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February, 2017

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Chambers of Commerce: Put practicality, certainty at the heart of Brexit negotiations

The British Chambers of Commerce publishes its Brexit Business Priorities report as a guideline for the UK government in its EU negotiations.

BCC: Start construction on HS2 without further delay

Jane Gratton, Infrastructure Fellow at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the granting of Royal Assent to the legislation for the first phase of HS2.

BCC/DHL: Confidence boost for exporters ahead of Article 50 trigger

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, today publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which shows that confidence among exporters that their turnover will improve jumped in Q4 2016, ahead of further moves towards Brexit.

BCC comments on public sector finances for January 2017

Suren Thiru comments on the public sector finances for January 2017.

BCC: UK labour market in good health

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the labour market statistics for February 2017, released today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC: Inflationary pressures intensifying for businesses

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce,comments on the inflation statistics for January 2017, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC: Dash for housing must not sacrifice business land

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the release of the housing white paper by the Communities Secretary, Sajid Javid.

BCC Budget Submission: Action needed on business rates burden sapping businesses

Ahead of the Chancellor’s Spring Budget on March 8, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take action on delivering real reform to the business rates system.

BCC International Trade Survey: Fall in Sterling expected to increase cost base and push up prices

The BCC today publishes the results of its International Trade Survey, looking at the impact of the depreciation in Sterling on businesses.

BCC comments on Bank of England inflation report

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the Bank of England inflation report and interest rate decision published on ‘Super Thursday’.