Member News

Oxford Instruments marks 60th anniversary

Oct. 3, 2019

BCCJ member Oxford Instruments KK has marked the 60th anniversary of its parent company, Oxford Instruments plc, with events in Japan to highlight the firm’s heritage and innovation as well as foster further collaboration. Founded by Sir Martin Wood CBE and his wife Audrey in 1959, Oxford Instruments began as a manufacturer of superconductors for use in ... Read more

Robert Walters 2019 Salary Survey Japan

June 26, 2019

The 20th instalment of the Robert Walters annual Salary Survey has been released: This article is specific to Japan, but to view the surveys of other countries please click here. The Salary Survey is a credible insight into hiring and salary trends worldwide.  Overall the global hiring market was buoyant in 2018, with most markets reporting an increase ... Read more

British Market Council – British Hills 訪問セミナー/懇親会

May 24, 2019

July 19 (Fri) - July 20 (Sat) 2019, the British Market Council will be hosting their 訪問セミナーat  British Hills. There will be a number of high-profile speakers from the UK-Japan community. Interested persons, please print and fill out the following form. DOWNLOAD FORM HERE Read more

ESR closes Japan Logistics Fund III and Enlarges Footprint in Singapore REIT Market

May 21, 2019

  ESR closes Japan Logistics Fund III with an initial JPY200 billion investment capacity TOKYO/SINGAPORE/HONG KONG, 20 May 2019 – ESR, a leading Asia Pacific focused logistics real estate platform, today announced the closing of ESR Japan Logistics Fund 3 (RJLF3) with initial capacity to capitalize up to JPY200 billion (circa US$1.8 billion) of real estate ... Read more

Failing too fast in Japan

May 10, 2019

Alan Mockridge, President of Intralink America, pinpoints the three big reasons many North American startups are failing to make headway in Japan. The world’s a faster place. Not only are we expected to succeed faster, we’re now expected to fail faster. That’s OK, provided you’re working in a market where it’s possible to ... Read more

Japan in the News: Apr 19 - Apr 26

April 24, 2019

Japan in the News: Apr 19 - Apr 26   Tokyo requires electric vehicles to further trim footprint Banks to join in new payment service Japanese companies set goal of 30% female executives by 2030 Panel eyes legal revisions to allow more control of personal data SoftBank and Google parent tie up on flying 5G stations for phone services using ... Read more

BCCJ Platinum Member Jaguar Land Rover Wins Award

April 18, 2019

  Breaking news from the New York International Auto Show - the World Car of the Year jury just announced that the Jaguar I-PACE is now officially the best car in the world! A hearty congratulations from the BCCJ to Jaguar Land Rover for this incredible accomplishment!   In a hall packed full of the world’s media, TV cameras, and ... Read more

ESR to Develop one of the Largest Master-Planned Logistics Parks in Japan

April 1, 2019

ESR, a leading Asia Pacific focused logistics real estate platform, has acquired a prime parcel of land on the Tokyo Bay in the southern part of Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan to develop one of the largest master-planned logistics parks in the country. ESR Yokohama Distribution Centre (“ESR Yokohama DC”) will represent a total investment of over US$1 ... Read more

BCCJ members manage risk

June 29, 2018

People, cyber security and natural disasters are the top concerns of firms in Japan, according to BCCJ members at the organisation’s business risks workshop on 14th June.Building on the success of the BCCJ’s first hackathons, in May, the workshop was facilitated by risk management experts, who supported small group discussions and an interactive feedback and ... Read more

Jaguar Land Rover studio opens in Ginza

June 28, 2018

  Above and Beyond - 70 Years of Land Rover  This year marks the 70th anniversary of the production of the first Land Rover. To celebrate the outstanding achievements in engineering and design innovation, the British car manufacturer are opening a special showroom in Ginza, Tokyo from June 30 to September 24. Land Rover are renowned as a company with ... Read more