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International Women's Day

The Chamber of Commerce Network is proud to celebrate International Women's Day 2021 on Monday 8 March


International Women's Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

The campaign theme for International Women's Day 2021 is 'Choose To Challenge'. A challenged world is an alert world. And from challenge comes change. So let's all #ChooseToChallenge.

Get involved and find out more by taking part in some of the events below:

Events across the Chamber Network

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4 - 11 March

5 March

8 March

9 March

10 March

18 March

Reflections from our Chamber Network

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IWD videos

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Some of the BCC team share their thoughts about the importance of International Women's Day. Take a look by clicking the images below:

BCC responds to BEIS Committee report, ‘The impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers’

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the BEIS Select Committee report, ‘The impact of Coronavirus on businesses and workers: Interim pre-Budget report’, published today.

BCC/moneycorp survey: Nearly a quarter of exporters to the EU considering holding back activity in the EU

Results from the latest British Chambers of Commerce survey, in partnership with moneycorp, found that while 44% of UK exporters to the EU plan to grow their exports to the European Union, nearly a quarter (23%) are looking to either reduce their activity in the EU or have no activity at all in the next 12 months, following the ratification of the UK-EU Trade and Co-operation Agreement. Two-thirds of UK businesses are looking to increase activity in the domestic market.

BCC responds to ONS labour market figures for February

BCC Head of Economics Suren Thiru comments on the Office for National Statistics' labour market figures for February 2021, published today.

BCC responds to Prime Minister's roadmap for reopening in England

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the Prime Minister's roadmap for reopening in England.