Can't read this newsletter properly? Click here to open it in your browser

NBCC Newsletter, October 2014

Chairman's Column

Since our last Newsletter, Scotland has voted to remain part of the United Kingdom - a decision well received by the business community and one that will enable continued expansion of the strong commercial links between the UK and the Netherlands. Read more

News and upcoming

Netherlands 2015 Budget: Prudence required for economic recovery
Despite growth predictions of 1.25% next year, Dutch finance minister, Jeroen Dijsselbloem, cautions prudence during a fragile recovery. Read more


6 November 2014, London: "Operating in the UK transport market. The Story of DAF Trucks". Book your place now!


On 20 November 2014, the NBCC, together with the British, Belgian and Luxembourg Chambers of Commerce, is delighted to invite you to a gala dinner and awards ceremony to celebrate the best of British and Benelux business. Read more



NBCC Insights: "Manufacturing: Making it globally".
A new study of UK manufacturing by DLA Piper uncovers four motivations for developing international operations.
Read more

NBCC Insights: New publication:
A recent report is leading NBCC to a greater focus on the automotive sector, from both a UK and Dutch perspective. Read more

NBCC Insights: New Publication:
Historically among the top three investors in each others' economies, trade and investment levels between the UK and the Netherlands are still not what they could be. Read more

Events Review


NBCC Event Review: “Partners for Growth”   
In September, NBCC members and guests took part in a lively debate with senior Dutch ministers on how to get the most from the Netherlands/UK economic relationship.               
Read more

NBCC event review: "Restoring trust in Corporations", London, 23 September 2014.

With ‘trust’ a corner-stone of relationships between companies and their customers, Professor Colin Mayer outlined what needs to be done when it is lost. Read more




NBCC event review: 123rd Annual General Meeting and technical events, 23 September 2014.
Read more

NBCC Event Review: 53rd NBCC/KLM UK Golf event
Read more



Welcoming New Members

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


Ahrend Ltd

A producer of furniture with over 1,000 employees, Ahrend primarily focuses on the office, education and health care markets.

Visit Website >



Elliot Thomas Ltd

Construction Site Logistics.
Visit Website > 


Gartner UK Ltd.

Gartner is the world's leading information technology research and advisory company, providing clients with cutting-edge advice and thought leadership across the full spectrum of IT for more than 30 years.
Visit Website >




Haitsma Beton BV

Prefab concrete elements for bridges, viaducts, stadiums, parking garages etc.
Visit Website >


Henk & Kim Vof

Sales of Asian decorative products.
Visit Website > 


Margetson Van 't Zelfde & Co.

Legal services, litigation, advice. 
Visit Website >





Megachem (UK) Ltd.

Chemical sector.
Visit Website >



Nicodem Management Consulting BV

Program management, project lead, advice and counselling on: post merger integration, demergers, breakthroughs and turnarounds, start-ups, market/organization alignment.
Visit Website >




Novagraaf UK

Novagraaf provides legal and consulting services in the field of Intellectual Property (IP).
Visit Website >



Zuyd Hogeschool

Zuyd is a regional institution of higher education which aims at the development and transfer of high-quality and practically oriented knowledge for the development of professions and our region.
Visit Website >

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

British Society Bonfire Night
Sun 9 Nov 2014

NBCC/PAiE/UKTI Annual Dinner, Amsterdam, NL
Tue 25 Nov 2014

NBCC/Fenedex "Masterclass Sales UK”
Wed 26 Nov 2014

Events in the UK

Trade mission British oil- & gas sector, Aberdeen, UK
Tue 4 Nov 2014 - Thu 6 Nov 2014

First Tuesday Drinks, with BLCC, London
Thu 4 Nov 2014

Operating in the UK transport market: The story of DAF Trucks Ltd.
Thu 6 Nov 2014

Gala event and presentations: the Golden Bridge Trade & Export Awards
Thu 20 Nov 2014





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


NBCC information

Further information about our NBCC, events, services and benefits of membership can be found on

Not yet an NBCC member? Join an active network of over 200 companies in Anglo-Dutch business. We have organised events, trade missions, seminars and exhibitions to bring together companies in Anglo-Dutch business for over 125 years.

Looking for more connections, insights, support? Contact us here

Sponsors/Premier Members


Would you like to unsubscribe from this newsletter? Click here.