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 MEMBERS

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UPCOMING WEBINAR

Q&A with the Director General and the Director of Trade Facilitation

31 March 9.30

The BCC is hosting a Q&A session on international trade with Director General, Dr Adam Marshall, and Director of Trade Facilitation, Liam Smith.

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UPCOMING WEBINAR

Macroeconomic Update with Nick Mannion at NatWest Group

6 April 11.00

Nick Mannion, Head of Scandinavian Desk Strategy at NatWest Group, will share a macroeconomic update at our Webinar on 6 April at 11.00.

REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SHORTLY

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UPCOMING WEBINAR

Webinar and Q&A on contracting issues and arising out of COVID-19

9 April 15.00

Welcome to this webinar and Q&A, hosted by the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK, on contracting issues arising out of COVID-19, featuring Andrew Nugent Smith, Commercial Litigation Partner at the international law firm, Gowling WLG.

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Chancellor gives support to millions of self-employed individuals

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, announces world-leading scheme to support the UK’s self-employed affected by the coronavirus outbreak. This scheme includes;

  • direct cash grant of 80% of their profits, up to £2,500 per month

  • an unprecedented package of government support to protect businesses and individuals

Also, take a look at the BCC’s response following the measures announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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Crisis package for small enterprises in Sweden

The Government is now presenting additional measures to mitigate the economic impact of the COVID-19 virus outbreak. The proposals are based on an agreement between the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party, the Liberal Party and the Green Party.

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The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) is now available

The Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) has opened for applications. CBILS is a new scheme, announced by The Chancellor at Budget 2020, that can provide facilities of up to £5m for smaller businesses across the UK who are experiencing lost or deferred revenues, leading to disruptions to their cashflow.

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How is the Coronavirus affecting the global economy?

The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is a major adverse shock to both the supply side and the demand side of the economy. The supply side and demand side shock will cause a downward shift of the supply and demand curve, implying that employment levels will decrease significantly.

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Coronavirus information for British citizens from HM Ambassador Judith Gough

HM Ambassador to Sweden, Judith Gough, shares information for British citizens, regarding the coronavirus pandemic. More information from the British Embassy in Stockholm is available through these links: https://bit.ly/2QEED8N and https://bit.ly/2y2LVg2.

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Central Banks respond to the economic risks caused by the spread of the Coronavirus

Following the spread of the Coronavirus, COVID-19, risky asset and commodity prices have fallen sharply, and government bond yields reached all-time lows. The Bank of England voted unanimously to reduce the Bank Rate by 50 basis points to 0.25%.

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PROMOTING TRADE

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.

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CONNECTING PEOPLE

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.

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