Yearly Archives: 2015

“O” Notice 10-15

We have received the following notification from British Chamber of Commerce today.
Turkey is refusing to accept A.TRs which do not have an original wet signature and stamp in boxes […]

Notice to Exporters 2015/31

Invitation – have your say on a replacement for SPIRE, Wednesday 13 January 2016
The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) is leading a project to create a cross-government […]

UK welcomes new EU-Vietnam trade deal

The European Union and Vietnam have put the final touches to a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
The deal — which is still to be formally approved by the EU’s Member […]

Everything you need to know about business in China

The China-Britain Business Council (CBBC) has published a new China Business Handbook that will help guide UK companies with their business dealings in this sometimes difficult market.
With input from […]

Chorley residence will journey from rebuild to recruitment

A recruitment firm is looking to put the building blocks in place for a brighter future with the purchase of new premises.
Sharples Davies Limited has been awarded £50,410 by […]

Ministers must give a green light to shale gas projects, says BCC

Commenting on the announcement of a new tranche of UK shale gas licenses Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director for Policy and External Affairs for the British Chambers of Commerce, […]

BCC: Strong labour market figures provide welcome pre-Christmas news

In the three months from August-October 2015, employment was up 207,000 and unemployment was 110,000 lower
The youth unemployment rate fell to its lowest level for more than 10 years
• Annual […]

BCC: Inflation remains low despite slight November rise

The Consumer Price Index rose by 0.1% in the year to November 2015, compared with a 0.1% fall in the year to October 2015
Movements in transport costs and alcohol […]

BCC: ‘Gutless’ runway delay bad for business

Commenting on the latest delay to a government decision on a new runway in the South East, John Longworth, BCC Director General, said:

“Businesses will see this as a gutless […]

BCC: Trade deficit is a major challenge for the UK

The UK trade deficit in goods and services was £4.1bn in October 2015, a widening of £3.1bn from September
In the three months to October 2015, the trade deficit in […]