Congratulations to 2018 British Business Awards Winners!

The best of British innovation, entrepreneurship, diversity and social contributions in Japan was recognised at last Friday's BBA gala event with a record 400 guests at the Grand Hyatt Tokyo. Organised by the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ), with winners chosen by a panel of six independent judges from backgrounds spanning trade, sport, law, government and business, the British Business Awards (BBA) has become one of the largest annual events enjoyed by the foreign business community in Japan. Established in 2008 to mark the 60th anniversary of the BCCJ, the event is now considered a unique showcase for British creativity, culture and commerce.
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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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Welcome to the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan

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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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. 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

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:

Oct. 30, 2018

2018 BBA Nominees: Company of the Year

By the conclusion of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Thursday 19 October at noon, we had received 33 eligible nominations across 5 categories.The following 6 companies are now in the running to lift the 2018 BBA Company of the Year trophy.

Oct. 29, 2018

2018 British Business Awards-Judging IN PROGRESS!

The nomination period for the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) will close on October 18 at Noon. The judging period will run from October 19 - November 1.

Oct. 29, 2018

2018 BBA Nominees: Diversity & Inclusion Category

By the conclusion of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Thursday 19 October at noon, we had received 33 eligible nominations across 5 categories. The following 6 companies are now in the running to lift the 2018 BBA Diversity & Inclusion trophy. "Open to any eligible company that has driven exceptionally effective Diversity and Inclusion initiatives, services or solutions in Japan over the past 18 months Nominees should not be NPOs."

Oct. 26, 2018

2018 BBA Nominees: UK-Japan Partnership

By the conclusion of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nomination period, on Thursday 18 October at noon, we had received 33 eligible nominations across 5 categories.The following 7 companies are now in the running to lift the 2018 BBA UK-Japan partnership trophy. "Nominees should be joint-ventures, alliances, or other partnerships that have made demonstrable contributions to the enhancement of the UK-Japan economic or commercial relationship."

Oct. 26, 2018

Welcome: Catherine O’Connell

Catherine O’Connell is Lawpreneur who launched her pioneering sole legal practice under her own name, Catherine O’Connell Law (CO Law) in 2018. She is the first non-Japanese female, and the first New Zealander to practice on her own account outside of New Zealand.