British Chamber’s Nelson says pandemic overshadowing Brexit

  British Chamber’s Nelson says pandemic overshadowing Brexit (Philstar.com) – July 26, 2020 – 1:14am MANILA, Philippines — British businesses are not as concerned over preparations and negotiations over the United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union at the moment than they are with the ongoing health crisis and the economic fissures arising from it. …

British Chamber holds webinar with DOT Secretary on recovery plans for tourism

BCCP Executive Director & Trustee Chris Nelson with Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat, Undersecretary Art Boncato, and Undersecretary Benito Bengzon Jr   1 July 2020 – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines along with other European Chambers hosted a webinar with the Department of Tourism Secretary Bernadette Romulo-Puyat last Tuesday, June 30, 2020. Tourism accounted for 12.7 …

Cong. Sharon Garin Discusses ARISE with European Chambers

BCCP Executive Director & Trustee Chris Nelson with Cong. Sharon S. Garin 26 June 2020 – The Philippine unemployment rate surged from 5.3% in January 2020 to 17.7% in April 2020. To address this, Congress passed the Accelerated Recovery and Investments Stimulus for the Economy (ARISE) Philippines Act. The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines with …

British Chamber Welcomes Approval of P1.3 trillion Economic Stimulus Measure

British Chamber Executive Directror and Trustee, Chris Nelson (left) with DTI Secretary Ramon Lopez 27 May 2020 – The British Chamber of Commerce welcomes the House Defeat COVID-19 committee’s approval of the Philippine Economic Stimulus Act (PESA) which will help secure sustained operations of business and help retain jobs.  It also supports the call of …

British Chamber Hosts Webinar with DTI Secretary on Recovery Plans for Businesses

  14 May 2020 – The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines hosted a webinar with DTI Secretary Ramon M. Lopez last Thursday, 14 May 2020. This webinar was organized in cooperation with the French, Dutch, German, Nordic, and Spanish chambers. Secretary Lopez discussed DTI’s issuances in response to challenges brought on by the pandemic and …

British Chamber Takes Part in First Commonwealth Networking Night

(L-R) Julian Payne (President, CanCham), Mark Woolfrey (Treasurer, ANZCham), Chris Nelson (Executive Director and Trustee, BCCP), Mike Advani (President, FICCI) and Edward Ling (President, MCCI)  06 March 2020- The British Chamber of Commerce in partnership with Australian-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Malaysian Chamber of …

British Chamber Supports Call of Business Groups for Maximum Fiscal Stimulus

  23 March 2020- The British Chamber of Commerce supports the government’s measures in slowing down the spread of COVID-19. However, it acknowledges the economic and long term social impact these measures might cause.  The Chamber supports the call of the business groups for a massive stimulus package that will help ease the strain on …

British Chamber Attends CITIRA Forum

03 March 2020- The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines (BCCP) together with other foreign chambers and business groups attended the CITIRA Forum jointly organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and Department of Finance (DOF) at Pasay City. The forum brought together stakeholders from public and private sectors to discuss the provisions and …

Christmas at the Chamber Auction and Raffle Winners

The British Chamber recently held its merriest celebration of the year, Christmas at the Chamber, last 5 December 2019 at Dusit Thani Manila. Four lucky winners were given roundtrip tickets from Etihad Airways. Our special thanks to Etihad Airways!  Below are the winners of the roundtrip tickets: Economy class ticket – Roger Bartholomew Economy class ticket …

British Chamber of Commerce Philippines hosts 5th Property Matters

      (Philstar.com) – September 2, 2019 – 1:35pm  (As released) The British Chamber of Commerce Philippines hosted its “5th Property Matters: The Real State of Things and Beyond” on Aug. 23, 2019 at the Makati Diamond Residences. Industry experts from both private and government, DPWH, Santos Knight Frank, BPI Family Savings Bank, Colliers International …