Great British Lunch

7 March 2014 – Last Friday marked the first day of the culminating event of the This Is Great Britain campaign. The British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines (BCCP) with the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) held a lunch reception at the Seda Hotel with British Ambassador Asif Ahmad. Guest speakers at the event …

The Great British Golf Tournament

  The British Chamber of Commerce of the Philippines spent a lovely morning in the Sta. Elena Golf & Country Club last 26 February 2014. The BCCP held the Great British Golf Tournament 2014, an annual golf event now on its 4th year. BCCP Members, along with their guests, started the day with breakfast from …

BCCP Policy Changes

At the Board of Trustees Meeting on 3 February 2014, the Board approved three new policies to be applied immediately. 1. The Bad Debt Policy states that “From January 2014 onwards, the outstanding receivables from the prior calendar year will be submitted to the Board for discussion and write-off approval at the last Board meeting …

British executive counts the ways to living, loving in the Philippines

BusinessMirror Feature Article BRITISH businessman Roger Lamb has been traveling around the world for the past 21 years. He met his lovely Russian wife on one of his journeys. Their love story had a sweet and lovely start as he was then working as regional general manager for Cadbury chocolates in cold Russia and the Baltic …

William Hague Visit

30 January 2014 – Foreign Secretary William Hague visited Manila to deliver a speech on "The importance of open societies and economies in Asia Pacific." The event was hosted by the Asian Institue of Management at the Makati Shangri-La. You may find the Foreign Secretary's speech at the British Embassy website through this link.

British Ambassador leads Trade Delegation to Palau

British Ambassador to the Philippines, Asif Ahmad, is inviting British companies to join him on a trade delegation to Palau. In addition to his role as Ambassador to the Philippines, Ambassador Ahmad also serves as British Ambassador to the Pacific island nation of Palau. He will shortly be visiting Palau to present his credentials and …

Website Updates

The BCCP website has added new pages for ease of access to information: 1.     UK Visa Information Under the Resources section, a page is dedicated for your visa application queries. You will find a concise step-by-step process detailing the steps. Links are provided throughout the page that will direct you to the appropriate forms and …

Disaster Recovery and Rehabilitation Efforts Survey

The Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF) is conducting a Survey on Disaster Recovery and Rehabilitation Efforts related to the areas affected by Typhoon Yolanda and the Bohol earthquake. The information gathered from the survey will serve as inputs for a public map that will visualize ongoing efforts and will help in the allocation of different …

British Food Month

JAN 2014 – British Food Month Dusit Thani Manila Great British Carvery Lunch – Basix, 12, 19 & 26 January Special Menu by Chef Derek Quelch – Tosca, 14-17 January English Afternoon Tea – Lobby Lounge, 13-17 January Edsa Shangri-La The Great British Feast – Heat The Great British Afternoon Affair Intercontinental Manila British Pub …