Businesses of all sizes, sectors and across every community, region and nation have been impacted in an unprecedented way by the current Coronavirus pandemic. OBR’s latest projections provide an extremely bleak assessment of the UK’s near-term economic prospects.
Join our webinar, organised in partnership with Moneycorp, to hear the views of Vicky Pryce, a renowned Economist and Business Consultant and our Director General, Dr. Adam Marshall, as they discuss what needs to be addressed in order to protect businesses and jobs needed to help kick-start the recovery and how the future economic landscape could evolve following what has been described as one of the world’s greatest economic challenges since the Second World War.
Vicky Pryce’s recent posts have included: Senior Managing Director at FTI Consulting; Director General for Economics at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS); and Joint Head of the UK Government Economics Service where she was responsible for evidence based policy and for encouraging measures that promoted greater productivity in the UK economy. She had previously been Partner and Chief Economist at KPMG and earlier held chief economist positions in banking and the oil sector. Vicky co-founded GoodCorporation, a company set up to promote corporate social responsibility.
She is patron of ‘Pro-bono Economics’ and has served as Master of one of the City of London’s Livery Companies. She sits on the Department for Business Innovation and Skills’ panel monitoring the economy and is on City AM’s Shadow Monetary Policy Committee.
The British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg‘s new global campaign, “𝗪𝗵𝗲𝗿𝗲 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗕𝗲𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴𝘀” is a campaign that aims to provide a powerful platform for businesses to come together, drive growth, and make a real difference in the market. As part of this campaign, we will spotlight our members who have also answered three short questions for us! We asked Craig Blair | Country Head | Franklin Templeton
Festival Events Asbl has announced the launch of its British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg 2023 (Autumn edition), which will take place from 13 to 28 September in the Cinémathèque and Ciné Utopia. The festival provides a unique opportunity for viewers to experience various new films from the UK and Ireland before their release in Luxembourg, and vote in the Audience Award. The organiser will screen 12 feature-length films from a cross-section of genres, mainly representing independent cinema. The organiser will also screen five short films, host a seminar, and launch a Young Filmmaker Competition.
The objectives of the British Chamber of Commerce for Luxembourg are to follow and influence developments in the economic and business world in Luxembourg affecting members’ interests, and so contribute to making Luxembourg an attractive place to do business. The Tax and Legal groups of the BCC address key issues in their sectors to corporate and individual members through a number of events, and seek to raise awareness and influence decision makers as to the issues of concern to the BCC membership.