UK Referendum campaign needs to be more positive if it wants to rally young people

It’s obvious that young people are the one’s with the highest stake in the debate over the future of Europe. BNG Chair Amelie Coulet argues that to engage the younger generation in the UK, referendum campaigns need to be more positive. Last week, I spoke to an event organized by the Young Professionals Network of the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) … Continue reading UK Referendum campaign needs to be more positive if it wants to rally young people

British Chamber Media Dashboard

Last week’s European Council Summit sparked a lot of media attention for the chamber. We’ve put the pick together here so you can catch any of the TV, radio and newspaper interviews from the week. On Thursday, on the bill with former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, CEO Glenn Vaughan was interviewed live on euronews   Vice-President Tom Parker also spoke to RTBF on Sunday … Continue reading British Chamber Media Dashboard

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

Internal Market Summit Review

2016 marks the 23rd anniversary of the establishment of the Internal Market, but how far have we actually come in integrating a fully functioning single market and what barriers still exist? To answer this question the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium brought together key political, regulatory and industry stakeholders to examine the current state of the internal market and explore the key priorities moving … Continue reading Internal Market Summit Review

Last look at 2015’s Golden Bridge Finalists! – Syx Automations

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. Can you tell us a little bit about what Syx … Continue reading Last look at 2015’s Golden Bridge Finalists! – Syx Automations

Last look at 2015’s Golden Bridge Finalists! – Ignition

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. Can you tell us a bit about what your company … Continue reading Last look at 2015’s Golden Bridge Finalists! – Ignition

The UK referendum: high stakes for both Europe and Britain

Dave Sinardet is a Professor of Political Science at the Free University of Brussels (VUB), specialised in federalism, nationalism and multi level governance. He is also a columnist for De Tijd and La Libre Belgique. This week he writes his analysis on the issue of Brexit in light of the UK’s looming referendum. The importance of the upcoming UK referendum on EU membership cannot be … Continue reading The UK referendum: high stakes for both Europe and Britain

The UK Referendum – What We’re Doing

The UK’s referendum on EU membership represents a major landmark in the history of European integration. The British Chamber in Brussels sits in the political heart of Europe and have direct access to the EU insights that are critical for business. The referendum then is of huge importance to us, as it is to Britain and Europe. This week our Chief Executive officer, Glenn Vaughan, … Continue reading The UK Referendum – What We’re Doing

London Visit Appetiser

By James Dowling, Director at FleishmanHillard The British Chamber and FleishmanHillard London are putting together the programme for the chamber’s first ever London Visit this November. James Dowling, Director at FleishmanHillard London, gives us a peek into some of the current hot topics in the UK that will be covered during the visit. The UK is where it’s at. A strong, stable economy outperforming the … Continue reading London Visit Appetiser