Business News

BCC: ECONOMY ON A KNIFE EDGE AS INFLATION KEEPS CLIMBING

22 June in Business News, Chamber News

Commenting on the Office for National Statistics inflation figures for May 2022, Head of Research at the BCC, David Bharier, said:    “The further increase in Consumer Prices Index inflation to 9.1% underscores the severe pressure that businesses and households are under.   “In early 2021, firms were already flagging huge...

BCC: UNCERTAINTY REMAINS ON FUTURE OF STANDARDS MARKING SYSTEM

20 June in Business News, Chamber News

The BCC has welcomed the announcement of four new easements on conformity assessment markings.  Responding to the planned policy changes, Head of Trade Policy, William Bain, said:  “It’s good news that the UK Government has listened to business in providing these new easements to support cashflow and...

South Yorkshire Business Experts Discuss the Importance of Innovation in New Podcast

20 June in Business News, Chamber News, Member News

A team of experts from the local business community recently came together to discuss their views on innovation, its benefits and the various obstacles that can hinder it. This all happened during the latest episode of the South Yorkshire Policy Pod. Developed by the three regional...

BCC: RECORD VACANCIES MOUNT PRESSURE ON SHORT-STAFFED BUSINESSES

14 June in Business News, Chamber News

Commenting on the latest ONS UK GDP figures published today, which show a 0.3% contraction for April 2022, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:    “The fall of 0.3% in April, following a 0.2% decrease in March, highlights the increasing stress...