The ultimate platform for Swedish-British business

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the United Kingdom is the ultimate platform for entrepreneurs and businesses within the Swedish-British business community. Founded in 1906 – by business and for business – we have represented, inspired and promoted our members, extended commercial relations between our countries, and delivered first-class services and events for over a century.

Peter Sandberg steps down as Chief Executive for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK

7 July

After almost five years as Chief Executive for the Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK, Peter Sandberg has taken the decision to step down from his position as of 1 January 2023. The SCC Board of D...

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We are recruiting: Are you our new Events & Programmes Manager?

19 July

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce for the UK is seeking to employ an experienced Events & Programmes Manager to join its team in London. This full-time role within the SCC is an excellent career cho...

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The death of the CV: Why we have to hire on potential rather than experience

22 July

The first thing businesses do when looking to hire is to put together a list of experiences, core competencies and hard skills that they want in a new recruit. More often than not, multiple stakeholde...

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Understanding the UK media landscape

22 July

There is no marketing channel more credible than earned media, but securing media mentions for your business is hard work and requires building long-term relationships with top tier journalists. And i...

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Breaking the unhealthy work-cycle

13 July

Talking to someone about how you feel could be the first step in breaking an unhealthy work-cycle. However, many people are unwilling to admit their limitations to themselves, even more so to another...

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Swedish-British Reception & Dinner

22 August, 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Fotografiska, Stadsgårdshamnen 22, Stockholm 116 45

We are pleased to announce the celebratory and annual Swedish-British Dinner, taking place in Stockholm.

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Retail Roundtable Dinner

14 September, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Aquavit, 1 St James's Market, St. James's, London SW1Y 4QQ

Welcome to this Roundtable Dinner at Aquavit on the UK retail industry, what challenges and opportunities retailers are facing post pandemic

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Ecosystem Exchange: Createch

21 September, 8:30am - 1:00pm

TBA, , London

Ecosystem Exchange: Createch is a Swedish-British business exchange within the creative tech and games industries, connecting entrepreneurs, stakeholders, investors and industry partners.

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Stora Enso – Forestry at the heart of business

12 July

With a history dating back an astonishing 700 years, SCC patron Stora Enso is the world’s oldest limited company. Although operating within multiple industries, one thing only is at the heart of Stora...

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Impact 2022: "Collaboration is key to create real impactful change"

8 July

We need more collaboration, speed and fundamentally change our business models to reach our net zero targets by 2050. These were some of the key take-aways as some of the most senior business leaders...

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Making use of the similarities and strengths shared between Sweden and the UK

6 July

Sweden and the UK is a world leading duo within the area of life sciences. With pioneering innovation, found in businesses such as Swedish-British AstraZeneca and Swedish Elekta, it is clear that the...

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How to vote in the Swedish General Elections from the UK

5 July

On 11 September, Sweden goes to the polls to decide who they trust to govern the country for the coming four years. As a Swedish expat, you might feel far away from Swedish politics, or that the elect...

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Ahead of Sweden’s General Elections: A new political landscape

30 June

With a changing political landscape and new alliances forming, casting your vote in the Swedish General Elections on 11 September might not be as straight-forward as you might think – especially if yo...

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Sweden increasingly important partner for the UK

29 June

According to a new report looking at Foreign Direct Investment in the UK, Sweden created a total of 54 projects and 1,716 new jobs in the UK last year. This can be compared to the commonwealth country...

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Swedish-British trade is on the rise again

23 June

Trade between Sweden and the UK has recovered to pre-Brexit levels, according to the National Board of Trade Sweden. The Board says that we are now seeing a change in a downward trend that has been on...

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Watch the webinar: How did Sweden and Finland go from a clear ‘no’ to saying ‘yes’ to NATO?

22 June

In the past both Sweden and Finland have clearly stated that there has been no majority among the population nor in Parliament for joining NATO. However, all changed in just under three months followi...

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Meet Christian Coolsaet, Managing Director at Volvo Trucks UK

20 June

Growing up in Belgium, somewhat of a second home to Volvo Group, the company has been present in most of Christian Coolsaet’s life. “I always looked up to the company. I was really inspired by them, a...

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Member benefits

  • The ultimate network. With over 400 member businesses, we represent the very core of Swedish-British business, and are one of the largest foreign Chambers in the UK.
  • Raise your profile. We offer a platform for you and your business to raise your profile in a meaningful way, and to connect with influencers from across the North Sea.
  • Education and insight. Join some of our first-class programmes and events, designed to support you and your teams on your journey into the UK.
  • Business services and matchmaking. Access our business services, offering matchmaking, market analysis, trade missions and delegation visits.
  • A content and active membership. According to our member survey, 96% would highly recommend the Swedish Chamber of Commerce to other business contacts.

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