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BCCH Christmas Party

 

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary kindly invites you to the annual

Christmas Party

 

Date: 19 December 2018, 18:00 (registration starts from 17:30)

Venue: Eiffel Palace

For more information, please click here.

A survey by the Association of Adult Educational Enterprises (FVSZ) 

 

Dear BCCH Members,

We kindly invite you to participate in an online survey made by the Association of Adult Educational Enterprises (FVSZ) about the human (mainly educational) needs of companies of domestic and foreign interest operating in Hungary.

 

We truly believe that the subject – educating and training adults at different organisations in Hungary – is essential regarding the country, the economy and last but not least the future of your business.  After a thorough analysis, the summary of the findings supplemented with the professional proposals of FVSZ will be presented to the policy decision makers.

We are aware that answering the questions trustworthily requires quite a little of your precious time but it would have made no sense to shorten this questionnaire otherwise we couldn’t have achieved the desired aims i.e. professionally established results. To simplify your work you can answer the questions online.

To access the survey, please click here.

Thank you for your help and of course, all the findings of the research will be published on the homepage of FVSZ and in different media.

Should you have any further information, comments, questions, or feedback, please do not hesitate to contact us at bcch@bcch.com.

Thank you very much for your time.

 

Best regards,

Csurgai Csilla

Executive Director

BCCH

JAGUAR LAND ROVER CONFIRMS TECHNICAL ENGINEERING OFFICE IN HUNGARY

JAGUAR LAND ROVER CONFIRMS TECHNICAL ENGINEERING OFFICE IN HUNGARY

 

        Jaguar Land Rover to open a new technical engineering office in Budapest to support the company’s European supply chain management

        100 roles will complement corporate, R&D, engineering and manufacturing functions headquartered in the UK

        Hungary is in close proximity to many key automotive suppliers and has a strong track record of automotive engineering talent

 

 

Friday 2 November 2018, Coventry: Jaguar Land Rover confirms plans to create a technical engineering office in Hungary, opening in early 2019.

Engineers in Budapest will work alongside Jaguar Land Rover’s supply chain located in Europe to support the launch of vehicles into the company’s global manufacturing locations.

Nick Rogers, Executive Director of Product Engineering, said:

“Hungary has a strong track record in automotive engineering. We have chosen it as the location for a new engineering office to enable close collaboration with our suppliers located in central and Eastern Europe. The team in Budapest will complement the suppliers and supplier technical assistance that we already partner within the region, as well as our teams in the UK.”

The office in Budapest joins Jaguar Land Rover’s engineering network in the UK, Republic of Ireland, China and North America.

Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Government of Hungary said:

“Today’s announcement by Jaguar Land Rover marks a new chapter in the Hungarian automotive industry as we welcome a new premium OEM to our country. The decision of the UK’s largest automotive manufacturer to open a technical engineering office in Budapest reaffirms our foreign direct investment strategy and in particular our specific focus on high-quality automotive-related growth.”

 

Jaguar Land Rover is looking for engineers with experience in a range of disciplines. For more information, please visit https://jlr.avature.net/hungarydirectapply.

 

Budapest Airport Tour

 

We would like to thank all of the participants for coming to the Budapest Airport Tour. It was a truly interesting, yet very entertaining event! We would like to say thank you to Budapest Airport for offering us the opportunity, and we are also grateful to the co-workers for the professional organisation. Special thanks to Mihály Hardy, the Communications Director of the Budapest Airport Zrt. for guiding us through the spectacular sites while entertaining us with stories about the institution. It was an unforgettable experience!

 

BCCH Family Day

Dear Members and Partners,

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary would like to thank you for attending the BCCH x FirstMed Family Day on 8 September 2018 at Academy Golf Budapest. We hope you found the event entertaining and that we will soon have the pleasure of welcoming you again.

We would like to thank our organising partner FirstMed for sponsoring the event, for the excellent programmes and for their efforts to make the event a success, as well as our generous sponsors who contributed to the success of this event: Tesco, Budapest British International School, Britannica International School Budapest, PwC Hungary, Lego Serious Play and USchool Hungary for all their help and support and Academy Golf Budapest for providing the venue. Special thanks to Photon and Sára Volom for capturing the best moments of the day.

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Let us thank you once more for coming, and we hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you at our next event.

Best regards,

The BCCH team

Runway Run 6.0

 

 

As every year, the BCCH has participated in the bud:runway run 6.0 once again, and we can say we had loads of fun! It’s not a surprise, that our Executive Director Csilla Csurgai performed excellently as always! Special thanks to Budapest Airport for organising the Runway Run charity every year, it is always a pleasure to run for a good cause!

 

New Office in the Bank Center!

We are happy to announce that the British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary and the British Business Centre have moved to the heart of the city! Come and visit us in the beautiful building of the Bank Center ( 1054 Budapest, Szabadság tér 7. ) during office hours and see how we can grow your business!

Our offices are open from 9:00 to 17:00.


We are moving!

The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary and the British Business Centre are excited to announce that we are moving to a new location! 

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Leadership change at PwC Hungary and at PwC CEE

After six years as PwC Hungary’s Country Managing Partner, Nick Kós will be moving on to a new role as CEO for the CEE region, with effect from 1 July 2018. He will be succeeded by Tamás Lőcsei, PwC Hungary’s Tax & Legal Services Leader.

 

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BCCH Uschool Entrepreneurship Programme



The USchool Hungary Final had been held last Friday at Brainbar with the participation of the top 5 teams pitching their ideas to a jury of six distinguished business leaders. 
Barcode to identify allergic ingredients (team GrEAT), sensor-enabled climbing wall (team LED) and fighting food waste through food truck food (team Rekame)– these were the top three project ideas that will represent Hungary in the international student startup competition in Ljubljana in a few weeks.
Under the Chamber’s leadership, we coordinated mentors to work with selected students in the BCCH Club while the entire program grew from 22 students to 96 students participating this year. Please read more about the programme here.

Events Calendar

  • BCCH Christmas Party

    The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungarykindly invites you to the annual Christmas Party Date: 19 December 2018, 18:00 (registrations from 17:30)Venue: Eiffel Palace (1055 Budapest, Bajcsy-Zsilinszky út 78.)   The British Chamber of Commerce in Hungary kindly invites you to...

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