2018

Scottish Secretary of States Visits the British Embassy in Tokyo

Feb. 27, 2018 | Embassy News

Scottish Secretary speaks on Brexit in Japan  With Brexit of growing concern to not only Japanese firms but also the British expatriate community in Japan, the Secretary of State for Scotland’s address to BCCJ members on 16th February drew a full house at the British Embassy, Tokyo.  It was David Mundell MP’s first visit to Japan ... Read more

Green is the new glam - responsible luxury evening

Feb. 27, 2018

On February 21 the BCCJ hosted "Responsible Luxury" an event that brought together some of the best of British luxury brands to discuss successes and challenges in the Japanese market.The luxury goods sector of the British economy accounts for 8% of total exports, contributes more in taxes than horse racing and the Premier League, and despite global ... Read more

The British Embassy in Tokyo Partnership Event – 2 March 2018

Feb. 23, 2018 | Embassy News

The British Embassy Tokyo will be hosting an event on 2 March, 2018 where guests can learn about partnership and sponsorship opportunities that align with the Embassy's campaigns.  The British Embassy Tokyo and Consulate General Osaka maintain and develop relations between the UK and Japan across a broad range of issues. Our work includes international cooperation in ... Read more

February 2018 ACCUMEN now online

Feb. 23, 2018 | BCCJ ACUMEN

The February 2018 edition of BCCJ ACCUMEN is now online!  Top stories: The big first step?Will the UK’s new industrial strategy impact business with Japan? Handmade head-turnersAston Martin shifts up a gear in Japan with luxury experiences, new brand centre   Happy Birthday, BCCJ! It's our Platinum jubilee (1948-2018): Part I   National TreasureActor Hugh Bonneville on ... Read more

Reputation: a powerful business asset

Feb. 22, 2018 | Event Round Ups

The importance of reputation, for both the success of organisations and the professional growth of individuals, cannot be underestimated according to an expert panel who addressed BCCJ members at a luncheon on 5th February. Rupert Younger, co-founder and global managing partner of BCCJ Corporate Member Finsbury, explained that reputation is about much more than merely corporate communications or ... Read more

Japan in the News: 16 Feb - 22 Feb

Feb. 22, 2018 | EBC News

The latest developments in the Japan news:  Japan's cryptocurrency industry to embrace self-regulation Abe seeks more stimulus to keep humming beyond Olympics Abe calls for foreign employment review to increase skilled workers Abe seeks steps to prevent economic slump after Tokyo Olympics Govt adopts bill to reduce impact of global warming Revised TPP text to be released ... Read more

UK and Asian tech leaders share excellence at GREAT Festival of Innovation

Feb. 20, 2018

Some of the world’s leading entrepreneurs, business leaders, academics and creatives will gather to explore topics of innovation and technological excellence at the GREAT Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong from 21 to 24 March. The Festival will showcase some of the UK’s most advanced technology, including the UK-designed and developed autonomous robot dog MiRo, which ... Read more

2018-2019 BCCJ Executive Committee Elections - NOMINATIONS OPEN!

Feb. 19, 2018 | Leaders

Do you have what it takes to steer one of Japan's most active and influential business organisations? Read on . .  The nomination period for BCCJ 2018-2019 Executive Committee (Excom) and Presidential elections begins today, February 19 2018.What does this mean? The BCCJ office will be accepting self-nominations from members who are interested in stepping up to become ... Read more

BCCJ Member PKL to Boost Japan Operations

Feb. 16, 2018 | Member News

Introduction Established in 1985 and based in the UK, PKL is Europe’s largest provider of temporary kitchens for hire. The company has a turnover of $30m, employs over 100 staff and has assets under management of $50m. In order to actively pursue its interest in the Rugby World Cup 2019 and Summer Olympic Games 2020, PKL has ... Read more

Robert Walters 2018 Salary Survey

Feb. 16, 2018 | Business News

The 19th edition of the Robert Walters annual Salary Survey has arrived. The 2018 summary report shows professional salaries and recruitment trends from across the globe. Robert Walters Salary Survey covers 28 countries including Japan. This edition is focoused on Japanese employment trends in a dynamically growing country. It highlights a shift from traditional business practice to an ... Read more