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Supporting our frontline services locally, regionally and nationally: how Chambers are playing a crucial part in their communities during the Coronavirus outbreak

Supporting our frontline services locally, regionally and nationally: how Chambers are playing a crucial part in their communities during the Coronavirus outbreak


  • Thursday 9 April
  • 9.30am
  • UK Chamber and International Chambers only

During this unprecedented time, when global demand is outstripping accessible supply, we’re proud that Chambers of Commerce are at the forefront of supporting their communities by facilitating access to much needed PPE equipment.

Join BCC Chair Sarah Howard, Norman Tenray, Non-Executive Board Member of N & W Lancashire Chamber of Commerce together with Richard Sheehan, CEO of Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and Heather Myers, CEO of South Wales Chamber of Commerce, as they share the initiatives that they are driving locally and nationally in response to what has become our greatest global public health emergency in living memory.

There will be ample opportunity to discuss and explore how we can all play our part now and in the future during our Q&A session.

Sarah Howard
Chair, BCC





Heather Myers
CEO, South and Mid Wales Chamber



Richard Sheehan
Chief Executive, Shropshire Chamber




Norman Tenray
CEO OBAS Group and immediate past President of the North & Western Lancashire Chamber

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Coronavirus: Lessons learned in South Korea

Coronavirus: Lessons learned in South Korea

  • Friday 3 April
  • 8.30am

As Coronavirus continues to impact business communities, we're continuing our webinar series to offer guidance and support businesses across the world.

Join us as we host an exclusive webinar with senior members of the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea (BCCK)

In this interactive webinar, BCCK CEO Sean Blakeley and his colleagues Daniel Fertig, PWC and Tomás Centeno, Dyson will share first-hand accounts of how Korea reacted to the virus and reveal data on how it affected businesses across the country. They will also share examples of measures taken by businesses to protect employees, customers and business continuity.

Hosts
  • Sean Blakeley
  • Daniel Fertig
  • Tomás Centeno
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Q&A with the Director General

Q&A with the Director General

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Q&A with the Director General and the Director of Trade Facilitation​

Q&A with the Director General and the Director of Trade Facilitation​

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Businesses not yet successfully accessing government loan and grant schemes

Results from the second BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the grants for small businesses.

BCC responds to boost for Coronavirus business support schemes

BCC Director General Adam Marshall welcomes the Chancellor’s announcement on measures to boost financial support for businesses affected by Coronavirus.

BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: First results show heavy toll on UK business communities as majority of firms face cash flow crisis

Results from the BCC’s first Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker paints a concerning, if unsurprising, picture for business communities affected by Coronavirus.