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BCC: UK wage growth undermined by poor productivity

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the labour market figures for July 2018, published today by the ONS.

BCC comments on new monthly GDP statistics and trade figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the new monthly GDP statistics and key short-term indicators for May 2018, published today by the ONS.

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: Credit ‘apathy’ restricting potential growth opportunities for SMEs

Over half of UK businesses have not attempted to apply for finance over the past year amid limited investment intentions and weakening cash flow, according to new research released today (Wednesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with specialist finance provider, Wesleyan Bank.

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: Heathrow decision demonstrates UK still open for business

Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the vote to approve expansion at Heathrow Airport.

BCC: delay roll-out of Making Tax Digital

Ten months ahead of its planned introduction, an alarmingly high proportion of UK businesses have little or no awareness of HM Revenue and Customs’ flagship Making Tax Digital project, according to new research released today by the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with Avalara.

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 comments on inflation figures for May 2018

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics, responds to the latest inflation figures released by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC/DHL: UK exporters impeded by labour shortages

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, today publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters.