Monthly Archives: July 2017

China Catalyst Programme – Market visit to Guangzhou – Expressions of Interest

As part of the Lancaster China Catalyst Programme (www.lancaster.ac.uk/china-catalyst) Lancaster Univeristy are looking for expressions of interest to participate in a Market Visit to Guangzhou, China in December this […]

Employers concerned about return to the past on tribunals, says BCC

Commenting on the Supreme Court ruling on Employment Tribunal fees, Mike Spicer, Director of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“A fair tribunal system must provide access […]

BCC: Home Secretary right to take objective look at migration trends and needs

Commenting on the Home Secretary’s decision to ask the independent Migration Advisory Committee to evaluate the present and future impacts of migration on the UK economy, Dr Adam Marshall, […]

BCC comments on GDP figures

Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for Q2 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“While GDP […]

Unsolicited Approach to Chamber Members

A wine company has been approaching Chamber members with an offer of a free wine tasting especially for Chamber members.
Whilst we are unable to comment on the service […]

BCC comment following PM’s Business Council meeting

Following his attendance at the Prime Minister’s business council meeting, Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“The increased tempo of engagement with business in recent […]

Staying Safe, LinkedIn and understanding VAT are key to exporting success

The International Trade Club, sponsored by Cassons, is going from strength to strength and now totals 109 members. Of these 14 are actively contributing to the work of Department […]

BCC comments on HS2 announcements

Commenting on the announcements on HS2 made by the Department for Transport, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“The HS2 project is […]

BCC: Inflation remains a risk to UK’s growth prospects this year

Commenting on the inflation statistics for June 2017, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“While […]

PM+M wins new contract with Spire (Preston) Limited

PM+M, the Blackburn headquartered chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group, has been appointed by Spire (Preston) Limited and will now be supplying various services to it on […]