BCC Director General, Adam Marshall, responds to plans by the government to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership
BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex responds to the latest statistics from HMRC on usage of the government’s Job Retention Scheme up until 31 December 2020.
Results from the British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Recruitment Outlook (QRO), in partnership with Totaljobs, found that while there was a modest improvement in the overall number of businesses attempting to recruit in Q4, sectoral disparities remain.
BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall responds to changes to the government’s Kickstart scheme, including removing the 30 job threshold for employers.
The BCC is calling on the Government to provide more financial support to businesses across the UK facing a bleak future from the debilitating squeeze of coronavirus restrictions.
The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that business conditions remained weak in the fourth quarter as the second lockdown squeezed activity.