Welcome To The UK 2018

22 February 2018

Lina Sennevall

On Tuesday 20 February, the SCC held the 11th consecutive Welcome to the UK in Stockholm.

This event is for any individual or company looking to learn more about potential expansion of business to the UK.

Guests heard a welcome speech from UK’s Ambassador to Sweden, H.E. David Cairns, which was followed by a presentation from SEB who have together with Deloitte, conducted a survey on “What is in the minds of Swedish and British CFOs?”.

Guests were also given presentations from Visit Sweden and VisitBritian which spoke about trends in tourism to the two countries and how Brexit might affect future trends. Vistra, also a sponsor of the event, spoke about the “Formation and Evolution of a Business in the UK”. Last but not least, patent & trademark experts J A kemp, gave us a presentation on “What is IP and why should a start-up care?”.

The presentations were follow by a drinks reception where SCC Members Goodwille & Vistra exhibited their services and offerings.   

The event was also sponsored by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce who kindly hosted the event. Partners were ICC Sweden & the British Swedish Chamber of Commerce.

Thanks to all our guests and hope to see you at a future event soon!

Keep in touch on social

This year, SCC Patron @Electrolux_UK is celebrating 100 years in business. The Link met with Peter Spencer, Managing Director of Electrolux UK and Ireland, to discuss the company's rich heritage. https://t.co/CANWJB8I7Z #Electrolux #ElectroluxUK #TheLink #scc #SwedishChamber
On 8 October, SCC organises a Business Breakfast with Gian Power, the Founder and CEO of TLC Lions. This event aims at highlighting the importance of corporate wellness and is kindly hosted by Kinnarps UK. https://t.co/DCgk3uzJBA
Today we hosted a Business Breakfast on UK's industrial strategy with Mark Slaughter, Director General for Investment at the Department for International Trade. The discussions were chaired by Jens-Anders Palmqvist, General Manager at Danske Bank. https://t.co/H7EB671c6N

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