BCC says Queen's Speech offers opportunity to boost the economy but delivery will be key to real change.
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Business communities across the UK should be planning for the challenges and opportunities ahead. Learn how Chambers of Commerce can help you prepare.
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Responding to the roadmap announcement, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director, Claire Walker, said: “Businesses across the country will be relieved to hear that they will be able to re-open or restart more of their operations on May 17th."
Responding to the announcement of the ‘green list’ for international travel, British Chambers of Commerce Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said: “Businesses will welcome this announcement as a first step on the road to a broader resumption of international travel over the coming months. Many firms will be hoping that this soon leads to a further expansion of the green list."
Report calls for a root and branch reform of the UK’s training system to help businesses access the skills they need to boost productivity.