February 2014

Japanese Media February 2014



Employer Branding Key to Success

How do you attract these qualified individuals? This is exactly where employer branding comes in.

Charity, Food and Fun

In addition to entertainment and cuisine, the ISSH Family Festival provides a chance for students to promote charity organisations.

How To Motivate Your Team

People judge firms based on their employees. Uninterested, demotivated, disengaged staff are brand assassins.
Books February 2014

True to Form

David Peace's recent book, Red or Dead, is about Bill Shankly, the late manager of Liverpool Football Club.
Arts February 2014


UK arts events in Japan
Recruit February 2014

Outlook Good for Hiring

Things are looking up in Japan, as this year’s salary surveys suggest rising confidence among businesses in all sectors.
Simon Farrell Publisher
February 2014

Room for a View

Our newest columnist is an eloquent and informed female Japanese resident of London, Ginko Kobayashi.
February 2014

You Only Vote Twice

Possible changes to the BCCJ constitution will be presented at an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on 5 March.
Media February 2014

New, Cleaner London Cabs

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. has unveiled a new cab design for London.
Media February 2014

Space Tours on Offer

A Tokyo-based travel agency has been set up to handle space tours for Virgin Galactic.
Media February 2014

Intrepid Scouts to Travel Overseas

Two high school students are planning a 10-day, 160km hike through rural Japan in August.
Media February 2014

Sky Tree Photo Wins First Prize

A wedding photographer from the Cotswolds has been named Landscape Photographer of the Year, for his picture taken from Tokyo Sky Tree.
Media February 2014

news in brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan news
London Calling February 2014

What the UK Media Taught Me About the Truth

“It is up to you to decide what’s what” and “telling the truth, however painful, comes first as a journalist” are important lessons I've learned.
Japanese Media February 2014

what you missed in the japanese press

Forecasts for 2014; Tax Rise Prompts Shopping Rush; Jobs Shortage Seen; Late-night Bus Service Launched
If You Ask Me February 2014

From the Horse’s Mouth

In this Year of the Horse, the Tokyo governor’s race and the Sochi Winter Olympics are events to watch.
History February 2014

Great Legacy of “Japan’s Keynes”

On a very cold snowy morning, about 100 armed soldiers barged into my great-grandfather’s residence in Akasaka and ruthlessly murdered him.
Health February 2014

“Psychobiotics”: the Gut–Brain Link

Some probiotics are capable of producing and delivering neuroactive substances that may impact mental health.
Lori Henderson MBE Executive Director
February 2014

A Global Education at the BCCJ

With global jinzai such a hot topic on the road to 2020, education and innovation are never far from our minds at the BCCJ.
Embassy February 2014

New World Order?

The decline of the US is much exaggerated, and China, for all is bombast, faces some serious issues in the immediate future.
Culture February 2014

Art of the Potter

Mingei is a true East-meets-West movement, as the aesthetic values of the Japanese style merged with modern Western techniques.
Top story February 2014

Kansai’s British boffins

Britain’s long tradition of scientific pioneering is as strong as ever—and is making its presence felt in the Kansai region.
Books February 2014

The Man Behind the Curtain

This biography of Laurence Olivier looks closely at the star's personal life and the demons that drove him.
BCCJ Event February 2014

The Devil’s in the Detail

A football behemoth for the best part of the past 20 years, Manchester United is just as much a colossus of the global business world.