Policy & Lobbying

BCC joins with 6 EU Chambers to call for swift trade talks

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has joined with national Chamber organisations from six countries bordering the North Sea, to call on the United Kingdom and the European Union […]

BCC comments on today’s Brexit statements

Commenting following Prime Minister Theresa May’s meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, and wider developments in the Brexit negotiations, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers […]

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 […]

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 […]

BCC: UK economy locked onto low growth trajectory

Commenting on the preliminary UK GDP figures for Q3 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“While GDP […]