BCCJ ACUMEN

March 2019 Acumen available now!

April 2, 2019

 TOP STORIES:   A Warm Welcome by Paul Madden CMG Million-Dollar Men by Simon Farrell Partners for Progress by Lori Henderson MBE Uncertain Certainties by David Bickle    For more content, visit the BCCJ Acumen website here!                                  Read more

February 2019 ACUMEN Now Online!

Feb. 20, 2019

 February 2019 Acumen's Top Stories:   Prime Ministers May and Abe meet in London GREAT opportunities: UK in Japan 2019-20 BCCJ event: Branding on LinkedIn Cornish scones are on the rise in TokyoVisit the BCCJ Acumen website here!    Read more

January 2019 ACUMEN available now!

Jan. 31, 2019

 TOP STORIES: British beef and lamb are back in Japan! 2019: A busy year ahead! Japan-British society awards Invest in Kobe! - Why UK firms are drawn to the port city Brave Blossoms’ hooker Yusuke Niwai recounts UK training Local Links - British Olympic Association CEO builds medal groundwork  Visit the BCCJ Acumen website here!             Read more

December 2018 ACUMEN Now Online

Jan. 8, 2019

The December 2018 edition of the BCCJ Acumen is now available!                 Top Stories First Briton in Japan William Adams (1564–1620) A Cut Above - Styling hair in Mayfair and Minamiaoyama Making Sense of Scents - Niche, history and quality personify the perfume market Books and Maps - Despite—or due to—technology, collectors covet rare texts and charts Turbulent times ... Read more

August 2018 ACUMEN Now Online

Sept. 3, 2018

The August 2018 edition of the BCCJ Acumen is now available!   Top Stories:  Strength to strengthHow the UK automotive industry is looking to the Japanese market   When disaster strikesWhat the UK government can—and cannot—do for you in Japan   Flexible workspacesOffice-sharing takes off in Tokyo Northern powerhouseInvesting in Manchester from Tokyo   Read the full edition here: https ... Read more

June 2018 ACUMEN Now Online

June 26, 2018

The June 2018 edition of the BCCJ Acumen is now available!   Top Stories:  Japan goes Glamping The great outdoors has never been cleaner, cooler, or cosier  Tokyo - London Green Finance Seminar 2018How the UK & Japan can work together to acheive clean growth  On Mad Cats...and Japanese people Desired DressPrincess Diana's formal clothes returned to UK from ... Read more

May 2018 ACUMEN now online!

May 18, 2018

The May 2018 edition of the BCCJ Acumen is now available!   Top Stories:      Mad Dogs and Englishmen (and women)Fans plan overland odyssey to watch world cup in Japan Britain and Japan: A close relationshipDocumenting the figures behind the two countries’ ties Dreaming of TokyoxitA future where the capital has left Japan British skills, Japanese tastesOn the trail ... Read more

April 2018 ACUMEN now online!

April 24, 2018

 The April 2018 edition of the BCCJ Acumen is now available!           Top Stories: Energy to expandUK firms see greater chance in Japan Busy week in AprilAnd much more in store From farm to forkHealthy, heritage and high prices help sell UK food and drink here   Yes, Prime MinisterMoritomogate looks like BBC comedy Pledge for parityInternational Women's Day ... Read more

Ever evolving. Results of our membership review

March 23, 2018

This article appeared in the March 2018 issue of BCCJ ACUMEN magazineIn autumn of last year, with our 70th anniversary almost upon us, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ) Executive Committee (Excom) decided to test the fitness of the chamber by conducting a membership review. Led by Iain Ferguson, president and chief operating officer of Lloyd ... Read more

March 2018 ACUMEN now online

March 19, 2018

The March 2018 edition of BCCJ Acumen is now online! Top stories: Brave New WorldOpen banking offers new area for biltateral ties  Bilateral Brands Dazzling UK women's fashion at the British Embassy Tokyo  Sketching Out How Samuel Alexander is bringing youthful energy to UK-Japan fashion Strong Bonds What does Brexit mean for Scotland, the UK and Japan ... Read more