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BPCC Trade OBN Webinar Series

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2015

BPCC TRADE SKILLS BUILDING WEBINAR SERIES from MARCH – MAY 2015 Click here for full details Series Introduction As one of the earliest Overseas Business Networks to get cracking, we’ve learnt a lot along our journey over the last two years to Connect Business and Create Trade. We’re committed to sharing the lessons we’ve learnt…

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China Business Opportunities

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2015

How we are helping UK companies do business in China CBBC and UKTI are dedicated to identifying the latest Business Opportunities for British companies across various sectors. Healthcare & Life Sciences Pharmaceutical company seeks UK producers of Nicosulfuron & Nevirapine (new) Stem cell testing kits sought by Chinese company (new) If you cannot view your…

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Venues: Georgian Embassy in London – B2B meetings The Duke of York Square – Taste Georgia event Objective: Meet potential UK importers interested in trading with Georgia Trade mission details: There are 12 Georgian companies arriving in London during 24-25 April for meetings with potential partners. 7 out of 12 Georgian companies from the trade…

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60yrs of British Chambers in Singapore

Posted on Friday, April 17th, 2015

http://www.britcham.org.sg/about-us/60thAnniversary Founded in 1954 as the United Kingdom Manufacturers Representatives Association, becoming the British Business Association in 1974 and known as the British Chamber of Commerce since 1998, the Chamber has a long and proud history. Since the beginning, we have been funded entirely by membership subscriptions and income from our activities. The Chamber’s role…

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A giant within the British video gaming industry is now heading up a new group set to develop businesses and create jobs in Medway. Paul Jackson OBE, Chief Executive of Dovetail Games in Chatham and former Vice President of EA Games Northern Europe division, is now the chairman of the Medway Innovation Board. He’s a…

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London Paramount Entertainment Resort: Public Consultation

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

We are delighted to tell you about our Stage 4 public consultation events that will be taking place in April and May in venues across Dartford and Gravesham. These events are an opportunity to share your views on the plans we anticipate submitting to the Secretary of State later this year. Please find full details…

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BCC’s UK Monthly Economic Review for April

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

This briefing provides an easy-to-use commentary on the key economic indicators for UK businesses. The report also provides a comparison between the economic data compiled by external organisations such as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and the BCC’s own Quarterly Economic Survey and economic forecast. This month’s headlines: UK GDP revised up in Q4…

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Three New Acts Become Law

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

The Consumer Rights Act 2015, the Deregulation Act 2015 and the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 all received Royal Assent on 26th March 2015. The three new pieces of legislation will introduce the following important regulatory changes: The Consumer Rights Act will revoke the Sales of Goods Act 1979 and the Supply of…

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Report Explores Future of LEPs

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

A new report exploring the future of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) highlights the strategic role they play in combining private sector enterprise with public sector expertise. The study, based on research with LEP stakeholders and their partners in central and local government, found that 60% rated their LEP to be good or very good. However,…

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New Exemptions for Providers of Consumer Credit

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

New consumer credit exemptions have been introduced by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Previously firms offering consumer credit were only exempt from the requirement to apply for FCA authorisation if they provided credit agreements that were repaid within a maximum of four instalments over the course of a year. This has now been increased to…

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