The bake off is organised by the young professional network of the British Chamber, Brussels New Generation, and is a baking competition open to everyone. Teams of 3-4 people (24 teams in total) can sign up and will be sorted into different baking categories in advance of the competition on the 26 November.
Join us for an engaging seminar with Cabinet David Partner, Marc Quaghebeur, to hear how to plan your estate like an expert, and how you can save on Belgian and overseas inheritance tax.2018 has seen some big changes to Belgian tax law, with the Belgian government introducing some major changes to its inheritance rules, and new rules affecting married couples entering into force at the same time.At this seminar, Marc will give a master class in up to date cross-border estate planning.
Keynote by Prof Robin Kleer, Vlerick expert in Innovation ManagementJoin him on 14 November at the Vlerick Expat event where he will tell you all about his future vision on Industry 4.0: "what (new) business models we can enable with the smart factory and how do we manage the transition?"
Our next breakfast briefing is open to members and non-members of the chamber from both Belgium and the UK and will be a chance to hear about the opportunities for business that will result from Wallonia’s Marshall Plan 4.0 which will provide major opportunities to supply goods and services and investment into the region for SMEs and large companies alike.
Join us for our charity pub quiz @ Fat Boys’ Sports Bar and Grill (near Schuman metro station) this Halloween! Brush up on your general knowledge, and of course your knowledge of all things spooky! To allow you to make the most of the evening and help you mingle with one another, we ask that no more than two people register together so that we can team you up with other attendees!
A Tax, Finance & Legal Programme Event10 years on... are we facing a new financial and economic crisis?
Expat Financial Affairs offers essential advice in English on managing your finances as an expat in Belgium.Join our short and informative presentations on investments, pensions, self-employment and estate planning, and mingle with fellow expats over food and drinks. All of this hosted at BNP Paribas Fortis' beautiful La Chancellerie venue in central Brussels.Click here for more information and the full programme.
Join the British Chamber for an exclusive Autumn Networking Cocktail at the beautiful Bozar.Despite the challenges, the British Chamber is confident in planning for the future. We are increasing our offer to UK-based businesses needing a solution in Belgium, whilst redoubling our EU engagement. We are in this for the long term.
Our anticipated Summer Networking Cocktail is back!
Non-Belgians are able to vote in October's local elections. All EU citizens can vote, while non-EU citizens can vote after 5 years in Belgium. Together, we can make a major difference as we would be 1/3 of the electorate across Brussels, including nearly 1/2 of the electorate in Etterbeek, Ixelles or Saint Gilles. In the next three months, by 31st July, we want the 300,000 non-Belgians in Brussels to sign up to vote.