Easing Inflation Positive News But Long-Term Worries Persist

20th December 2023

Responding to the latest inflation figures from the ONS, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce said:

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Brexit At Three: Fresh Trade Challenges Growing

19th December 2023

A new survey by the BCC’s Insights Unit of 733 businesses (97% SMEs) shows the difficulties facing British firms in using the Trade and Co-operation Agreement (TCA) have not eased.

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Essex Cricket Legend Attends Chambers of Commerce Christmas Networking

18th December 2023

Attendees enjoyed a festive buffet and networking hosted at Sands by the Sea.

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Businesses Say Hybrid Working Is Here To Stay

15th December 2023

New research shows less than 30% of firms expect their workforce to be fully in person over the next five years.

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Tough Year Ahead As Interest Rate Stays High

14th December 2023

Reacting to the latest Bank of England interest rate decision, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Second Poor Month For EU Exports

13th December 2023

Reacting to the ONS trade data for October 2023, William Bain, BCC Head of Trade Policy, said:

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Growth Problem Remains As The Year Ends

13th December 2023

Responding to the latest GDP data from the ONS, David Bharier, Head of Research at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Business Council Focuses On Workforce Issues

12th December 2023

Workforce issues were the focus of the BCC’s second Business Council meeting.

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Investment In Skills Vital As Vacancies Continue To Fall

12th December 2023

Responding to the latest Labour Market figures from the ONS, Jane Gratton, Deputy Director of Public Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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BCC Economic Forecast: Economic Growth Stuck In A Rut

07th December 2023

The British Chambers of Commerce has marginally upgraded its 2023 and 2024 GDP forecast but lowered the outlook for 2025, as economic growth for all three years flatlines.

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