The Chamber thrives through collaborating with our partners across all of our activities. We would like to acknowledge and highlight the following partners.
THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION IN SINGAPORE
The High Commissioner and their team provide regular support to the Chamber by working with us in events, content and opportunities to meet with senior Ministers as they visit Singapore throughout the year. Our Trade Services team are also a delivery partner for events held at Eden Hall, the Official Residence of the British High Commissioner in Singapore.
Officially, the British High Commission in Singapore maintains and develops relations between the UK and Singapore. They encourage Singapore to look to the UK as a global partner of choice in trade, investment, science and research, and help Singapore on low-carbon economic development. Every year, the High Commission helps about 100 UK companies to gain a foothold in Singapore. They also work with Singapore to protect the national security of both countries, including through holding joint military exercises under the Five Power Defence Arrangements.
For more information visit www.gov.uk/world/organisations/british-high-commission-singapore.
THE UK DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN SINGAPORE
The Department for International Trade (DIT) team in Singapore are embedded within the Chamber Committees and provide a link for our members to activities driven by the High Commission and the UK's broader agenda. Our Trade Services team are a delivery partner for DIT, supporting British companies looking to establish a presence in Singapore and working with the DIT team on trade missions throughout the year.
Officially, DIT in Singapore helps companies in Britain increase their competitiveness through overseas trade in Singapore. They also offer professional, authoritative and personalised assistance to help companies in Singapore locate and expand in the UK.
For more information visit www.gov.uk/world/organisations/department-for-international-trade-singapore.
THE BRITISH COUNCIL
The British Council is the UK's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. Driving a strong education, training and diversity agenda, the Council partners with the Chamber on various activities throughout the year and the team are embedded in various committees.
For more information visit www.britishcouncil.org.sg.
THE SINGAPORE BUSINESS FEDERATION
The Chamber is one of 30 Trade Associations and Chambers (TACs) in Singapore who signed a compact in 2017 committing us to work together as strategic partners and collaborators to further the interests of SBF members and facilitate the growth of the business community in Singapore.
The Singapore Business Federation (SBF) is the apex business chamber championing the interests of the Singapore business community in the areas of trade, investment and industrial relations. It represents 25,800 companies, as well as key local and foreign business chambers.
For more information visit www.sbf.org.sg/.
OUR ANNUAL PARTNERS
The Chamber is grateful to the following Partners who are supporting our activities.
PLATINUM ANNUAL PARTNERS
PRUDENTIAL ASSURANCE CO SINGAPORE
Prudential Singapore, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of UK-based Prudential plc, is one of the top life insurance companies in Singapore. They have been serving the financial and protection needs of Singaporeans for over 85 years. Their focus is to bring well-rounded financial solutions to customers through our multi-channel distribution network, with product offerings in Protection, Savings and Investment. They are one of the market leaders in Protection, Savings and Investment-linked plans with S$31.5 billion funds under management as at 31 December 2016. They have an AA- Financial Strength Rating awarded by leading credit rating agency Standard & Poor’s.
HOW PRUDENTIAL PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
Prudential are currently our Future of Work thematic partner, covering activities across events and content across all of our committees and throughout the year. They are also the Title Partner for our Annual Business Awards and play an active role throughout the Chamber.
For more information visit www.prudential.com.sg/.
GOLD ANNUAL PARTNERS
Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, they operate in over 50 countries and employ over 140,000 people. They provide large corporate, government and institutional clients with a full spectrum of solutions to their strategic advisory, financing and risk management needs. Their clients also benefit from access to the breadth of expertise across Barclays.
HOW BARCLAYS PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
Barclays are currently our Diversity and Inclusion thematic partner, covering activities across events and content generated by our Women in Business and Diversity committees throughout the year. This includes the flagship International Women's Day event and the Diversity and Inclusion category of our Annual Business Awards. Barclays employees play an active role throughout the Chamber and at our events.
For more information visit www.barclays.co.uk.
THE FRY GROUP
The Fry Group has been providing financial advice for 100 years. They enjoy helping clients achieve the peace of mind that comes from knowing their wealth is managed wisely. We are proud that many of our clients heard of us through personal recommendation.
HOW THE FRY GROUP PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
The Fry Group has been a partner of the Chamber for more than a decade, aligning with many of our topical events, in particular the Breakfast Club series, and our social events such as the annual Ball and our Back to Work: Summer Social networking.
For more information visit www.thefrygroup.sg.
STANDARD CHARTERED BANK
Standard Chartered are a leading international banking group with a presence in more than 60 of the world's most dynamic markets. Their purpose is to drive commerce and prosperity through their unique diversity, and their heritage and values are expressed in their brand promise, Here for Good. Standard Chartered Plc is listed on the London and Hong Stock Exchanges as well as the Bombay and National Stock Exchanges in India.
HOW STANDARD CHARTERED PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
Standard Chartered are currently our FinTech thematic partner, covering activities and content generated on this topic by our Finance and FinTech committee and supplemented by their own activities.
For more information visit www.standardchartered.com.sg.
LLOYDS BANK CORPORATE MARKETS
Since its foundation on 3 June 1765, Lloyds Bank has been serving the households, businesses and communities of Britain. In 2015 they celebrated 250 years of helping the people of Britain with the things that matter most to them. They offer a comprehensive range of financial products and services – including current accounts, savings, mortgages, loans and credit cards.
HOW LLOYDS BANK PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
Lloyds are the Official Partner for our Future of Trade agenda, supporting all of our activities for 2019/20 in this area.
For more information visit www.lloydsbankcommercial.com.
SILVER ANNUAL PARTNERS
JARDINE CYCLE & CARRIAGE
Jardine Cycle & Carriage (JC&C) is a leading Singapore-listed company and a member of the Jardine Matheson Group. It has an interest of just over 50% in Astra, a major listed Indonesian conglomerate, as well as other motor interest in South East Asia. Together with its subsidiaries and associates, JC&C employs around 214,000 people across Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam and Myanmar. JC&C has motor businesses operating in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar under the Cycle & Carriage banner, as well as other motor interests in Indonesia and Vietnam. The JC&C Group represents some of the world's leading motoring marques including Mercedes-Benz, Toyota, Honda, Kia and Mazda.
HOW JARDINE CYCLE & CARRIAGE PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
Jardine Cycle & Carriage are currently our ASEAN In Focus partner, covering country-specific events and visits from British Chamber directors from around the region.
For more information visit www.jcclgroup.com.
British Airways has a worldwide route network that covers more than 150 destinations in 75 countries. In more than 90 years, the airline has carried more than 1.2bn customers on its extensive network, and is recognised as one of the world's elite carriers. It is one of the world's largest international airlines carrying approximately 36mn customers around the world every year. British Airways has been flying to Singapore for over 70 years and currently operates 14 flights a week to and from London Heathrow to Singapore, and 7 flights per week to and from Sydney.
HOW BRITISH AIRWAYS PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
British Airways offers an exclusive discount to our member network and are the Official Flight Partner for our flagship social event of the year, the Great British Ball.
For more information visit www.ba.com.
GEMS WORLD ACADEMY (SINGAPORE)
GEMS World Academy (Singapore) is a truly international school with over 60 nationalities, delivering an IB continuum of education from Nursery to Grade 12. In addition, the students in Grades 9 and 10 are able to complete the internationally recognised IGCSE course and examination. Part of the GEMS Education group of schools, world leaders in K-12 education for over 60 years, GEMS (Singapore) offers an environment where creative, entrepreneurial and innovation skills are at the foundation of the taught curriculum. Blending a caring, child-focused environment, cutting-edge facilities, low student-teacher ration and globally experienced and passionate teaching faculty, GEMS (Singapore) provides diverse extracurricular activities in sports and the arts, and outstanding learning opportunities for the international student community in Singapore.
HOW GEMS (SINGAPORE) PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
GEMS (Singapore) is a Partner for our Year in Review publication, combined with a membership directory, an invaluable resource for our member network, and also supports the Chamber across various events.
For more information visit www.gwa.edu.sg/.
ST. JAMES'S PLACE WEALTH MANAGEMENT
St. James's Place is one of the largest wealth management companies serving the expatriate community living and working in Asia, with many years of experience and offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. The strength of the St. James's Place business is underpinned by satisfied clients, their referrals and the dedication of the unrivalled team of St. James's Place Partners. The key to this success is constantly evolving to meet the ever-changing needs of a diverse client base and being personally committed to providing quality face-to-face advice and the very best client service.
HOW ST. JAMES'S PLACE PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
St. James's Place partners the Chamber on our Leaders in Business Lunch series of events and, through their entity Select Investors, on the UK Outlook series.
For more information visit www.sjp.asia.
BRONZE ANNUAL PARTNERS
HSBC Holdings Plc, the parent company of the HSBC Group, is headquartered in London. The Group serves customers worldwide from around 6,600 offices in over 80 countries and territories in Europe, the Asia Pacific region, North and Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. HSBC provides a comprehensive range of financial services to around 58mn customers and is one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations.
HOW HSBC PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
HSBC supports British businesses and the Chamber by participating in market briefings for UK companies interested in establishing a presence in Singapore and the ASEAN region.
For more information visit www.business.hsbc.com.sg/.
Vistra's specialist colleagues provide tailored trust, fiduciary, fund and corporate services. They form strong, trusted connections with their clients, based on a deep understand of their professional worlds, drawn from their extensive experience of working in those same worlds - across finance, structuring, law and accounting.
HOW VISTRA PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
Vistra is the Start-Up Excellence category partner for the Chamber's Annual Business Awards and supports market briefings for UK companies interested in establishing a presence in Singapore.
For more information visit www.vistra.com.
THE BRITISH CLUB
A lifestyle club with individual touches of British tradition nestled in the heart of Bukit Timah, The British Club is Singapore's Hilltop Retreat. The Club caters to individual, family and business needs by providing and intimate, warm, friendly environment with excellent facilities for dining, entertainment, sports and recreation. Just 15mins from Singapore's city centre, the Club is the perfect tropical getaway, and is open to all nationalities.
HOW THE BRITISH CLUB PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
The British Club provides an exclusive joining offer for Chamber members and partners with us on multiple events throughout the year both on- and offsite of the Club.
For more information visit www.britishclub.org.sg.
SINGAPORE CRICKET CLUB
Established in 1852, the Singapore Cricket Club (SCC) is today a premier sports and social club in Asia. It is the second oldest sports club in Singapore, junior by 10 years to the Singapore Sporting Club, now the Singapore Turf Club. The Club stands at the centre of the city's colonial heart, a public space that has witnessed many of Singapore's triumphs and defeats, upheavals, independence and the annual National Day Parades on 9 August.
HOW SINGAPORE CRICKET CLUB PARTNERS WITH THE CHAMBER
The SCC partners with the Chamber on a number of activities including our flagship F1 Networking event during the Singapore F1 Grand Prix race weekend.
For more information visit www.scc.org.sg.