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Style: UK rules the runway

by Kathryn Wortley

British designers make a splash at Fashion Week Tokyo, receiving top awards for global business potential.

BCCJ ACUMEN’s Purpose:

To strengthen UK-Japan economic and cultural relations by providing BCCJ Members, the British community, and others in Japan with a forum to promote their products and services, share ideas and information, and cultivate Anglo-Japanese understanding and cooperation.

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Features

E-BULLETIN EXCLUSIVE

Immigration to support society

by Jeremy Sanderson

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E-BULLETIN EXCLUSIVE

Creating a successful business culture

by Jonathan Sampson

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E-BULLETIN EXCLUSIVE

Challenging the status quo at work

by Paul Dupuis

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Fashion

Old crafts for new products

by Kathryn Wortley

A Scottish milliner is carving a niche with the fusion of traditional materials.

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BCCJ Event

Cautious optimism for 2015

by John Amari

William Sposato advised members on what to expect in today’s economic climate.

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Trade

Export Drive!

by Julian Ryall

UKTI conducts a trade mission to support some 50 UK firms enter the market.

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Technology

Expert tech scene appeals to Japan firms

by Julian Ryall

Three businesses will enter the UK market thanks to support from a new tech award.

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Publicity

expert knowhow in energy field

by Koshiro Iwaya

Koshiro Iwaya explains Robert Walters Tokyo’s specialities.

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JET

Where are they now?

by Rob Gorton

JET alumnus shares how the programme has changed his work and life.

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Publicity

Project moves outstanding firms onto global stage

by Noam Katz

Saitama City is providing opportunities for joint R&D.

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Gongs

Britons receive top honours

by Julian Ryall

Honorary ambassadors are celebrated for their work to further bilateral relations.

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Arts

ARTS

by Kana Shimoyoshi

UK arts events in Japan

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Help

The slippery slope to eating disorders

by Anonymous

Charity helpline TELL explores how to help children deal with the pressures of dieting.

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If You Ask Me

What price freedom of speech?

by Ian de Stains OBE

The right to free speech may come with responsibilities but it should be protected.

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Books

Current issues in historic context

by Ian de Stains OBE

This book examines what hinders freedom in Japan.

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Media

Japan / UK News

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