December, 2017

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BCC: Securing a business-friendly trade deal with EU must be New Year priority

BCC and DHL release latest trade survey, focusing on priority markets for businesses over the next few years.

BCC comments on broadband announcement

Fiona Krasniqi respond to the announcement by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, that high speed broadband is to become a legal right.

EU Council: Joint statement from five business groups

The British Chambers of Commerce, Confederation of British Indistry, EEF, Federation of Small Businesses and Institute of Directors comment on the statement from the EU Council.

BCC comments on labour market statistics December 2017

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

BCC and six national Chambers across Europe urge politicians: move talks to transition and trade now

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today joined with national Chamber organisations from six countries bordering the North Sea, to call for the swift commencement of transition and trade talks in the Brexit negotiations.

BCC forecast: Uncertainty constraining UK economic growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slightly downgraded its three-year outlook for the UK economy, cutting growth expectations from 1.6% to 1.5% in 2017, from 1.2% to 1.1% in 2018, and from 1.4% to 1.3% in 2019.

BCC: Business cheers negotiations breakthrough in Brussels – and urges swift start to trade talks

Director General Adam Marshall comments on the news that the UK and the EU have reached an agreement to conclude the first phase of Brexit talks.

Working with employers to help close the pension savings gap

Scottish Widows discusses how to help employers close the pensions savings gap.

BCC: Currency volatility compounding cost pressures for many businesses

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today releases the results of its survey, in partnership with American Express, which finds the majority of businesses expect the fall in sterling to increase their costs.

Business groups and TUC issue joint statement on EU citizens' rights

The British Chambers of Commerce, CBI, TUC, FSB and EEF have made a joint plea to guarantee the rights of EU and UK citizens before Christmas.