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BCC forecast: UK economy remains subdued despite uplift from strong global growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today upgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, raising its forecast for GDP from 1.1% to 1.4% in 2018 and from 1.3% to 1.5% for 2019, and its first forecasts for 2020 is for 1.6% growth.

BCC: Improve domestic business environment to help exporters to grow

Suren Thiru comments on the trade statistics for January 2018, released today by the ONS.

Adam Marshall: Ambitious growth plan for UK more important to business than Brexit

Addressing the BCC Annual Conference 2018 today (Thursday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, will remind the government that the biggest challenges and opportunities facing the UK business community, and country, are not related to exiting the EU, but to the fundamentals in the domestic environment.

BCC: UK’s trade position weakened by rise in imports

Suren Thiru responds to the trade statistics for December 2017, released today by the ONS.

BCC: Transition must deliver clarity and certainty for trade

Dr Adam Marshall comments on the speech by David Davis on a transition period after we leave the European Union.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Skills shortage biggest risk for business

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey.

BCC: Securing a business-friendly trade deal with EU must be New Year priority

BCC and DHL release latest trade survey, focusing on priority markets for businesses over the next few years.

BCC and six national Chambers across Europe urge politicians: move talks to transition and trade now

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today joined with national Chamber organisations from six countries bordering the North Sea, to call for the swift commencement of transition and trade talks in the Brexit negotiations.

BCC forecast: Uncertainty constraining UK economic growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slightly downgraded its three-year outlook for the UK economy, cutting growth expectations from 1.6% to 1.5% in 2017, from 1.2% to 1.1% in 2018, and from 1.4% to 1.3% in 2019.

BCC: Currency volatility compounding cost pressures for many businesses

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today releases the results of its survey, in partnership with American Express, which finds the majority of businesses expect the fall in sterling to increase their costs.