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BCC responds to the further easing of lockdown restrictions in the leisure, arts and beauty sectors

BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex comments on the government's announcement that firms in England in the leisure, arts and beauty sectors will be allowed to reopen from 11 July.

BCC responds to the Education Secretary's plan to reform Further Education

BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton comments on the Education Secretary's speech today on plans to reform Further Education at the Social Market Foundation.

BCC responds to the Chancellor’s Summer Statement

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall comments on the Chancellor's Summer Statement, announced today.

BCC responds to the government's Kickstart Scheme

BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker comments on the announcement of the government’s Kickstart Scheme, allowing employers to offer government-subsidised work placements for young people aged between 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

BCC responds to the government’s £3 billion of green investment

BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker comments on the government’s £3 billion package of green investment to decarbonise public buildings and cut emissions.

BCC responds to government’s plan for local lockdowns

BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex responds to the government's five-step plan for imposing local lockdowns in the case of coronavirus spikes.

BCC responds to changes to England’s quarantine restrictions

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall comments on the government’s announcement of quarantine-free travel with a specified list of ‘low-risk’ countries.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2020: Chancellor must set out roadmap to recovery as UK economy endures historic  setback 

The British Chambers of  Commerce has called for “swift, substantial and immediate  action” to bolster the economy, as its  Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) - the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth -  found that UK economic conditions deteriorated at an unprecedented rate in the second quarter of 2020. 

BCC comments ahead of Prime Minister's speech encouraging Britain to ‘Build, Build, Build’

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments ahead of the Prime Minister’s speech in the West Midlands, in which he will announce a ‘New Deal for Britain’

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on further easing of lockdown restrictions

BCC director general Dr Adam Marshall comments on the Prime Minister’s announcement of further easing of Coronavirus restrictions from July 4 in England, including the reopening of culture, tourism and leisure venues as well as a relaxation of the two-metre rule.

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