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NBCC Newsletter, July 2015

Chairman's Column
Instead of the predicted hung parliament, the British elections had a clear outcome. The certainty which this created was positive for trade and investment. Read more here.


NBCC Insights: Country Report UK, Rabobank
The NBCC is pleased to announce the completion of a research, published by Rabobank. This excellent English language report deals with the main strenghts and weaknesses of the UK economy. Download the full country report here.

Atradius' views on UK economy and sectors
Atradius, the leading credit insurance provider, has published an excellent English language report focusing on the recent economic trends in the United Kingdom.
Read more here.

News and upcoming

Anglo-Dutch news in the press

UK summer budget update by NBCC Premier Member McIntyre Hudson LLP

PE firm Apax acquires Dutch retailers Wehkamp and Fonq

Brexit - what would happen if Britain left the EU?

"Brexit" will hamper Netherlands exports to the UK

Why Europe is important for the UK

London City Airport ‘behind-the-scenes-tour’, London, UK
We're delighted that our new Premier Member London City Airport offers NBCC members an opportunity for a once in a lifetime private behind-the-scenes-tour of London City Airport, the airport which has been voted the best airport in London at the 2015 London Transport Awards. Read more here.

Fancy a fun and sociable golf session? Join us for the NBCC/KLM Golf Day, Wentworth UK, on 15 September
Read more here.

Events review

Global Offshore Wind, London welcomed more Dutch interest in UK renewables development. 15 Dutch companies on a trade mission visited the market recenty. Read more here.

Building a Culture of Innovation
‘Being bold’, ‘daring to be disruptive’ and ‘reaching high’ can drive innovation in any industry, was the message to NBCC Premier members in a recent event in London. Read more here.

APG: Investing to secure pensions
In a recent meeting for premier members of the NBCC, APG gave an insight in its key activities with special focus on its portfolio of investments in the UK. Read more here.

NBCC/Fenedex Masterclass Successful selling in the UK

Just having a great product or service may not be enough to sell it. In a recent Masterclass Dutch sales people were trained in selling successfully to the UK. Read more here.

Workshop on employing staff in the UK,Nieuwegein, NL

In conjunction with Premier Member company Birketts LLP, the NBCC has recently organised a successful workshop on employing staff in the United Kingdom. Read more here.

125th year celebration of Anglo-Dutch Trade
On the 30th April we were welcomed by our host Howard Kennedy to celebrate the NBCC’s 125th anniversary.
Read more here.


Welcoming New Members

The NBCC is delighted to introduce you to the following new members

New Premier Members

BAM Nuttall Ltd.

BAM Nuttall delivers quality civil engineering projects. We believe in working collaboratively and are fully committed to jointly developing the best and most cost effective solutions for all projects.
Visit website here ->

London City Airport

London City Airport, located just 22 minutes from Bank station, is the ideal departure airport for those who need to fly in and out of London.
Visit website here ->


New Corporate Members

Authentiek Leiderschap

By means of short, high-impact interventions, we release and connect the authentic hidden strengths of people, teams and organisations.
Visit website here ->

Bavak Beveiligingsgroep BV

Providing security systems.
Visit website here ->


INVEST Essex is the Inward Investment and business growth agency for an area that provides one of the best strategic business locations in the UK.
Visit website here ->

I.P. BV (Mise en Place)

Mise en Place is your partner in hospitality: 7 specialised labels, over 20 years of experience and 5000 trained and educated hospitality employees.
Visit website here ->


Lexence provides legal services on real estate and corporate law issues to organizations and businesses that operate on the Dutch market.
Visit website here ->

Martens Beton BV

Where other suppliers often stick to the well-trodden path, the men from Martens prefer to break new ground towards better solutions.
Visit website here ->

About the NBCC

The Netherlands British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) is a non profit organisation serving its members needs and promoting Anglo-Dutch trade & investment since 1889.

Events in the Netherlands

Benelux Webinar Series: Language in the Benelux
Thu 13 Aug 2015

NBCC Annual General Meeting and Members' reception, Amsterdam
Tue 22 Sep 2015

Networking event at Residence of the British Ambassador with presentation of Jaguar/Landrover
Tue 20 Oct 2015

NBCC/PAiE Annual Dinner, Amsterdam, NL
Thu 1 Dec 2015

 Events in the UK

NBCC/KLM Golf Day, Wentworth UK
Tue 15 Sep 2015

London City Airport ‘behind-the-scenes-tour’, London
Wed 30 Sep 2015

NBCC Trade Mission to the UK for Dutch suppliers to the oil and gas industry, Aberdeen
Wed 4 Nov - Thu 5 Nov 2015


Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

38 Hyde Park Gate
London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44-(0)3333 440799

NBCC Netherlands:

Benoordenhoutseweg 21-23
2596 BA Den Haag

Tel: +31-(0)70-205 5656

Contact: Michiel van Deursen, CEO

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