Monthly Archives: November 2017

Union Transit: moving goods between two EU territories

Union Transit (UT) is a customs procedure that allows goods not in free circulation – non-Union goods – to move between two points within the EU, while customs duties […]

BCC: Government must provide clarity on future of UK’s VAT regime

Commenting on the publication of the Taxation (Cross-border Trade) Bill, Anastassia Beliakova, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Businesses will expect this Bill to […]

BCC comments on OBR forecast

Commenting on the latest forecasts by the Office for Budget Responsibility, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC, said:

“The downgrades to the OBR’s latest GDP forecasts are significant, […]

Budget 2017: Welcome action on business basics – but more to do on bigger picture

Giving his initial reaction to the Autumn Budget, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Chamber business communities wanted the Chancellor to focus on […]

Lancashire Business Day, Ewood Park, Blackburn

You are invited to join businesses throughout the county to celebrate the first ever Lancashire Business Day at a prestigious dinner event. Lancashire Business Day will bring together and […]

BCC comments on labour market and productivity statistics

Commenting on the latest labour market statistics, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“The historically […]

PM+M announces details of free Autumn Budget seminars in East Lancs & Bury

PM+M – the accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group – will be staging two free seminars for local businesses following the Autumn Statement later this month in East […]

PM+M acts for WHT Holdings Limited in its acquisition of Metaltech Limited

The Corporate Finance team at PM+M – the Blackburn based chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group – along with Forbes Solicitors’ Corporate team, have acted for the […]

BCC comments on MPC decision

Commenting on today’s interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Mike Spicer, Director of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Our preferred outcome […]