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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019: UK economy in stagnation as service sector slows

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey reveals that the UK economy ended 2019 in stagnation, amid long term uncertainty, rising business costs and a slowing global economy.

BCC comments on new National Minimum Wage announcement

BCC responds to rises in the National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage

Initial BCC response to Conservative Party manifesto

Director-General Dr Adam Marshall responds to the Conservative Party manifesto

Initial BCC response to Labour Party manifesto

Director-General Dr Adam Marshall responds to the Labour Party manifesto

BCC/Totaljobs: Skills shortages impacting businesses but labour market remains buoyant

UK’s largest survey of employers reveals that UK firms continue to face recruitment difficulties as skills shortages persist

Parties must reignite business confidence and investment at this election, says BCC

The British Chambers of Commerce has today launched '2020 and Beyond: business priorities for the next UK government.'

BCC comments on ONS labour market figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the BCC responds to today's labour market figures published by the ONS

BCC comments on ONS gender pay gap data

It’s right that more women in senior roles are being fairly rewarded, but we need more action to ensure women of all ages receive fair and equal pay at every level.

Turning uncertainty into opportunity for smaller recruitment businesses

In the last few months, the British Chambers of Commerce has been working in partnership with LinkedIn and Regional Chambers to host a series of Directors round table specifically focusing on SMBs in the Recruitment sector. Keep reading for more.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q3 2019: Economic conditions weaken as manufacturing slump continues

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 economic conditions weaken in the third quarter of 2019.