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August, 2018

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BCC/DHL: Sterling volatility major ongoing concern for exporters

BCC and DHL release the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, showing the sentiment of exporters.

BCC comments on Brexit notices: A start, but businesses need more detail

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and consumers advice on the implications of a 'no deal' exit from the European Union,

BCC: Migration figures no cause for celebration

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the ONS quarterly migration figures.

BCC comments ahead of release of ‘no deal’ Brexit notices

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments ahead of the publication of technical notices from the government relating to the possibility of ‘no deal’ in the Brexit negotiations.

BCC comments at the launch of HM Government’s new Export Strategy

Speaking at the launch of the Government’s Export Strategy today (Tuesday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, will say that at this time of immense change for the UK economy, it’s crucial to get the national approach to export and trade right.

BCC: Apprenticeships great path for students, but system needs reform to boost numbers

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on today’s A level results and the apprenticeship statistics released by the Department for Education.

BCC: Little sign wage growth is set to take off

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

BCC: UK remains on lacklustre growth trajectory despite Q2 improvement

Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the GDP estimate for Q2, published today by the ONS.

Mental health at work becoming less taboo, say BCC and Aviva

Almost 30% of businesses have seen an increase in the number of staff taking time off for mental health reasons, according to a survey conducted by leading business organisation British Chambers of Commerce, and Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer.

Working together to overcome the barriers to exporting

Kash Ahmad, UK Specialist Director at Bibby Financial Services on their work to encourage and support more UK SMEs to overcome the barriers to exporting and unlock growth from overseas markets.