Policy & Lobbying

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, […]

Redefining the UK’s Relationship with the EU: Principles for Economic Success and Prosperity

A Statement from The UK’s Leading Business Organisations
We, the undersigned, represent hundreds of thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom employing millions of people.
The business community fully accepts the […]

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 […]

BCC reaction to General Election result

Commenting on the General Election result, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“After two long years of elections, referenda and wider uncertainty, many […]

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: Businesses must take action to prepare for new data protection responsibilities

With a year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation comes into law, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging businesses to start preparing to ensure that […]

BCC: Labour market robust but firms hampered by skills gap

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

BCC election manifesto: Brexit and Beyond

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today launched ‘Brexit and Beyond’, the Chamber Network manifesto for General Election 2017.
The Chamber manifesto calls for the new government, which will […]

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 […]