SCC reaching 1,000 followers on TwitterThe SCC are delighted to announce that over
1,000 Members and contacts are now following its updates and comments on
Twitter via @swedishchamber.
Isabel Marant brings her French touch to H&M
H&M initiates collaboration with the Parisian designer Isabel Marant, for their autumn collection.
Banco Santander invests €5M in Swedish iZettle
Zlatan Ibrahimovic nominated Swede of the year worldwide
The Swedish footballer Zlatan Ibranhimovic was nominated Swede of the year worldwide by the organisation Svenskar i Världen (Swedes in the world). Over 500 000 Swedes lives abroad.
The Annual Crayfish PartyThe Swedish Chamber of Commerce will once again kick off its autumn events programme with The Annual Crayfish Party on 6th September.
Swedish People's birthday
The Swedish National Day, or Swedish People's birthday, is celebrated today 6 June, just in time for the lilacs bloom.
Ingvar Kamprad steps down from Inter Ikea Group
Ingvar Kamprad (87) has made the decision to resign from the investment company Inter Ikea Group, which controls the IKEA brand. Ingvar’s youngest son, Mathias Kamprad (44) will take over as the new Chairman of the company.
Sweden to face Macedonia in friendly football match
Tonight, Monday 3 June, Sweden will face Macedonia in a friendly football game in Malmö, Sweden. The game is a direct preparation for Friday’s important fixture against Austria in the World Cup 2014 qualifications.
Fortnox launches innovative service
Fortnox launches innovative print and fulfilment service, helping SMBs optimise paper-based invoice management.
Brigadier general in Sweden Lena Hallin
Swedish defence attaché in London, Lena Hallin, first woman to be appointed Brigadier general in Sweden.
Ulf Nordfjell nominated Gold medal winner at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013
Ulf Nordfjell won a gold medal for the Laurent-Perrier Garden at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2013.
Sweden wins the World Championship in ice hockey
Being the host of this year’s IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, every Swede hoped for a gold medal for their home nation. This became a reality after Sweden won Sunday’s final against Switzerland with a 5 -1 defeat.
No ducal title for Mr Chris O’Neill when marrying Princess Madeleine of Sweden
The fiancée of Princess Madeleine, Mr Chris O'Neill, will have no prince or duke title after the wedding with Princess Madeleine. Mr O’Neill wishes to continue to be a U.S. citizen and remain in employment which the title would not allow.
Sweden's leading international Camerata ensemble, Camerata Nordica, makes its BBC Proms debut with a world première by Benjamin Britten.
Saturday 31 August, 2013 at 3 pm
Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Square, London SW1X 9DQ
Sweden 'second best' country to become a mum
According to a new ranking which looked at pregnancy risks and infant health, Sweden is the second best country in the world in which to be a mother.
FBCC Event Invitation - How to Manage International Teams
The Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce welcomes you to the prestigious Dartmouth House in Mayfair to learn how to establish and manage a successful international team.
Spotify’s plans to take on the world
Spotify plans to take on the world as they launch in Mexico, and furthermore plan on an expansion to the whole of Latin America.
Entrepreneurship Forum 2013: A Bigger Splash
Join the SCC and the Young Professionals for the highly anticipated Entrepreneurship Forum: A Bigger Splash. The event will welcome a number of exciting entrepreneurs from Sweden and the UK.
Looking forward to the Walpurgis Ball
The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK invites its Members, spouses and friends to the black tie Walpurgis Ball, in celebration of Valborgsmässoafton. The evening promises a three course meal, dancing, 12 man jazz band, as well as entertainment from Lunds Student Singers.
Uncover Creativity - the Swedish Way
What do Spotify, Volvo, Skype, IKEA, H&M, Absolut Vodka, Swedish House Mafia and DICE have in common? If you guessed Sweden, you’re right. The question is: what is the secret behind their success?
Sweden takes the lead in a new initiative to empower women
Women around the world are under-represented in businesses and other leadership positions. Today, the Swedish Minister for Enterprise Annie Loof introduced a new initiative at the annual conference for women entrepreneurs. The "Golden Rules of Leadership" seek to make the world more equal, and furthermore enhance everyone’s daily steps to promote female talent.
This spring Jumperfabriken teams up with Swedish Hasbeens for a London based Pop-up shop.
On Friday the 19 April Jumperfabriken’s spring collection will be available for purchase at the pop-up shop’s Brick Lane location. Together with fellow Swedes and clog makers Swedish Hasbeens the two brands share the shop, aptly named “Sweden Calling”, at 25 Hanbury St, just off the legendary and multicultural London street.
SWEDISH THEATRE IN LONDON, SPECIAL OFFER FOR £10 TICKETS
Riksteatern and Malmö Stadsteater present:
I CALL MY BROTHERS
by Jonas Hassen Khemiri
Directed by Faranz Arbabi
Don’t miss the rare opportunity to see the Dr Glas production at Wyndham Theatre
It was only eight years ago that Krister Henriksson was living in a hotel in the fishing village of Ystad. As he was filming the now much acclaimed original Swedish TV series ‘Wallander’, he struck upon another idea, to memorise ‘Dr Glas’, the experimental novel by Swedish writer Hjalmar Söderberg.
UKTI Nordics & Baltics Invitation
If you are a company active in the Energy, Arctic, Infrastructure and Healthcare space you should pay attention. Right on your doorstep you will find growing European economies with major business opportunities in your sector. Want to know more?