External Affairs

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...

BCC: Economic and Brexit uncertainty expected to put increasing pressure on UK labour market

16 November in Chamber News, External Affairs

Commenting on the labour market figures for November 2016, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the latest figures confirm that the labour market remains a key source of strength for the UK economy,...

BCC: confirmation of HS2 route a boost to business communities

15 November in External Affairs

Commenting on the government’s confirmation of the route for HS2’s Phase 2b, plus the award of the preliminary works contract for the London-West Midlands route (Phase 1), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: "For many business communities, especially in...