Author: Chamber of Commerce

Secretary of State for Education The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP, officially opens £7 million redevelopment of the SciTech Digital Innovation Hub

22 October in Chamber News, Member News

We welcomed the Secretary of State for Education The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP on Thursday 21 October 2021 at a grand opening ceremony of the SciTech Digital Innovation Hub. The Secretary of State for Education was presented by Yiannis Koursis, Principal and CEO of Barnsley College,...

CASTINGS TECHNOLOGY ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF GRAHAM HONEYMAN CBE AS NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

22 October in Member News

Today we are delighted to announce the appointment of Graham Honeyman CBE as a Non-Executive Director. Chairman, Kevin Parkin said; “Graham and I have collaborated over many years and we have produced some world class solutions by bringing together our respective company skills and capabilities. We...

BCC Responds to UK-NZ Announcement of Agreement in Principle on Trade

21 October in Business News, Chamber News

William Bain, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:  “Business will welcome an Agreement in Principle between the UK and New Zealand covering trade in goods and services.   “We particularly welcome the intention to agree comprehensive chapters on market access, labour mobility and professional qualifications, digital trade,...

New data shows export recovery remains flat amid disruption to supply chains

21 October in Business News, Chamber News

Proportion of UK exporters reporting increased export sales (30%) rose slightly from Q2 (27%)  However, proportion reporting decreased sales remained stubbornly and historically high at 26%, while 45% report no change  Recovery in manufacturing exports began to fall back slightly from previous quarter  A survey of 2,600 UK exporters has revealed that the recovery in export sales...

RESPONSE TO LATEST INFLATION FIGURES

20 October in Business News, Chamber News

Commenting on the inflation statistics for September 2021, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:   “September’s dip in inflation reflects temporary data distortions rather than the reality on the ground.   “The slowdown was largely...