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October, 2018

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Budget 2018: Full BCC reaction to Autumn Budget and OBR forecast

BCC delivers its verdict on the Autumn Budget and OBR forecast.

Initial BCC reaction to Budget 2018: A shot in the arm for business investment and growth

Director General Adam Marshall gives his initial assessment of Budget 2018, where the British Chambers of Commerce secured its major ask of an increase in the Annual Investment Allowance to £1million.

BCC: This cannot be ‘business as usual’ Chancellor

Ahead of the Autumn Budget on Monday, the British Chambers of Commerce is urging the Chancellor to take bold measures to bolster business investment, competitiveness and productivity in the face of Brexit headwinds.

BCC welcomes Chancellor’s support package for UK high streets

Hannah Essex, Co-Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns, at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Chancellor’s proposals for the high street in the upcoming Autumn Budget.

No-deal Brexit will impact on both sides of the Channel, say BCC and Northern European Chambers

Ahead of a meeting with DEXEU Secretary Dominic Raab, The BCC and six Northern European Chambers of Commerce to urge negotiators to avoid a no-deal Brexit.

BCC: Ease Brexit uncertainty to boost innovation through trade

The BCC and DHL Express UK release a survey discussing how exporters tend to be more innovative than UK-focused businesses.

BCC: Inflation trajectory likely to be bumpy over coming months

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the inflation statistics for September 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC: Meaningful wage growth stifled by underlying issues in labour market

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

BCC comments on latest batch of no-deal technical notices

Co-Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns, Hannah Essex, comments on the latest batch of technical notices to advise business in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

Is cash still important to businesses?

Martin Kearsley, Banking Services Director at the Post Office, explores whether UK businesses are still dependent on access to cash.