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)

 

Goodwille is hiring!

FBCC Patron Goodwille is always looking for new talent to join their team.

Their open positions include HR Administrators and Advisors, Payroll Assistants & Officers, Corporate Governance Associates & Consultants, and Financial Assistants & Controllers. If you’re permanently living in the UK, fluent in a Nordic language, and possess a strong client service and team ethic, you may just be the person they are looking for.

Please visit Goodwille’s Career page for more information and how to apply by clicking here!

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.

 

Ekte Nordic Kitchen’s special offer for the week!

FBCC Corporate member Ekte Nordic Kitchen offers: From Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th of October, enjoy a 3 Course Nordic Set Menu with a G&T for £25pp – served all-day from 11:30am.

Choose from a selection of freshly prepped Danish smørrebrød, mouth-watering mains, and soul-warming puddings that celebrate only the very best of seasonal produce. This week, kids 10 and under eat for free, so why not bring along the whole gang to Ekte, situated along the glossy Bloomberg Arcade in Bank.

To book, simply head over to www.ektelondon.co.uk or call the team on 0203 814 8330 🍂

Nordic Set Menu with G&T for £25pp

3 Course Nordic Set Menu with G&T upon arrival for £25pp – served all-day this week from 11:30am Tuesday-Saturday

Kids eat for free

Kids eat for free at Ekte from Tuesday 26th until Saturday 30th of November
T&Cs: Must be under 10 years old, maximum 2 children per adult.

To read more about Ekte’s special offers, please see their website!

FBCC Patron Borenius Granted ISO 27001 Certification

We’re thrilled to announce: FBCC Patron Borenius becomes the first Finnish law firm to receive ISO 27001:2013 certification! Congratulations Borenius!

The ISO 27001 certification is a widely known international information security standard and the highest security-related accreditation a law firm can achieve. It is granted for Borenius as recognition that they follow the best information security management practices when handling their client assignments and data both now and in the future.

To read the full article, click here!

Marks & Clerk course: Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/KnowHow Licences and R&D Collaborations

FBCC Corporate member Marks & Clerk has a long history of providing outstanding training, and we are looking forward to continuing this tradition later this month through their collaboration with The Management Forum.

The course – Avoiding Pitfalls in Patent/KnowHow Licences and R&D Collaborations – will take place on 20th October and has been specially designed for patent attorneys, in-house lawyers, contracts managers, technology transfer managers, and any other professions involved in patent/know-how licences and R&D collaborations.

To find out more, or secure your place, please check Marks & Clerk website by clicking here! Marks & Clerk has promised a 30% discount for FBCC members, to get your discount, please contact nbutson(a)marks-clerk.com

FBCC September Newsletter 2021

Summer may be over, but FBCC is just getting started with this autumn’s events!

In September’s newsletter, we are proud to a new Corporate Member: Give Opportunity Global, our next upcoming events,  and some interesting job opportunities from the FBCC  member companies.

Click here to read the full newsletter!

FBCC warmly welcomes a new Corporate member: Give Opportunity Global!

FBCC is proud to announce a new Corporate member: Give Opportunity Global (GOG).

GOG is a volunteer-led NGO based here in London, Charity No. 1156367. We support children to access education in Africa through building schools, classrooms, and education sponsorship. In addition, we support women’s economic empowerment to alleviate poverty through micro-finance schemes.

So far, we have helped to build 5 schools, educated over 11,000 children to access education and some of the children have gone on to graduate as doctors, teachers, nurses, lawyers, administrators to mention but a few.

Also, we have uplifted over 3,050 women and youth out of poverty, through our economic empowerment projects. Entrepreneurship and innovation are at the heart of our mission to empower women as one of the main actors in addressing the inequalities and achieve UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to end poverty.

We invite you to get involved in our charity and together make a difference.

For more information please visit their website or get in touch at info@gog.org.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.