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BCC comments on MAC report recommendations

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Migration Advisory Committee’s report on EEA migration.

BCC: UK growth forecasts downgraded as Brexit uncertainty hits investment and trade

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting GDP growth for 2018 at just 1.1% (down from 1.3%). The BCC has also downgraded its GDP growth forecast for 2019 from 1.4% to 1.3%.

BCC comments on ‘No Deal’ technical notices: Many business questions remain unanswered

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the publication of the second tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving businesses and citizens advice on the implications of a ‘no deal’ exit from the European Union.

BCC: Keeping overseas students in immigration statistics the wrong decision

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Migration Advisory Committee’s report on overseas students,

BCC comments on labour market figures

Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on ONS labour market figures for September 2018.

BCC comments on pilot scheme for seasonal workers

Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy Jane Gratton comments on the pilot scheme to bring in seasonal workers on short-term visas.

BCC: Migration figures no cause for celebration

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the ONS quarterly migration figures.

BCC: Apprenticeships great path for students, but system needs reform to boost numbers

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on today’s A level results and the apprenticeship statistics released by the Department for Education.

Mental health at work becoming less taboo, say BCC and Aviva

Almost 30% of businesses have seen an increase in the number of staff taking time off for mental health reasons, according to a survey conducted by leading business organisation British Chambers of Commerce, and Aviva, the UK’s largest insurer.

UK set for pay rise, say BCC and Indeed

One in two businesses (50%) are set to grant staff pay rises of over 2% in the next year, according to a new survey by leading business organisation British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and online recruitment company Indeed.