Monthly Archives: June 2016

Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce – closing times during Eid al-Fitr

The Egyptian British Chamber of Commerce will be closed on Monday 4th and Tuesday 5th of July 2016 for Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan. However, the Egyptian […]

BCC: Current account deficit highlights major economic challenges facing the UK

The current account deficit fell from £34.0 billion in Q4 2015 to £32.6 billion in Q1 2016
The current account deficit in Q1 2016 equated to 6.9% of UK GDP, […]

BCC: Airport expansion delay is a cop out

Commenting on the further delay to a decision on airport expansion, Dr Adam Marshall, BCC Acting Director General, said:

“The government is missing a golden opportunity to stimulate business confidence […]

BCC: Act decisively to support business ahead of EU negotiations

Following the Prime Minister’s return from the EU Summit, and a summit of business leaders chaired by Business Secretary Sajid Javid (attended by the British Chambers of Commerce), the […]

BCC: Stability, clarity and action the watch-words for firms

Commenting following the statement made by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Dr Adam Marshall, Acting Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

“Businesses […]

BCC reaction to EU Referendum result

Dr Adam Marshall, BCC Acting Director General, said:

“In the wake of the electorate’s historic decision to leave the European Union, the immediate priorities for UK business are market stability […]

Chambers of Commerce – businesses of purpose

Dr Adam Marshall, Acting Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce recently spoke alongside a range of senior business leaders at the 15th Annual Responsible Business Summit on […]

BCC: Disappointing progress in reducing public sector borrowing

Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, rose by £0.2 billion in the current financial year compared with the same period in 2015
Public sector net debt, excluding public […]

New training course introduced – Completing Export Documentation

This unique training course incorporates completing export documentation including, EC Certificates of origin, EUR1, ATR and Arab Certificates of origin along with evidence (long term supplier declarations). Helping you […]

BCC: Dynamic labour market a source of strength for UK economy

In the three months to April 2016, employment rose by 55,000, and unemployment fell by 20,000
Youth unemployment, at 13.6%, was at an historic low

Commenting on the June 2016 UK […]