Young Advisory Committee

The BSCC is thrilled to announce the establishment of the Young Advisory Committee, a committee composed of Young Patrons' Programme Alumni. The committee aims to bring a young perspective to the BSCC Advisory Board and enhance the YPP by extending the experience and prolonging its networking possibilities. Rebecca Farkhooy, Senior Associate at Eversheds Sutherland, has been elected the very first Chair of the Young Advisory Committee. To learn more about the YPP ...

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We are looking for a new Communications Manager

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is looking for a new Communications Manager, with an interest in international business, entrepreneurship and British-Swedish relations, to join the Secretariat in Stockholm, after the Summer. We bring British and Swedish companies together by providing excellent opportunities to network in inspiring environments, creating possibilities for each member to learn develop, contribute and build new platforms. Scroll down for more information about the position. About the position We ...

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22. The Policy Watch

The Policy Watch is a weekly update which aims to provide concise insights into the current policy landscape. Tailored for our members and individuals interested in international affairs, this update offers a brief yet comprehensive summary of key developments affecting policy decisions and political trends in the UK, Sweden, and the EU.GENERAL ELECTIONS WILL BE HELD ON 4 JULY On Wednesday, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak officially announced general elections to be ...

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22. Weekly Newsletter

Sunak announces national service policy National service was abolished in the UK in 1960, but political figures have pointed out the need to prepare for potential wars. Rishi Sunak announced this week that he would re-introduce national service for 18-year-olds if he wins the upcoming election. This would mean that 18-year-olds would have a compulsory 12-month placement in the army or partaking in community work. Sunak spoke about how the world ...

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Breakfast Financial Outlook: Time for Optimism at Last? | Intrum

On 21 May, The BSCC welcomed members to a Breakfast Financial Outlook, hosted by Intrum. Together with Andrés Rubio, President and CEO of Intrum, and Anna Zabrodzka-Averianov, Senior Economist at Intrum, we explored the current macroeconomic landscape of Europe and the key findings from Intrum’s newly released European Payment Report 2024. Some key takeaways from the seminar: Signs of a slow recovery The European economy shows signs of a slow recovery due to ...

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New Patron Member: Centigo UK Ltd.

We are delighted to present our newest Patron member Centigo UK Ltd. Centigo UK Ltd. is a group of engaged people with a unique combination of cutting-edge competence and the drive to make change happen. With their holistic approach, they develop resilient and prosperous companies and organisations with competitive durability. Centigo was founded in 2002 and has grown organically since then. Today, their 270 colleagues help clients, from many industries, in Scandinavia, ...

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21. Weekly Newsletter

UK Government set to pay out billions A 7-year public inquiry into the 30,000 people treated with contaminated blood is set to be concluded this week. During the 1970s and 1980s, over 30,000 people who were being treated for blood clots and haemophilia were treated with blood infected with HIV and Hepatitis B+C. Almost 3000 of them were believed to be killed as a result of these transfusions, and a compensation ...

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21. The Policy Watch

The Policy Watch is a weekly update which aims to provide concise insights into the current policy landscape. Tailored for our members and individuals interested in international affairs, this update offers a brief yet comprehensive summary of key developments affecting policy decisions and political trends in the UK, Sweden, and the EU.UK EXPANDS SANCTIONS ON NORTH KOREAN AFFILIATES TO HAMPER TRADE WITH RUSSIA. The UK Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office has ...

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70th Annual General Meeting

On 15 May, the BSCC and H.E. Ms. Judith Gough CMG, British Ambassador to Sweden, welcomed members to the 70th Annual General Meeting at the British Ambassador’s Residence. During the evening, we had the pleasure of listening to Guest of Honour, Mr. Micael Johansson’s, President and CEO of Saab, and H.E. Ms Judith Gough’s reflections on the current trends within the geopolitical context and their implications for the defence industries and ...

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New Members of the BSCC Executive Board

During the Annual General Meeting on 15 May, Mattias Hedwall, Åsa Jamal, and Olivia Ross-Wilson were elected new Members of the BSCC Executive Board. Mattias Hedwall, Head of International Commercial & Trade Group, Baker McKenzie Mattias graduated from the University of Stockholm (LL.M. juris kandidat, 1993) and the University of London/London School of Economics (LL.M. in International Business Law, 1996). He practiced in the District court 1993- 1995 and joined Baker McKenzie ...

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