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BCC comments at the launch of HM Government's new Export Strategy
21 Aug

BCC comments at the launch of HM Government's new Export Strategy

Speaking at the launch of the Government’s Export Strategy today (Tuesday), Dr Adam Marshall, Dire...

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BCC: Apprenticeships great path for students, but system needs reform to boost numbers
16 Aug

BCC: Apprenticeships great path for students, but system needs reform to boost numbers

Commenting on today’s A level results and the apprenticeship statistics released by the Department...

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BCC: Little sign wage growth is set to take-off
14 Aug

BCC: Little sign wage growth is set to take-off

Commenting on the labour market figures for August 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, He...

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BCC: UK remains on lacklustre growth trajectory despite Q2 improvement
10 Aug

BCC: UK remains on lacklustre growth trajectory despite Q2 improvement

Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for Q2 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head o...

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'Ill-judged' interest rate rise risks undermining confidence, says BCC
02 Aug

'Ill-judged' interest rate rise risks undermining confidence, says BCC

Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee,...

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UK set for pay rise, says BCC and Indeed
02 Aug

UK set for pay rise, says BCC and Indeed

One in two businesses (50%) are set to grant staff pay rises of over 2% in the next year, according...

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BCC: Cut tax complexity and 'red tape' holding back businesses
25 Jul

BCC: Cut tax complexity and 'red tape' holding back businesses

The vast majority of UK businesses believe the cost of complying with the UK tax system has escalate...

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LEP review provides welcome structure, says BCC
24 Jul

LEP review provides welcome structure, says BCC

Responding to the Government's Strengthened Local Enterprise Partnerships report, which sets out cha...

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Training and flexible working key to staff retention, says BCC and Indeed
20 Jul

Training and flexible working key to staff retention, says BCC and Indeed

Aside from staff pay, firms are more likely to increase their investment in training, and introduce...

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BCC comments on inflation figures
18 Jul

BCC comments on inflation figures

Commenting on the inflation statistics for June 2018, published today by the Office for National Sta...

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BCC: business alarm on potential Brexit VAT bombshell
17 Jul

BCC: business alarm on potential Brexit VAT bombshell

Commenting on the passage of amendments to the Customs Bill, which commit the government to fully se...

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BCC: UK wage growth undermined by poor productivity
17 Jul

BCC: UK wage growth undermined by poor productivity

Commenting on the labour market figures for July 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head...

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BCC appoints Claire Walker and Hannah Essex as Co-Executive Directors of Policy and Campaigns
16 Jul

BCC appoints Claire Walker and Hannah Essex as Co-Executive Directors of Policy and Campaigns

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the leading UK business organisation, is delighted to announ...

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 BCC on Brexit White Paper: time to translate ambition into answers for business
12 Jul

BCC on Brexit White Paper: time to translate ambition into answers for business

Commenting on the release of the UK government’s long-awaited White Paper on the future UK-EU rela...

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BCC comments on new monthly GDP statistics and trade figures
10 Jul

BCC comments on new monthly GDP statistics and trade figures

Commenting on the new monthly GDP statistics and key short-term indicators for May 2018, published t...

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BCC responds to National Infrastructure Assessment
10 Jul

BCC responds to National Infrastructure Assessment

Commenting on the launch of the National Infrastructure Assessment today (Tuesday), Jane Gratton, He...

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BCC: Credit 'apathy' restricting potential growth opportunities for SMEs
09 Jul

BCC: Credit 'apathy' restricting potential growth opportunities for SMEs

Over half of UK businesses have not attempted to apply for finance over the past year amid limited i...

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BCC response to Chequers summit conclusions
09 Jul

BCC response to Chequers summit conclusions

Responding to the statement issued at the conclusion of the Chequers summit, where the Cabinet has a...

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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: recruitment difficulties and tougher trading conditions face firms amid sluggish UK growth
09 Jul

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: recruitment difficulties and tougher trading conditions face firms amid sluggish UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Monday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – th...

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Brexit: time running out for answers to firms' real-world questions, says BCC
03 Jul

Brexit: time running out for answers to firms' real-world questions, says BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Tuesday) published the two-dozen top real-world qu...

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