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BCC responds to changes to the government’s Kickstart scheme

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall responds to changes to the government’s Kickstart scheme, including removing the 30 job threshold for employers.

BCC welcomes proposal for increased business role in Further Education

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the government’s Skills for Jobs White Paper.

BCC responds to ONS GDP figures for November

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

British Chambers of Commerce call on Chancellor to provide urgent help to businesses on their knees

The BCC is calling on the Government to provide more financial support to businesses across the UK facing a bleak future from the debilitating squeeze of coronavirus restrictions.

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

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.

BCC responds to announcement of new lockdown business support 

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the announcement of support for businesses.

BCC responds to the announcement of new national lockdowns in England

BCC Director General Adam Marshall's reaction to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a new, national lockdown in England, and following the implementation of a lockdown in Scotland earlier today.

UK Government Transition Guidance for Businesses

UK government publishes guidance for businesses as they prepare for new trading arrangements with the EU

BCC’s initial response to the announcement of a UK-EU trade agreement 

BCC Director General Adam Marshall provides an initial response to the announcement that the UK and EU have reached a trade agreement.

BCC President, Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith's open letter to the Prime Minister calling for longer-term support for businesses.

Acknowledging the support the government has already put in place, the letter calls for the government to go further, and to make longer-term plans that will allow businesses to plan for the future.

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