London 14th September 2017
Further Moving to Portugal seminars to take place in London on Monday 23rd October
On Monday 23rd October 2017 in central London, the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the UK is organising the 3rd edition of our popular "Moving to Portugal" seminars.
These will take place in the Lisbon Suite at the Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa, 354 Queenstown Road, London SW11 8AE. The nearest Tube station is Sloane Square which is approx. 10 minutes’ walk from the hotel. The number 137 and 452 buses stop outside the hotel.
The Moving to Portugal seminars are designed to answer all the questions you may have about how to organise your move to Portugal, whether you intend to run your business from there, retire there or simply spend several months a year there to escape the English climate.Read more...
London, 4th September 2015
Week in review
The ECB has sent equity markets up and the euro as president Draghi stated that the quantitative easing programme may last beyond 2016. The share limit on individual bond issuance purchases has also been raised from the initial limit of 25% to 33%, subject to a case-by-case verification that this would not create a situation whereby the Eurosystem would have blocking minority power, in which case the issue share limit would remain at 25%.Read more...
Algarve, 2nd July 2015
Portuguese Chamber 2015 Algarve Golf Day
The Chamber’s 2015 Algarve Golf Day and Dinner took place in the balmy surroundings of the Boavista Golf and Spa Resort at Lagos, Algarve, a leading resort which is a long time Corporate member and supporter of the Chamber. Assistant Golf Director Antonio Ferreira da Silva organised an excellent tournament for Chamber members, and keen golfers from the Conrad Algarve Hotel, Boavista, Credential Partners, Blevins Franks, Fiduciary Management, and Braganca Bruno, among others, took part.Read more...
London, 6th November 2017
The Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the UK organised the second edition of the Business in Portuguese conference in London on Tuesday 31st October. Each year the conference discusses different aspects of doing business in Portuguese-speaking countries, and this year it was sponsored by the international law firm Cuatrecasas, Goncalves Pereira.
Across the globe Lusophone countries cover a land mass the size of Canada and contain over 290m people – indeed Portuguese is currently the third most used language on Facebook, the sixth most spoken language in the world, and the first most spoken language in the southern hemisphere. The emerging markets of Brazil, Angola and Mozambique, in particular, offer outstanding business opportunities, but also significant challenges.
At this conference, two panels discussed financing businesses in Lusophone countries, and then the problems of sustainability and good governance in these markets.Read more...
London, 13th January 2015
PCBN monthly networking drinks kicks off the new year
The Chamber started 2015 in true business style, with its monthly open house networking drinks, held at the Blue Boar Bar in the Conrad St James hotel near Westminster’s Parliament Square.
50 + British and Portuguese business people attended, from a variety of backgrounds, including investment bankers, security consultants, architects, builders, food importers, television producers and lawyers. We also had the pleasure of welcoming the Portuguese Ambassador in the UK; Mr João de Vallera and distinguished Portuguese lawyer and hotelier José Miguel Judice.Read more...