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18/04/2024
Cybersecurity Insights: Building Trust in the Franco-British Relationship

 

The Cross Channel Institute’s newest Sectoral Analysis

in association with:  

               

With the support of British Standard Institution (BSI), HeadMind Partners & DBT France – British Embassy Paris

  • Challenges for Businesses: the Cyber Landscape in 2024
  • Regulatory Framework & Compliance
  • Governance:  The Key to Cyber Resilience
  • Artificial Intelligence:  Serving cybercriminals and those who fight them

Speakers: 

  • Richard AbsalomPrincipal Research AnalystInformation Security Forum Limited (ISF)
  • Nicolas Arpagian, Vice PresidentHeadMind Partners
  • France Charruyer, Founder,  Lawyer & Partner, IP, IT & DataAltij
  • Nicolas CullenLawyer, Partner, Data, IT & Corporate , Solicitor of England and WallesAltij
  • Mahé Dersoir, Policy Officer at the Cyber Policy Unit, Ministère de l’Europe et des affaires étrangères
  • David MuddGlobal Head of Digital Trust Assurance, British Standards Institution (BSI)
  • James Pearn, Head of Innovation, Health and Creative – Trade, British Embassy Paris
Thursday 18th April - 6pm
Franco-British Chamber - 22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
By invitation only
23/04/2024
INAUGURATION - UK BUSINESS CENTRE TOULOUSE
Tuesday 23 April 2024 - 6pm
Blagnac
14/05/2024
ABSENTEEISM IN THE WORKPLACE

 

Organised in association with 

Speakers: 

Léonard POIREE, Director of the Medical Department, HENNER GROUP
Marie SICAUD
Medical Prevention Coordinator, HENNER GROUP

 

ABSENTEEISM AT WORK: HOW IS ABSENTEEISM PERCEIVED IN THE CORPORATE WORLD, AND HOW CAN COMPANIES BECOME AGENTS OF CHANGE?

Absenteeism in the workplace: overview and trends
– Definition & Data
– The singular impact of psychosocial risk factors in the overall dynamics

Absenteeism: a multi-factorial challenge requiring a multi-faceted response

As a company, transitioning from being an observer to besoming an agent of change

 

Tuesday 14th May 2024 - 9am-10am
Franco-British Chamber - 22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris

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04/04/2024
SME BREAKFAST - THE BATTLE FOR TALENT IN EUROPE'S RENEWABLE ENERGY SECTOR

 

With the participation of  Madelaine Kenihan, Team Leader EuropePolyglot Group and Anávo Recruitment

The renewable energy sector in Europe is booming, fuelling red hot demand for talent. With ambitious net zero emissions goals, the challenge to meet these targets will place even more pressure on the hiring market. This webinar will discuss the current state of the hiring market in this sector across Europe, the regional differences between Eastern, Western and Southern Europe, and the current and future trends. We will also share tips and recommendations to employers searching for talent in the renewable energy and sustainability sectors in Europe, gleaned from the European team at Anávo, a global boutique recruitment agency with 20 years of experience specialised in the renewable energy and sustainability sectors.

Thursday 4th April - 9am
Franco-British Chamber - 22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
02/04/2024
Hydrogen at the heart of low-carbon mobility

 

Organised with NetworkIrlande & le Réseau Oudinot

Moderated by  Peter Lakin,  President, INSEAD Auto & Mobility Club and with  the participation of:

Valérie Bouillon-DelporteDirectrice de l’écosystème Hydrogène, Michelin  & Co-President, Hydrogène France
Katie BlackEnergy Transition Director, Transdev
Laurent Fayollas, President,  Hy24, Global Infrastructure Deputy Head, Ardian
Mathieu GardiesFounder @ President, Taxis Hype

Tuesday 2nd April - 6:30pm
Franco-British Chamber - 22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
28/03/2024
The Cross-Channel Morning talks with Shevaun Haviland

 

The Future of Britain’s Economy and the Franco-British Trade Relationship

With Shevaun Haviland, Director General, British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)

Thrursday 28th March 2024 - 8:30am
Franco-British Chamber - 22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
21/03/2024
NEW MEMBERS EVENT
Thursday 21st March - 6:30pm
Franco-British Chamber, 22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
12/03/2024
UK-France Business Forum

 

Co-chaired with the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain and under the patronage of the embassies of our two nations.

The UK-France Business Forum represents the voice of businesses to our two governments on the major issues they face.

Tuesday 12th March
French Embassy - London
PRIVATE EVENT - BY INVITATION ONLY
05/03/2024
Webinar- "Secondment: compliance in managing the mobility of employees seconded to France and the UK”

 

Co-organised with

  • International provision of services, use of foreign subcontractors, intra-group secondment: sending employees abroad on a temporary basis requires mastery of the legal and administrative formalities relating to secondment.
  • What is a seconded employee? What are the main obligations for the employer and the host company?
  • To what extent are the sending and receiving companies jointly responsible? What is the obligation of vigilance?
  • What are the penalties for non-compliance?
  • What impact has Brexit had on the rules governing secondment across the Channel?
  • What HR solutions are there to provide a better framework for the use of this increasingly frequent form of mobility?
Tuesday 5th March - 9:00am-10:00am
Online
14/02/2024
The Paris Business Lunch

 

Our guest speaker for February is Steve Levine, from Lazare Estates. Steve will be giving an update on the French property market:  The Opportunities & Challenges.

 

Wednesday 14th February - 12:15pm
L'Entente, Le British Brasserie - 13, rue Monsigny, 75002 Paris
37 euros per person -payable on arrival directly to the restaurant. Please purchase wine separately. Payment can be made either by cash or bankcard).
06/02/2024
SAVE THE DATE - Ambassador's Breakfast Briefing

 

The Ambassador’s Breakfast Briefing is an exclusive event for French and British business leaders from both sides of the Channel.

It is a privileged moment for Her Majesty’s Ambassador to share her views on the evolution of bilateral and global business.

Tuesday 6th February - 8:30am-10am
His Majesty's Ambassador's Residence - 39 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris, France
Reserved for President's Forum Members
31/01/2024
President's Forum Exclusive Evenings with Gérard Araud, Ambassadeur de France

 

Gérard Araud, Ambassadeur de France, former Ambassador of France to the United States and to Israel, and former Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations Security Council, is the special guest of the Franco-British Chamber.

 

in association with

Wednesday 31st January 2024 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Reserved for President's Forum Members only
25/01/2024
The sustainability journey of organizations: game-changing regulations, challenges and opportunities. In association with BSI

 

At a time of unprecedented global challenges, the webinar will provide participants with valuable insights on how to integrate sustainability into their organisations, unlock new opportunities and help mitigate future disruptions while complying with regulation.   

  • A deeper understanding of the concept of sustainability and of the latest trends and drivers in ESG.
  • Insights into key regulations that will disrupt the market globally and change the landscape profoundly.
  • A view on the importance of embedding sustainability into a company’s strategy, business model, risk management and monitoring, supported by reliable data.
  • An overview of the journey to Net Zero, both within the organization and across the supply chains.
  •  The opportunity to share and discuss the challenges they face in their industry and organisation with experts.
Thursday 25th January 2024 - 10.00am – 11.00am (Paris time)
online
18/01/2024
The Cross-Channel Morning Talks with Fabrice Le Saché, VP for Europe, MEDEF

 

A New “Rendez-Vous” from The Cross-Channel Institute

On 18th  January, we will be welcoming Fabrice Le Saché, MEDEF Vice President for European Affairs.

 

Thursday 18th January 2024- 8:30am-9:30am
22, rue de Londres 75009 Paris
16/01/2024
SME BREAKFAST- How to become part of the UK's Energy Transition (Net Zero) Movement: focus on Process, Power and Energy

 

Co-organised with JBPRM – With the participation of Jonathan Brindley

JBPRM will outline a workable market entry approach that has already been used to support European companies enter UK sectors.

JBPRM will describe the steps taken during late 2022 and 2023 with use of a real case study of a French AI software company.

This fast-growing AI company approached JBPRM during 2022 seeking support to enter the UK’s water and mid-stream oil and gas sectors.

Tuesday 16th January 2024 - 9am-10am
online
13/12/2023
Insights for attracting, recruiting, and hiring employees as a foreign company in France.

 

organised with 

on partnership with 

What will be discussed?

  • The key features of the French employment market.
  • How to limit turnover during the trial period and retain your French employees.
  • Should you partner with local recruiters for cost efficiency and better access to the talent pool.
  • The main points to be aware of when recruiting employees in France.
  • Some tips to embrace the French cultural specificity when recruiting talents.
  • Key legal point when hiring and on boarding your new employee.

With Elizabeth Maury and Charlotte de Guigné, ORCOM International & Gery Delmar, ACTIFORCES

 

Wednesday 13th December 2023 - 10:00-11:00 (Paris time)
Online
06/12/2023
The Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards 2023
Organised in collaboration with
Our Sponsors: 

In partnership with:

Wednesday 6 December, 2023 6:30pm - 9:00pm
British Ambassador Residence
05/12/2023
SME BREAKFAST: A GUIDE TO IMPORTING AND EXPORTING TO GREAT BRITAIN

 

Co-organised with Clear Border- With the participation of Christopher Salmon, CEO, Clear Border

  • How to trade with Britain post-Brexit
  • Parcels and e-commerce 
  • VAT and duties 
  • Food, plant and animal products
  • New rules for importing to Britain from 2024

 

Tuesday 5th December 2023 - 9am-10am
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
30/11/2023
MOVING FRENCH EMPLOYEES TO THE UK, THE SECRETS OF COMPLIANCY

 

Thursday 30th November 2023 - 8:30am-10:00am
online
21/11/2023
DIGITAL TRUST EVENT WITH BSI

A Webinar organized by the Franco-British Chamber in collaboration with:

Building Digital Trust:  Challenges and opportunities from Antivirus to AI

The key aspects of Digital Trust will be discussed as well as the importance of best practice when preparing for AI integration.

This webinar will provide participants with the valuable insights needed to enhance their organisation’s digital trust and ensure they are ‘future-ready.’

  • Enriching their understanding of Digital Trust and why it matters.
  • An overview of the latest and emerging trends/ threats in the cyber-verse.
  • Insights regarding how to prepare for the future of AI, and how to build Digital Trust with information security standards.
  • The opportunity to share and discuss the challenges they face with industry experts.
Tuesday 21st November - 10am
online
07/11/2023
DBT's International Trade Week

 

Webinar: Doing Business in France: the ideal gateway to Europe A guide to exporting to France with the Franco-British Chamber

This is a joint event brought to you by the Department for Business and Trade France, the Franco-British Chamber and partners involved in the UK Business Centre Lille including Nord France Invest and the BCCI Lille.
Tuesday, 7 November 2023 - 9am-10am
online
31/10/2023
SAVE THE DATE - UK Government's GREAT Legal Services campaign

 

 

By Invitation only.

Capitalising on the International Bar Association Conference, we are bringing together a select group of British and French legal and business professionals, along with government officials, to celebrate the close trading and business relationship between our two countries.

Tuesday 31 October - 5pm-7pm
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
24/10/2023
Guide to the new UK import rules

 

From January 2024, the UK government will begin implementing its new Border Target Operating.

If you:

● Import food, plant or animal products subject to SPS controls.
● Import goods from the Republic of Ireland.
● Import goods from the EU or the rest of the world.

If you import goods from the EU or the rest of the world into the UK, you will be affected by these changes.

WEBINAR
11/10/2023
The Paris Business Lunch

 

We look forward to seeing you in the wonderful dining area at L’Entente, le British Brasserie for our next October business lunch after the hot summer break

We would like to thank Ariane Roux-Pages of Beazley Insurance who will be our guest speaker. Based in Paris, Ariane underwrites Fine Art and Jewellery risks in the EEA: private and corporate collections, retail and private jewellery, museums, exhibitions, dealers.

Wednesday 11 October 2023 12:15pm
L'Entente, Le British Brasserie 13, rue Monsigny, 75002 Paris
37euros per head, payable on arrival directly to the restaurant. (Please purchase wine separately.
03/10/2023
NEW MEMBERS EVENT
Tuesday 3 October - 6:30pm
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
MEMBERS ONLY
20/09/2023
RENTRÉE RECEPTION - REGISTER NOW

Registration coming soon

 

In partnership with

 

 

 

Wednesday 20 September - 6:30pm-9:30pm
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
10/09/2023
SAVE THE DATE - THE RACE - LA PARISIENNE
Sunday 10 September-7:30am
Champ de Mars - Paris
05/09/2023
Businesses: How to reduce your energy costs?

with the participation of Michel DERNIS, President of the Supervisory Board,  Atrium Data

  • Reduce your energy requirements and increase your profits;
  • Become self-reliant and independent from the juggling tariffs;
  • Become a local producer or supplier.
    Yes, you can!

 

  • CSR policy that pays off, attracts customers and builds loyalty;
  • A mix of proven solutions with 100% of renewable energies.
Wednesday 5 September-9am-10am
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
29/06/2023
The Franco-British Chamber's 150th Anniversary Summer Garden Party

INVITATION

The Evening will end with a Sound & Light show* retracing the history of the Chamber.

*subject to weather conditions

In partnership with:

 

29 June 2023 - 7:30pm
Residence of His Majesty's Ambassador to France
22/06/2023
Arch Talks: Real Estate in Paris
22 June 2023 - 6:30pm-8:30pm
Workcafé, 75009 Paris
13/06/2023
Presentation - Barometer of Franco-British Economic Relations

 

 

in partnership with: 

13 June 2023 - 6:30pm-8:30pm
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
31/05/2023
How to monitor the well-being of your employees in your company?

Conference on corporate wellness with Farah Coaching Wellness

31 May 2023 - 6:30pm-8:30pm
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
25/05/2023
Cross-Chamber Networking Gathering

Only for Presidents’ forum and Corporate Members

25 May 2023 - 6:30pm-8:30pm
22 rue de Londres 75009 Paris
26/04/2023
AMBASSADOR'S BREAKFAST BRIEFING

The Ambassador’s Breakfast Briefing is an exclusive event for French and British business leaders from both sides of the Channel.
It is a privileged moment for Her Majesty’s Ambassador to share her views on the evolution of bilateral and global business.

Wednesday 26 April 2023, 08:30am - 10:00am
His Majesty's Ambassador's Residence - 39 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris, France
Reserved for President's Forum
18/04/2023
45 min with Queen Mary University of London

In this exchange, which follows the publication of our sectoral analysis on energy transition, we will discuss the legislative part of this study. We will benefit from the legal expertise of Queen Mary University of London. We will discuss the legislative needs and challenges that such a transition imposes.

WEBINAR
27/03/2023
NEW MEMBERS EVENT
Discover the new members of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce
22 Rue de Londres, 75009 PARIS
02/02/2023
Talent Management Masterclass

In association with Absolutely French and ULIP University
Theme: how to welcome international talents in Paris?

2nd February 2023 - 9am - 10.30am (Paris time)
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
26/01/2023
New Year Event
26th January 2023 - 7.30pm - 9pm (Paris time)
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
17/01/2023
Analysis on the energy transition

On the occasion of the publication of our sector analysis on the energy transition, the Cross-Channel Institute is pleased to invite you to our conference. Composed of energy experts and various professionals, we will discuss the challenges, impacts and perspectives of such a transition on companies.

ZOOM
FREE
01/12/2022
Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards 2022 Ceremony

In collaboration with British Embassy Paris
Sponsored by BDO, Jaguar Land Rover and Eurostar

Thursday 1st December 2022 - 6.30pm - 9pm
British Ambassador Residence
22/11/2022
Fall New Members Networking Cocktail

Discover the new members of the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce

22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
17/11/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Coblence Avocats and COME 
Theme: secondment and expatriation to France
Speakers:
Myrtille Lapuelle – Partner at Coblence Avocats
Alexandra Briens – Associate at Coblence Avocats
Fiona Mougenot – Senior Advisor at COME

Thursday 17th November 2022 - 10am - 11am (Paris time)
Videoconference
09/11/2022
Christmas Showcase

Écosse Gourmet, The Whisky Shop Paris, Maison Taisne Riocour, Les Vignerons réunis de Monségur and RazzMatazz will be there to show you their excellent products.

You will be able to order from them in time for your Christmas celebrations with special and exclusive prices. 

Wednesday 9th November 2022 - 12pm - 3pm (Paris time)
Franco-British Chamber
Only open to members
08/11/2022
L'Entente Evenings

Theme: Sports and FIFA World Cup with Darren Tulet Sports journalist and television presenter

Tuesday 8th November 2022 - 18.30am - 20.30 (Paris time)
L’Entente 13 rue Monsigny, 75002 Paris
29euros
08/11/2022
Law Coffee Morning

Theme: Territoriality and VAT deduction considered through the new VAT and Intrastat declarations
Speakers:
Raphaël Marik, Associate Lawyer – Mazars
Pauline Girard, Lawyer Manager – Mazars

Tuesday 8th November 2022 - 9am - 10am (Paris time)
Visioconference
Open to all
03/11/2022
Doing Business in France

Department for International Trade France has partnered up with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry to deliver expert advice on increasing your business in France.

France is a fantastic gateway into the EU market, therefore this webinar aims to help you not only understand the requirements for moving goods between Great Britain and the EU, but also to understand the ways in which you can find new French clients or adapt your offer to the latest market trends/opportunities.

Navigate risk and expand your business by joining this webinar and hearing from our speakers.

Thursday 3rd November 2022 - 3pm - 4.15pm (Paris Time)
Videoconference
06/10/2022
Webinar

In association with CCI International Hauts-de-France
Theme: UKCA marking
Speaker: Adrien Couderc, Head of International Affairs Section (UKCA) – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy – UK Government

6th October 2022 - 10am - 11am (Paris time)
Videoconference
29/09/2022
Talent Management Masterclass

In association with Arch.Design and Hays
Theme: 360° workplace transformation: employee experience & engagement

29th September 2022 - 8.30am - 10am (Paris time)
Hybrid
28/09/2022
Rentrée Reception 2022

In partnership with Jaguar Land Rover and Maison Taisne Riocour

28th September 2022 - 7pm - 9pm (Paris time)
British Ambassador's Residence
22/09/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Coblence Avocats 
Theme: Introduction to French Employment Law
Speakers:
Myrtille Lapuelle – Partner at Coblence Avocats
Alexandra Briens – Associate at Coblence Avocats

22nd September 2022 - 10am - 11am
Hybrid format
13/09/2022
Law Coffee Morning

Theme: the new e-invoicing and e-reporting obligations by 2024
Speakers:
Raphaël Marik, Lawyer Partner – Mazars
Kamila Ferhat, Principal Solutions Consultant – OpenText
Pauline Girard, Lawyer Manager – Mazars

13rd September 2022 - 9am - 10am (Paris time)
Videoconference
06/09/2022
SME Breakfast

In association with Sad & Com
Theme: 5 keys to increase your sales and get qualified customers
Speaker: Sadio Diarra, social media and communication consultant, copywriter B2B

Tuesday 6th September - 9am - 10am (Paris time)
Hybrid
07/07/2022
30 min with Anne-Marie Idrac

Anne-Marie Idrac was Secretary of State for Transport from 1995 to 1997, Member of Parliament from 1997 to 2002, President of the RATP, then of the SNCF, Secretary of State for Foreign Trade to the Minister of the Economy, Industry and Employment in the second François Fillon government from March 18, 2008 to November 13, 2010

07/07/2022
Online
Open to all
30/06/2022
Summer Garden Party 2022

This year’s Summer Garden Party will celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, which marks 70 years reign, the longest by a British monarch. We will raise a toast to HM The Queen and to 70 years of successful Franco-British exchanges during this reign.

30th June 2022 - 7.00pm - 10.00pm (Paris time)
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris, France
Open to all
28/06/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Coblence Avocats 
Theme: French employment law case law update
Myrtille Lapuelle – Partner at Coblence Avocats
Alexandra Briens – Associate at Coblence Avocats

28th June 2022 - 10am - 11am
Online
Open to all
28/06/2022
Ambassador's Breakfast Briefing
28th June 2022 - 8.30am - 10am (Paris time)
Cercle de l'Union Interalliée, 33 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris
On invitation only
23/06/2022
So British!

The Department for International Trade, in association with the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce, will take over the Residence of the British Ambassador in Paris to exhibit up to 70 British companies. Come and discover the most emblematic companies of British know-how in the sectors of mobility, fashion, design, agri-food, technology and innovation.

23-24/06/2022
British Embassy
22/06/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Mazars 
Theme: New e-invoicing and e-reporting obligations by 2024
Speakers: 
Raphaël Marik – Avocat Associé – Mazars Société d’Avocats
Kamila Ferhat – Principal Solutions Consultant – OpenText
Pauline Girard – Avocat Manager – Mazars Société d’Avocats

 

22th June 2022 - 9am - 10am
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
21/06/2022
Conference - Publication of the Franco-British Economic Relations Barometer

Speakers: 
Xavier Jaravel, economist and professor at the London School of Economics
Barry Andrews, MEP, Member of the Delegation to the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly

21st June 2022 - 9am - 10.30am
22 Rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
Free
Open to all
09/06/2022
Web conference - Cross-Channel Institute

30 min with Pr. Hannah Scobie

Theme : Impact of Brexit on the UK Financial Sector and the Broader Economy

9th June - 9am - 9.30am
Webconference
Open to all
08/06/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Mazars Société d’Avocats
Theme: New French tax residents
Speakers:
Yves-Charles Zimmermann, associate lawyer
Philippe Stebler, senior Manager lawyer

8th June 2022 - 9am - 10am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
31/05/2022
Conference - Transportation Sector Analysis - May 31, 2022

Theme: Transport, Logistics and Supply Chain: What is the balance of Franco-British exchanges.
in association with the DIT British Embassy Paris

Speakers :
Olivier Thouard, Chairman of the European and International Affairs Committee – TLF Overseas.
France Beury, Deputy Director of the Supply Chain Division – TLF Overseas.
Paul Taylor, Chief Operating Officer – DIT British Embassy Paris.

31st May 2022 - 9am - 10am
22 Rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
Open to all
23/05/2022

The Spring New Members Networking Cocktail
It will be a great opportunity for New Members as well as Existing Members to celebrate spring season around a glass of champagne.

23rd May 2022 - 7pm - 9pm
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
Open to all members
19/05/2022
Talent Management Masterclass

Theme: Hybridation des usages et Qualité de vie au travail
Speakers:
Céline Chaverot, Workplace Transformation Strategist – Consulting Practice Lead – ARCH.DESIGN
Morgane Mondolfo, Partner, leads the Employment Law team – Squadra Avocats

19th May 2022 - 8.30am - 10am (Paris time)
Hybrid event
Free
Open to all
18/05/2022
Conference

ESG and Real Estate: what are the main issues for the sector?
In association with KPMG France and Gleeds France
Speakers:
Sandie Tzinmann, Real Estate Partner – KPMG France
Clément Le Gouvello, Senior Manager Sustainable Services – KPMG France
Kevin Braund,Managing Director – Gleeds France

18th May 2022 - 6.30pm - 8.30pm (Paris time)
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris, France
Free
Open to all (registration required)
12/05/2022
Web conference - Cross-Channel Institute

30 min with Bruno Sportisse 
Theme: Digital sovereignty in Europe

12th May 2022 - 8.15am -8.45am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
05/05/2022
Web conference - Cross-Channel Institute

30 min with Benjamin Siino
Theme: Breach and suspension of contract in time of armed conflict

5th May 2022 - 8h15 - 8h45 (Paris time)
Vidéoconférence
Free
Open to all
28/04/2022
Law Coffee Morning
In association with Mazars Société d’Avocats
Theme: Brexit – 1 year after, the tax impacts of trade between France and the UK
Speakers:

Frédéric Lubczinski, Associate lawyer
Raphaël Marik, Associate lawyer

28th April 2022 - 9am - 10am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Open to all
26/04/2022
Doing Business in Normandy

The following topics will be discussed during the session

  • Overview of the Normandy market
  • Where to set up and what you need to know about Normandy
  • What does it mean to start a business in Normandy?
  • What legal structures can you choose?
  • How do you open a bank account?
  • What HR services do you need to set up your business in Normandy?
  • What are the constraints and advantages of hiring in Normandy without a registered entity?
  • Tax representative / Fiscal representation in Normandy, France and Europe.
  • Who can help you in this venture?
April, 26th - from 11am to 12pm (Paris time)
Online
Free
Open to all
14/04/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Coblence Avocats 
Theme: Labor Litigation in France
Speakers:
Laurent Guardelli – Partner at Coblence Avocats
Alexandra Briens – Associate at Coblence Avocats

14th April 2022 - 10am - 11am (Paris time)
Hybrid
Open to all
14/04/2022
Web conference - Cross-Channel Institute
30 min with Général Jean-Paul Paloméros
Theme: How should companies manage uncertainty in the face of fear of war or armed conflict?
14th April 2022 - 8.15am-8.45am
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
12/04/2022
Talent Management Masterclass

In association with the Groupe GR
Theme: The challenges of recruitment in 2022, remuneration, motivation, is there a new deal in the job search?
Speaker:
Stéphane Actis – Director of the GR International group

12th April 2022 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris time)
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
Open to all
05/04/2022
Thames Valley Chamber of Commerce Group Webinar

Theme: Post Brexit – EU perspective
Speakers:

  • Dirk Verlee  –  Economic and Commercial Counsellor at the Belgian Embassy and head of Flanders Investment & Trade in the UK
  • James Palmer, Board Director of the Franco-British Chamber and CEO and Founder of Orphéon Finance
  • Loic Chavaroche, Chief Quality-Safety-Security-Environnement Officer – Chief Brexit Officer – Chief CSR Officer – Directeur Qualité-Sécurité-Sureté -Environnement-Data Protection Officer for the Group of Transport & Logistic STERNE
  • Werner Rens – Advisor-General at Belgian Federal Public Service Finance / Customs & Excise
5th April 2022 - 12pm - 1.30pm (Paris time)
Videoconference
Open to all
28/03/2022
Conference on female entrepreneurship

Speakers: 

Marion Bartoli
Professional tennis player, coach, entrepreneur

Claire Walker
Co-Executive Director of the British Chambers of Commerce

Monday 28th March 2022 - 6.30pm - 8.30pm (Paris time)
Franco-British Chamber - 22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris
Open to all
24/03/2022
Blockchain & Crypto Conference

In association with Blockchain Partner by KPMG and POPCORN by Davron Digital
Theme:
Blockchain, Cryptoactive, Metavers and NFT: how will they transform the business of the coming years?
Speakers:
Catherine Philippe, Blockchain & Crypto Partner at KPMG France
Anne-Cécile Bourget-Davron, Director and co-founder of Davron Translations, Davron Ltd and Davron Digital

24th March 2022 - 6.30pm - 8.30pm (Paris time)
22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris / Visioconference
Open to all
24/03/2022
Law Coffee Morning

In association with Mazars Sociétés d’Avocats
Theme: Real estate: avoiding the pitfalls of taxation
Speakers:
Elena Aubrée – Associate lawyer
Yves-Charles Zimmermann –
Associate lawyer
Raphaël Marik –
Associate lawyer

24th March 2022 - 9am - 10am (Paris Time)
Videoconference
Open to all
08/03/2022
Talent Management Masterclass

In association with HR Bridge Consulting Ltd 

Theme: Human Resource Management in the UK: what you need to know.

Speaker: Lydik Grynfeltt, Director at PAC Conseil Ltd and HR Bridge Consulting Ltd

3rd March 2022 - 9am - 10am (Paris time)
Videoconference
04/03/2022
CONNECTS Training Event

We are inviting all our members to join us for a Training event on the CONNECTS online Business Matchmaking platform. The event will provide essential information about the platform and how to use it.

What is CONNECTS?
CONNCECTS is a secured and selective platform connecting companies that are members of different chambers of commerce around the world in one unique place.

The platform CONNECTS is part of your membership of the Franco-British Chamber.

4th March 2022 - 10am - 11am (Paris time)
Online
Free
Members only
03/03/2022
Business Lunch in Lille

In collaboration with the British Embassy in Paris and the BCCI Lille, we are pleased to invite you to a business lunch with the theme :

“The UK and the EU one year on. Solutions in a changing business landscape

In the convivial atmosphere of Lille’s famous Meert restaurant, Theo Rycroft, Minister and Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy in Paris will share outlooks and observations on the current situation. Paul Taylor, Chief Operating Officer at the Department of International Trade will provide industry and sector context. There will also be ample time for questions and networking.

3rd March 2022 - 12pm - 2pm
Pâtisserie Méert 25-27 Rue Esquermoise 59000 Lille
€35 – €50
24/02/2022
Web Conference - Cross-Channel Institute

30 min with Michel Barnier

Theme: the post-Brexit relationship between the UK and France / the EU, the French presidency of the EU council and current trends and strategies in international relationship

24/02/2022 - 8.15am - 8.45am (Paris time)
Web conference
Free
22/02/2022
Web Conference - Cross-Channel Institute

30 min with David Marsh 

Theme: The British and the European economic recovery, the rise of inflation and the role of financial institutions, along with the global economic trends for 2022.

22/02/2022 - 9am - 9.30am
Web conference
Free
11/02/2022
Law Coffee Morning

in association with Coblence Avocats

Theme : French Employment Law : How to handle your first hiring in France

Speakers : Myrtille Lapeulle, Partner at Coblence Avocats, and Alexandra Briens, Associate at Coblence Avocats.

Questions to be covered include :

  • Do I need to create an establishment in France?
  • What are the prior formalities?
  • What type of employment contracts are there?
  • What type of clauses are in employment contracts?
  • What are the working hour options?
  • What do I need to consider regarding remunerations?

This event will take place in English.

11th February 2022 - 10am - 11am (Paris time)
Online
Free
01/02/2022
Law Coffee Morning

in association with Mazars Société d’Avocats 

Theme: Selling online to individuals : the VAT changes

Speakers: Raphaël Marik, Associate Lawyer, et Pauline Girard, Lawyer Manager

This event will take place in French.

1st February 2022 - 9h00 - 10h00 (Paris time)
Online
Free
31/01/2022
President's New Year Ceremony

The event will be a unique opportunity to express your views and ideas for 2022, and to discuss broad issues that could positively impact Franco-British economic exchanges.

31st January 2022 - 6pm - 7pm (Paris time)
Online
27/01/2022
Brexit + EU27 VAT Reform : Any magic scissors to overcome the burden for british E-commerce dealers ?

In association with Groupe BBL
Speakers:
Artur SARKISIAN – Operational Manager at RM BOULANGER – Fiscal Representatives and VAT experts
Charles HOGG – Commercial Director at UNSWORTH – Freight forwarding company based in UK
Clément ALLOUL – Brexit Manager at Groupe BBL – Transport solutions and customs clearance
Roderic VAN PRAET – International Business Development at LOGVAD / Fulfillment for Europe
Artus GALIAY – Nord France Invest Representative

Thursday 27th January 2022 - 11.am (Paris time)
Online
13/01/2022
SME Breakfast

In association with Consenso Formation

Theme: To better understand the behaviour and motivation of employees in the post-Covid period.

Speaker: 
Jacques Milcent, president of Consenso Formation, certified DISC and forces motrices trainer.

13th January 2022 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Hybrid
Free
Open to all members
10/12/2021
Franco-British Chamber's Annual Luncheon
Join us in welcoming the holiday season with a festive luncheon in which you can enjoy excellent food and drink.
This will be the perfect opportunity to promote your business, reconnect with the Franco-British community and network with other business associates, all within the festive spirit!
10th December 2021 - 12.30pm - 2.30pm
La Terrasse du 7ᵉ, 2 Place de l'École Militaire, 75007 Paris
Members : 65€ and Non members : 85€
08/12/2021
Ambassador's Breakfast Briefing
8th December 2021 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Exclusive invitation to President's Forum members
07/12/2021
Web Conference - Cross Channel Institute

Release of the Franco-British Economic Relationship Barometer 2020
Speaker: 
Sylvie Goulard, EU specialist and Deputy Governor of the Banque de France

7th December 2021 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Hybrid
Open to all
02/12/2021
Franco-British Trade and Investment Awards 2021

 

The Franco-British Trade & Investment Awards 2021 will celebrate French and UK business achievements during a challenging economic context.

Run as a collaboration between the Commercial Section of the British Embassy in Paris and the Franco-British Chamber, our Awards will champion the bilateral values that underpin the Franco-British economic relationship, as well as giving visibility and notoriety to companies that have excelled in the years 2020 and 2021.

2nd December 2021 - 6.30pm - 8.00pm (Paris time)
British Embassy, Paris
24/11/2021
Europe Trade Month - Web Event

In association with Your Experts in France and British Embassy Paris
Theme: Compliance requirements for working in France

24th November 2021 - 1.00pm - 2.00pm (Paris time)
Videoconference
Open to all
23/11/2021
Workshop Post-Brexit

In association with BSI Group
Theme:
The new UKCA marking
Speaker:
Richard Daws, Business Development and Product Certification Manager – BSI Group

23rd November 2021 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Videoconference
17/11/2021
France Industry Day

Organised by the UK Government’s Border & Protocol Delivery Group (BPDG) and supported by the British Embassy in Paris

Theme : The processes for moving goods between Britain and the EU, including the new UK procedures that will be introduced from January 1, 2022 and July 1, 2022.

Guest speakers : Specialists from the Border and Protocol Delivery Group, UK Customs (HMRC) and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA).

The webinar will be conducted in English though French subtitles will be offered as an option. It will also be possible to ask questions in French.

17th November 2021 - 10.00am - 12.00pm
Online
Free
09/11/2021
Europe Trade Month - Web Event

In association with Your Experts in France and British Embassy Paris
Theme: How to develop your exports to France and be compliant to the French Market?

9th November 2021 - 1.00pm - 2.00pm (Paris time)
Videoconference
Open to all
04/11/2021
Web Conference - Cross Channel Institute

Release of sectoral analysis
Theme:
The challenges of sustainable development in France and the UK with a focus on Financial services, Energy & Construction
Speakers:
Peter Mather, Senior Vice President and Chairman of BP Europe.
Sebastien Guillo, Head of International, Commercial Banking, HSBC Continental Europe

4th November 2021 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Hybrid
Open to all
04/11/2021
Glasgow climate chamber mission

Participate in the Glasgow Climate Chamber Mission during two days which will be held during the COP26.

The Climate Chamber Mission is designed to support businesses to learn, trade and connect. Participants will also have the opportunity to identify new revenues, whilst collaborating together on new markets, product ideas, cost-savings and prepare for likely changes in governmental regulations.

2nd-3rd November 2021
Online
Paying
27/10/2021
Masterclass with Glenfiddich Grand Series

In association with The Whisky Shop Paris 

Speaker:
Jérôme Kaftandjian, the Glenfiddich Brand Ambassador for France, will lead an incredible whisky masterclass.

 

27th October 2021 - 7.30pm - 9.30pm
The Whisky Shop - 7 Place de la Madeleine 75008 Paris, France
By invitation only
22/10/2021
Doing Business in France

In association with Your Experts in France and British Embassy Paris

Topics to be tackled during the session will be:

  • Overview on the French market.
  • Where to set up and what you should know about France?
  • What does it mean setting up a business in France?
  • What are the legal structure you can choose from? (Vademecum of basics)
  • How to open a bank account?
  • What are the HR services you need to settle your business in France?
  • What are the Constrains & benefits of hiring in France without a registered entity?
  • Tax representative / Fiscal representation France and Europe.
  • 4 steps to be successful in your services and E-commerce business in France.
22nd October 2021 - 1.00pm - 2.00pm (Paris Time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
20/10/2021
Web Conference - Cross-Chanel Institute

30 minutes with David Djaiz

 

20th October 2021 - 8.15 to 9.45am
Online
Open to all
28/09/2021
La responsabilité environnementale de l'entreprise - en association avec COÏC AVOCATS

In association with COÏC AVOCATS

Theme: How to apprehend the ecological risk? How to repair the ecological prejudice?

Intervenants:
Jean-Pierre Coïc, CEO

Aurélie Desbordes, CEO

Rose Le Cornec, Juriste

This event will be held in Visio and in French

28 septembre 2021
Online
Free
22/09/2021
Financial services following the UK's exit from the EU.

On Wednesday 22th September, 11am to 1 pm (Paris Time)

The Department for International trade is conducting an event to inform on ther options for European firms who want to operate in the UK .

Applications open until 20th September.

22th September 2021 - 11.00am - 1.00pm (Paris time)
Online
Free
21/09/2021
Web Conference - Cross-Channel Institute

30 minutes with Guillaume Pepy, Chairman of Initiative France

21st September 2021 - 8.15am - 8.45am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Open to all
14/09/2021
SME Breakfast

In association with French Connections HCB

Theme: France made me a millionaire. How to be successful in France: what are the recipes ?

Speaker:
Richard Hammond, Property and Business Specialist, Founder of French Connections HCB

14th September 2021 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Hybrid
Open to all members
09/09/2021
Rentrée Reception 2021

Save the date 

This year, the Rentrée Reception will be a significant opportunity for the Franco-British business community to meet the new Ambassador, Ms Menna Rawlings and to meet up after well-deserved holidays, especially following the difficult health situation.

9th September 2021 - 6.30pm - 8.00pm (Paris time)
British Embassy, Paris
22/07/2021
the Future of the Football Economy

in partnership with the Future of money

Speaker: 
Simon Chadwick – Global professor & Director of Eurasian Sport at EMLYON Business School.

22th July - 13h -14h (french time)
zoom
free
open to all
07/07/2021
Perspectives for the French economy, with two dimensions: - Growth S2-2021 and 2022 and growth potential. - Attractiveness of the French territory.

web-event of the Cross Channel Institute

Speaker:
François Duhen Chief economist and Strategist, at CIC Market Solutions

 

7th July, 2021, 6.00 pm to 6.30 pm (French Time)
web event
free
open to all
01/07/2021
Summer Garden Party  & Inauguration of the new offices
1st July 2021 - 7.00pm - 10.00pm
22 rue de Londres, 75009, Paris
Open to all
30/06/2021
30 minutes with Ilaria Regondi: Rethinking UK-UE trade!

Speaker:
Ilaria Regondi, Acting Trade Commissioner for Europe

Ilaria Regondi will be interviewed by Thierry Drilhon, President of the Franco-British Chamber.

30th June - 12pm - 12.30pm
Videoconference
Open to all
23/06/2021
Major Brands with big plans: How UK and French business accelerating to success

With Cercle International X-PM and Russam.

Speakers:
Alain Crozier CEO Greater China Region, Microsoft
Andrew Humberstone- Managing Director of Nissan Motor (GB) Ltd
Denis Simmoneau- General Delegate of Institutionnal Affairs at L’Oréal

23rd june, 2021 - 11.00 am- 12.00 PM (Paris time)
Hybrid: web event and at the Chamber
open to all
22/06/2021
Speed Networking

You will have the opportunity to discuss different themes with other participants at the Franco British Chamber, Paris. For each theme, you will have the opportunity to meet different people. 
The event is limited to 30 participants. First come, first served!

22nd June 2021 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Videoconference
Free
Open to all members
10/06/2021
Uncertainty: an opportunity for business executives and military officers to share their views on how to thrive in uncertainty.

In association with l’Ecole de Guerre.

This event will be held at the Franco British Chamber, 22 rue de Londres, 75009 Paris and will be followed by a cocktail reception.
Dress code: business casual.

10th June 2021 - 6.30 pm (Paris time)
Franco-British Chamber, Paris
free
10/06/2021
Comment faire concorder les dispositifs de financement de la R&D Français et Britanniques pour le développement de votre société ?

In association with FI Group
Speaker: Felix Chermette, Consultant R&D – FI Group

10th June 2021 - 11.am - 12.pm (Paris time)
web event
Free
open to all - Registration to come
09/06/2021
30 minutes with Inès Léonarduzzi, president and founder of Digital for the Planet

Web-event of the Cross Channel Institute

Speaker:
Inès Léonarduzzi, President and Founder of Digital for the Planet, is an international entrepreneur since 2008 who excels and innovates in many fields.

We are pleased to welcome her on June 9th to talk about her career and her proposals to reconcile the environment and the digital world.

June 9th 2021 - 12h30 - 13h00
Videoconference (Zoom)
Free
open to all, this event will be in french
01/06/2021
Communication vidéo multilingue : 5 pièges à éviter ! with ITC Traductions

web-conference with ITC Traductions.

Speakers:
Céline Imbaud, President and founder of ITC Group and GusTAV
Serge Greck, CEO GusTAV

1st June 2021- 17h (Paris time)
web event
free
open to all
27/05/2021
Brexit Update - VAT, an issue at the very heart of the Brexit

In association with EY Avocats 
Speakers:
Olivier Galerneau – Avocat, Directeur associé
Bertille Lincet – Attorney-At-Law, Senior
Pauline Girard – Attorney-At-Law, Senior

27th May 2021 - 9.30am - 10.30am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
20/05/2021
Brexit News - Report des prochaines échéances BREXIT au Royaume-Uni

In association with Groupe Sterne
Speaker: Loïc Chavaroche, Directeur QSE & RSE – Chief Brexit Officer du Groupe Sterne

20th May 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
04/05/2021
Covid19, Brexit: how to combine performance and well-being within companies?

In association with 3iD Coaching
Speaker:
Laurence Blanchet, founder of 3iD Coaching, professional coach and trainer. 

4th May 2021 - 8.30 -9.30am (Paris)
web event
open to all, this event will be in french
29/04/2021
How to develop your business in France?

In association with Your Experts in France 
Speakers:
Luisa Delattre, Inward Investment Advisor – Hello Lille
Stéphane Bernard-Migeon, CPA – Crowe Fidelio
Etienne Pujol, Lawyer – Berry Law
Anne-Hélène Scouarnec, Founder – Authentic Human Resources
Thomas Bidou, CEO – French Payroll Services
Philippe Talon, CEO – AFC
Stéphane Lorey, Managing Director – AMBRELIA
Olivier Crozat, Managing Director – CIC
Paulette Booth, Managing Director – Agence AXA International
Claire Bonniol, Co-founder – CXB-HUB

29th April 2021 - 1.pm - 2.pm (Paris time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
08/04/2021
Brexit Update - E-Commerce new market entry in the face of Brexit, Covid-19 and other challenges

In association with Vertical Plus and Soledis 
Speakers:
David Gadd, CEO at Vertical Plus
Yann Tertrais, CEO at Soledis

8th April 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30 am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
07/04/2021
Impacts of Brexit and Covid-19 on French and Uk financial services

web event – Cross Channel Institute
In association with PwC and DIT
Topic:
Impacts of Brexit and Covid-19 on French and Uk financial services.
Speakers:
Sylvie Goulard –
Deputy Governor of the Banque de France
Miles Celic –
Chief Executive officer at ThecityUK

 

7th April 2021 - 8.30- 9.30 (Paris Time)
web event
paying
open to all
01/04/2021
Interview with Catherine Colonna on Leadership

Speaker:
Mrs Catherine Colona – French Ambassador to the United Kingdom

This event will be mainly in french.

April 1st, 2021, 12.00-12.30 (French Time)
zoom
free
open to all
31/03/2021
Web Conference - Cross-Channel Institute

Theme: 100 days after Brexit: an economic outlook
Speaker:
Ana Boata, Head of Macroeconomic Research – Euler Hermes

31st March 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
30/03/2021
Brexit Update - VAT, an issue at the very hearth of the Brexit

In association with EY Avocats 
Speakers:
Olivier Galerneau – Avocat, Directeur associé
Adélaïde Lefebvre – Avocat
Maxime Mahtout – Avocat
Bertille Lincet – Attorney-At-Law, Senior
Pauline Girard – Attorney-At-Law, Senior

30t March 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
23/03/2021
Women in the spotlight - Web Event

Theme: how can we support women’s health in companies?
Speaker:
Claire Mounier-Vehier, cardiologist and university professor

In association with Ethic

23rd March 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
16/03/2021
Women in the spotlight - Web Event

Theme: interview on women’s leadership
Speaker:
Angela Mortimer, co-founder of Angela Mortimer PLC

16th March 2021 - 10.am - 11.am
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
02/03/2021
Brexit Update: Cross Border financial advice in a post Brexit world

In association with Blevins Franks
Speakers:
Rupert Holderness, General Manager
Mike Marsden, Senior Partner
Jason Porter, Business Development Director
Ben Simmonds, Regional Manager | Western France

2nd March 2021 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
24/02/2021
French Webinar on Connects: Transformation digitale pour les PME, comment faire?

Webinar in French, co-organised with Leila Bardasuc

Speaker:
Younes IgroucheDirector Pear Consulting, Senior digital transformation consultant

 

24/02/2021
Connects - videoconference
free
open to all
23/02/2021
2nd session - Brexit Update - Tax, Social security, labour law and Immigration Requirements

In association with Expat Partners
Speakers:
Fiona Mougenot, Managing Director – Expat Partners
Frédérique David, Associate Lawyer – HARLAY AVOCATS
Clément Guitet, Lawyer – DELSOL AVOCATS

23rd February 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
03/02/2021
Masterclass - Selling to Executives in this Digital Age

In association with Selling to Executives & API
Theme: Selling to Executives in this Digital Age
3 Senior Executives share their Insiders’ Views

3rd February 2020 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Salons des Arts et Métiers, 9bis, avenue d'Iéna, 75116 Paris
By invitation only
02/02/2021
Brexit Update - Retour d'expériences: douanes, transport, logistique

In association with Groupe Sterne and Douane Française
Speakers:
Loïc Chavaroche, Directeur QSE & RSE – Chief Brexit Officer du Groupe Sterne
Caroline de Saussure, Cheffe du pôle Affaires Européennes – DRI – Cheffe de projet Brexit – DGDDI

2nd February 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
28/01/2021
Brexit Update - Tax, Social security, labour law and Immigration Requirements

In association with Expat Partners
Speakers:
Fiona Mougenot, Managing Director – Expat Partners
Frédérique David, Associate Lawyer – HARLAY AVOCATS
Clément Guitet, Lawyer – DELSOL AVOCATS

28th January 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
20/01/2021
Web Conference - Cross-Channel Institute

Theme: How to rethink the new economic relationship between the UK and France, a member of the EU?
Speakers:
Denis MacShane, Former Minister for European Affairs of Tony Blair, Adviser to Avisa Partners in Brussels
Yann Leriche, General Manager at Getlink

20th January 2021 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
16/12/2020
Border Readiness: Direct Maritime Routes - DIT

Webinar hosted by the Department For International Trade (DIT)
Theme: The webinar is for EU businesses/traders, transporters/logistics/hauliers, local officials, and will provide the most up-to-date information on new procedures before they come into effect on 1 January 2021.

16th December 2020 - 10am - 2pm (Paris)
Videoconference
16/12/2020
Breakfast with New Members

This is an excellent opportunity for us to stay connected and to meet and exchange about our Franco-British business community.
Exclusive event for all members of the Franco-British Chamber to welcome our New Members.

16th December 2020 - 8.30am - 9.30am
Videoconference
Free
By invitation only
15/12/2020
Border Readiness: Short Straits and UK landbridge - DIT

Webinar hosted by the Department For International Trade (DIT)
Theme: This webinar will be case study-based, showing end-to-end journeys, and will have breakout sessions, on customs, sanitary and phyto-sanitary measures; traffic management/transport information; EEA/EFTA.

15th December - 10am - 2pm (Paris)
Videoconference
07/12/2020
Web Conference - Cross Channel Institute

Theme: Economic Outlook
Speaker: 
Laurence Boone, Chief economist of OECD and G20 Finance Deputy

7th December 2020 - 8.30am-9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
01/12/2020
SME Breakfast - Les Prêts Garantis par L'état (PGE)

In association with Daumesnil & Cie
Speaker:
Laure Daumesnil, Founder of Daumesnil & Cie

1st December 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all members
26/11/2020
Web Conference - Cross Channel Institute

Theme: Launch of the 3rd annual barometer of Franco-British economic exchanges 2019-2020
Speaker:
Charles Lichfield, independent political and economic analyst

26th November 2020 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
19/11/2020
Trade Mission to Scotland - In association with Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce

Join us to meet Scottish companies looking to develop their business in France around market briefing sessions and B2B meetings. Guest speakers will include the City Council of Edinburgh.

19th November 2020 - 9:30am - 11:00am (Paris)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
17/11/2020
Business Leader Breakfast - Cross Channel Institute

Theme: Brexit and the Europe tomorrow
Speaker: Clément Beaune, Secretary of State for European Affairs

17th November 2020 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Paying
Open to all
03/11/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - Leading Virtuals Teams

In association with PeopleSmart
Speakers:
Chris Pether, CEO – PeopleSmart
Clément Darfeuille, Project and Relationship manager – PeopleSmart

3rd November 2020 - 9.00 am - 10.00am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all members
15/10/2020
Web Conference - Cross Channel Institute

Theme: The double impact of COVID-19 and Brexit on the Franco-British work environment
Speakers: 
Claudia Senik, Professor at Sorbonne University and Paris School Economics (PSE)
Jimmy Zou, Parnter PwC – Brexit Lead

15th October 2020 - 8.30am - 9.30am (Paris)
Videoconference
Free
Open to all
14/10/2020
Paris Business Lunch
14th October 2020 - 12.15pm - 2.30pm
L'Entente, Le British Brasserie, 13 Rue Monsigny, 75002, Paris
€35
By invitation only
08/10/2020
Web-Conference : Cross Channel Institute

Theme: Economic recovery after Covid-19
Speakers:
Live interview of Sophie Pedder, The Economist – Head Paris office, and Ludovic Subran, Chief economist at Euler Hermes moderated by Rochelle Ferguson

8th October 2020 - 9.am - 10.am (Paris time)
Videoconference
Open to all
06/10/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - How to make health protocols an opportunity to please your customers and employees?

In association with CXB HUB
Speakers:
Claire Bonniol, Co-Founder and General Manager, CXB HUB
Isabelle Rongier, Partner France

13th October 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris)
Videoconference
Open to all
24/09/2020
Rentrée Reception - 2020
24th September 2020
Cercle de l'Union Interalliée, 33 rue du Faubour Saint-Honoré, Paris 8e
Open to all
08/09/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - Your legal obligation for Health insurance and employee benefits in France

Theme: Your legal obligation for Health insurance and employee benefits in France
Speakers: Paulette Booth, Manager, AXA International, and Helen Harrop
Health Insurance Specialist, AXA International

8th September 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris)
Video-Conference
Open to all
23/07/2020
WEB-EVENT: The Future of Money - Digital Currencies

In association with: Toulouse Business Exchange
Speaker: Santiago Velez, Block Digital Corporation

23rd July 2020 - 5.00pm - 6.00pm
Video-Conference
Open to all
09/07/2020
Franco-British Chamber 147th AGM
9th July 2020 - 11.30am - 12.00pm
Video-Conference
Open to all members
18/06/2020
WEB-EVENT : The Future of Money

In association with: Toulouse Business Exchange
Speakers: Mark Blyth, Political Economist, Director of the William R. Rhodes Center for International Economics and Finance, Brown University and Ollie Walsh, CEO at PiP iT Global.

18th June 2020 - 5.00pm - 6.00pm (Paris)
Video-Conference
Open to all
10/06/2020
Web-Conference : Cross-Channel Institute

Theme: Crise du Covid-19 : quelles conséquences pour les économies
françaises et britanniques ?

Speaker: Ana Boata, Head of Macroeconomic Research, Euler Hermes

10th June 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris)
Video-Conference
Open to all
02/06/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - How to develop your network

Theme: How to develop your network
Speaker: Joanna Menezes, ILM Certified Coach at Cala Consulting

2nd June 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am (France)
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all
29/05/2020
WEB-EVENT : The Future of Money

In association with: Toulouse Business Exchange
Speakers: David Vacani, Beacon Global Wealth, and Marco Veronese Passarella, University of Leeds.

29th May 2020 - 12.00pm - 2.00pm (Paris)
Video-Conference
Open to all
20/05/2020
Web "Business Clinic"

Topic: Dé-confinement : les enjeux juridiques et opérationnel de la reprise de l’activité et ses risques
Speakers: Etienne Pujol, Associate at Berry Avocats and Anne-Helene Scouarnec, Freelance HR Business Partner, Authentic Human Resources

20th May 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am (Paris)
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all
19/05/2020
Web Afternoon Tea with New Members

Theme: New Members Presentation
Networking and exchange meeting with New & Existing Members

19th May 2020 - 5.00pm 6.00pm (France)
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all members
12/05/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - Actualités bancaires : crédits garantis et trésorerie

Theme: Actualités bancaires :  crédits garantis et trésorerie
Speaker: Laure Daumesnil, Founder of Daumesnil & Cie
Language: French

12th May 2020 - 4.00pm - 5.00pm (France)
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all members
07/05/2020
Web-Conference: Cross-Channel Institute

Theme: Le double impact du COVID-19 et du Brexit sur les relations franco-britanniques dans le secteur des transports
Speakers: Mathilde Allard, Consultant – Economist at PwC, and Pascal Albertini, Associate Professor at the Sorbonne University (Global SC, Logisitics & Transport)

7th May 2020 - 8.30am - 10.00am (France)
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all
05/05/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - Being a strong leader in turbulent times

Speakers: Executive Coaches Anne Roques and Penny Shapland-Chew

5th May 2020 - 9.30am - 11.00am
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all
04/05/2020
Web E-Café: Cross-Channel Institute

In association with Les Gracques.
Theme: France | Royaume-Uni: les économies dans l’après COVID-19
Speakers: Gideon Rachman, Columnist for the Financial Times, and Nicolas Bouzou, Author and Economist

4th May 2020 - 8.30am - 9.30am (France)
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all
30/04/2020
Masterclass Dirigeants avec Frédéric Béziers, Managing Director of the Hays Group

Theme: How companies have adapted to manage the Covid-19 crisis.
Language of the video-conference: French

30th April 2020 - 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Zoom - videoconference
Open to all
22/04/2020
CONNECTS "Business Clinic" - Being successful in a post-Coronavirus business world

 

Speakers:
Joost Visser, Managing Director of TIAO
Karolina Vainilkaite, CONNECTS Communities Developer at TIAO

  • Discuss changes in business environment during and after the lockdown
  • Show members how to use the CONNECTS platform
  • Engage and motivate members by showing best practices and success stories
22nd April 2020 - 9.30am - 10.30am
Zoom - web "Business Clinic"
Open to all
16/04/2020
Executive MasterClass with guest Olivier Campenon, CEO of Lefebvre-Sarrut group

Olivier Campenon will inaugurate a series of MasterClasses where executives and managers from companies of all sizes will come to discuss the adaptation of their organisations to the Covid-19 crisis. We will discuss the following topics:

  • Internal organisation: IT / teleworking
  • The notion of distance working: management, training, guides, etc.
  • The implementation of short-time working, impacts the supply chains, etc.
  • Management after the crisis

This MasterClass will take place in French.

16 April 2020 - 4.00pm - 5.00pm
Zoom Platform - Video Conference
Open to all
09/04/2020
Video-conference with Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier

Topic:
How to demystify, reassure and prevent Covid-19
Let’s save lives together

This conference will take place in French, however questions and answers can be in English.

9th April 2020 - 9.30am - 10.30am
Open to all
07/04/2020
Web "Business Clinic" - Comment animer une réunion à distance à l'ère des nouvelles techs ?

 

Speaker: Béatrice Rivas-Seidel, Consultant Coach

Do you want to acquire the basics of how to prepare, organize and lead successful remote group sessions?

Come and discover how to :

  • Define a clear etiquette for smooth and efficient communication
  • Breaking the ice and making connections
  • Facilitate discussions where everyone participates
  • Minimise interruptions and distractions
7th April 2020 - 9.00am - 10.00am
Zoom
Open to all
02/04/2020
Video-Conference with Thierry Drilhon, President of the Franco-British Chamber

 

M. Drilhon will present the action plan put in place by the Chamber for the coming weeks and to prepare for the recovery.
Above all, it will be an opportunity to listen to you and answer your questions.

2nd April 2020 - 9.30am - 10.30am
Zoom
Open to all
25/03/2020
Masterclass in association with DIT

“Beyond Brexit” Masterclass on the theme of Data Protection and Cross Border Data Flows in association with the Department for International Trade.

DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
17/03/2020
New Members Networking Evening

In partnership with: Marriott International

DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

DELAYED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Hôtel Paris Marriott, 70 Avenue des Champs-Elysées, 75008 Paris
11/03/2020
Paris Business Lunch
11th March 2020 - 12:15pm - 2:30pm
L'Entente, Le British Brasserie, 13 Rue Monsigny, 75002, Paris
€35
Open to members of the Franco-British Chamber
03/03/2020
International Women's Day

Special Conference “Mon combat pour le coeur des femmes
by Professor Claire Mounier-Vehier,
Cardiologist & Head of the Department of Vascular Medicine & Hypertension Heart and Lung Institute of the Lille University Hospital (CHRU).
Co-Founder of the Women’s Cardiovascular Healthcare Foundation.

Professor Mounier-Vehier will sign her book
“Mon combat pour le coeur des femmes
Agir avant qu’il ne soit trop tard”

 

3rd March 2020 - 6.30pm - 9.30pm
Les salons de l'hôtel des Arts et Métiers, 9 bis, avenue d'Iéna, 75116 Paris
Open to all
27/02/2020
BP Breakfast on the Future for Energy

Breakfast in the presence of:
Mr. Peter Mather, Group Regional President, Europe and Head of Country, UK at BP &
Gisela Granado, Country Manager at the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) and member of the Queen Mary University’s Energy Law Institute.

27th February 2020 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers, 75017, Paris
By invitation only
26/02/2020
Masterclass in association with DIT

“Beyond Brexit” Masterclass on the theme of Market Access in Goods: Products and Supply Chains. Transport & Logistics.

In association with the Department for International Trade.

Invitations will be sent shortly.

26th February 2020 - 8:30am - 10:30am
Cercle de l'Union Interalliée, 33 rue du Faubour Saint-Honoré, Paris 8e
By invitation only
12/02/2020
Masterclass - "Quel accord commercial avec le RU post-Brexit ?"

Guest of Honor: Amélie de Montchalin, Secretary of State to the Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs, in charge of European Affairs.

12th February 2020 - 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers, 75017, Paris
By invitation only
12/02/2020
Paris Business Lunch

Hosted by Jonathan Cooper of The Spectrum IFA Group.

Guest speaker Bob Lewis, President of the British Council in France & UK cultural attaché, will be speaking about the work of the British Council and his perspective on the future cultural relations between France & Britain.

12th February 2020 - 12.15pm - 2.30pm
L'Entente, Le British Brasserie, 13 Rue Monsigny, 75002, Paris
Open to all members
04/02/2020
SME Breakfast Club/February

Conflict Resolution

  • Types and Sources of conflict
  • 5 conflict management methods: Pros and Cons
  • Approaches to conflict resolution
  • Dealing with conflict in international teams

David Spiers – ILIC Consulting
Gerdi Serrer – ILIC Consulting

This breakfast will be in English

4th February 2020 - 9am - 10.30am
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers, 75017, Paris
Open to all members
29/01/2020
President's New Year's Reception

 

 

29th January 2020 - 6.30pm - 9.00pm
Cercle de l'Union Interalliée, 33 rue du Faubour Saint-Honoré, Paris 8e
Open to all members
29/01/2020
Speed Networking

In association with Network Irlande.

 

29th January 2020 - 8:30am - 10:30am
Grant Thornton, 29 rue du Pont, 92200 Neuilly-Sur-Seine
Open to all members
15/01/2020
SME Breakfast Club/January

A series of three breakfasts on the theme of ‘How to Prospect and Grow your business in France VS in the UK’
Breakfast 1: Posture and Professionalism
Breakfast 2: Prospects in France VS in the UK
Breakfast 3: Negotiation Techniques

Breakfast 3: Negociation techniques
Jacques Milcent – Consenso Formation
The meeting will be held both in French and English

15th January 2020 - 9:00am – 10:30am
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers 75017 Paris
-
FULLY BOOKED
21/11/2019
CROSS-CHANNEL INSTITUTE : Publication of the Second Edition of the Barometer of Franco-British Economic Relations

A joint-event with the Ambassador’s Breakfast Briefing

21 novembre 2019 - 8:30am – 9:30am
British Embassy, 39 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris
-
Réservé aux seuls membres du Cercle des Présidents / Exclusive invitation to President’s Forum members
21/11/2019
AMBASSADOR’S BREAKFAST BRIEFING
21 novembre 2019 - 8:15am – 10:00am
British Embassy, 39 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris
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Réservé aux seuls membres du Cercle des Présidents / Exclusive invitation to President’s Forum members
23/10/2019
Breakfast with Guest of Honor Hubert Védrine

Les Débats d’ETHIC – “Le monde va-t-il si mal?”

23rd October 2019 - 8:30am - 10:15am
Cercle de l'Union Interalliée, 33 rue du Faubour Saint-Honoré, Paris 8e
Exclusive Invitation to President's Forum Members
22/10/2019
Global Scot Drinks Reception

Networking Evening

RSVP: FranceHub@gov.scot

22nd October 2019 - 6:15pm - 7:45pm
British Council, 9 Rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris
Open to all members
17/10/2019
http://www.modeaparthotel.com/
Hotel Mode Cocktail

Guest of Honor: Yanique Francis from MyParisianLife.com

RSVP: mixatmode@bridgestreet.com

17th October 2019 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm
MODE Arc de Triomphe, 6 Rue Leroux, 75116 Paris
Open to all members
10/10/2019
The Academy of the Chamber: Réussir l'intégration de vos impatriés et expatriés pour rester performant

A French speaking event

8:30am - 10:00am
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers 75017 Paris
25€TTC members - 40€TTC non-members
Open to all members and non-members - Accessible a tous les membres et aux non-membres
09/10/2019
Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Networking Evening

Trade mission to Paris

9th October 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
British Council, 9 rue de Constantine, 75007 Paris
Open to all members - Ouvert a tous les membres
03/10/2019
Afterwork Meeting & Apéritif - Regional Event - Montpellier : Invest in Real Estate & Create a Business in France

In association with: Augefi: French Chartered Accoutants
Partnered with:Notaires de France, Renestance, Johnson Wakefield SARL & Cabinet Calonne & Adoue-Dugast
The event will be held in English
Open to all members – Ouvert a tous les membres

3 October 2019 - From 5:00pm to 10:30pm
Mas du Cheval - Avenue de l'Aga - 34970 Lattes
01/10/2019
SME Breakfast Club/October

A series of three breakfasts on the theme of ‘How to Prospect and Grow your business in France VS in the UK’:
– Breakfast 1: Posture and Professionalism
– Breakfast 2: Prospects in France VS in the UK
– Breakfast 3: Negotiation Techniques

Breakfast 1: Posture & Professionalism in Prospection
Jacques Milcent – Consenso Formation
The breakfast will be held both in French and English

1er Octobre 2019 - 9:00am – 10:30am
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers 75017 Paris
19/09/2019
Réception de rentrée

Our sponsors: Deloitte – Jaguar – Land Rover

19 septembre 2019, 19:00 - 21:00
British Embassy, 33 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008, Paris
€75 TTC, €95 TTC
Ouvert a tous les membres / Open to all members
27/06/2019
Afterwork Drinks in association with Ecole des Ponts & the Franco-Swedish Chamber
27 juin 2019
American Chamber of Commerce in France, 77 Rue de Miromesnil, 75008 Paris
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Ouvert a tous les membres / Open to all members
24/06/2019
Summer Garden Party
24 juin 2019
Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, 33 rue du faubourg Saint-Honoré 75008 Paris
€75 TTC, €95 TTC
Ouvert a tous les membres / Open to all members
20/06/2019
Luncheon at the Races
20 juin 2019
Hippodrome d’Auteil
€70 TTC, €90 TTC
Ouvert a tous les membres / Open to all members
19/06/2019
CROSS-CHANNEL INSTITUTE BREAKFAST – Publication of the Second Edition of the Barometer of Franco-British Economic Relations

A joint-event with the Ambassador’s Breakfast Briefing

19 juin 2019
British Ambassador’s Residence, 39 rue du Faubourg Saint Honoré, 75008 Paris
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Exclusive invitation to President’s Forum members / Réservé aux seuls membres du Cercle des Présidents
11/06/2019
BREAKFAST EVENT IN ASSOCIATION WITH ECOLE DES PONTS

Theme : Share your expertise to change the world

11 juin 2019
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers 75017 Paris
€25 TTC, €40 TTC
Ouvert a tous les membres / Open to all members
04/06/2019
SME Breakfast Club/June

Theme: Digital transformation : change management; with Nigel Bath,
Manager Foreign Desk at Baker Tilly STREGO

4 juin 2019
Franco-British Chamber, 63 Avenue de Villiers 75017 Paris
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Uniquement accessible aux membres de la Chambre dûment inscrits / Open exclusively to paying members of the Franco-British Chamber.
21/05/2019
ECOLE DE GUERRE CONFERENCE & COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Theme: Leadership for Success : Innovate or Let Die

18:00-20:00

21 mai 2019 18:00-20:00
Ecole Militaire – 1, place Joffre 75007 Paris
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Ouvert a tous les membres / Open to all members