External Affairs

COVID-19 update British Chamber of Commerce

Chambers of Commerce challenge PM to meet five business tests for Covid restrictions

20 October in Chamber News, External Affairs, Member News, Member News - COVID-19

Dear Prime Minister,We write on behalf of business communities the length and breadth of the UK at this critical point in our evolving battle against the Coronavirus pandemic.Our starting point is clear: no amount of financial support can compensate for an open, fully-functioning economy. Yet with...

Chamber of Commerce Statement

13 October in Chamber News, External Affairs

Speculation and ‘second-guessing’ have badly eroded trust at a time when clarity and transparency are critical.Local businesses, and indeed our communities, must be more deeply involved in decision-making, so that the real-world consequences for livelihoods are understood.The introduction of any further restrictions must go hand-in-hand...

Chamber of Commerce Responds to new National Coronavirus Restrictions

22 September in Business News, Chamber News, External Affairs, Member News - COVID-19

Responding to new national restrictions for England to combat a rising number of Coronavirus cases, announced by the Prime Minister today (22nd September) and ahead of his broadcast to the nation tonight, Barnsley & Rotherham Chamber Chief Executive Andrew Denniff said: “The Chamber understand that further...

HM The Queen praises Chambers’ contribution to business communities during Coronavirus as more firms reopen

19 June in Chamber News, External Affairs, Member News, Member News - COVID-19

Her Majesty The Queen has offered support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution Chambers of Commerce across the UK and around the world are making to help firms, champion trade and rebuild communities, in a letter released today.The letter from Her...