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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2020: Business conditions remain weak and show no signs of improvement for vast majority of firms

06 January in Business News, Chamber News, Member News

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that business conditions remained weak in the fourth quarter as the second lockdown squeezed activity. The bellwether survey of 6,203 firms, who employ nearly a million people across the UK, revealed...

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...