Monthly Archives: January 2016

Obsession 16 now almost halfway through!

This year, at what has become known in the industry as the “Glastonbury of gastronomy” Obsession showcases and extraordinary diversity of menus from hugely talented chefs from as far […]

How to do Business in the Saudi Arabian Defence and Security Arena

David Cameron speaks out about EU Referendum

The Prime Minister David Cameron wrote an article on EU reform in the Czech newspaper Hospodarske noviny.

“Britain is going to hold a referendum on whether to stay in the […]

BCC: US Fed rates decision bolsters BoE position

US Federal Reserve votes to keep interest rates unchanged

Commenting on the US Federal Reserve’s interest rates decision, David Kern, BCC Chief Economist, said:

“The turmoil in financial markets seen in […]

BCC: Moderate GDP figures suggest three-tier economy

GDP growth in Q4 2015 was 0.5%, after 0.4% in Q3
Services rose 0.7% in the quarter, but production and construction output recorded small declines
Annual GDP growth in the fourth […]

BCC Annual Conference 2016: Jeremy Corbyn joins line-up of top speakers

BCC Annual Conference: 3rd March 2016, QEII Conference Centre, London
Other speakers include senior UK cabinet Ministers, senior European and international figures, and leading businesspeople and commentators
To register for a […]


The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to analyse the opportunity of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to create business.
What areas of expertise are valuable for the organising committee […]

BCC: UKCES report demonstrates acute skills shortage

LBGF supports steel giants from Accrington

Lancashire Business Growth Fund (LBGF), an £8 million fund to stimulate enterprise across the County, is pleased to support another Lancashire business to invest in its future.
The fund has […]

The Hive Blackburn and Darwen Business Awards 2016 are officially launched and open for entries!

Led by the Hive business leaders’ network, the Awards will take place on Thursday 26 May 2016 at the magnificent Blackburn Cathedral.
Presented in association with Blackburn College, Capita and […]