Checklist for businesses: Data Protection and Intellectual Property in light of Brexit

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome you to this Webinar and Q&A on 19 March at 12.30 CET, with James Marriott and Ana-Maria Barbu of Bonde Barzey Advokatbyrå AB. This webinar will provide an overview of the main issues that companies should take into consideration in the field of data protection and intellectual property law in light of Brexit and the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement. The discussion ...

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Volvo Trucks step up Fossil Free Future

Volvo Trucks have set their eyes on the introduction of heavy-duty electric trucks to be used for regional transport across the continent in the near future. The use of electric trucks so far has mainly focused upon short-haul distances between major settlements but the current pilot tests, using the Volvo FH truck (weighing up to 60,000kgs), will be working on distances around 150km with DHL Freight. Future customers of these ...

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9. Weekly Newsletter

UK Budget 2021 On Wednesday, the 3rd of March, the Chancellor of the Exchequer will publish the UK Budget for 2021 which will come alongside the most current forecasts from the OBR. The upcoming budget is facing the challenge of cutting back from the around £400bn deficit this year whilst facing pressures to increase public funding and limit tax rises. The Budgets are typically relatively predictable but often feature a few ...

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SAAB contracted for British Royal Navy Digital Tower Solution

The development of digital air traffic control solutions is transforming the aviation sector and SAAB, the Swedish defence giant and Patron of the BSCC, has been at the forefront of this technology. Örnsköldsvik Airport was the first airport in the world to operate with a remote air traffic control system but this Swedish export has now been successfully implemented at Cranfield Airport, London City Airport and is now planned for ...

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The New Relationship between the EU and the UK: what has changed? Hosted by Eversheds Sutherland

The New UK-EU Relationship: What has changed? With Ros Kellaway, a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland Introduction Ros Kellaway is a Partner at Eversheds Sutherland and is the Global Co-Chair of Competition, EU and Trade at the company. Overview of the Trade Deal It was an ambitious, last minute, trade deal: Fisheries: the UK compromised to achieve return of 25% of EU boats’ fishing rights in UK waters Governance: EU win on single framework: UK win on no ...

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8. Weekly Newsletter

Vaccine Roll-out and Lockdown End Date Total confirmed COVID cases stand at over 4,126,100 and around 120,000 have now died. However, daily figures are almost halving each fortnight with just 9,834 confirmed cases yesterday which marks a sharp decline from the peaks of almost 70,000 during January. Also, the number of people in the UK to have received a vaccination so far currently stands at over 17.6m and represents a third ...

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Global Goes Local certified by the Swedish Migration Agency

Global Goes Local, a BSCC member since last year, acts as one point of contact for Swedish companies employing international talents that need a working permit as well as for foreign companies wanting to establish a business and incorporate a company in Sweden. Global Goes Local is certified by the Swedish Migration Agency and has access to the fast track for processing work permit applications in Sweden. With the assistance ...

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Knowledge from our Network: Ragnar Agnell

What is your company's expertise, what can your company assist other members with? "Centigo is your modern partner for business critical and cross-functional innovation and change. We work closely with our clients through all phases of transformation – from strategy and innovation to implementation and achieved results in a range of industries and areas of expertise, such as digital transformation, supply chain, M&A integration, operations improvements and sustainability. We contribute with ...

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Knowledge from our Network: Alexander Goodwille

What is your company's expertise, what can your company assist other members with?  "Goodwille offers professional business services for Swedish businesses looking to enter, grow or scale into the UK. That includes help with Corporate Governance, Finance, HR, Payroll & Virtual Offices to ensure the clients UK operation is properly administered, managed and monitored – all seamlessly coordinated through one company." How are you and your industry handling the EU Exit? "Many of our clients ...

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Knowledge from our Network: Global Goes Local

What is your company’s expertise, what can your company assist other members with? "Global Goes Local acts as one point of contact to smoothen the process for Swedish companies wanting to employ international talents that need a working permit as well as foreign companies wanting to establish a business and incorporate a company in Sweden. Global Goes Local is certified by the Swedish Migration Agency and has access to the fast track ...

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