External Affairs

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...

BCC: Fall in sterling unlikely to provide quick fix to UK’s trade deficit

09 November in External Affairs, International Trade

Commenting on the UK trade figures for September, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The deterioration in the UK’s trade position in September was disappointing and although there was a slight improvement overall in...