Our Activities

Business English UK is the most active special interest group within English UK, promoting the best of Business English training in over 22 countries and working closely with UK Trade & Investment, British Council and many global organisations.

Inward Missions

BEUK Inward Missions or FAM Trips are the most popular and cost-effective marketing activity for members and our clients, who include HR managers and training consultants.

Our FAM trips are different from other agent tours, because they are specially designed for corporations, training consultants and agents working in global industries. Participants get direct experience of quality business and professional English training and see how companies could benefit. They also offer the opportunity to explore the rich history, culture and beautiful scenery clients can enjoy studying in the UK.

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Overseas exhibitions & events

Business English UK is actively involved in many global events to promote the excellence of UK's business English training, including:

UKTI Corporate, Executive and Vocation Training Fair - Vienna.

Since 2008, this has become one of the most successful events for UK corporate training providers who wish move into or expand their work with Central and Eastern European markets. More than half of BEUK members have participated in the event.

Corporate Training and Business English showcase - Madrid

This one day event was held at the British Embassy in Torre Espacio, one of Madrid's new landmark towers.

European People Management Conference

Over 2000 delegates from 42 countries attended, and BEUK - supported by UK Trade & Investment - had a pavilion promoting five member centres.

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BEUK Master Classes

Business English UK has successfully arranged several Master Classes. These classes are taster sessions which designed for corporate clients gain an insight on how quality English language and communication skills training can enhance development at both personal and organisational level.


A Master Class on Financial English for management team at the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd. (ICBC).


A one day Master Class was held on 10 May 2011 at the pretigious British Ambassador's residence in Sofia. The event has attracted 30 senior managers from the banking and financial sectors. The two interactive sessions – ‘Counting the Cost’ and ‘The challenges of working in the 21st century borderless world’, were delivered by two senior trainers - Mark Waistell from Accent International and Sam Thampson from The London School of English. The sessions has given the participant an opportunity understand the key linguistic, communication and cultural skills that are required in the modern banking and financial world.

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