2018

UK House at Tokyo 2020 to showcase best of British

Oct. 5, 2018 | Community

Organisers seek input from BCCJ members UK-based representatives of the Department for International Trade have visited the BCCJ to share news of the British government’s UK House facility to be in place during Japan’s upcoming global sporting events. Stephen McGowan, head of world events and operations delivery, and Linda Lalley, operations lead for world events, joined ... Read more

Women in Leadership: Accessing Senior Roles as a Woman

Oct. 5, 2018 | Event Round Ups

On September 14, Helen Woods, managing director of international services provider Equiom Solutions, held an interactive roundtable with BCCJ members on the topic of “Women in Leadership.” Visiting Tokyo on a tour of the firm’s Asia offices, Woods drew on her 25-year background in the tax planning industry and experience of managing Equiom’s global team of ... Read more

Nominate for the 2018 British Business Awards

Oct. 4, 2018 | British Business Awards

  Nominating for a 2018 British Business Award is simple. Click on the category you would like to nominate for, fill out the PDF form, and submit it to: info@bccjapan.com Company of the Year UK-Japan Partnership Entrepreneur of the Year Diversity and Inclusion Social / Environmental Contribution   DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: OCT 18 2018, NOON For the past eleven ... Read more

September 2018 ACUMEN Now Online

Oct. 2, 2018

The September 2018 edition of the BCCJ Acumen is now available!   Top Stories:    Triumphs and travailsStudent-turned-master gets lesson in niche marketing   Japanese InvestmentCultural and sporting links around the UK   A sporting chanceHow the Rugby World Cup is bringing life to Japan Sir Hugh Cortazzi GCMGIn memory of Sir Hugh wo passed away recently.   Read the full edition here ... Read more

Welcome: Turner & Townsend

Sept. 28, 2018 | New Members

The BCCJ is pleased to welcome Turner & Townsend on becoming a Coroporate Member  Turner & Townsend is an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost and commercial management and advisory across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With over 5,200 people around the world, our focus on better outcomes is at the ... Read more

2018 EBC Chairman Election - Call for Nominations

Sept. 28, 2018 | EBC News

Letter from EBC - September 26, 2018 Dear EBC Members and stakeholders, We inform you that Mr. Danny Risberg resigned as EBC chairman at the Board of Governors’ meeting on September 19. Mr. Risberg will be leading the Japanese operations of a US corporation and therefore concluded that in this new capacity he cannot represent the European business community ... Read more

Japan in the News: Sept 21 - Sept 28

Sept. 27, 2018

The latest developments in Japanese news: Toyota to launch new corporate car-sharing service in Europe Abe tells UN Japan to pursue free trade, he hopes to meet North's Kim BOJ to make greater efforts in pursuing 'balanced' policy management Guidelines seen kept for student hiring in spring 2021 Business leaders urge Abe to accelerate growth, improve fiscal ... Read more

Legalizing marriage equality would be economically good for business in Japan

Sept. 21, 2018 | Leaders

Five foreign chambers of commerce call for marriage equality for same-sex couples in Japan in proposal published today (TOKYO, JAPAN – SEPTEMBER 19, 2018) The American Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ACCJ) today published a Viewpoint recommending to the Government of Japan the extension of freedom to marry to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) couples as good for business ... Read more

Rugby World Cup 2019: Guidance and tips for fans travelling for the Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan.

Sept. 21, 2018 | Embassy News

Many fans will be travelling to Japan to watch the tournament. Here are some tips to help make your visit safe and enjoyable. Before you go Below is information to help you plan your visit to Japan. Follow the FCO's travel advice and sign up to their social media channels for updates. Facebook: UKinJapanTwitter: @UKinJapan Staying and ... Read more

Launch of Rugby Alliance, coalition of 8 international Chambers of Commerce, supporting Japan's Rugby World Cup 2019

Sept. 20, 2018 | Leaders

Tokyo, Japan (September 20, 2018) With only one year until the Rugby World Cup 2019, eight foreign Chambers of Commerce in Japan have formally announced the creation of a coalition, The Rugby Alliance. Launched at a special event “Rugby World Cup 2019 – One Year To Go” on Wednesday, September 19 at Happo-en, the mission of The Rugby Alliance ... Read more