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BCC study shows major gaps in official Brexit guidance for businesses in the event of ‘no deal’

The British Chambers of Commerce today publishes an evaluation of official UK Government guidance to businesses on critical operational issues in the event of an unwanted ‘no deal’ exit on 31st October.

BCC comments on Spending Review

BCC responds to the Spending Review 2019.

BCC comments on DfT statement on HS2

Mike Spicer, Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the written ministerial statement on HS2 by the Secretary of State for Transport.

BCC: Simplifying planning rules would go a long way to boost rural coverage

Mike Spicer, Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the government announcement on proposals to simplify planning rules to improve rural mobile coverage.

BCC comments on announcement of HS2 review

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the government’s announcement of an independent review of HS2 by Douglas Oakervee.

BCC comments on high-speed rail announcement

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the Prime Minister's announcement that the government will fund a high-speed rail link between Leeds and Manchester.

BCC to PM: Now time to get down to business

Today the British Chambers of Commerce – which represents 75,000 firms of all sizes and sectors, employing 6 million people – has written to incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out 15 urgent, immediate steps that the PM must address on arrival in Downing Street to boost business confidence and stimulate the UK economy.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q2 2019: UK growth stalling amid manufacturing slowdown

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 underlying economic conditions remained stagnant in the second quarter of 2019.

BCC Forecast: Brexit stockpiling to hit economic growth in coming years

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today released its latest economic forecast, upgrading its growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.3% (from 1.2%). However, the leading business group has downgraded its growth forecast for 2020 to 1.0% (from 1.3%) and to 1.2% (from 1.4%) in 2021.

BCC: Delivering all of HS2 is vital to unlocking economic growth

Mike Spicer, Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the Lords Economic Affairs Committee report into High Speed 2.