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BCC on Brexit White Paper: time to translate ambition into answers for business

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the release of the UK government’s long-awaited White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: recruitment difficulties and tougher trading conditions face firms amid sluggish UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce publishes the results of its Quarterly Economic Survey for Q2 2018.

BCC response to Chequers summit conclusions

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, responds to the statement issued at the conclusion of the Chequers summit, where the Cabinet has agreed its negotiating position for the UK's future relationship with the EU.

Brexit: time running out for answers to firms’ real-world questions, says BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today published the two-dozen top real-world questions being asked on Brexit by businesses across the UK – and says the government has managed to make limited progress on just 2 of the 24 issues where clarity is urgently needed so that firms can plan their trade following the UK’s departure from the EU.

BCC: new momentum needed from both sides for Brexit breakthrough

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments ahead of the European Council meeting, where Prime Minister Theresa May is due to address other EU leaders tonight.

BCC: Firms in the dark on customs declarations

Anastassia Beliakova, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the publication of the NAO report on the Customs Declaration Service (CDS).

Guidance on EU nationals a positive step, says BCC

Mike Spicer, Director of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the draft proposals for the Settled Status Scheme for EU nationals, published by the Home Office.

BCC Economic Forecast: UK set for weakest year of GDP growth since 2009

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at 1.3% (from 1.4%) which, if realised, will be the weakest calendar year growth since 2009, when the economy was in the throes of the global financial crisis.

BCC: Pragmatism, not ideology, needed in customs debate

Reacting to comments made by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP and other political interviewees on the Andrew Marr programme regarding future customs arrangements, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

BCC: Business can’t rely on just-in-time Brexit preparation

New research by the British Chambers of Commerce, released today (Monday), in partnership with the Port of Dover, finds that over a third (36%) of traders rely on the just-in-time delivery of material and components, but that many are not preparing for changes to customs procedures after Brexit.