Chamber News

Quarterly Consulate Briefing (April)

Posted on Wednesday, 25 April 2012

British Consul-General Brian Davidson joins Chamber members to offer an update on recent and forthcoming Consulate activity in the Yangtze River Delta, including a number of senior UK visitors.

Acquiring An Existing Business in China: A Survival Guide

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2012

On Tuesday 9 April, the British Chamber of Commerce held an introductory seminar explaining the essential considerations involved when acquiring an existing business in China.

Important Updates for UK Visa Application and BFT Members

Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2012

From Monday 16 April, 2012, all UK visa applications from China should be completed via the online application system on the UK Border Agency websit.

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.