Working with the BCC has given TSB unparalleled insight into the experience of UK businesses during the pandemic and helped us consider how best to serve SMEs in the future.”

During 2020 BCC and TSB have worked in partnership on an initiative to assess the needs of the business community post Covid-19. This included a national survey and a programme of 5 webinars held with Chambers across the UK.


  • The national survey conducted in partnership with TSB highlighted the extent of unsustainable debt that has been taken on by firms during the pandemic. It has been used to help inform government and lenders on future lending practices and ways to help firms repay debt taken on during the Covid crisis.

Benefits to TSB

  • Access to market leading data and insight.
  • National press coverage.
  • A route to the SME market.
  • Exposure to BCC’s advocacy work.
  • Positioned TSB as a credible voice of business.
  • Association with a trusted champion of business represented across the UK.

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