February 2015

Top story February 2015

Style: UK rules the runway

British designers make a splash at Fashion Week Tokyo, receiving top awards for global business potential.
BCCJ Event February 2015

Cautious optimism for 2015

William Sposato advised members on what to expect in today's economic climate.
David Bickle OBE President
February 2015

Stimulating business relations

Providing members with access to figures in British business is a key aim.
Lori Henderson MBE Executive Director
February 2015

Learning together

Big business, entrepreneurs and Japanese culture provide role models.
Kathryn Wortley
February 2015

Market entry success

The UK's reputation and expertise provide a vehicle for entry into the Japan market.
Arts February 2015


UK arts events in Japan
Trade February 2015

Export Drive!

UKTI conducts a trade mission to support some 50 UK firms enter the market.
Fashion February 2015

Old crafts for new products

A Scottish milliner is carving a niche with the fusion of traditional materials.
Technology February 2015

Expert tech scene appeals to Japan firms

Three businesses will enter the UK market thanks to support from a new tech award.
Publicity February 2015

Project moves outstanding firms onto global stage

Saitama City is providing opportunities for joint R&D.
Publicity February 2015

expert knowhow in energy field

Koshiro Iwaya explains Robert Walters Tokyo's specialities.
Media February 2015

Expert looks for sweet ideas

A high-street retailer has come to Tokyo in search of the firm's new range of desserts.
Media February 2015

Lennon legacy could help peace

A city is considering using land formerly owned by the family of Yoko Ono in tribute to John Lennon's work.
Media February 2015

Tokyo pitches jet to London

Japan has asked Britain to buy its P-1 submarine hunting aircraft.

Challenging the status quo at work


Immigration to support society


Creating a successful business culture

Media February 2015

News in brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports
JET February 2015

Where are they now?

JET alumnus shares how the programme has changed his work and life.
Media February 2015

Deal to boost growth in trials of stem cells

A deal between London and Tokyo is set to be of strategic importance to the UK cell therapy community.
If You Ask Me February 2015

What price freedom of speech?

The right to free speech may come with responsibilities but it should be protected.
Help February 2015

The slippery slope to eating disorders

Charity helpline TELL explores how to help children deal with the pressures of dieting.
Gongs February 2015

Britons receive top honours

Honorary ambassadors are celebrated for their work to further bilateral relations.
Books February 2015

Current issues in historic context

This book examines what hinders freedom in Japan.