Policy & Lobbying

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 […]

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), […]

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 Quarterly Economic Survey: Subdued growth in Q2 amid challenging business conditions

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 over […]

BCC comments on Taylor Review

Commenting on the publication of the Taylor Review, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“The world of work is changing, and it is […]

BCC: ‘No deal’ not an option for business communities

One month on from the General Election, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Monday) publishes a post-election survey of over 2,400 companies, which shows that while businesses […]

BCC at Chevening meeting: Put UK business and economy first in Brexit talks

On the day (Friday) that the British Chambers of Commerce attends a high-level Brexit meeting at Chevening House with the Department for Exiting the EU and other representatives from […]