Chamber News

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...

BCC Chair calls on businesswomen across the world to celebrate their achievements for International Women’s Day on March 8

08 March in Business News, Chamber News

Sarah Howard MBE believes women in business have a lot to be proud of but more needs to be done to make sure their voices are heard, especially in company boardrooms.The business owner and company director said: “The world has moved on since I started my career...

BCC/moneycorp survey: Nearly a quarter of exporters to the EU considering holding back activity in the EU

24 February in Business News, Chamber News

Results from the latest British Chambers of Commerce survey, in partnership with moneycorp, found that while 44% of UK exporters to the EU plan to grow their exports to the European Union, nearly a quarter (23%) are looking to either reduce their activity in the EU or have no activity at all in the...

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s roadmap for reopening in England

22 February in Business News, Chamber News

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce said:    “It is helpful that many businesses across England can now see a path to restart and recovery. Absolute clarity and honesty will be needed every step of the way over the weeks ahead, so that businesses have a fighting...

BCC Coronavirus Survey: cash remains top concern for lockdown-stricken firms across UK

22 February in Business News, Chamber News

Results from the latest BCC survey on the impact of Coronavirus on businesses show they have been pushed to the brink by the effect of multiple lockdowns.Among the sobering findings from the survey of more than 1,100 businesses are:Three in every five firms (61%)...