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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.

BCC: Inflation continues on its downward path

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), responds to the inflation statistics for April 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

BCC to Prime Minister: Time to 'fix the fundamentals' for UK growth

Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom - and a radical plan for action.

BCC: Productivity decline sign that wage growth can’t be taken for granted

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

BCC responds to Bank of England’s 'Super Thursday'

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce responds to the Bank of England inflation report and interest rate decision published on ‘Super Thursday’.