Chamber News

BCC comments on Apprenticeship Levy funding guidance

01 September in Chamber News

Commenting on the funding guidance for the Apprenticeship Levy, Mike Spicer, Director of Research at the BCC, said: "Businesses will welcome the news that the government will fully-fund 16-18-year-old apprentices, and that the co-investment rate for non-levy payers will be set at 10%. "It is disappointing however...

Businesses call for Stability, Clarity and Action in wake of EU Referendum Result

13 July in Chamber News

Businesses across the Sheffield City Region (SCR) are calling for stability, clarity and action from Government as the UK navigates its withdrawal from Europe. They made the call during a business breakfast held in Chesterfield on 12 July, where the Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) results were...

Positive forecast for Sheffield City Region’s business economy in the second quarter of 2016

12 July in Chamber News

The Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey – an authoritative private sector business survey, based on nearly 400 responses from firms across the region – suggests that regional economic growth was generally positive in the second quarter of 2016, and that firms held a positive...