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BCC reacts to latest GDP and Trade figures

BCC Head of Economics, Suren Thiru, says practical difficulties faced by businesses on the ground go well beyond teething problems, and with disruption to UK-EU trade flows persisting, trade is likely to be a drag on UK economic growth in the first quarter of 2021.

BCC says temporary postponement of import checks must lead to permanent solution

Adam Marshall, Director General of the BCC, has called for the UK and the EU to get back around the table and thrash out the remaining structural problems in the Trade and Co-operation Agreement.

BCC says commercial eviction ban extension is good news

The BCC has welcomed news that the government is extending the ban on commercial evictions for a further three months.

BCC calls on businesswomen across the world to celebrate their achievements for International Women's Day

BCC Chair, Sarah Howard MBE, believes women in business have a lot to be proud of but more needs to be done to make sure their voices are heard.

BCC says plan to increase access to free covid testing for businesses is crucial to economic recovery

Responding to news of the plan to drop restrictions on which businesses can access free testing, Hannah Essex, Co-Executive Director of the BCC, said: “This is really good news. We have long argued that it is critical for workplace testing to be expanded to businesses of all sizes and that this service is in place for as long as is necessary.

BCC announces Shevaun Haviland as new Director General

The new Director General will take up her post in the spring after Adam Marshall stands down at the end of March.

BCC gives its full response to Budget 2021

Adam Marshall, director general of the BCC, says the Chancellor has listened to our calls for immediate support to help struggling businesses reach the finish line of this gruelling marathon and begin their recovery

BCC responds to the extension of the Job Retention Scheme

BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall comments on the government's extension of the Job Retention Scheme until the end of September 2021.

BCC responds to news of Government plans for £5bn of Restart Grants

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the BCC, says the grants will be a lifeline for struggling businesses

BCC responds to BEIS Committee report, ‘The impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers’

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the BEIS Select Committee report, ‘The impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers: Interim pre-Budget report’, published today.

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