Getting to know your Expert Advisors: BNP Paribas Fortis

The British Chamber of Commerce works with a broad range of Accredited Service Providers to bring you the best professional advice for international businesses who are in or entering the Belgian market. This series aims to give you a bit of an insight into these companies; showcasing how they can help you develop your business. British Chamber members can book a free first consultation with … Continue reading Getting to know your Expert Advisors: BNP Paribas Fortis

The importance of sitting in a leadership role outside of your organisation

Two of our organising committees are currently in search of new chairs this summer. We’re looking for two professionals to lead our Business Development Group and our young professional’s network, Brussels New Generation. We took some time over Easter to talk to President of the British Chamber, Thomas Spiller about the importance of sitting in a leadership role outside of your organisation. This summer is … Continue reading The importance of sitting in a leadership role outside of your organisation

Belgium Shows How Important Europe Is For Britain

Since the terror threat in Brussels, leading to the subsequent lock-down which then inspired Mr Trump to dub the city a ‘hellhole’, not to mention last week’s EU reform negotiations and the tabloid media storm that ensued: It’s fair to say that Belgium and Brussels has had it’s fair share of attention this winter, and it’s been all but rosy. We’ll be setting all that … Continue reading Belgium Shows How Important Europe Is For Britain

Last look at 2015’s Golden Bridge Finalists! – Soudal NV

With the announcement of this year’s Golden Bridge awards fast approaching, we’re providing a last look at the candidates before the awards ceremony in London next week. The awards recognise the achievements of companies making the successful leap from the UK to the Belgian market and from the Belgium and Luxembourg markets to the UK. Here we take a look at Soudal NV, and what … Continue reading Last look at 2015’s Golden Bridge Finalists! – Soudal NV

This year’s Golden Bridge Trade & Export Award Finalists revealed!

The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain (BLCC) and the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium are very excited to announce the finalists for the 2015 Golden Bridge Trade & Export Awards, which will be presented at a gala dinner and awards ceremony in London on 26 November! The Golden Bridge awards recognise the achievements of companies making the successful leap from the UK … Continue reading This year’s Golden Bridge Trade & Export Award Finalists revealed!

Golden Bridge Award Winners: Where are they now? Netshield

In our series of revisiting past Golden Bridge Awards winners and their journeys since winning the award, today’s story puts the spotlight on Netshield. Netshield is a technology and IT service led company that won the 2012 Golden Bridge Award for ‘Best Newcomer’. It has experienced continued success across Europe ever since. Netshield came to Belgium on a market visit with UK Trade & Investment … Continue reading Golden Bridge Award Winners: Where are they now? Netshield

Golden Bridge Award Winners: Where are they now? Real Good Food Europe

In our series of revisiting past Golden Bridge winners and how far they have come since their award win, today’s story puts the spotlight on Real Good Food Europe. Real Good Food Europe, producer of baking ingredients, won the 2013 Golden Bridge Award for ‘Best Newcomer’. It has experienced continued success across Europe ever since. Starting its European operations almost from scratch in 2010, revenues … Continue reading Golden Bridge Award Winners: Where are they now? Real Good Food Europe

Should you only be exporting to Belgium or is it worth investing?

By Gabriella Cox, Trade Adviser at UK Trade & Investment Part 1 of 14 down, only 13 left to go.  On 11th June we began the UKTI Benelux Webinar Series: a series devoted to helping UK companies with their overseas activities. Using some of the FAQs sent to us from UK companies, we compiled a list of a few topics which are commonly a struggle … Continue reading Should you only be exporting to Belgium or is it worth investing?

Making key life decisions a little easier for expats

By Glenn Vaughan, CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium When finding your way in a new country, it is not always easy to get access to the right financial information. In Belgium, that is especially noticeable. It may be the language barrier- while most of us speak one of the official languages we might not feel confident that we will grasp the little … Continue reading Making key life decisions a little easier for expats