Chamber News

The Chamber Launches UK-China Hub for Offshore Wind

Posted on Wednesday, 08 February 2017

The Offshore Wind Hub is a flexible, dynamic, low risk, cost-effective and professional means for UK companies to create business opportunities in China.

The Latest Visa News from UKVI (UK Visas and Immigration) - January 2017

Posted on Monday, 06 February 2017

The last year has been a very busy one for UKVI. Here are some of our key figures from 2016.

China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ - a drive for Great British business? "一带一路" ,会成为英国企业投资新的机遇吗?

Posted on Thursday, 19 January 2017

Barry Piper, Chairman of the British Chamber Shanghai, appeals to Great British business to see OBOR as an opportunity for sharing the British expertise. 上海英国商会主席博佰励呼吁英国企业视“一带一路“为机遇,以此共享英国企业在金融服务、公私合作模式、法律、设计、工程、建设、供应链等方面的专业知识。

[Review] UK Alumni Christmas Mixer

Posted on Friday, 16 December 2016

On Thursday 15 December, the British Chamber Shanghai’s Chinese Returnee UK Alumni Focus Group, collaborated with other ten Shanghai-based UK alumni chapters, for the first time ever to host the Chamber’s largest UK Alumni Christmas Mixer to date!

[Review] Meet with SHFTZ Authorities and Visit Yangshan Deep Water Port

Posted on Wednesday, 07 December 2016

On Thursday 1 December, the British Chamber Shanghai’s Free Trade Zone Focus Group welcomed authorities from the Shanghai Free Trade Zone Administration Bureau to update members on the Shanghai Free Trade Zone’s (SHFTZ) latest developments.

[Review] Embrace the Digital Revolution on Learning & Development

Posted on Monday, 05 December 2016

On Wednesday 30 November, the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai welcomed Alan MacCharles, Deloitte, Annie Lee, 60kou, and Ola Kallqvist, Celemi, to share their insights on how the digital revolution is impacting approaches to Learning & Development.

[Review] The St. Andrew’s Ball 2016

Posted on Thursday, 01 December 2016

On the evening of 26 November, the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai welcomed over 250 guests to the Grand Hyatt Shanghai to gather in celebration of Scotland’s national day at the St. Andrew’s Ball 2016.

[Review] Updates on the New Foreign Employee Work Authorisation Policy

Posted on Wednesday, 16 November 2016

On 11 November, the Chamber welcomed Becky Xia, Partner at Fragomen, to provide a detailed introduction into the Foreign Expert Bureau’s Foreign Employee Work Authorisation Pilot Scheme Policy (the Policy) to members.

[Review] Diversity in Corporate Asia: How do we improve?

Posted on Wednesday, 16 November 2016

On 10 November, the Chamber’s Sustainable Business Focus Group and Financial Services Focus Group welcomed members for a detailed presentation and panel discussion focussed on diversity and inclusion in Asia.

[Review] China Economic Outlook 2017

Posted on Monday, 14 November 2016

On Friday 4 November, the British Chamber of Commerce Shanghai welcomed Kelvin Lau, Senior Economist at Standard Chartered Bank, to provide a detailed forecast on China’s economic future as we rapidly approach the start of 2017.