September, 2017

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BCC: New apprenticeship system is increasing costs and uncertainty for business

Six months after its introduction, businesses remain in the dark about how best to utilise the Apprenticeship Levy, according to a survey released today (Friday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in conjunction with Middlesex University London.

Labour Party Conference: BCC reacts to Jeremy Corbyn speech

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the Leader of the Opposition's keynote speech at the Labour Party Conference.

Money Purchase Annual Allowance - an explanation

Bernadette Lewis, Financial Planning Manager for Scottish Widows, writes about how further restrictions to the MPAA can affect employers.

BCC comments on McDonnell, Starmer speeches at Labour Party Conference

BCC comments on Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell’s speech at the Labour Party Conference.

BCC comments on Prime Minister’s Florence speech

BCC comments on the Prime Minister’s Brexit speech in Florence

British and Finnish Chambers in joint call to minimise potential Brexit trade barriers

On the occasion of the visit of a high-level Finnish business delegation to London, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), and the Finnish Chambers of Commerce (Kauppakamari) are today (14 September 2017) jointly calling for UK and EU negotiators to minimise trade barriers - and prioritise shared economic ties beyond Brexit.

BCC: UK labour market resilient but challenges remain

BCC comments on the labour market statistics for September 2017, released today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC: Firms invest in local labour but still need foreign skills to plug shortages

Today BCC and Middlesex University London release the results of our survey looking at how businesses try to plug skills and labour shortages.

BCC forecast: Fall in sterling failing to lift UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce publishes its latest forecast, looking at GDP growth, inflation, exports and other economic indicators for 2017-2019.