October 2014


Protecting Nature’s Pollinators

Debate is ongoing about chemicals introduced into the environment to allegedly protect plants from weeds, diseases and insects.

Finding Harmony through the Outdoors

Spending time with Mother Nature can help restore inner balance amid the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Selling Isn’t Telling

Asking questions, rather than giving presentations, can provide the client with solutions, and increase sales.
British Business Awards October 2014

Judges on the spot

The judging panel of this year's BBA give their insights into what they are looking for from nominees and why.
BCCJ Event October 2014

Tourism bodies tie up ahead of Tokyo 2020

VisitBritain shares learnings for Tokyo as the campaign to increase tourism numbers following London 2012 yields positive results.
Books October 2014

A time and place unpeeled

An Encyclopaedia of Myself explores the life and times of Brit Jonathan Meades.
Export To Japan October 2014

Showcasing the Best of British

UK Trade & Investment hosts GREAT Week Japan to support UK firms.
Kathryn Wortley
October 2014

Crossing borders for gender equality

Global leaders share insights on empowering both men and women.
Event October 2014

Hawaii Warms Hearts

Supporters of children's charity Shine On! Kids enjoyed entertainment and games to raise money for key projects next year.
Lori Henderson MBE Executive Director
October 2014

Record-breaking month of events

Offerings included social gatherings and events to support business and government initiatives.
Health October 2014

Guide to Dengue Fever

The most effective way of controlling outbreaks of the virus is to target the mosquitos who carry it.
Help October 2014

Creating a More Supportive Society

As one in four people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime, TELL offers advice on how to help and how to get support.
Industry October 2014

Pass the cheese, please

Quality artisan cheeses from the UK are making inroads in the domestic market.
Industry October 2014

Experiences, not attractions

Flexibility in both service and process is the key to success in the diverse international tourism market.
Interview October 2014

Recruitment Industry still on Solid Ground

Economic confidence has resulted in an increasing number of European firms entering the Japan market.
If You Ask Me October 2014

Get Ready, on Your Marks …

As Tokyo prepares for the Olympic and Paralympic Games, the country has lessons to learn to achieve success.
Japanese Media October 2014

UK-Japan News

Sharp changes foreseen in e-commerce sector; evolution of "big three" convenience stores; supermarkets, foreign beers grab more sales
Lifestyle October 2014

Bike culture reborn

Today, fewer Japanese are buying motorbikes, but that trend is gradually changing.
JET October 2014

Where are they now?

JET alumnus shares how the programme has influenced his work and life.
Media October 2014

News in Brief

Your monthly digest of UK-Japan media reports
Media October 2014

First UK choir to sing at top festival

The Bath Male Choir will perform in Hyogo Prefecture on 3 November.
Media October 2014

Plymouth event could boost business and exports

Organisers of Japan400 Plymouth hope to foster bilateral trade links.
Media October 2014

Nostalgia trip for Oasis exhibit

Rare and iconic photos of the Manchester Brit pop group come to Tokyo.
Media October 2014

Think tank reports rise in nations’ output

The UK and Japan move up in this year's Global Competitiveness Index.
David Bickle OBE President
October 2014

Gaining business insight

Chamber events present opportunities for members to hone their skills.
Top story October 2014

Working for Women

How to empower women was the key theme at the World Assembly for Women in Tokyo.
Arts October 2014


UK arts events in Japan