British Embassy - Department for International Trade
The Department for International Trade (DIT) is the Government organisation that helps UK-based companies succeed in an increasingly global economy. Our expert services are tailored to the needs of individual businesses to maximise their international success.
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We provide companies with knowledge, advice and practical support. UK Trade & Investment also helps overseas companies bring high quality investment to the UK’s dynamic economy. We provide support and advice to investors at all stages of their business decision-making.
BCC : British Chamber of Commerce
Since June 2019, the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) has merged with the Association of British Chambers of Commerce and the Franco-British Chamber is now part of the Global Business Network (GBN), which aims to help foreign companies develop their business in Britain and support British companies abroad. The Global Business Networks is led by Anne-Marie Martin (former COBCOE CEO). The Franco-British Chamber of Commerce and Industry is the only member in France of the GBN able to offer its members access to this profitable network
The Association of British Accountants in France aims to promote the common interests of its members who are members of the different organisations of Chartered Accountants in the UK, i.e: - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) - The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) - The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (CAI) - The Association of Chartered Certified Certified Accountants (ACCA) - The Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy (CIPFA)
Business France
Business France Business France is an organisation created in January 2015 from the merger of Ubifrance and the French Agency for International Investments. Business France’s is charged with helping small and medium enterprises and mid-cap companies to better project themselves on an international level and to attract more foreign investment in France in order to create and maintain jobs in France. Business France’s main objectives are: to help companies with their international development and exports; to inform and accompany foreign investors in France; to promote the economic image of France and its businesses and regions; manage and develop the Volontariat International en Entreprises (V.I.E) and to develop international cooperation by adding to its areas and expertise and reinforcing its international influence during projects.
CCI de Paris
The Paris Region Chamber of Commerce and Industry Paris Île-de-France The Paris Île-de-France Regional Chamber of commerce and Industry accompanies companies in the development of their projects and represents and defends their interests in the public sector. The Paris Île-de-France Regional Chamber makes recommendations to galvanise growth, train talent to face future challenges and promote the Parisian region. Elected representatives of the Paris Île-de-France Regional Chamber represent the interests of the 840,000 companies from the Île-de-France to the public authorities to boost their competitiveness.
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Development of the trade shows, conferences and partnerships… the Paris Île-de-France Regional Chamber promotes the attractiveness of the Paris region year-round.
La Chambre de Commerce Française de Grande-Bretagne
Founded in 1883, the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain, member of UCCIFE, is the largest foreign Chamber in the UK and one of the top French Chambers worldwide. It provides a platform of exchange and networking to its 600 member companies through more than 50 events per year and promotes their interests to key decision makers. It also helps its members to develop their activities in the UK. The Business Consultancy, Implantation and Recruitment departments provide both British and French companies with a large range of bespoke professional services.
Price Waterhouse Cooper (PwC)
Price Waterhouse Cooper – France & Francophone Africa PwC offer consultancy, accountancy and audit expertise in France and Francophone Africa. With more than 236,000 people in 158 countries across its international network, PwC share solutions, expertise and innovation to the benefit of their clients and partners. The French and Francophone African entities of PwC comprise 6,400 people covering 23 countries.
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PwC and the Franco-British Chamber launched a strategic partnership by forming the “Cross-Channel Institute” for the promotion of Franco-British sustainable prosperity. PwC, amongst other projects, manages the research on behalf of the Think-Tank “Cross-Channel Institute” to publish the only Barometer of business relations between France and the UK.
British Council
UK’s international organisation for educational and cultural relations. Their purpose is to create international opportunities for people in the UK and other countries. Their work in France covers the Arts, Education & Society and English, including English classes and English language exams. They also provide information about study opportunities in the UK through their web portal.
Institute of Directors (IOD)
At the Institute of Directors, we have been supporting businesses and the people who run them since 1903. As the UK’s longest running organisation for professional leaders, we are dedicated to supporting our members, encouraging entrepreneurial activity and promoting responsible business practice for the benefit of the business community and society as a whole.
English Language Media (ELM)
English Language Media publishes “The Connexion”, France’s English-language newspaper. Founded in 2002, The Connexion is sold at newsagents throughout France and by subscription directly to readers’ homes in France and the UK. The paper features news and practical information relevant to expats living in France. English Language Media also publishes a series of special editions to give advice on a range of practical topics such as how to complete French tax forms, healthcare, inheritance law, wealth tax and pensions. The website,, is updated daily and a newsletter is emailed to 17,000 subscribers every Friday. Around 96% of subscribers to The Connexion own a home in France and read the paper to assist with integration into their life here; companies and small businesses advertise with The Connexion to reach this audience.