External Affairs

Business leaders survey shows Sheffield City Region coping well despite uncertain climate

10 January in Chamber News, External Affairs

Firms hold an overall positive outlook on the regional economy looking forward, despite major uncertainties at a national and global level, according to the latest results of the Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Survey. The Q4 2016 results - based on over 300 responses from businesses...

An aligned Chamber movement to be voice for business during time of devolution

01 December in Chamber News, External Affairs

Presidents of both Sheffield and Barnsley & Rotherham Chambers of Commerce have announced their intention to promote a greater sense of partnership between the two organisations. The move reflects a desire to work as a ‘regional chamber movement’ across South Yorkshire, ensuring powerful representation of the...

BCC comments on latest Ofcom plans to reform the digital communications market

29 November in Chamber News, External Affairs

Commenting on Ofcom’s update on plans to reform the digital communications market, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses and consumers need the best possible digital connections to drive the economy. Yet levels of dissatisfaction with broadband remain high in business...

BCC gives full reaction to Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

24 November in Chamber News, External Affairs

Giving his full reaction to the Autumn Statement, Adam Marshall, BCC Director General, said: “Philip Hammond has delivered a responsible, solid and focused package that will reassure both business and markets. “Increased resources for local and regional transport infrastructure, broadband, housing and innovation will boost business confidence at a critical moment. The...