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BCC comments on inflation statistics

Commenting on the inflation statistics for July 2017, released today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Inflation was unchanged in […]

BCC responds to announcement of Data Protection Bill

Commenting on the proposed Data Protection Bill, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Businesses up and down the country are already preparing for […]

PM+M on course for 10% rise in personal tax clients this year

PM+M, the Blackburn headquartered chartered accountancy, business advisory and wealth management group, is predicting that it will grow its personal tax clients by at least 10% by the end […]

BCC comments on Bank of England’s ‘Super Thursday’

Commenting on today’s interest rate decision and inflation report by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]