Make Europe Work! magazine

Brexit issue  September 2017

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  • Welcome by David Thomas MBE, COBCOE Executive Chairman
  • About COBCOE, the Brexit report and Brexit Ambition project
  • Key questions on Brexit negotiations and business by Hogan Lovells
  • Kompass tips on being export ready
  • Lloyd's in Europe by Benno Reischel, Lloyd's Head of Europe
  • Cyprus – well prepared for a bright future in manufacturing
  • COBCOE Connects, the trusted business development online platform moderated by local experts
  • Au revoir English language? Today Translations looks at the use of English in the European Commission
  • International Trade and Brexit by David Johnson, Director, Halo Financial
  • Featured members: British and Commonwealth Chamber of Commerce in Finland, Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce, Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce 
  • Working in partnership with COBCOE


Annual Conference issue April 2017

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Make Europe Work! magazine April 2017

Welcome by David Thomas MBE, COBCOE Executive Chairman
Interview with Marc Decorte, Chairman of TIAO,
Kirstin Gillon of ICAEW's IT Faculty
Jurga Zillinskiene, CEO of Today Translations
Rebecca Herle of Kompass
Jaguar Land Rover
Alison FitzGerland, COO of London City Airport
Halo Financial Services,
Jo Williams, Associate Director of Rochester PR Group
Peter Watts of Hogan Lovells

Owing to the announcement of the UK General Election, the UK Government went into purdah, preventing officials from making public announcements. Conrad Bird CBE, Director of the GREAT campaign, was therefore replaced by Max Steinberg, CBE FRSA, Chief Executive of Liverpool Vision, as our Awards Diner guest speaker.


Annual Conference issue June 2016

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MAKE Europe Work! magazine June 2016

Programme and speakers for the COBCOE Make Europe Work! Trade Conference at IFB2016, and Gala Dinner and Business Awards programme, plus articles on: continual learning, how events around the world affect businesses, currency management advice, a guide to sourcing data, a new platform to secure income streams, London City Airport and how the 'gig smiths' succeed in new markets.   


Winter 2015 / Spring 2016

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Make Europe Work! December 2015

Business advice on international trade and exporting for business owners/entrepreneurs by Chris Heyes, Head of International at the International Festival for Business 2016

Insurance sector innovation promises injection of liquidity to European Businesses by Neil Ross, Regional Manager EMEA Trade Credit, AIG

Setting the Standard – how industry standards work in the UK and how new entrants to the market can use them to best advantage

Language and the law – don't let lanuage barriers create a costly legal mess for your business

Doing Business in Estonia: Christopher Holtby, British Ambassador to Estonia, explains why this small country is a smart choice for exporters and investors.

ICT investment in the UK: Clive Lewis, ICAEW Head of Enterprise, highlights the support available for inward investment from the information and communications technology sector.

Start-up funding in the Baltics: Why more deals are happening – and growing bigger.

Plus many more articles providing valuable information on trade and investment. 


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