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Information on this webpage is for the reference of media outlets and publishers. Scroll down for Press Releases and Recent Press Coverage. For any enquiries please contact Lucy Haydon, Head of Marketing, Communications and Partnerships at lucy@britcham.org.sg, or on +65 67180535/+65 90047035.

 

ABOUT THE CHAMBER

The British Chamber of Commerce is committed to helping strengthen the ties between the UK and Singapore, and we are proud to serve as a strong and credible voice for British businesses in Singapore. We have done so since 1954. Whether you are just starting your research into ASEAN by scoping the market opportunities in Singapore, have established your business and seeking growth, building connections to the UK Government, or looking for brand exposure and employee development opportunities, the Chamber is here to support your needs at every stage of your journey. With a full calendar of activities throughout the year including events, publications and opportunities to collaborate with our members, the Chamber team is available to help as a point of resource, introductions, networking, learning and profile-raising. The services we provide all work towards supporting our members in achieving your business objectives and align with our mission of Building Networks, Connecting Businesses, and Creating Opportunities.

CHAMBER FACTS

  • Current Size of Network: Over 3,700 people representing 350 companies.
  • Industry Demographics: Mirrors the business community of Singapore. All industries are represented at some level within the Chamber network and the activities calendar is sector-agnostic.
  • Seniority: 75% of the network is comprised of professionals in a C-Suite, Managing Director, President, Chairman, Owner, Partner, Director, Vice President or other Senior Management roles. 
  • Events: Through 2019, Chamber-organised events were attended by over 7,000 people.
  • Support for the UK: Our Trade Services team helped to support over GBP 27 million for UK exports in 2018, supported 300 UK SMEs businesses through business matching and market research and organised over 20 unique bespoke events showcasing these British companies. 
     

PRESS RELEASES

November 11, 2020: Three-quarters of the British business community in Singapore actively creating new jobs according to Manpower Survey; showcasing examples of fair manpower practices

October 23, 2020: British Chamber of Commerce Singapore, Emerging Payments Association and VISTRA partner to host Virtual Trade Mission to Singapore

October 22, 2020: British Chamber accelerates efforts to support foreign investment and job creation in Singapore with new services for UK exporters

September 28, 2020: British Chamber goes carbon neutral by offsetting 48 tonnes of CO2e emissions; launches SEA business outreach

September 24, 2020: Over three-quarters of British businesses have no plans to relocate from Singapore; the community calls for travel restrictions between the UK and Singapore to be re-evaluated

June 25, 2020: British businesses raise concerns for the future of travel while uncertainty continues in re-entry approval

June 3, 2020: The Singapore Economic Development Board and Enterprise Singapore join the British Chamber in recognising leading companies at the 21st Annual Business Awards

May 14, 2020: British businesses aiming to retain full workforce, working to limit salary reductions as they address the ongoing impacts of COVID-19

April 22, 2020: British businesses remain confident in Singapore; financial concerns for those with less than 30% local shareholdings

March 16, 2020: British Chamber members confirm their confidence in Singapore for the long-term despite COVID-19

March 8, 2020: Statement on Singapore's approach to COVID-19

 

 

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