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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: Investment in infrastructure is vital to UK prosperity

Director of Policy Mike Spicer comments on the National Infrastructure Commission's letter to the Chancellor on infrastructure planning and investment.

BCC comments on GDP figures for Q1 2019

Head of Economics Suren Thiru gives his reaction to the news that GDP growth was 0.5% in Q1 2019.

Rail sector must see real reform to improve customer experience, says BCC

Head of Business Environment Jane Gratton comments on the Rail Delivery Group's submission to the Williams Review of the rail industry.

BCC: Small businesses don’t see UK tax system as level playing field

Business believes that the UK tax system is fundamentally unfair and want more support to stay compliant, according to new research released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce.

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the inflation statistics for March 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

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 comments on Article 50 extension

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the latest extension to Article 50, agreed at the European Council meeting.

BCC comments on GDP and trade statistics

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the latest UK GDP and trade statistics, published today by the ONS.

BCC: Business communities still have little sense of Brexit destination

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the Prime Minister's announcement she will seek to extend the Brexit deadline.