We warmly welcome our new Corporate Member Joisto

We are happy to present the newest Corporate Member of the FBCC, Joisto!

Digital Content Delivery, Reimagined.

Optimise your business and streamline processes with digitally stored and managed documents that can be accessed instantaneously, from anywhere.

 

 

JOISTO AT A GLANCE

Dynamic. Flexible. Robust

IMPROVE PROCESSES: Remove lengthy, manual and costly document storage and management processes

CONTENT MANAGEMENT: Joisto supports all business communications, printed documents, emails, office documents, images, video and voice recordings, which can all be indexed and searched within the platform

SECURE & COMPLIANT: User tracking, versioning management, document management life cycle, automated processes and timestamp functions

We warmly welcome our new Corporate Member KPA Unicon

KPA Unicon has been tackling the world’s toughest energy problems for nearly three decades. From renewable, clean-energy solutions like our biomass, industrial waste and waste gas boiler plants to operational modifications that increase the efficiency of existing energy plants, KPA Unicon is inspiring and facilitating the world’s transition to clean energy.

They provide heat and steam production capacity as a service, which enables you to invest your capital on other business areas instead of energy production facilities. KPA Unicon will be responsible of the design, construction and operation and maintenance of the plant and guarantee the heating capacity you need to be available, while you can concentrate on your core business.

FBCC General Manager Emma met the first female President of Finland Tarja Halonen

On Friday 8th March, to mark International Women’s Day, our General Manager Emma Jalonen attended WOW – Women of the World Festival at London’s Southbank Centre. President Tarja Halonen – the first female President of Finland – was one of the speakers at the event, discussing global feminism with anti-FGM activist Nimco Ali, the festival’s founder Jude Kelly, Zainah Anwar, the founder of Malaysian organisation Sisters in Islam and Purna Sen, Director of Policy at UN Women, in a panel discussion led by legendary singer, activist and humanitarian Annie Lennox.

The event, in its 9th year, is part of a global movement celebrating women and girls and looking at the obstacles that stop them from achieving their potential. President Halonen’s visit was organised by the Embassy of Finland in London and the Finnish Institute in London.

 

 

FBCC Member Goodwille is recruiting a Financial Controller

FBCC member Goodwille is recruiting a Financial Controller. This is a great opportunity if you have a passion for numbers and you would like to work with amazing colleagues.

Goodwille is a forward-thinking, ambitious company dedicated to providing foreign businesses with the kind of professional services required to establish themselves and flourish in the UK. These include Corporate Legal, Finance, People Management, Payroll & Virtual Offices.

You can read more about the position and how to apply here.

 

FBCC Member Insignis Media is recruiting a PR & Social Media Intern

FBCC Member Insignis Media is looking for a PR and Social Media Intern here in London. The Intern would provide support to their Creative Director and media team in the Insignis office based in London Fields.

“The internship will provide the successful candidate with a thorough understanding of media relations and traditional and new media techniques, and how to use those to manage reputation and influence public opinion and behaviour.”

Read more about the position and how to apply here.

 

Office Blueprint is hiring a Sales Executive

FBCC Member Office Blueprint is hiring a Sales Executive to develop their innovative and exciting Finnish brands, such as Naava, Framery and LoOok Industries. Experience in selling to A&D and major accounts essential. See their LinkedIn post for more information.

 

 

FBCC is recruiting Marketing and Events Coordinator Trainees for Fall 2019

Recruiting Marketing and Events Coordinator Trainees (2)

The Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce in London is recruiting two Marketing and Events Coordinator Trainees. The positions are due to start in early August 2019 and will last circa 5-6 months. If you are looking for a chance to gain valuable experience working in a dynamic environment as part of an energetic team, you may be just the person we are looking for.

For more details on the job description and skills needed please see our job advertisement.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the position, please email us at info@fbcc.co.uk.

 

 

FBCC Members Office Blueprint and Light Cognitive start collaboration

FBCC Member Office Blueprint has partnered up with other FBCC Member Light Cognitive. The office design and well being focused Office Blueprint will now carry Light Cognitive’s products. Light Cognitive focuses on creating health benefits from circadian lighting .
In addition, Office Blueprint launched a new Welltek brand covering Wellbeing in the office with other Finnish health tech brands Naava, LooOk Industries and Framery. Read Office Blueprint’s Neal’s LinkedIn post about it for more information.

WE PROUDLY WELCOME OUR NEW PATRON MEMBER BORENIUS

Borenius is one of the largest and most experienced law firms in Finland, with offices in Helsinki, Tampere, St. Petersburg and New York. They provide services in all areas of Finnish and Russian law for corporate clients, and advise Finnish clients mainly on corporate matters in the United States. Borenius is ranked as a top tier Finnish firm by all leading legal directories and in any given year, the firm is at the top of the deal tables in Finland in IPOs, M&A and financing transactions.

FULL-SERVICE LAW FIRM
Borenius was established in 1911. Since then they have handled some of the most challenging assignments for the most interesting clients. As businesses have become increasingly globalised, the demand for high-calibre legal advice has followed – they have grown to a firm that currently employs over 110 lawyers. Borenius’ key service areas are transactions, advisory and dispute resolution, in which it serves clients’ needs with leading practitioners in some 20 separate practice areas.

GLOBAL OPERATOR AND SERVICES IN THE UK
Borenius has always been committed to extending its global reach. Their global presence is built on their own Russian and US offices and  Chinese, Nordic and London desks supporting inbound and outbound clients together with a network of leading independent law firms in these and other jurisdictions. This offers a convenient gateway for international companies looking to invest and do business in the Finnish, Russian, Baltic and Nordic territories. In the United Kingdom, Borenius operate through an extensive network of local law firms to ensure effective and comprehensive legal coverage. In addition, they employ lawyers who have been educated in English universities and many of their lawyers have also lived and worked in England. www.borenius.com

Welcome to the FBCC!

New Trainee at the FBCC

The FBCC welcomes a new addition to the team for the Spring 2019 period. Please welcome Heli!

Heli is an international master student from the University of Helsinki. She studies European and Nordic Studies and has a bachelors degree in International Relations with Business specialisation. Heli enjoys an international environment and she has completed her studies in Spain, London and New York. In London she completed a part of her studies in the London School of Economics and Political Science and has also worked in London previously.

She is looking forward to learning more about marketing, Finnish businesses in the UK and networking skills.  She is looking forward to meeting new people and all the members and friends of the Chamber. Heli is very excited to be back to London and work for the FBCC!

 

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.