Head of Economics Suren Thiru gives his reaction to the news that GDP growth was 0.5% in Q1 2019.
Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the Prime Minister's announcement she will seek to extend the Brexit deadline.
The British Chambers of Commerce’s quarterly economic survey – the largest private sector survey of business sentiment and leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that key indicators of UK economic health weakened considerably in the first quarter of 2019.
Addressing the BCC Annual Conference 2019 today, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), will address the deep levels of frustration and anger among business communities across the country towards those in Westminster over the ongoing political turmoil.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%), which if realised would be the weakest growth in a decade.
Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the parliamentary vote on extending Article 50.