Member News – COVID-19

British Chamber of Commerce

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Firms begin to reopen but one in ten cannot implement government guidance safely    

20 May in Chamber News, Member News - COVID-19

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the majority of firms surveyed are in a position to partially restart operations as lockdown restrictions are eased:     ·         83 per cent of respondents report that they know some or a lot of details about government guidance on working safely  ·         37 per cent of firms report they can implement the...

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Firms ready to embrace ‘new normal’ but government support must adapt

14 May in Chamber News, Member News - COVID-19

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that firms are ready for a gradual reopening of the economy but will need continued, adaptable government support during a phased return to work- Over 70 per cent of respondents have furloughed a portion of their staff- Nearly three...

Responsible Retailers Respond to Government’s plan for getting us back to work

13 May in Member News, Member News - COVID-19

As the Covid-19 Social Distancing restrictions continue in the UK, responsible retailers are planning ahead for a potentially long future with queues waiting patiently outside their stores, by adding protective marquees to their properties.Queues outside of supermarkets and food retailers have fast become the accepted...