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TOP: 25 Mar 2021
by BCCG Expertengruppe Energie / BCCG Energy Expert Group
Diskussionspapier "Die grüne Revolution" / Discussion Paper "The green revolution"
Insgesamt wird die Regierung GBP 12 Mrd. in die Umsetzung des Plans investieren und damit etwa 250,000 neue Arbeitsplätze schaffen. Johnson will mit diesem Programm auch den privaten Sektor motivieren. So sollen sich die staatlichen Investitionen in klimafreundliche Technologien durch Initiativen des privaten Sektors verdreifachen. Eine klare Ansage an die Londoner City, sich auf die neuen grünen Ambitionen einzustellen und auszurichten.[...]


British Prime Minister Boris Johnson presented a ten-point plan in December last year with which the UK's economy wants to embark on the path to climate neutrality by 2050. This happened shortly before the "Climate Ambition Summit“(1) to which the UK(2) had invited together with France, the UN, Italy and Chile.[...]

BCCG Diskussionspapier Expertengruppe Energie (de)
BCCG Discussion Paper Energy Expert Group (en)
OMFIF Commentary
Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum, London

OMFIF Commentary
14 Apr 2021
"Rechtliche Herausforderungen 100 Tage nach Ablauf der Brexit-Übergangszeit" - Interview mit Regional Committee Mitglied Dr. Thomas M. Grupp
Rechtsanwalt Dr. Thomas M. Grupp verfolgt die Entwicklung auch für die baden-württembergische Regionalgruppe der British Chamber of Commerce in Germany e.V. und für das Europa Zentrum Baden-Württemberg.
Grupp erklärt im Interview mit Badische Neueste Nachrichten-Redakteur Sebastian Raviol, welche rechtlichen Hürden noch zu meistern sind.

Lesen Sie das Interview hier.
12 Apr 2021
Department for International Trade Berlin -Vacancy-
Head of Business Communications (DEU21.067)
Application deadline: 2 May 2021

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through the official site
Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

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09 Apr 2021
His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passes away at the age of 99
His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, has died, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Buckingham Palace said: "It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
"His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle."

On behalf of the President, Michael Schmidt, and the BCCG Board and Council we express our deepest condolences to the Royal Family.

08 Apr 2021
Adrian Robinson Consulting, 39th new member in 2021
Adrian Robinson Consulting, Adrian Robinson, 92342 Freystadt
06 Apr 2021
Key information for UK nationals in Germany
IMPORTANT: Action required by 30 June 2021
UK nationals who were resident in Germany before 1 January 2021 have until 30 June 2021 to request their new residence card, which confirms their rights under the Withdrawal Agreement.

Find more information on the paper below.

Further important actions for UK nationals in Germany
In addition to requesting a new residence document (Aufenthaltsdokument-GB) UK nationals should:
1. Exchange your UK driving licence for a German one
2. Check your passport validity

Find the full information and links here.
01 Apr 2021
Dr. Martina Brämswig Timmermann, 38th new member in 2021
Dr. Martina Brämswig Timmermann, 49076 Osnabrück
26 Mar 2021
COVID-19: Vaccination and Vaccine Passports
This paper from DAC Beachcroft considers the following five issues: the employment and employer’s liability positions on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination, whether businesses may require vaccination passports to prove receipt of the COVID-19 vaccination, the vaccine programmes, and finally the position in relation to aviation and international travel.

Read the full paper from DAC Beachcroft here.
25 Mar 2021
Laura Landschof, 37th new member in 2021
YBCCG, Laura Landschof
23 Mar 2021
Enquetekommission zum Brexit: Welche Folgen eingetreten sind, was bevorsteht und wie Nordrhein-Westfalen reagieren kann
Die Enquetekommission des Landtags zum Austritt des Vereinigten Königreichs Großbritannien und Nordirland („Brexit“) aus der EU hat heute 127 Handlungsempfehlungen vorgelegt. Sie beziehen sich auf die Fragen, welche Folgen eingetreten sind, was Nordrhein-Westfalen noch bevorsteht und wie das Land darauf reagieren kann. Deutlich wird: Der Brexit trifft Nordrhein-Westfalen im besonderen Maße. Grund sind unter anderem die besonderen Beziehungen durch die Gründung des Landes durch die Briten und die in Teilen komplementären Wirtschaftsstrukturen. Der Bericht umfasst 349 Seiten und wird am 26. März 2021 im Plenum des Landtags beraten. [...]

Lesen Sie die komplette Veröffentlichung des Landtags Nordrhein-Westfalen hier.
22 Mar 2021
BCCG & KPMG 100 Tage Brexit Survey
Diese Online-Umfrage wird von der BCCG und KPMG in Deutschland durchgeführt.

Die 100-Tage-Brexit-Umfrage bewertet die Prognosen deutscher Unternehmen für ihr Geschäft und die Attraktivität des Standorts Vereinigtes Königreich im Hinblick auf den Brexit. Ihre Teilnahme hilft uns in der Einschätzung der Lage 100 Tage nach dem Brexit. Vielen Dank für Ihre Teilnahme!

This online survey is conducted by the BCCG and KPMG in Germany.

The 100 Days Brexit Survey assesses German companies' projections for their business and the attractiveness of the UK as a business location in consideration of the Brexit. It will greatly help out network and our advocacy to promote your business interests vis-a-vis officials in the UK and Germany. Thank you for taking the time to complete this short online survey!

Folgen Sie hier dem Link zur Umfrage.
22 Mar 2021
E.I.C. Expatriates Insurance Consulting, 6th new Sponsoring Member and 36th new member in 2021
E.I.C. Expatriates Insurance Consulting Versicherungsmakler GmbH, Alexander Milkereit, 41460 Neuss
19 Mar 2021
Albrecht von Moltke, 35th new member in 2021
Albrecht von Moltke
18 Mar 2021
The Media Crowd, 34th new member in 2021
The Media Crowd, Oscar Mandlmeier, 47551 Bedburg-Hau
17 Mar 2021
British Embassy Berlin -Vacancy-
Economic Policy Officer (DEU21.083)
Application deadline: 2 May 2021

Please be aware that you will only be able to apply to vacancies for Local Staff roles with the British Government through the official site
Jobs may be advertised on third party websites, however our adverts will always link back to the official site. If you complete and send an application through any other site, we will not receive it.

View Vacancy
16 Mar 2021
Conversa Solutions, 33rd new member in 2021
Conversa Solutions, Gary Jenkins, 29223 Celle
15 Mar 2021
Vimcar GmbH, 32nd new member in 2021
Vimcar GmbH, Felipe Castrillón, 10243 Berlin
12 Mar 2021
Nurten Erdogan, 31st new member in 2021
Nurten Erdogan
11 Mar 2021
Border Controls Statement - made on 11 March 2021
Statement made by:
Michael Gove - Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office, Conservative

On 31 December last year, the UK left the EU’s Single Market and Customs Union. This was the biggest change in the UK’s trading relationships for decades. The Government has always been clear that this meant change for business and for citizens, including new processes and requirements.

The first phase of such changes came in on 1 January. The Government has put in place the staffing, infrastructure, and IT to deal with the situation. Thanks to the hard work of traders and hauliers, we have not seen anything like the generalised disruption at our ports which many predicted, and supply chains have shown themselves to be robust. […]

Read the full statement here.
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