Since 1954, the British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce has promoted trade and investments between Sweden and the United Kingdom, and is an ideal platform to further strengthen the bi-lateral relations between the two countries. A membership gives you access to our events, and you become part of a far-reaching network with unique opportunities to promote your business.
LATEST UPDATES REGARDING THE CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) FROM OUR NETWORK
The UK is one of the world’s largest economies and many Swedish businesses see a successful expansion to the UK as a gateway to the rest of the world. But what makes the UK market unique? And what opportunities does this market hold for Swedish start-ups? This Webinar is a nationwide virtual meet-up, hosted by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK, aiming to help Swedish start-ups take their first steps into one of the world’s largest economies.
Intrum has completed a consumer pulse study across 24 European nations on how COVID-19 has impacted consumers’ in respective the countries ability to manage their household finances. At this webinar, hear Intrum CEO & President, Mikael Ericson, draw conclusions from the findings and reflect on what future lies ahead for companies and the Europeans post Corona.
The University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc, our Patron, have begun recruiting more than 10,000 subjects for advanced human studies of one of the world’s fastest-moving experimental Covid-19 vaccines. AstraZeneca received a boost in its efforts to get the immunisation tested and ready for use when the U.S. pledged as much as $1.2 billion toward development on Thursday.
The BCC’s new tracker will serve as a barometer of business’ response to the government’s measures and changes to business’ working practices over the next few months. It will also track how quickly new government interventions, introduced to deal with the real-world impact of this crisis, are getting to the businesses at the front line.
Boris Johnson has unveiled a “conditional plan” to reopen society, allowing people in England to spend more time outdoors from Wednesday. The PM also said people who could not work from home should return to the workplace – but avoid public transport.
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, global markets continue to face several uncertainties. Markets seem to have been comforted by massive stimulus programmes; which have been larger than we’ve ever seen before. Despite strong responses from governments, this is one of the fastest recessions that appears to be coming.
Former UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne is at the centre of the Brunswick Review from 8 April. George Osborne served as UK Chancellor of the Exchequer from 2010 to 2016. During the period Mr. Osborne had responsibility for the UK’s economic, budget and financial policies, the country posted the strongest growth in the G7 and attracted a rising share of global business and tech investment.
Many of us are spending more time online, because of the coronavirus pandemic. Keep yourself and your family secure by following advice made available by the UK government. ‘Cyber Aware’ is the National Cyber Security Centre’s advice on how to stay secure online during coronavirus pandemic.
The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, BSCC, is an independent, non-profit, membership organisation with around 150 members. Our mission is to strengthen the economic, social and cultural links between Sweden and the UK by actively supporting the development of business through its network and knowledge sharing.
We organise events throughout the year with the aim of offering a platform for networking, corporate promotions and knowledge sharing. We aim to enable referrals and professional relationships, building within the Anglo-Swedish business community. As a member you are invited to a variety of social networking events and executive forums, focusing on challenging business topics.