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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.

BCC responds to Chancellor’s speech

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, responds to the speech by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Sajid Javid, at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester.

Chamber Network launches campaign to support the people at the heart of local business community

BCC's Co-Executive Directors , Claire Walker and Hannah Essex introduce campaign to support the people at the heart of local business community

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 and Unum: Employee wellbeing critical to business success as firms face staff absences due to ill health

Over two-fifths (43%) of businesses have had employees absent from work for more than four weeks due to ill health in the last two years, according to new research by the British Chambers of Commerce and Unum.

BCC forecast: Business investment and productivity sinking amid Brexit stalemate and global slowdown

The British Chambers of Commerce has today (Monday) released its latest economic forecast, downgrading growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.2% (from 1.3%) and to 0.8% (from 1.0%) for 2020. Our GDP growth forecast of 1.2% remains unchanged for 2021.

BCC welcomes two-year post-study work visa

Mike Spicer, Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce comments on announcement on the two-year post-study work visa.

BCC comments on Spending Review

BCC responds to the Spending Review 2019.

BCC: There’s more than one path to success

Jane Gratton, Head of People Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on today's A level results.

BCC comments on Prime Minister’s immigration announcement

Dr Adam Marshall of the British Chambers of Commerce commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement on future immigration proposals.