In Conversation with... Ambassador Woody Johnson

British Chambers (London) Director General, Dr Adam Marshall virtually 'sits down' with US Ambassador to the UK Robert Wood "Woody" Johnson IV to discuss the UK - US trading relationship as part of BCC’s Global Insights Leaders Programme. Ambassador Johnson will also share his experiences and insights into the general business developments between the two countries as we work to Restart, Rebuild and Renew from COVID-19

Webinar: Temporary Unemployment Schemes ("furloughed"), What Happens after 1 September 2020?

As the the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, so the measures taken by the Belgian public authorities are evolving too, including “furlough” to support employment. The current very flexible temporary unemployment due to Corona force majeure will come to an end on 31 August and of course the question for your organisation is “What's next?”. As of 1 September 2020, several temporary unemployment schemes will apply in Belgium. These will be subject to specific conditions and procedures. Please join us on this webinar, where we will guide you through the various schemes that will apply and will give you some useful practical tips.

Declaring Your UK Income in Your Belgian Tax Return

It’s that time of year. The deadline for personal tax declarations is 30 June! Do you have any income that you receive in the UK – or another country? Are you clear how to declare this in your Belgian income tax declaration? Then this session is especially for you.

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Setting The Agenda for UK-Belgium Trade! Join the conversation on 7th May.

British-Belgian business is hugely valuable to both our countries. Whatever storms may come – Brexit, COVID-19 or other disruptors – that relationship will not only continue but I’m sure will strengthen over the coming years. In order to help facilitate this the British Chamber is re-structuring our Business, Trade and Investment Committee and setting up new Task Forces specifically focussed on each of these elements. The first of these, the Bi-Lateral Trade Task Force, is being launched through an Open Forum discussion on Thursday 7 May 2020 and we’re calling on members to get involved and help us shape our future trade agenda and work programme. You can take part by signing up here. It’s also an early opportunity to ‘e-meet’ our new Chief Executive, Daniel Dalton who will be co-hosting with me so we look forward to seeing you then.

COVID-19 Webinar Managing the risk of virtual assignments

This webinar is organised together with our members at Santa Fe Relocation. Join Santa Fe for their upcoming live webinar ‘Managing the risk of virtual assignments’ online on April 30th 2020 at 10:15am CET. The recent global challenges around responding to the Covid-19 pandemic has created an upsurge in remote working, as quarantines and travel bans have impacted working patterns around the world. This webinar, designed for HR and Global Mobility teams explores the shifts in assignment trends and work arrangements, the growth in virtual assignments and the potential compliance issues and challenges that it can bring to managing a global workforce.

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COVID-19 Webinar Employer’s exit strategy: how to relaunch after the lockdown?

This webinar is organised together with our members at Claeys & Engels. Many webinars have already dealt with the role and responsibility of the employer during the COVID 19 crisis. During this webinar we will be looking at some legal HR strategies employers may need to consider relaunching after the lock-down phase. Many companies have already been thinking about this and we would like to provide you with assistance in this regard.

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Webinar: Covid-19 - Competition law and State aid implications

Our members at Linklaters are organising a webinar on the pandemic's impact on Competition law and State aid implications: To mitigate the risks of Covid-19 and ensure security of supply, companies may wish to engage in contacts and collaboration with competitors.

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Covid-19 webinar: What is happening in international trade

In collaboration with our London Chamber of Commerce friends, Join their webinar this Thursday with Peter Bishop, LCCI’s Director of Trade and Chairman of the World Chambers Certificate of Origin Group and Liam Smyth, Director of Trade at the British Chambers of Commerce.

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