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Newsletter April 2016

Chairman's column

The Anglo-Dutch business community is operating in a challenging environment today with the date of the Referendum on the future of the EU membership of the UK now firmly in the agenda, Europe recovering from the recent atrocities in Brussels and the refugee crisis far from resolved. Read more


The issues at the heart of the Brexit-debate: Impact on employment and self employment

Read more here


PwC publish report on impact of Brexit on EU economy

PwC has recently compiled a report intended to inform the debate from an economic perspective and to help businesses to prepare for alternative possible outcomes of the UK Referendum on EU membership on 23rd June 2016.

Read more here

News and upcoming

Workshop 'Company formation in the UK' 14 april, Van der Valk de Biltsche Hoek

On 14 April 2016, the NBCC, together with selected partners/member companies, will organise a workshop in the Netherlands on "Company formation in the UK". During this interactive session, various issues will be discussed, such as types of company structures, incorporation, filing requirements and taxation. The workshop is aimed at Dutch entrepreneurs who are looking to set up an operation in the UK.

For more information and registration, click here

The NBCC/London City Airport Netherlands golf event will take place at Spaarnwoude on 24 May 2016

Join us at our annual golf event, which will be held at golf course Spaarnwoude this year. We are pleased to announce London City Airport as our new corporate sponsor for this event. For more information and registration, please click here

NBCC Economic & Fiscal Forum publish Position Paper on EU Anti-tax avoidance package

The European Commission has published its EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Package (ATAP) on 28 January 2016. In response to this publication, the NBCC Economic & Fiscal Forum has compiled a position paper, outlining the Forum's position regarding the proposals of ATAP. The Dutch language version of this document can be accessed here.


Events review

Anglo-Dutch news in the press

Looking to read news on the Netherlands in English.

NBCC Wembley football event

Over 65 guests attending the NBCC football event at Wembley on 29 March watched the England-Holland friendly match last month. England was sent crashing back to earth as they followed up last week’s win in Germany with a 2-1 defeat to Holland at Wembley. Read more

"To Brexit or not to Brexit, that’s the question", NBCC members show great interest in "Brexit"-debates

On 10 and 12 February 2016, the NBCC organised two debates on the issue of "Brexit", now even more prominently in the news with the Referendum date (23 June 2016) announced. Click here for the event review.


NBCC would welcome your input for member events

NBCC members will have noticed an intensified level of membership activity in the last few years. We intend to further increase the number and variety of partnering and networking events in the coming year. Are you a member and looking to be actively involved in our membership events programme? Feel free to contact us to discuss the possibilities.

Welcoming New Members

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


Everlake Trading Company is founded in 2008. Started small, nowadays the leading position in the household consumables products in the Netherlands.
Visit company website here

Float Center

Relaxation is important for body and soul. Float Center offers floating experiences for those who are looking for some time to relax.

Visit company website here 

Ten Holter Noordam Advocaten

Ten Holter Noordam advocaten is a medium sized law firm with offices in Rotterdam and Dordrecht, bringing you more than thirty lawyers and forming part of a strong international network.

Visit company website here

Rotterdam The Hague Airport

Rotterdam The Hague Airport has the ambition to be the best regional airport in the Netherlands and to be among the best of its kind at the European level.

Visit company website here


Vanmac BV has over 40 years of experience in the market so we can give practical advice, responsive service and online parts supply.

Visit company website here

About the NBCC

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

Events in the Netherlands


Events in the UK

NBCC Seminar on internal market for services, London
Thu 5 May 2016

Vision Exhibition, London
Tue 7 Jun - Wed 8 Jun 2016

Trade mission Offshore Wind 2016, Manchester
Mon 20 Jun - Wed 22 Jun 2016

NBCC Seminar on the competitiveness of the EU, London
Tue 21 Jun 2016



Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

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London SW7 5DP
United Kingdom

Tel: +44-(0)3333 440799

NBCC Netherlands:

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

Not yet an NBCC member but interested in our activities and services?

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Are you a member of the NBCC and do you have news to tell? Please feel free to send editorial/pictures to and we will publish information that we consider relevant to our members.

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