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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 comments on Migration Advisory Committee report

Jane Gratton, Head of People Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the Migration Advisory Committee’s report.

BCC/Totaljobs: No business sector immune from recruitment difficulties

Recruitment intentions were strong in the first quarter of the year but nearly 75% of firms reported a shortage of suitable candidates, according to the landmark publication of the Quarterly Recruitment Outlook released today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) in partnership with Totaljobs.

BCC: Labour market in good order but challenges remain

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the labour market figures for April 2019, published today by the ONS.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q1 2019: Business hits the brakes

The British Chambers of Commerce’s quarterly economic survey – the largest private sector survey of business sentiment and leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that key indicators of UK economic health weakened considerably in the first quarter of 2019.

Adam Marshall speaks at the BCC Annual Conference

Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, Dr Adam Marshall, address Annual Conference 2019.

Adam Marshall: Westminster “cannot keep chasing rainbows”

Addressing the BCC Annual Conference 2019 today, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), will address the deep levels of frustration and anger among business communities across the country towards those in Westminster over the ongoing political turmoil.

Local areas know best when it comes to regional investment, say BCC / Legal & General

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Legal & General have today published a major report detailing how best to boost investment in our towns and cities across the UK, looking at current investment barriers and how unlocking further investment will help them to grow.

BCC Forecast: UK economy to falter further as Brexit uncertainty bites

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%), which if realised would be the weakest growth in a decade.

BCC comments on Spring Statement

BCC responds to the Chancellor's Spring Statement.