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BCC to Prime Minister: Time to 'fix the fundamentals' for UK growth

Chamber business leaders from across the United Kingdom have today (Tuesday) written to the Prime Minister calling for a renewed focus on tackling the barriers to growth and investment in the United Kingdom - and a radical plan for action.

BCC: Productivity decline sign that wage growth can’t be taken for granted

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the labour market figures for May 2018, published today by the ONS.

BCC: Reform needed to make Apprenticeship Levy fit for purpose

Speaking today (Thursday) at the Apprenticeships Conference in London, Jane Gratton, Head of Skills at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), will warn about the need for reform of the Apprenticeship Levy to make it workable for business.

BCC: Action needed to sustain increases in real wages

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the labour market figures for April 2018, published today by the ONS.

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: UK economy treading water despite export boost

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

BCC: National Living Wage increases are a delicate balancing act

Commenting on the increase in the National Living Wage (NLW), the British Chambers of Commerce said it was important to help low paid workers deal with the consequences of inflation without pricing people out of jobs.

BCC: Work needed to reverse fall in apprenticeships

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the Apprenticeship Levy statistics, published today by the Department for Education.

BCC comments on labour market statistics March 2018

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the labour market figures for March 2018, published today by the ONS.

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: Immigration announcement big step in right direction

BCC comments on the Home Office’s statement on UK immigration policy during the planned transition period following the UK’s exit from the European Union