Chamber News

BCC responds to announcement of new lockdown business support 

05 January in Business News, Chamber News, Member News

Commenting on the support measures for business announced by the Chancellor, BCC Director General, Adam Marshall said: 'While this immediate cash flow support for business is welcome, it is not going to be enough to save many firms. We need to see a clear support package for the whole of 2021, not just another  incremental intervention.“The...

British Chambers of Commerce responds to announcement of ‘Tier 4’ Coronavirus restrictions

21 December in Chamber News

Commenting on the introduction of ‘Tier 4’ of Coronavirus restrictions in England, with many businesses once again forced to close their doors from 20th December, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “Christmas was already cancelled for many businesses, but even more will now suffer as...

BCC responds to the EU-UK Joint Committee agreement in principle on NI Protocol

10 December in Chamber News

Commenting on the agreement in principle of the EU-UK Joint Committee to ensure the Northern Ireland protocol is fully operational as of January 1st 2021, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:  "More detail on how to keep trade flowing smoothly in both directions between GB and NI...

Brexit: 24 days – 24 huge unanswered business questions

08 December in Chamber News, International Trade

With negotiations between the UK and EU once again at a decision point – and with just 24 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period – the latest analysis by the British Chambers of Commerce shows that businesses still have insufficient official information available in 24 critical areas, undermining their...

COVID-19 update British Chamber of Commerce

BCC: Government must support businesses – not just to weather restrictions but to power our economic recovery

03 December in Business News, Chamber News, Member News, Member News - COVID-19

British Chambers of Commerce calls for the government to give businesses more evidence, support and clarity to weather Coronavirus restrictions and help power our economic recovery. The British Chambers of Commerce has called on the UK government to meet the five business tests it set out...

COVID-19 update British Chamber of Commerce

Firms in the dark on future Coronavirus restrictions

19 November in Business News, Chamber News

British Chambers of Commerce calls for evidence and clarity for businesses as government mulls post-December 2nd Coronavirus restrictions in EnglandThe British Chambers of Commerce has called on the UK government to publish its approach to national Coronavirus restrictions in England without delay, providing firms with:at least one week’s notice ahead of December 2nd; scientific evidence for any continuing restrictions on specific business sectors; and  ...