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BCC comments on the start of Brexit negotiations

On the day negotiations begin on the UK’s departure from the European Union, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“As Brexit talks commence, […]

BCC: Strong employment figures but key challenges remain

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

“With […]

Investment boost as Burnley firm targets £50m turnover

BCW a specialist in precision engineering for the aerospace and automotive sectors has secured development capital to accelerate its plans to achieve a £50m turnover in the next five […]

Populist election promises and their real-world impact on businesses

I was in Cornwall last week, a place as far away, both geographically and psychologically, from the Westminster bubble and the group-think of corporate multinationals as one can get […]

BCC: Big business mainly hit by cyber-attacks, but all need to improve security

One in five businesses have fallen victim to cyber-attacks in the past year, according to the results of a survey released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce […]

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Solid economic growth likely in Q1 but inflation remains a key risk

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private sector business survey. Based on the responses of […]

BCC: Inflation weakening UK growth

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

“Although […]

BCC: Practical support for businesses will help boost UK’s trade performance

Commenting on the UK trade figures for February 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Although the UK’s […]

British Chambers of Commerce comments on the triggering of Article 50 and the start of Brexit negotiations

Commenting on the triggering of Article 50 by the Prime Minister, Theresa May, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Now that Brexit negotiations are […]

BCC: Inflation a key risk to UK growth prospects

Commenting on the inflation and public sector finance statistics for February 2017, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers […]