We warmly welcome our new Corporate Member Samson & Kobbernagel

 

The FBCC warmly welcomes our new Corporate Member, Samson & Kobbernagel! Read more about what they do below:

Samson & Kobbernagel Ltd provides multilingual Accounting, Tax and Business Advisory Services. Based in London, S&K offers services to both domestic and International clients and assist corporate clients looking to establish and develop a UK presence. Our private client team assists individuals and non-residential landlords with Tax Returns. Our Multilingual team in addition to English, can assist in Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Romanian, Italian and German.

Read more about their operations on their website.

We warmly welcome our new Corporate Member Insignis Media & Strategy

FBCC is excited to introduce our new Corporate Member, Insignis Media & StrategyInsignis Media & Strategy is a strategic communications firm based in London. They create communications campaigns for their clients utilising the principles they have developed from the founders backgrounds in political campaigning and media production.

They draw upon aspects of market research, public relations, stakeholder engagement and marketing, as well as produce all their creative content and campaign materials in-house, to enact bespoke full-scale campaigns for the clients to communicate their unique message to the right audience and achieve their goals. Read more on the website.

Goodwille announced as a strategic partner of the Nordic Startup Awards


The FBCC congratulates our Patron member Goodwille for announcing its partnership with the Nordic Startup Awards. Goodwille, focusing on helping Nordic businesses entering the UK market, will be a strategic UK based Nordic Partner for the NSAwards. Many Nordic companies that Goodwille has worked with have been nominated for the NSAwards on the regional and national level.

The Nordic Startup Awards has mapped, connected, promoted and celebrated the Nordic startup ecosystem, across all five countries, internally in the region as well as wordwide.

Kim Balle, Co-Founder & CEO of the Nordic Startup Awards comments “It’s exciting to have Goodwille onboard as a Nordic Partner. Goodwille have an unrivalled track record of helping Nordic businesses with their expansion to the UK, and their experience will prove invaluable to our entrants and finalists”.

“We’ve been working closely with the Nordic startup scene for over two decades. This partnership with the Nordic Startup Awards cements our position as the market leader in helping businesses from the Nordic region with their expansion to the UK”, says James Service, Marketing Manager of Goodwille.

Over 2,500 companies were nominated for the Nordic Startup Awards in 2018, and the regional finalists have received tens of thousands of nominations from across the Nordic countries. The Grand Finale of the Nordic Startup Awards in 2018 will be held on October 30th in Copenhagen, where the winners of the thirteen awards including Founder of the Year, Best Accelerator or Incubator & Startup of the Year will be announced.

Read more from the official press release published on October 3rd.

FBCC is recruiting Marketing and Events Coordinator Trainees for Spring 2019

The Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce in London is recruiting two new Marketing and Events Coordinator Trainees. Positions are due to start in January 2019. Each term is an internship of circa 5-6 months.

For more details on the job description, skills needed and how to contact us, please see our job advertisement.

Nokia launches a design competition with Elisa and the City of Helsinki

Nokia, Elisa and the City of Helsinki in collaboration with Ornamo Art and Design Helsinki launched a design competition on September 18 open to companies, researchers and designers from all over the world. The competition is open until November 18.

The competition seeks to find a standard model design for the Helsinki 5G base station, which would be unique and easily scalable. The base station should take into account both functionality and design that fits the various environments within the city.

The prize amount of the competition 35,000 EUR, which will be divided between the top tree candidates. Find out more about the rules of the competition here.

FBCC OFFICE HAS MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION

The FBCC office has moved to Mindspace Co-working office on the 4th Floor of the Relay Building located right next to Aldgate East station. You can now find us at:

114 Whitechapel High Street,
London E1 7PT 
 

 

We welcome you to visit us in the new office!

 

NEW TRAINEES FOR AUTUMN 2018

The FBCC welcomes two new additions to the team for the Autumn 2018 period. Please welcome Mirjam and Elina!

Mirjam is finishing her Bachelor Studies in International Relations at Tallinn University of Technology. She can’t wait to meet the Chamber’s members and introduce herself to the Finnish-British business environment.

Elina is a Master’s student of International Relations at the University of Turku. She’s excited to meet our members and learn more about marketing in the innovative atmosphere of London.

Autumn is the time for new beginnings and challenges and the FBCC is ready to kick off the season with a fresh team in the new office. The whole team is looking forward to meet you at Nordic Drinks on the 30th of August!

Nokia and T-Mobile sign a 3.5 bn deal

 

 

Congratulations to our Patron member Nokia for signing its largest 5G agreement to date with T-Mobile, covering Nokia’s complete end-to-end 5G technology, software and services portfolio.

The multi-year agreement worth 3.5 billion dollars (approx. three billion euros) will help T-Mobile accelerate the deployment of its nationwide 5G network in the US.
Nokia and T-Mobile aim to be at the forefront of the progress by developing 5G services for a wide range of industries including transportation, health, manufacturing, retail and agriculture. Once set up, the wireless 5G technology will increase mobile data speeds and capacity.

Read more here.

WE WARMLY WELCOME OUR NEW CORPORATE MEMBER KYRÖ DISTILLERY

 

Kyrö Distillery Company is a Finnish all-rye distillery founded by 5 friends in 2014. We’re known for making life difficult for ourselves: starting a distillery in a market with state owned spirits monopoly, learning distilling from scratch and exporting gin from Finland into the UK. Please get in touch if you want to experience our award winning products and hear great stories from the Finnish countryside.

WE WARMLY WELCOME OUR NEW CORPORATE MEMBER EKTE. NORDIC KITCHEN

 

 

Danish-born restauranter Soren Jessen, who has owned successful City stalwart 1 Lombard Street since 1998 launched Ekte Nordic Kitchen in the Bloomberg Arcade in the city of London on 30 April 2018. Ekte, meaning genuine or real in Norwegian, will offer a varied Nordic menu, overseen by Swedish-born Head Chef Robin Freeman. The Scandinavian-influenced restaurant and cafe/deli is open daily throughout the day for both eat-in or takeaway, with changing menus from breakfast through lunch and dinner. Ekte strives to be sensitive to the environment and to create minimal waste by acting responsibly with it’s carefully sourced recyclable, bio-degradable and reusable packaging for it’s takeaway food and drink service.

Ekte was designed by London-based Danish design studio JLKDS. The glass-fronted 60-seat space features central food bar and open kitchen, with 20 additional seats available outside. Design features oak and marble table tops, Werner chairs, XX lighthing, and aleather banquette curving along one long wall. The modern interior utilises raw materials of weathered oak, tanned leather, polished concrete, charred timber and pale stone.

About Bloomberg Arcade

Bloomberg Arcade is new culinary and cultural destination in the heart of the Square Mile. The covered pedestrian arcade runs through the site of Bloomberg’s European headquartes and brings together independent restaurants from some of the biggest names in food.

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 Junior.