Monthly Archives: July 2016

BCC comments on the launch of the new BBI website

Commenting on the launch of the new Business Banking Insight website, Dr Adam Marshall, Acting Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“At a time of transition […]

Meet Your Local International Business Team

Left-right: Stephanie Warrington, Mike Beckett, Mandy Lockett, Stef Heywood, Marie White
With a wealth of experience on your doorstep, why venture elsewhere for support, guidance and technical advice. Your Chamber’s […]

BCC: Welcome GDP figures, but infrastructure investment remains vital

GDP growth in Q2 2016 rose to 0.6%, from 0.4% in Q1 2016
Services growth (0.5%), manufacturing (1.9%) and total production (2.1%) all rose, while construction (-0.4%) fell

Commenting on the […]

BCC comments on Ofcom digital communications report

Commenting on Ofcom’s digital communications report, Mike Spicer, Director of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

“We have seen mounting evidence that businesses are suffering from poor service […]

Proud recipient of Made in Britain marque

Tony Grimshaw OBE and colleagues at What More UK Ltd explain why being part of the campaign supporting British manufacturing is more important than ever. What More UK Ltd […]

Team GB’s formal suit for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games has been revealed by Simon Jersey.


Simon Jersey has been working collaboratively with senior Team GB staff as well as current and former athletes on the design of […]


Name the capital city where this prominent building is located?

Email your answer to Stephanie Warrington on [email protected] and you could win a case of 6 wines.

Winner and results will […]

Mandy Lockett’s article

Mandy Lockett, International Business Director of the East Lancashire’s Chamber of Commerce , has published her latest column in the Business Life magazine Spring edition, which reads:

“The results are […]

BCC: UK firms focus on traditional funding routes

A new survey by the British Chambers of Commerce and Bibby Financial Services has revealed that while almost half of businesses applied for finance in the past year, awareness […]

BCC comments on public sector finances and retail sales figures

Commenting on the public sector finance figures for June 2016, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC, said:

“While the decline in borrowing for […]