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During the Coronavirus outbreak we are supporting Chambers and member businesses with online events and webinars. Scroll down to see our upcoming events:

While you are here, take a look at our past events and events happening across the Chamber Network.

Coronavirus - update from Italy on the impact on business and trade with the UK

Coronavirus - update from Italy on the impact on business and trade with the UK

  • Thursday 4 June
  • 8.30am – 9.30am (UK time)
  • UK and International Chambers only
  • Please note that registration closes 1 hour before the start time

Join Tom Noad, President and Aaron Pugliesi, Secretary General & CEO of the British Chamber of Commerce for Italy as they discuss the current economic climate in Italy and how this will impact UK businesses.

Moderated by Anne-Marie Martin BCC's Director Global Business Networks.

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Business and finance in a time of lockdown

Business and finance in a time of lockdown


  • Friday 12 June
  • 8.30am – 9.30am (UK time)
  • Please note that registration closes 1 hour before the start time
  • Open to Chambers, members and non-members

Businesses of all sizes, sectors and across all communities, national and international have been impacted in an unprecedented way by the current Coronavirus pandemic.

The BCC in partnership with Moneycorp are proud to bring you this webinar on how businesses are being financially affected during the pandemic.

Hear from Moneycorp’s Managing Director of Foreign Exchange & International Payments, Lee McDarby, and CEO of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, Stuart Patrick, as they discuss the following:

  • Markets overview during lockdown
  • Cash flows – and why 'cash is king'
  • Business adaption during this period
  • Budget rate – where are they and what is the impact on bottom line
  • Risk management and strategies


Lee McDarby

Lee McDarby is Managing Director of Corporate Foreign Exchange and International Payments at moneycorp.

He has over 15 years’ experience in foreign exchange and previously worked on the legal team for DEFRA.

He is a key driver within the global payments division's wider growth and expansion plans and focuses on treasury risk management for UK businesses.


Stuart Patrick

Stuart Patrick is Chief Executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce, committed to the business success of Chamber members and championing the economic growth of the Glasgow city region.

Stuart joined the Chamber in 2009 having previously spent 17 years at Scottish Enterprise specialising in urban economic development and the transformation of Glasgow where he led Scottish Enterprise Glasgow. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young, has an MBA from Strathclyde University and an accountancy degree from Glasgow University.

He is a member of the Glasgow Economic Leadership board, the Glasgow City Regional Partnership and the Glasgow Partnership for Economic Growth, is chair of the Wise Group, chair of Glasgow City of Science and Innovation and sits on the boards of British Chambers of Commerce, Clyde Gateway, City of Glasgow College and Glasgow Science Centre.

He was appointed a CBE in June 2019 for services to business and the Glasgow economy.

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BCC responds to the launch of the government’s Test and Trace programme

Commenting on the announcement of the government’s Test and Trace Coronavirus programme, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on reopening of the retail sector

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the Prime Minister’s announcement on the phased reopening of the retail sector in England, related workplace guidance and enforcement powers.

BCC responds to 14-day quarantine for air passengers

Responding to the planned government announcement of a 14-day quarantine for all air passengers arriving in the UK, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:

Meet the team - James Martin, Director of Policy

BCC's new Director of Policy, James Martin shares some thoughts in his first week.