Member News

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

Standard Chartered Bank support "UK Export Finance Seminar"

June 27, 2018

Event poster from UK Export Finance seminar, held 26 April, 2018 UK Export Finance (“UKEF”) Seminar in Tokyo Standard Chartered Bank supported "UK Export Finance Seminar", jointly sponsored by the British Embassy Tokyo and OCAJI (The Overseas Construction Association of Japan, Inc). The Seminar introduced UKEF’s program to Japanese exporters, aiming at furthering business collaborations between UK ... Read more

Revealed: KI NO BI, 2018 British Business Awards headline sponsor

May 28, 2018

We are delighted to announce that the headline sponsor of the 2018 British Business Awards (BBA) is KINOBI Kyoto Dry Gin. KI NO BI, or Beauty of the Seasons was co-created by David Croll, a long-term member of the BCCJ and previous BBA winner, having lifted the trophy for "Best Entrepreneur" in 2011. A veteran of the British ... Read more

“Dive in” to rugby – Jaguar Land Rover on the Rugby World Cup 2019

May 25, 2018

Unfamiliarity with rugby shouldn’t deter firms from getting involved in the Rugby World Cup (RWC), according to Magnus Hansson, representative director CEO of BCCJ Platinum Member Jaguar Land Rover Japan Limited. Instead, firms need simply to understand the rugby community to develop marketing opportunities for the upcoming global sporting event.Hansson joined Dagmar Nedbal, head of marketing ... Read more

Japan House London to open in June

May 25, 2018

British home of Japanese creativity and innovationEurope’s first Japan House is to open in London on 22nd June, to offer authentic and surprising encounters with Japan.Along with Los Angeles and Sao Paulo, London is one of only three global locations chosen by the Japanese government to celebrate the country’s “multi-faceted culture in a constant state ... Read more

Wrecking Coast Distillery brings Clotted Cream Gin to Japan

April 20, 2018

  Premium Gin “The Wrecking Coast Cornish Clotted Cream Gin” to be exported to Japan and Singapore for the first time The Wrecking Coast Distillery LLP (Craig Penn, Partner, Cornwall, England) and La Ditta Limited (Harry Hakuei Kosato, Managing Director, Tokyo/Singapore) today announce the start of an exclusive, unique marketing and sales representation partnership for taking world’s ... Read more

Member to develop Japan’s largest distribution facility

April 3, 2018

BCCJ member ESR Ltd. made Japanese real estate history on 20th March with the start of construction of the country’s largest distribution facility, in Amagasaki City, Hyogo Prefecture. Due for completion in December 2019, the six-storey, double-ramp 388,000m2 (4 million square feet) building represents an investment in the Kansai region of £800 million by the firm ... Read more

BCCJ Member PKL to Boost Japan Operations

Feb. 16, 2018

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

BCCJ Online Job Fair, Powered by Career Engine

Dec. 8, 2017

Looking to recruit bilingual talent in 2018?The CareerEngine Network is proud to announce the BCCJ's Online Job Fair 2018. The Fair will run from December 1 2017 until January 12 2017, assisting British Companies to address their hiring needs by accessing British, Foreign and Japanese candidates. What is CareerEngine?CareerEngine is a recruitment website for the ... Read more