Chamber News

Is There Any Loyalty Out There?

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2012

“Is there any loyalty out there?” While some believe loyalty is prevalent throughout the Chinese market, others beg to differ. To find the answer it was suggested to first look at if there are any ways to gain loyalty and, if so, what avenues to use.

The British Business Awards 2012 Officially Launched

Posted on Tuesday, 10 April 2012

On Wednesday 28 March, the fourth British Business Awards was successfully launched at the Portman Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Shanghai by the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai.

Quarterly SCOFCOM Visit (March)

Posted on Tuesday, 10 April 2012

On 27th March, the British Chamber Vice Chair Steven Parker led a Chamber delegation to meet the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce (SCOFCOM).

5th Plenary of the 11th National People's Congress: Outcomes & Interpretation

Posted on Saturday, 07 April 2012

On 28 March, the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai hosted a post-NPC event to evaluate the conference and explain the key issues arising for foreign investors in China.

HR Event: Recruiting High Performers

Posted on Friday, 06 April 2012

The push for hiring high performers in China proves difficult, but with the right toolset one can avoid a poor hire.

China’s Construction Sector: Setting new Goals after a Painful Adjustment

Posted on Tuesday, 27 March 2012

The British Chamber of Commerce invited Richard Martin, IMA, to present his outlook for the the Chinese construction sector in 2012.

Chamber Members Prove Full Unofficial Cultural Assimilation

Posted on Tuesday, 27 March 2012

In a tight and gripping finale British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai members proudly proved their unofficial dual British - Chinese cultural status in the ‘Great China-Britain Cross Cultural Pub Quiz.

Saying No - Practical Case Studies on Living with the UK Bribery Act

Posted on Friday, 16 March 2012

On 29 February, the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai held a business event briefing members on the UK Bribery Act (UKBA).

Tricks of the Trade and the Changing Face of China’s Property Market in T1 & T2 Cities

Posted on Friday, 02 March 2012

Led by Knight Frank’s Graham Zink (Managing Director), and Alan Sun (National Director, Landlord Project Services) the presentation focused on the explosive growth of the Chinese retail sector and the subsequent need for caution and a calculated approach for any player in the market.

Financial Dispute Resolution through Arbitration in Shanghai

Posted on Thursday, 01 March 2012

On 21 February, the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai held a panel discussion to focus on recent financial dispute resolution trends in China and whether arbitration offers a ‘third way’ of resolving disputes.