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July, 2017

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BCC: Home Secretary right to take objective look at migration trends and needs

Director General Adam Marshall comments on the Home Secretary's decision to ask the Migration Advisory Committee to evaluate migration impacts on the UK economy.

Employers concerned about return to the past on tribunals, says BCC

Director of Research Mike Spicer comments on the Supreme Court ruling that employment tribunal fees should be scrapped.

BCC comments on GDP for Q2 2017

Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the first estimate of GDP for Q2 2017.

BCC comment following PM’s Business Council meeting

Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce comments following his attendance at the Prime Minister’s business council meeting.

BCC: Inflation remains a risk to UK’s growth prospects this year

BCC's Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the inflation figure of 2.6% in June 2017.

BCC comments on HS2 announcements

BCC comments on the announcements on HS2, made by the Department for Transport.

BCC responds to the Low Pay Commission

In its recommendation to the Low Pay Commission, the BCC has called for a rise in the National Living Wage to balance inflationary pressures.

BCC: Repeal Bill must deliver continuity, certainty for business and trade

BCC comments ahead of the First Reading of the Repeal Bill.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Subdued growth in Q2 amid challenging business conditions

Today the BCC publishes the results of its Quarterly Economic Survey for Q2 2017.

BCC comments on Taylor Review

BCC comment on the publication of the Taylor Review.