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BCC comments on trade statistics

Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, Suren Thiru, commens on the trade statistics for March 2018.

BCC: Pragmatism, not ideology, needed in customs debate

Reacting to comments made by Business Secretary Greg Clark MP and other political interviewees on the Andrew Marr programme regarding future customs arrangements, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

BCC: Business can’t rely on just-in-time Brexit preparation

New research by the British Chambers of Commerce, released today (Monday), in partnership with the Port of Dover, finds that over a third (36%) of traders rely on the just-in-time delivery of material and components, but that many are not preparing for changes to customs procedures after Brexit.

BCC: Q1 GDP figures show UK stuck in global growth slow lane

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments on the GDP figures for Q1 2018, released today by the ONS.

BCC: standards, not just customs, key to post-Brexit trade success

Speaking at the British Standards Institution’s BSI Standards Forum, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), will today (Thursday) warn against allowing a ‘proxy war’ over a Customs Union to overshadow other crucial aspects of Brexit negotiations.

BCC: Half of businesses not seeing improvement in UK mobile network

Only half of businesses believe the UK’s phone network is more reliable than five years ago, according to new research by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) released today.

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 comments on inflation statistics for March 2018

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce, comments on the inflation statistics for March 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics.

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.