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BCC Reacts To Latest UK Labour Market Figures

"With many firms struggling with the damage done to their cashflow by a year of covid restrictions, unemployment is likely to remain on an upward trajectory until well beyond a full reopening of the economy."

BCC reacts to latest GDP and Trade figures

BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, says practical difficulties faced by businesses on the ground go well beyond teething problems, and with disruption to UK-EU trade flows persisting, trade is likely to be a drag on UK economic growth in the first quarter of 2021.

BCC gives its full response to Budget 2021

Adam Marshall, director general of the BCC, says the Chancellor has listened to our calls for immediate support to help struggling businesses reach the finish line of this gruelling marathon and begin their recovery

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 responds to ONS GDP figures for November

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on GDP figures for November 2020 published today by the ONS.

British Chambers of Commerce responds to announcement of ‘Tier 4’ Coronavirus restrictions in England

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the introduction of ‘Tier 4’ of Coronavirus restrictions in England

BCC responds to ONS GDP Q3 figures

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru responds to the first estimate of GDP for Q3 2020, published today by the ONS.

BCC responds to ONS GDP figures for August

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on GDP figures for August 2020, published today by the ONS.

Nearly half of firms report UK sales decrease as businesses endure sustained cash crunch

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that business conditions remained weak in the third quarter of 2020, despite much of the economy reopening.