Author: Chamber of Commerce

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q1 2021:  Firms Fighting for Survival but More See a Route Out of Crisis

01 April in Business News, Chamber News

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that business conditions remained historically poor in the first quarter of 2021 as the third lockdown severely limited activity.However, the bellwether survey of 6,103 firms, who employ almost...

More UK firms will be accessing finance in the immediate future, likely due to the impact of lockdown.

26 March in Business News, Chamber News

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with moneycorp, surveyed more than 1,000 UK firms to understand the impact of both Covid-19 and Brexit on UK businesses. As Europe still comes to terms with a new post-Brexit landscape, many businesses are now evaluating what the...

BCC and moneycorp survey over 1,000 firms in the North of England to understand the impact of Brexit and Covid-19 on UK businesses

24 March in Member News

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with moneycorp, surveyed more than 1,000 UK firms to understand the impact of both Covid-19 and Brexit on UK businesses. As Europe still comes to terms with a new post-Brexit landscape, many businesses are now evaluating what the...

BCC reacts to latest GDP and trade figures  

12 March in Business News, Chamber News

Commenting on GDP figures for January 2021 published today by the ONS, BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, said:“The latest data confirms a better than expected start to the year for the UK economy as the third lockdown and post-Brexit border disruption combined to trigger only a relatively modest decline in economic activity in January.“The vaccine rollout...