Issue #59 - 7 August 2017
Cyber Security Innovation Centre Planned for London
 
The government has launched an invitation to tender in a competition to develop and design a £14.5m innovation centre to foster next generation cyber security technology. “The new centre will build on London's thriving digital start-up scene with one tech company estimated to be formed every hour in the capital. The city is also home to the headquarters of the newly created National Cyber Security Centre - a part of GCHQ - which opened earlier this year," said Minister for Digital Matt Hancock.
Read more at SC Media UK «
Amazon opens London headquarters in major UK expansion
 
Amazon plans to expand the size of its R&D team in London to support the growth of its Prime Video service. Matt Hancock, Minister for Digital, said, " [This is a] vote of confidence in the UK as a world-leading centre of creativity and innovation."
Read more at The Telegraph «
Foreign Secretary: UK open to tech entrepreneurs
 
During a visit to a technology hub in Sydney, Australia, former London Mayor Boris Johnson made assurances that the UK Government does not want to cut the numbers of migrants coming to work in the British tech industry as a result of Brexit.
Read more at Skynews «
TMI Consultancy: Personal Development Workshops for Performance & Success 2017​
TMI and Tack International are proud to bring you a range of upcoming international training and workshops at attractive rates, beginning 14th August through to November 9th.

BMCC members will enjoy a discounted rate, and what’s more, these workshops are HRDF claimable!
You are cordially invite you for a visit to the ASEAN Data Analytics Exchange Hub (ADAX) in collaboration with the Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC) and Malaysian Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), this 16th August 2017.

Discover Stories of Castles in Movies You Love

Vivian Tan-Loh, British Airways’ country manager for Malaysia, said, “There are many historical castles in Europe that have become popular since being featured in Hollywood blockbusters. Malaysians can now take advantage of our special promotional fares to visit these castles and trace the footsteps of their favourite heroes and heroines.”  If castle jaunting is on your agenda this summer, here is a list of popular castles for movie fans, courtesy of British Airways. 

View British Airway's Top 5 Picks

The DUP: Who are they & where do they stand on housing?

Many people are still left in the dark about the DUP – who are they, what do they stand for, how will their policies affect the Government’s decisions in the coming months and years? To shed some light on this, Gower & Mae have identified the DUP’s main policies surrounding housing and the property market, to help you judge how – if at all – the ultimate result of the General Election may affect your property portfolio or future purchasing decisions.

Continue reading at Gower & Mae

Avis in Partnership with SportsDirect: Special Voucher
 
DRB-HICOM EZ-Drive Sdn Bhd (Avis Malaysia), proudly presents their new corporate partners- SPORT DIRECT. In celebration of this new alliance, BMCC members can avail a special discount voucher from SportsDirect.com when they rent a car with Avis Malaysia.
 
BMCC will be participating in the 18th Malaysian International Food & Beverage Trade Fair at PWTC from 9-11 August 2017.  We would like to offer our members a complimentary space in our shared booth.  Limited spaces are available, first come first served.  For further information, please contact : phoebe@bmcc.org.my or visit the website at www.mifb.com.my
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