Investing in Digital Health
Investing in Digital Health

Thu, 22 Oct 2020

Australia and the UK are recognised innovators in the digital health space and have been significant contributors to global medical solutions. In this webinar the Victorian Chief Digital Health Officer, Neville Board, and Chair of Digital Health CRC (Cooperative Research Centre), Michael Walsh, shared Australian Digital Health market insights and highlighting where investment and trade opportunities are that will attract UK health tech companies into the Australian market. Both Australia and the UK have high performing health systems that are among the best in the world while continually adapting and reshaping through innovation and technology.


Cyber Security and Digital Infrastructure
Cyber Security and Digital Infrastructure

Wed, 21 Oct 2020

Jesse Scott, Director and Head of Cyber Security at Barclays UK Ventures will provide insights on cyber security as an enabler across critical and digital infrastructure and look at cyber and the impact on open banking, financial services and data privacy.


ABCC & KPMG 2020 Federal Budget Speaker Insights
ABCC & KPMG 2020 Federal Budget Speaker Insights

Wed, 07 Oct 2020

The Australian British Chamber of Commerce, together with KPMG, hosted a 2020 Federal Budget Virtual Breakfast, following the budget announcement.


ABCC & KPMG 2020 Federal Budget Virtual Breakfast
ABCC & KPMG 2020 Federal Budget Virtual Breakfast

Wed, 07 Oct 2020

The Australian British Chamber of Commerce, together with KPMG, hosted a 2020 Federal Budget Virtual Breakfast, following the budget announcement.


Innovation in Digital Healthcare
Innovation in Digital Healthcare

Tue, 06 Oct 2020

Professor Tony Young OBE, National Clinical Director for Innovation NHS England & Founder Clinical Entrepreneur Programme, and Bronwyn Le Grice, Founder and CEO, ANDHealth discussed innovations in digital health. They also introduced entrepreneurs and businesses who have innovated in this space to showcase their journeys and products. As digital Health rapidly becomes one of the key sectors for research and investment, we heard from two international leaders involved in developing the capabilities of the internet in providing the best medical outcomes for everyone. In this webinar our guest speakers analysed the digital transformation, agility and resilience of healthcare systems as well as the growth potential of the digital health industry.


In Conversation with The High Commissioners
In Conversation with The High Commissioners

Thu, 01 Oct 2020

The Australian British Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with The Britain-Australia Society, is delighted to invite you to a virtual conversation with our two High Commissioners: His Excellency The Hon George Brandis QC - Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom and Her Excellency Vicki Treadell CMG, MVO - British High Commissioner to Australia. The discussion will be led by David McCredie, CEO, Australian British Chamber of Commerce.


The Hon Victor Dominello MP, NSW Minister for Customer Service
The Hon Victor Dominello MP, NSW Minister for Customer Service

Mon, 28 Sep 2020

Over the next three years the NSW government will bolster its digital-centric investment fund by $1.6 billion to accelerate IT projects and strengthen cyber security. The Minister for Customer Service, The Hon Victor Dominello, said that digital government is no longer an end goal in itself, but a means to go further and deliver even better government services.


The future for domestic and international travel after the COVID-19 pandemic
The future for domestic and international travel after the COVID-19 pandemic

Thu, 10 Sep 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created an unprecedented crisis for the tourism economy with damaging and long-lasting impacts on the tourism sector which contributes $60.9 billion to Australia’s GDP whilst directly and indirectly employing 1,035,000 people. (Tourism Research Australia, 2020) The challenges to re-boot and re-energise the domestic and international travel industry are many and our expert travel panel will discuss some of the key issues around recovery strategies, restoring consumer confidence, implementation of health and safety protocols, and sustainable tourism. And, importantly, is there cause for optimism for the sector in 2021 and beyond?


COVID-19 has changed the world. How can business change with it?
COVID-19 has changed the world. How can business change with it?

Thu, 03 Sep 2020

In this webinar, Employsure Founder and Managing Director Ed Mallett explains how we can adapt to the new world of working, and the new obligations, challenges and opportunities facing business owners. Ed discusses JobKeeper 2.0, IR flexibility, COVID safety plans, handling your HR in the age of the pandemic and communicating with staff. A must-watch event for any employer.


The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, UK Minister of State for Trade Policy
The Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, UK Minister of State for Trade Policy

Wed, 02 Sep 2020

Trade Opportunities for Australia and the United Kingdom with The Rt Hon. Greg Hands MP, Minister of State for Trade Policy, at the UK Department for International Trade. This webinar will give you the opportunity to hear from the UK Minister for Trade Policy about how new trade arrangements will play an important role in the long-term economic recovery of the UK and Australia following COVID-19.


The Hon Tim Pallas MP, Victorian Treasurer
The Hon Tim Pallas MP, Victorian Treasurer

Thu, 13 Aug 2020

As the devastating impact on global and domestic economies of the COVID-19 pandemic is still unfolding, The Victorian Treasurer, Tim Pallas, addressed his Government’s response to this unprecedented challenge and the initiatives taken to stimulate growth in the economy as well as the outlook for attracting investment to Victoria including the trade and investment relationship between Victoria and the UK. Minister Pallas covered supply chain security, Payroll Tax, and the importance of implementing decisions made by the National Cabinet. He outlined the need to look at reducing energy costs and encourage innovation.


The Future of UK-Australia Cross Border Trade in Financial Services
The Future of UK-Australia Cross Border Trade in Financial Services

Mon, 20 Jul 2020

To mark the launch of the City of London report ‘UK cross-border trade in services with Australia - an analysis of market access for financial services firms’, the Australian British Chamber of Commerce hosted a webinar with The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell; John Glen MP, Economic Secretary to the UK's HM Treasury and Senator Jane Hume, Assistant Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and Financial Technology.


Post-Pandemic recovery for freight and supply chains
Post-Pandemic recovery for freight and supply chains

Wed, 15 Jul 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created major disruptions and industry challenges for domestic and global freight, logistics and supply chains. Our panellists explore the impact on the freight and transport industry and discuss their COVID-19 experiences, the challenges they face and getting back to business in the new normal. The team looked at how travel restrictions and border closures have impacted the movement of cargo; how cargo operations have changed as a result of the pandemic and details of the government support for the flow of cargo during this coronavirus period. The export panel: Air Vice-Marshal Margaret Staib, AM, CSC, Australian Government Freight Controller Stephen Stroner, Managing Director, UPS Colin Nicholls, Area Manager Australasia, Cargo Commercial, Etihad Airways


Victoria’s response to COVID-19: support for businesses and opportunities in recovery
Victoria’s response to COVID-19: support for businesses and opportunities in recovery

Wed, 24 Jun 2020

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on business has for many been devastating with loss of income, jobs and an uncertain future. The Victorian and Commonwealth Governments are supporting business through this unprecedented and difficult time to ensure jobs are saved and a fast recovery is certain as we get back to work. In this Webinar, The Hon Martin Pakula discussed Victorian Government’s support for business and looked at the opportunities for recovery in the immediate and long-term future.


Expand internationally with The Export Market Development Grants Scheme
Expand internationally with The Export Market Development Grants Scheme

Mon, 15 Jun 2020

Our speakers are today are Paul Webster, Executive and Richard Cuda, Management Consultant, International Investment Services. They join us today to discuss about how to make the most of support available in the Australian FY2020.


Is currency management right for your business?
Is currency management right for your business?

Thu, 11 Jun 2020

If you are one of the many businesses transacting overseas, you know that currency fluctuations can create revenue opportunity but also cause uncertainty. Join the ABCC to hear from Michael Judge, Head of Australia & New Zealand at OFX, to learn new ways to think about risk and help your business come out ahead.


Finding the way forward for the travel industry
Finding the way forward for the travel industry

Wed, 10 Jun 2020

COVID-19 has devastated the travel industry causing widespread loss of jobs and serious economic consequences as the effects of the pandemic spread throughout the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. What is the impact of COVID-19 on the industry and what is the plan for the road to recovery? When borders and the skies open, how can your business be better prepared to start travelling and what will that travel look like?


Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital
Dr Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital

Thu, 04 Jun 2020

Shane is Co-Head of the Investment Strategy and Dynamic Markets team, responsible for the provision of economic and macro investment analysis and the determination of AMP Capital’s asset allocation policy which is applied across more than $65 billion invested in multi-asset funds. During this Webinar, Dr Oliver will present a wide-ranging overview of the impact COVID-19 has had, and will continue to have, on the domestic and global economy.


COVID-19 and Transfer Pricing Arrangements
COVID-19 and Transfer Pricing Arrangements

Wed, 27 May 2020

BDO’s Global Transfer Pricing Leader, Zara Ritchie, together with Australian and UK Transfer Pricing Partners Mike Smith, and Ken Almand with Jason Drzewucki from the Global Transfer Pricing team discussed how to manage Transfer Pricing in an environment impacted by COVID-19. Multinational groups operating in Australia and the UK may find that established Transfer Pricing policies no longer give rise to arm’s length outcomes due to unprecedented disruptions to global workforces, supply chains and customer demand. Whether a subsidiary of a UK HQ group or Australian MNE investing in the UK, this webinar addressed strategies to survive the short-term impacts on your cash flows, adapt to temporary and longer term permanent changes, and position your business to ultimately thrive as the general economy recovers.


How will COVID-19 reshape the way women work?
How will COVID-19 reshape the way women work?

Wed, 27 May 2020

COVID-19 has caused a monumental shift in the global economy with many sectors severely damaged as a result of the lockdown. Whilst the negative effects of the situation are universal, it is becoming apparent that women face specific challenges in responding to our new normal. Women make up the highest percentage of employees in the healthcare, hospitality and education sectors, all of which have taken severe economic hits.


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