September, 2020

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BCC responds to new powers for Small Business Commissioner consultation

BCC Director of Policy James Martin comments on the consultation on new powers for the Small Business Commissioner to help small firms with late payment.

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s plan on training and skills

BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton responds to the Prime Minister’s announcements on post-18 education and training today.

Three opportunities for doing business in the U.S.

If you are considering creating a U.S. subsidiary, now may be a good time to do so. In fact, believe it or not, the COVID-19 environment has enhanced the U.S. marketplace. In this article, Mark Rapson Director at BlueStone Services highlights three opportunities and discusses why 2020 and 2021 may be the years to move forward with your U.S. marketplace expansion objectives.

BCC responds to Chancellor’s Winter Economy Plan

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to The Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak MP’s announcement of a Winter Economy Plan, including a new raft of measures to support businesses and the economy as the pandemic continues.

Brexit: 26 unanswered questions for business with fewer than 100 days to go

The British Chambers of Commerce has published a critical update of its Brexit guidance dashboard containing 26 key questions that remain unanswered with just 98 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period.

BCC responds to new national Coronavirus restrictions

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to new national restrictions for England to combat a rising number of Coronavirus cases, announced by the Prime Minister today (22 September).

BCC announces future change of Director General 

The Board of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today announced that Director General Dr Adam Marshall will leave the organisation in the Spring of 2021. 

BCC responds to government support to prevent business evictions

BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker comments on extended support to prevent business evictions until the end of 2020, announced by the government today.

BCC responds to ONS' September labour market figures

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the ONS labour market figures for September 2020.

BCC President warns PM of “difficult winter ahead” without bolder action to restart UK economy

In a letter to the Prime Minister, BCC President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith has said businesses face “the most difficult trading conditions in post-war history” and set out a series of measures to help government take a “sharper approach” to restarting the UK economy.