January 2018

Top story January 2018

Strength in numbers

The growth of Japan’s equality, diversity and inclusion groups
Obituary January 2018

Ian de Stains OBE (8 December, 1948–18 December, 2017)

BCCJ executive director for 24 years and prolific BCCJ ACUMEN writer
Foreword January 2018

Happy New Year!

Message to the UK community in Japan from British Ambassador Paul Madden CMG
Simon Farrell Publisher
Publisher January 2018

Strong and long

More busy times for bilateral ties
David Bickle President
President January 2018

Time to reflect

Resolve to seize business prospects
Lori Henderson MBE Executive Director
Executive Director January 2018

A new year, a new era

Standing on the shoulders of giants
Education January 2018

School of thought

Japan follows global trend for international education
Education January 2018

Keep in touch

UK alumni groups in Japan play key role in bilateral ties
Diversity & inclusion January 2018

Educate and encourage

Tomoya Hosoda, Japan’s first male transgender politician, lays down a marker
Embassy January 2018

Deeper insight

City of London and Tokyo agree to stronger ties in financial services
Health January 2018

How to stay in shape

Avoid failing your new year’s health resolution
Health January 2018

Dark side of diets

How pressure to be thin can cause harm
Awards January 2018

The Japan–British Society: 2017 Awards

Gongs for work in sport, finance and culture
Book review January 2018

Life’s journey

New haiku collection opens up the literary form
Publicity January 2018

New fusion

Clarence International School brings together art and UK education in downtown Tokyo
Publicity January 2018

New Contract Business Division

An interview with Ben Cordier, director