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March, 2018

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BCC: Work needed to reverse fall in apprenticeships

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the Apprenticeship Levy statistics, published today by the Department for Education.

BCC: UK and EU must now deliver answers to practical questions

Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the European Council’s endorsement of the transition period, and the progression of talks towards a future EU-UK trading relationship.

BCC comments on labour market statistics March 2018

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the labour market figures for March 2018, published today by the ONS.

No More Not Spots

The BCC has launched its campaign for No More Not Spots, to end not spots for voice coverage for UK phone users where they live, work, travel and play.

BCC comments on inflation figures for February 2018

Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the fall in inflation to 2.7%.

BCC launches ‘No More Not Spots’ campaign

Today the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) launches its campaign for ‘No More Not Spots’, with the aim of ending not spots for voice coverage where UK phone users live, work, travel and play.

BCC: Business welcomes milestone agreement on Brexit transition period

Dr Adam Marshall comments on the agreement of a ‘status quo’ transition period by UK and EU27 Brexit negotiators

BCC forecast: UK economy remains subdued despite uplift from strong global growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today upgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, raising its forecast for GDP from 1.1% to 1.4% in 2018 and from 1.3% to 1.5% for 2019, and its first forecasts for 2020 is for 1.6% growth.

BCC reacts to Chancellor’s Spring Statement

BCC comments on the Spring Statement, delivered today (Tuesday) by the Chancellor of the Exchequer.

BCC: Improve domestic business environment to help exporters to grow

Suren Thiru comments on the trade statistics for January 2018, released today by the ONS.