BCC says the suspension of tariffs is welcome news but more must be done to resolve the long-running dispute
Held virtually on 16 and 17 June, our Global Annual Conference 2021 was attended by high profile politicians, inspirational business leaders and the wider Chamber Network.
The BCC sits at the heart of a unique network of Chambers of Commerce in every region, and nation, of the UK, serving local business communities for over 150 years.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Global Business Network is a dynamic and independent network of Accredited Chambers of Commerce in every region of the UK, with representation in key markets around the world.
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Our opinions are regularly sought by policymakers and parliamentarians and we’ve been helping to shape the UK’s business agenda for more than 150 years. The Chamber network sits at the heart of local business communities in every part of the UK, helping businesses of every size and sector to thrive.
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New Director-General, Shevaun Haviland, says action is needed to boost UK trade, unlock the blockages in the skills training system and build a greener and more sustainable economy.
BCC says businesses will welcome the Agreement in Principle as a positive step forward but there is a long way to go before a free trade deal is signed.
Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses will be disappointed by this setback to the reopening in England. This delay to the removal of restrictions will come as a hammer blow to those firms who must remain closed, and to those who continue to see their ability to trade severely restricted.