2008, our not-for-profit BBA gala event celebrates excellence while showcasing success and innovation across all industries. The Awards also highlight the important social contributions made by British and Japanese organisations through their commitment to sustainability, community, and ethical behaviour

Nov. 14, 2019

Pass the Passion (Rugby Alliance Event III)

Join us on November 14 to explore the impact of the RWC 2019 in order to ensure the best outcome for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics

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Oct. 18, 2019

2019 British Business Awards - Judging Process

British Business Award (BBA) nominations are judged against specific criteria, founded on the BBA values of success, innovation and ethics. The BBA employs a well-defined and tested framework to ensure that the judging process is fair and free of influence. The decision on a winning 2019 BBA entry is the result of the combined score of 6 unrelated judges, who independently score each submission using the same scoring matrix.

Oct. 11, 2019

Scottish mission to Japan boosts tech, FDI and culture links

Scotland Cabinet Secretary for Culture, Tourism and External Affairs Fiona Hyslop is in Japan to strengthen economic and cultural ties. Held October 7–13 across Nagasaki, Yokohama and Tokyo, the mission aims to deepen Scotland–Japan links in technology, research and the arts. It will also explore the possibility of a Memorandum of Understanding between Nagasaki University and two Scottish universities to collaborate on research and development projects and showcase the best of Scottish food and drink as part of efforts to boost exports to Japan.

Oct. 10, 2019

2019 BBA Judges Revealed!

As we approach the wire for the 2019 British Business Awards nominations deadline, we are excited to reveal the names of our 2019 British Business Awards judges. These six accomplished and remarkable individuals will be putting into practice their expertise and specialist experience to decide which companies and individuals should receive a prestigious BBA trophy at this year's gala event. The five 2019 BBA categories are: Company of the Year; Entrepreneur of the Year; UK–Japan Partnership; Positive Impact, and Innovation. Good luck to all 2019 British Business Awards nominees!

Oct. 3, 2019

Oxford Instruments marks 60th anniversary

BCCJ member Oxford Instruments KK has marked the 60th anniversary of its parent company, Oxford Instruments plc, with events in Japan to highlight the firm’s heritage and innovation as well as foster further collaboration.

Oct. 1, 2019

Nominations now OPEN for the 2019 British Business Awards!

For twelve years, the BCCJ's British Business Awards (BBA) have been celebrating and rewarding the best of UK-Japan business relationships. Now, in the lead up to the 2019 BBA, to be held on the evening of November 8th at Hotel Gajoen, you have the opportunity to nominate your favourite companies and individuals - and even your own company - to win the most prestigious award for British businesses in Japan. Supported by the BCCJ's key partners, the 2019 BBA provides a fantastic platform for companies and individuals to gain recognition for their achievements throughout the year.

Sept. 27, 2019

BCCJ September 2019 ACUMEN Now online!

Check out our top stories for this month's issue!

Sept. 20, 2019

UK Advances Preparations for New UK-Japan Economic Partnership

PRESS RELEASE: The UK government has launched an online ‘call for input’ to prepare for trade negotiations with Japan after Brexit. Businesses, interest groups and members of the public across the whole of the UK will have the opportunity to tell the government what their priorities are for our future trade relationship with Japan. The call for input will be open for six weeks, until the 4th November 2019 and anyone can take part online.

Sept. 20, 2019

Rugby World Cup 2019 - UK diary

With the Rugby World Cup 2019 just around the corner, here's a reminder of the matches involving UK teams. Wishing all teams and fans a fantastic tournament ahead!

Sept. 13, 2019

RWC team welcomes, hospitality sales exceed expectations

Excitement is building for the Rugby World Cup (RWC) 2019 as the national teams arrived in cities across Japan this week to an exceedingly warm welcome. The high interest in Asia’s first RWC is also reflected in the uptake of travel and hospitality packages, with sales to date exceeding expectations, according to RWC exclusive official hospitality and supporter tour provider STH Japan.