The British Embassy in Korea, together with the British Consulate-General in Osaka, represents the UK Government in Korea. The two offices work together to promote the full range of British interests in Korea, and also provide consular assistance to British nationals in Korea.
British Embassy Korea
Department for International Trade (DIT)
DIT works with UK based businesses to ensure their success in international markets through exports. DIT in South Korea helps companies in Britain increase their competitiveness through overseas trade in South Korea. The organization also offer professional, authoritative and personalised assistance to help companies in South Korea locate and expand in the UK.
British Chambers of Commerce (BCC)
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is a dynamic and independent business network with Accredited Chambers in every nation and region of the UK, and in key markets around the world. The BCC is an authentic voice for British business and a leading commentator on the UK economy, drawing on a powerful network that represents business interests in Westminster, Brussels, and in every part of the UK.
British Council Korea
Established in Korea some 40 years ago, the British Council provides opportunities for education exchange for individuals and institutions, and has given many thousands the chance to get high quality English language tuition and UK qualifications.
The British-Korean Society’s primary objective is to bring together all those in the UK who are interested in Korean matters. The Society enjoys continual on-going support from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea for all its activities. The Society also has an outreach programme offering post-graduate bursaries and small grants to organisations or individuals for activities or projects in sympathy with its aims of fostering friendship between the UK and Korea.
UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT)
UKFT is the most inclusive British network for fashion and textile companies in the UK. The association brings together designers, manufacturers, agents and retailers to promote their businesses and the industry, both in the UK and throughout the world. UKFT is in a unique position, representing businesses from spinning, weaving and knitting, right through to the catwalk.
UK Interactive Entertainment Association (Ukie)
Ukie, pronounced you-key, (UK Interactive Entertainment) is the only trade body for the UK’s games and interactive entertainment industry. Ukie is a non-profit and represents businesses of all sizes from small start-ups to large multinational developers, publishers and service companies, working across online, mobile apps, consoles, PC, eSports, VR and AR.
Northern Powerhouse is an initiative of the UK government that brings together the cities, towns and rural communities of northern England and Wales to become a ‘powerhouse’ for the UK economy. Northern Powerhouse is aiming to achieve this through the building of modern transport links, a revolutionary new style of governance, and increased investment into the region.
Innovate UK is part of UK Research and Innovation, a non-departmental public body funded by a grant-in-aid from the UK government. With a strong business focus, Innovate UK drives growth by working with companies to de-risk, enable and support innovation. It also connect businesses to the partners, customers and investors that can help them turn ideas into commercially successful products and services and business growth. Innovate UK funds business and research collaborations to accelerate innovation and drive business investment into research and development.