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Weak GDP growth forecast for 2020 as business investment falls

UK economic growth in 2020 is forecast to slow to its weakest rate since the financial crisis as higher government spending struggles to offset falling business investment, weakening net trade and sluggish consumer spending.

BCC response to Liberal Democrat manifesto

Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex responds to the Liberal Democrat manifesto

BCC response to Shadow Chancellor’s speech on the economy

BCC Co-Executive Director Claire Walker comments on today’s speech from the Shadow Chancellor.

BCC responds to Conservative Party business proposals

Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, Dr Adam Marshall responds to proposals unveiled by the Conservative Party

Parties must reignite business confidence and investment at this election, says BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce has today launched '2020 and Beyond: business priorities for the next UK government.'

BCC comments on ONS labour market figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC responds to today's labour market figures published by the ONS

BCC comments on today’s GDP statistics

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC responds to GDP statistics published by the ONS.

BCC comments on the Queen’s Speech

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Queen’s Speech opening a new session of Parliament.

BCC and Bibby Financial Services: Uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rates holding back UK exports

The British Chambers of Commerce and Bibby Financial Services have revealed that uncertainty around Brexit, tariffs and exchange rate volatility are holding back the potential of many UK exporters.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2019: Economic conditions weaken as manufacturing slump continues

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey – the largest private sector survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth, closely watched by policymakers including the Bank of England – finds that economic conditions weaken in the third quarter of 2019.