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BCC responds to new national Coronavirus restrictions

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to new national restrictions for England to combat a rising number of Coronavirus cases, announced by the Prime Minister today (22 September).

BCC announces future change of Director General 

The Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today announced that Director General Dr Adam Marshall will leave the organisation in the Spring of 2021. 

BCC responds to government support to prevent business evictions

BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker comments on extended support to prevent business evictions until the end of 2020, announced by the government today.

BCC responds to ONS' September labour market figures

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the ONS labour market figures for September 2020.

BCC President warns PM of “difficult winter ahead” without bolder action to restart UK economy

In a letter to the Prime Minister, BCC President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith has said businesses face “the most difficult trading conditions in post-war history” and set out a series of measures to help government take a “sharper approach” to restarting the UK economy.

BCC responds to UK-Japan Free Trade Agreement

BCC Director General comments on the announcement that the UK and Japan have secured a free trade agreement.

BCC responds to ONS GDP figures for July

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on GDP figures for July 2020, published today by the ONS.

BCC responds to new grants for firms forced to close due to local Coronavirus restrictions

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to the announcement that firms in England forced to close due to local Coronavirus restrictions will be able to claim grants of up to £1,500 every three weeks.

BCC/TSB: Businesses need flexible financial support to recover from pandemic

Results from a BCC poll, conducted in partnership with banking group TSB, reveals that many firms have taken on debt during the pandemic and require flexible repayment solutions to rebuild their revenues and avoid an unsustainable debt crisis.

BCC publishes Workplace Training and Development Commission progress report

The British Chambers of Commerce Workplace Training and Development Commission has published its progress report on how businesses can address critical skill shortages in the UK workforce.

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