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Drax

Since 2018 BCC and Drax have worked in partnership on a number of projects in the ‘energy infrastructure’ space including:

Impact

  • Together with BCC, Drax have influenced the government to embrace bold and innovative measures to enable the economy to bounce back stronger post Covid-19.
  • Raised the profile of carbon capture schemes to assist businesses in reaching their net zero targets.

Benefits to Drax

  • Access to market leading data and insight.
  • National press coverage.
  • A route to the SME market.
  • Exposure to BCC’s advocacy work.
  • Positioned Drax as a credible voice of business.
  • Association with a trusted champion of business represented across the UK.
  • Raised the profile of individual Drax representatives.
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BCC RESPOND TO NEW TRADE FRAMEWORK DEAL WITH INDIANA

We welcome the first Memorandum of Understanding reached between the UK and a US state - the Hoosier state - Indiana. Traders in the UK will hope this is the first stage in a process, with both State Houses and the US Federal Government, that leads to a clear boost to UK exports.

BCC RESPONDS TO CHANCELLOR’S STATEMENT

The sheer scale of the cost-of living crisis facing the British public means the Government is absolutely right to provide additional support to those worst affected. For business, the toxic mix of inflation, raw material costs and supply chain disruption is the flip-side of the coin to the problems facing consumers. Unless steps are also taken to ease business costs, they will likely feed into the inflationary pressure on the economy and quickly eat into the financial support announced today.

BCC welcomes launch of UK-Mexico trade negotiations

The BCC is urging negotiators to set an ambitious new agreement that focuses on the growing market in green trade, as well as future proofing access for further expansion in services.

NICs INCREASE HAS IMMEDIATE IMPACT ON BUSINESS

Four out of five employers (81%) say they have been impacted by the increase in national insurance contributions Higher prices, reduced investment and increased staff costs were among the main effects cited