Policy & Lobbying

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Manufacturing boost fails to lift UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey.
Based on the responses of over 7,100 businesses, the […]

BCC comments on inflation figures

Commenting on the Consumer Price Index for September 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Inflation rose for […]

BCC comments on Prime Minister’s speech

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“It is concerning that a 21st century Prime Minister needs to […]

BCC comments on Chancellor’s speech

Commenting on the Chancellor’s speech at the Conservative Party conference, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Philip Hammond’s defence of capitalism and markets will […]

Labour Party Conference: BCC reacts to Jeremy Corbyn speech

Commenting on the Leader of the Opposition’s keynote speech at the Labour Party Conference, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“There is a […]

BCC comments on McDonnell, Starmer speeches at Labour Party Conference

Commenting on Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s speech at the Labour Party Conference, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Business communities around Britain will […]

BCC comments on Prime Minister’s Florence speech

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s Brexit speech in Florence, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“In the world of business, the PM’s Florence […]

BCC: UK labour market resilient but challenges remain

Commenting on the labour market statistics for September 2017, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), […]

BCC comments on government position paper on continuity in availability of goods

Commenting on the position paper for continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the UK, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), […]

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 […]