BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on GDP statistics for Q1 2020, published by the ONS
Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement today (12 May) that the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme will be extended to October, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Commenting on the publication of the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery plan and associated workplace guidance, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on Prime Minister’s address this evening (10 May) in which he set out a 'conditional plan' for the next phase of England’s response to Covid-19
Commenting on the latest UK Finance figures (7 May) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the vast majority of firms surveyed say they will require three weeks or less to prepare to restart operations alongside any loosening of the UK lockdown.
Commenting on the government’s announcement today (2 May) of a discretionary fund for small businesses that have previously been outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: