October, 2020

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BCC initial response to the announcement of a second lockdown in England

BCC Director General Adam Marshall gives an initial response to the Prime Minister’s announcement of a month-long national lockdown in England.

BCC responds to enhanced Coronavirus support for businesses

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the Chancellor’s announcement of further support for businesses and jobs as Coronavirus restrictions increase.

BCC responds to 'time is running out’ campaign

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to the launch of the government’s ‘time is running out’ campaign, urging businesses to prepare for the end of the transition period.

Chambers of Commerce challenge PM to meet five business tests for Covid restrictions

In a letter to the Prime Minister, BCC Director General Adam Marshall, President Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith and Chamber CEOs from across the United Kingdom set five business tests that must be met to limit the impact of new restrictions on businesses and jobs and take a long-term approach to tackling the pandemic.

BCC and Drax: Breaking down climate barriers for businesses

As part of the Race to Zero, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in collaboration with energy company Drax Group, is calling on the government to use the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement to work in partnership with businesses to achieve the UK’s climate goals, as many firms continue to manage the impact of Coronavirus.

Queen's Birthday Honours 2020

Congratulations to our colleagues from across the Chamber Network who have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours 2020.

BCC responds to new tiered system for Coronavirus restrictions

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s announcement of a new, tiered approach to local Coronavirus restrictions in England – and following the introduction last week of deeper restrictions in other nations of the UK.

BCC responds to expanded Job Support Scheme

BCC Director General Adam Marshall responds to the Chancellor’s announcement that the Job Support Scheme will be enhanced to help UK firms that will have to close due to tighter restrictions expected next week, and cash grants will be increased.

BCC responds to ONS GDP figures for August

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on GDP figures for August 2020, published today by the ONS.

BCC responds to updated Border Operating Model

BCC Director of Trade Facilitation Liam Smyth comments on the government’s updated Border Operating Model, published today.