FBCC WELCOMES NEW CORPORATE MEMBER: INCAP!

FBCC is proud to welcome yet another Corporate member: Incap.

Full Turn-Key Product Supply Close To The European Market

Incap’s factory in UK, based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, provides full turn-key product supply including PCBAs, electro-mechanical assembly, cable and wire harness assembly alongside a dedicated standalone rapid prototyping facility (Fast Track) and maintain, repair and overhaul services (MRO).

Incap’s factory in the UK has experience in manufacturing since 1974. The factory has 4,400 square meters of total floor space. Its customers include global companies with operations in Europe, Asia and North America. The facility also has over 20 years of experience in the defence, security and aerospace markets.

EKTE Midsummer Party

Ekte will have their own Midsummer party, which will be full of fun, drinks, music, and of course, a special menu for guests.

Join for a traditional Midsummer Party on Friday 24th June 2022! The evening will start with flower crowns and continue with eating, drinking, and singing along to your favourite music with DJ on the terrace.

Time: 6pm – 10pm Price: £40.00 per person

Bookings, please email ff@jessen.co.uk

If you are celebrating it outdoors, we also offer a Midsummer Picnic Box for £50 for 2 people. For more information, please contact info@goosebox.co.uk

Find out more on their website.

Chairman Juha-Matti Lampola receives Knights First Class of the Order of the Lion of Finland decoration

Juha-Matti Lampola is the Chairman of the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce. Ambassador Jukka Siukosaari presented the decoration in a ceremony at the Ambassador’s residence on June 7th, 2022. Over the course of his decades-long international career in banking, Juha-Matti has made significant contributions to the development of Finnish businesses. Juha-Matti founded J-M Capital Ltd. in 2000, through which he has given advice to numerous Finnish businesses on internationalisation as well as facilitated the interests of foreign companies in Finland. At the FBCC, Juha-Matti has been a driving force for nearly a decade and significantly contributed to the Chamber’s growth.

The decorations of the Order of the Lion of Finland are conferred upon citizens and foreign nationals who have distinguished themselves in the service of Finland.

Many congratulations to Juha-Matti!

FBCC WELCOMES NEW CORPORATE MEMBER: Townbase!

Welcome to the new world where building digital services are made easier than creating your own social media profile.

Townbase offers an enterprise-grade web publishing & content management solutions for enterprises, local authorities, and communities

Create a wide variety of web solutions in a matter of days with Townbase Platform. Townbase Platform is optimized to support businesses and diverse communities: from neighbourhoods to cities and regions. Townbase offers digital solutions from advanced websites to portals designed for resident engagement, business community support, leisure and tourism, event and conference management, accommodation marketing and much more.

Visit their website for more information!

FBCC WELCOMES NEW CORPORATE MEMBER: Lumon UK!

Lumon is a family-owned, international group focused on design, sales, production, and installation of frameless balcony façade and terrace products. “We want to help our customers with their living comfort, improve and extend the usage of their outdoor spaces. We create better homes with over 40 years of experience.” Their headquarters are located in Finland, with subsidiaries and partners in more than 20 countries.

Lumon products are suitable for apartment buildings, town houses, row houses and cottages, for both new and refurbished buildings. Lumon balcony glazing, railings and roofs, together with the blinds, form a modern and impressive balcony façade, pioneering European architecture. Aluminium and glass are durable but light materials, which can be used to create graceful and stylish complexes. This allows for impressive and modern balcony facades, which conform to demands of construction of the future.

To find out more visit Lumon’s website.

FBCC WELCOMES A NEW CORPORATE MEMBER: BOB W.

FBCC is proud to announce a new Corporate member.

Bob’s exceptionally cool apartments cater to the 21st-century traveller who wants it all: the consistent quality of a hotel and the authentic flair and affordability of a short-stay rental. We combine the best of both worlds in our climate-neutral properties, which are currently available in Finland, Estonia, Spain, and the UK but are soon expanding across Europe and beyond. Backed by Europe’s top real estate investors and venture capitalists, we’re building the technology to give every guest a local, contactless five-star experience at scale.

Find out more here and virtually visit their rooms via the link.

EKTE. Valentine’s Day Menu

Valentine’s Menu
(Served Friday 11th of February, Saturday 12th of February, and Monday 14th of February)

3-course menu + Valentine’s cocktail | £41

 

‘Amor Martini’ upon arrival

Aquavit-based cocktail made with Aalborg Dild Aquavit

Did you know, ‘amore’ means love in Italian, however ‘amor’ means Cupid in Danish!

To start
Beetroot salad with whipped goats’ cheese & hazelnut salad
or
Skagen (Nordic prawn cocktail) on buttered toast

Mains
Kroppkakor (potato dumplings) filled with mushrooms & chestnuts in a sage butter
or
Guinea fowl braised with pearl barley, pumpkin & black cabbage

Dessert
Kladdkaka (gooey chocolate cake) with salted caramel & pistachio praline
or
Rhubarb mousse with Danish butter biscuit

For reservations visit Ekte’s website.

Allergens menu available on request. An optional gratuity of 12.5% will be added to your final bill on departure. VAT is included on food and beverage only at the current rate. (The Valentine’s Menu will be served from 5pm-9pm on Friday 11th of February and 11:30am-9pm on Saturday 12th and Monday 14th of February)

 

FBCC welcomes a new Corporate member: Sigmaroc!

Once again FBCC is proud to announce a new Corporate member. SigmaRoc PLC is an AIM-listed buy-and-build group targeting construction materials assets in the UK and Northern Europe.

It seeks to create value by purchasing assets in fragmented construction materials markets and extracting efficiencies through active management and by forming the assets into larger groups. It seeks to derisk its investments via strong asset backing at its projects.

To read more about Sigmaroc and what they do, click here!

FBCC Corporate member Ekte is hiring!

FBCC Corporate member Ekte Nordic Kitchen is currently looking for Chefs and Front of House employees to join their team. The Scandinavian-influenced restaurant is located in the Bloomberg Arcade in the City of London.

This is a great opportunity to work for Jessen & Co Ltd, an established company with a 20-year history at the top end of London Restaurants, and to also further your career within the hospitality industry in one of the most competitive food capitals in the world.

Ekte, meaning genuine or real in Norwegian, offers a varied Nordic menu with each dish taking inspiration from the Northern hemisphere. Using only carefully sourced, sustainable ingredients, Ekte’s menus – which are overseen by Swedish-born Executive Chef Robin Freeman – celebrate everything each season has to offer. 

If you’d like to know more about the open positions, please click here!

To apply for the Chef positions, email your CV to simon(a)ektelondon.co.uk, or if you’d like to apply for a Front of House position, please email your CV to salvatore(a)ektelondon.co.uk.

 

Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce

The FBCC is an independent, non-profit organisation, recognized throughout the Finnish, British and international business communities. The Chamber offers four different membership categories: Patron, Corporate, Professional and Young Professional.