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February, 2021

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BCC responds to news of Government plans for £5bn of Restart Grants

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the BCC, says the grants will be a lifeline for struggling businesses

BCC responds to BEIS Committee report, ‘The impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers’

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the BEIS Select Committee report, ‘The impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers: Interim pre-Budget report’, published today.

BCC/moneycorp survey: Nearly a quarter of exporters to the EU considering holding back activity in the EU

Results from the latest British Chambers of Commerce survey, in partnership with moneycorp, found that while 44% of UK exporters to the EU plan to grow their exports to the European Union, nearly a quarter (23%) are looking to either reduce their activity in the EU or have no activity at all in the next 12 months, following the ratification of the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement. Two-thirds of UK businesses are looking to increase activity in the domestic market.

BCC responds to ONS labour market figures for February

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the Office for National Statistics' labour market figures for February 2021, published today.

BCC responds to Prime Minister's roadmap for reopening in England

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the Prime Minister's roadmap for reopening in England.

BCC welcomes European Commission data adequacy ruling

BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex comments on the decision by the European Commission to grant the UK data adequacy.

BCC responds to delay to business rates review

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the delay to HM Treasury’s Fundamental Review of Business Rates until autumn.

BCC COVID-19 impact survey: cashflow remains critical

The BCC is calling for the UK Government to set out a clear roadmap for reopening as its COVID impact survey finds many firms have been pushed to the brink.

BCC reacts to latest GDP figures

BCC says there is little to cheer in latest GDP data as economy remains well below pre-pandemic levels

BCC welcomes Brexit support fund for SMEs

BCC believes the fund is a welcome first step for small businesses grappling with EU trade issues