2018

2018 BBA Nominees: Entrepreneur of the Year

Oct. 25, 2018 | British Business Awards

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 Entrepreneur of the Year trophy. "Nominees should be individuals who exemplify entrepreneurialism and have created commercial success ... Read more

2018 BBA Nominees: Social / Environmental Contribution

Oct. 24, 2018 | British Business Awards

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 Social / Environmental Contribution trophy. "Open to any eligible company that has driven exceptionally effective social / environmental programmes ... Read more

UK firms attend leading tech tradeshow

Oct. 19, 2018 | Embassy News

British firms flew the flag for UK innovation this week at CEATEC, one of the largest tradeshows in Asia related to cyber-physical systems (CPS) and the Internet of Things (IoT). They joined the UK Pavilion hosted by the British Embassy, Tokyo in the exhibition’s Co-Creation Park as part of a UK Technology trade mission to Japan. The ... Read more

2018 British Business Awards: Nominations CLOSED

Oct. 18, 2018 | British Business Awards

On October 18 at 12:00JST the nominations period for the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA), drew to a close. A reminder of our 2018 BBA categories: Company of the YearCompany of the Year nominees are required to show excellence and innovation across all aspects of their organisation in Japan, focusing on outstanding achievements in the past 12 ... Read more

Tips for budding entrepreneurs at Small is GREAT

Oct. 18, 2018 | Event Round Ups

 While dreaming of setting up a business that could impact the world, even in a small way, Duco Delgorge stumbled upon what every entrepreneur needs: a gap in the market.  It was 2005 and, although organic food was rapidly gaining popularity in Europe, it was still relatively unknown in Japan. Armed with experience of the Japan market and ... Read more

ラグビー・アライアンスを在日外国商工会議所が合同で結成 ラグビーワールドカップ2019日本大会を支援

Oct. 12, 2018 | Event Round Ups

  9月19日(水)に八芳園で行われた、スペシャルイベント「ラグビーワールドカップ2019日本大会まで、いよいよあと1年!」にて、正式な発表を行いました。本アライアンスは、ワールドカップを機に、日本においてインターナショナルビジネスや国際交流の機会をより活用しやすくなるような、多様性を受け容れる環境を醸成し、今後もその文化が継承されていくよう、ワールドカップ日本大会の開催をサポートすることを使命としています。 宣誓アライアンス結成の意図を明示し、強い決意を示すため、公益財団法人ラグビーワールドカップ2019組織委員会の嶋津昭事務総長に、正式な宣言文書をステージ上で手渡し、受理されました。ラグビー・アライアンスは次のことを誓います。 日本と諸外国のビジネス社会の交流とネットワーキングを推進します。 日本の地方を観光地としてアピールします。 関係者のために、ラグビーに関連する予定を取りまとめ、開示します。 各メンバー国の力を合わせて、2018年9月から2019年9月までの間に最低3つのイベントを共催します。 ラグビー・アライアンス構成メンバーラグビーワールドカップ2019日本大会出場国19カ国のうち10カ国を代表して、次の在日商工会議所がアライアンスに加盟しています。 在日オーストラリア・ニュージーランド商工会議所 在日米国商工会議所 在日英国商業会議所  在日カナダ商工会議所 在日フランス商工会議所 在日イタリア商工会議所 在日アイルランド商工会議所 在日南アフリカ商工会議所 ラグビーワールドカップ2019日本大会開催までいよいよあと1年スペシャルイベント「ラグビーワールドカップ2019日本大会まで、いよいよあと1年!」には、国際統括団体ワールドラグビーのビル・ボーモント会長、アグスティン・ピチョット副会長、レット・ゴスパーCEO、アラン・ギルピンCOO兼ラグビーワールドカップ統括責任者、ロブ・アバーネシーRWC2019事務局長などのスペシャルゲストを迎え、300名以上ものゲストが参加しました。イベントでは、ラグビー・アライアンス発足の発表のほかに ... Read more

Japan in the News: 5 Oct - 12 Oct

Oct. 10, 2018 | EBC News

The latest developments in Japanese news:   Govt to grant permanent residency to foreign workers with high-level skills  Ministry panel starts talks on cuts to mobile phone tariffs Japan's Sept. economy watcher index inches down due to disasters Japan's August machinery orders up 6.8%, assessment upgraded Business lobby to scrap lomg-held recruitment guidelimes in 2021 IMF ... Read more

Welcome: QUEST TOKYO KK

Oct. 10, 2018 | New Members

 The BCCJ is delighted to welcome QUEST TOKYO on becoming an Entrepreneur Member    QUEST TOKYO KK is a new company, founded by Kirsten O’Connor, previous Head Teacher of the Primary School at The British School in Tokyo. Providing educational support to the Japanese and international communities in the city, the company works from a British Education platform ... Read more

2018 BBA Judges Revealed!

Oct. 5, 2018 | British Business Awards

「日本語は英語に続きます」 With the deadline for 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) nominations fast-approaching (Oct 18 2018, at 1200 JST), we are delighted to reveal the names of our six 2018 British Business Awards judges - a truly diverse and accomplished line up of exceptional individuals.   Meet the Judges   Sir Tim Hitchens KCVO CMG Sir Tim recently became President of Wolfson ... Read more

Cyber security and AI Insights from BCCJ member firm

Oct. 5, 2018 | Event Round Ups

  In September, more than 60 BCCJ members gathered for breakfast to hear experts from BCCJ member firms Barclays and Darktrace share their thoughts on developments in cyber security and artificial intelligence (AI). Barclays are playing an increasingly prominent role in the cyber intelligence dialogue, working with the UK government-backed Cyber Security Challenge UK and providing in-branch staff to ... Read more