February 2017

Top story February 2017

Welcome to Ambassador Paul Madden

The UK’s new top diplomat in Japan

When music takes over

YUSK on Tourette syndrome and the power of the piano
Chris Russell BCCJ ACUMEN Editor
February 2017

Strong start

People power in the UK community
Emma Hickinbotham Interim Executive Director
February 2017

More than a mission

BCCJ serves diverse members
David Bickle OBE President
February 2017

Constant progress

The benefits of feedback
Behind the Mic

We can work it out

Looking back on an interview with the legendary Paul McCartney
Travel February 2017

Elegant Japan

Paul Christie, the 38th Cool Japan Ambassador, talks about his plans to highlight a different side of the country
Science February 2017

Power of partners

Sellafield and TEPCO share nuclear knowhow
Sport February 2017

Bowled over

Japan cricket praised despite final loss, few fans and youth
Real Estate February 2017

Mortgage matters

Mortgage considerations for non-Japanese in Japan
Brexit February 2017

Easing FDI fears

UK treasury head Philip Hammond seeks to reassure investors
If You Ask Me February 2017

Getting off to a shaky start

Challenges in the Year of the Rooster
Book review February 2017

Fear of falling

Glimpses Over the Edge: People Displaced by Conflict, Violence and Persecution by Alexander Treves
Publicity February 2017

King SkyFront

Daiwa House’s Tonomachi Project creates medical gateway
Publicity February 2017

2017: Day Three Train Wreck

Japanese language has lots of insightful sayings, and mikka bozu is one of them.
Publicity February 2017

Business in the heart of Tokyo

Internationally minded firms have discovered that Marunouchi is the place to put down their Japan roots.
Publicity February 2017

Famously warm welcome

With more than seven decades of experience, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has perfected the warmest of welcomes
Training February 2017

Stop with The Hard Sell Already

Put client success at the centre