UK chamber to promote PH in Britain roadshow

  (PNA) – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines will promote the Philippines as an investment destination for United Kingdom-based companies during the Britain in Southeast Asia  Roadshow next week. BCCP Chairman Chris Nelson, in a briefing Wednesday, said he will represent the BCCP in the BISEA from Oct. 9 to 20 to present the …

BCCP at the BiSEA Conference in Singapore

The Britain in Southeast Asia (BiSEA) Conference was held last 28 September at the British High Commissioner’s Residence in Singapore. The conference primarily tackled the state of British Chambers of Commerce in the region and plans in the upcoming financial years, among others. In attendance were Presidents, Chairmen, Executive Directors and OPD staff from the …

British Chamber Holds 4th Speed Networking Night

The British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) held its 4th Speed Networking Night in collaboration with the German, French, Italian, Spanish and Dutch Chambers, at the Makati Diamond Residences recently. This initiative brought more than 200 people from different industries, interested in creating new contacts and expanding their existing database.  Businessmen, entrepreneurs, sales …

Hundreds attend British Chamber’s Dutertenomics Forum

British Chamber of Commerce Philippines Chairman Chris Nelson delivering his opening remarks at the Dutertenomics Forum on 10 August 2017 at Fairmont Makati. (Phil. Star) – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines summoned key government officials to discuss the 10-point socioeconomic agenda—President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic and development blueprint for the Philippines. The event last August 10, …

Emirates partners with British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP). 

Emirates Airline and BCCP has recently signed a deal to encourage BCCP members to explore the world with Emirates. With this, BCCP members will enjoy discounted fares of up to 10 percent off when they book tickets online with promo code (please call BCCP for promo code) by October 15 via www.emirates.com/ph. This is applicable for travels …

Over 250 guests attend the British Chamber’s Dutertenomics Forum

10 August – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) summoned key government officials to discuss the 10-point socioeconomic agenda – President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic and development blueprint for the Philippines. The event was held at Fairmont Makati, in cooperation with the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO), the Makati Business Club (MBC), the Management Association …

Foreign chambers unfazed by Marawi, Resorts World incidents but fret over fiscal perks loss

MANILA (Interaksyon) – Foreign business chambers remain bullish about the Philippines despite the twin shocks of martial law in Mindanao and last week’s Resorts World Manila attack. Officials said the country’s economic prospects were still a major draw, but added that investors were also looking at the planned removal of fiscal incentives and continued limits …

British Chamber of Commerce to companies: Adopt work-from-home schemes

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, May 18) — The British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) urged the labor sector on Tuesday to institutionalize a work-from-home scheme that could benefit both employers and employees. “We all believe this will increase productivity, partly an answer to the problems of traffic and infrastructure, people spend so much …

BCCP Elects New Board of Trustees 2017 – 2018

25 April  – The British Chamber of Commerce recently held its Annual General Meeting at Ambassador Asif Ahmad’s Residence in Makati City.  Chris Nelson was re-elected while Lynette Ortiz, CEO of Standard Chartered joins the new Board of Trustees for 2017-2018.   In an organizational meeting thereafter, Chris Nelson was re-elected Executive Chairman of BCCP, Lynn …

British firms eye Mindanao for business opportunities

30/31 March – The Trade and Investment Mission to Davao City brought a total of 50 delegates to explore commercial/ investment opportunities in Mindanao and expand business networks. Represented were companies from cross-sector industries, mostly from high priority sectors in Mindanao such as infrastructure, transportation, agribusiness, ICT/ BPO and energy.   31 March – The Mission …