Chamber News

BCC: Access to finance remains an issue for many growing businesses

01 November in Chamber News, External Affairs

[caption id="attachment_21221" align="alignleft" width="300"] Adam Marshall, Director General of the BCC.[/caption] Welcoming the BEIS Select Committee's report on Access to Finance, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: "Access to finance remains an issue for many growing businesses, and the problem is often...

Autumn Statement: change tone, boost business investment, and improve infrastructure, says BCC

20 October in Chamber News

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement on Wednesday November 23, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to use its ‘reset’ of fiscal policy to pursue measures that incentivise business investment, improve infrastructure, and demonstrate the UK government’s continued support for business.Pre-existing...

Improving the region’s skills base is vital to staying competitive in a post BREXIT world.

18 October in Chamber News

Businesses and the government must work together to improve the skills of their workforce to keep the UK competitive, a major business event heard.SMEs need to take more responsibility and offer more training opportunities, particularly for apprentices, and not be reliant on low-skilled workers.The Sheffield...