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BBCCI announced NRB event in Bangladesh

BBCCI announced NRB event in Bangladesh

August 21, 2017 No Comments

The inaugural Non-Resident Bangladeshi (NRB) Global Business Convention is to take place this October, organised by the British Bangladesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BBCCI), in partnership with the Sylhet Chamber of Commerce.   Launching the convention, Enam Ali MBE, President of the BBCCI, said that the hard work of NRBs was less appreciated in ...

David Cameron visits Bangladesh

David Cameron visits Bangladesh

August 21, 2017 No Comments

Former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, arrived in Dhaka on 26th April, on a two-day visit to Bangladesh. He met with Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, and described Bangladesh as a “shining example.” The event marked his first ever visit to Bangladesh since he stood down on the back of Britain’s vote to leave the ...

Enam’s editorial

October 3, 2013 No Comments

Recently, as you can read in this issue of the magazine, the UK Border Agency (UKBA) has gone on the offensive, defending its policies and its tactics. Like most other restaurant owners I have no problem with the fact that there needs to be action against illegal immigrants in this country and the UKBA has ...

From The Editor

From The Editor

August 6, 2013 No Comments

Welcome to this edition of Spice Business. For more than ten years now we have been highlighting the staffing problems faced by our industry. Successive governments have introduced new rules and regulations which have affected our ability to bring in the highly qualified and dedicated staff we need to run successful businesses. We have pointed ...

From The Editor

From The Editor

February 2, 2013 No Comments

Dear Readers, Happy New Year to  you all!  Let us hope that 2013 will see an improvement in fortunes for our industry, which is still  struggling against a number of issues. We must continue to press the government to reduce VAT on restaurant meals. I am convinced that far from actually costing money it would ...

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Issue 46

January 2, 2013 No Comments

Wow! What can I say? Being part of the Olympics was an experience beyond anything I have encountered before. It was an honour and a privilege to be able to serve all the VIPs and sponsor’s guests with Le Raj food on the Olympic Park site. I have always said that I will take curry ...

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