Ahead of the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget on November 22, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the government to take immediate action to halt the expected 3.9% increase in business rates valuations next year, as part of a bold Budget that seeks to boost the UK’s...Read More »
Commenting on the Consumer Price Index for September 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
“Inflation rose for the second successive month, confirming that price growth remains on an upward trajectory. The rise in September...Read More »
Based on the responses of over 7,100 businesses, the survey shows that despite improvements in the manufacturing sector, the UK economy grew at a muted rate in the third quarter of 2017.
In the manufacturing sector, the proportion of firms reporting improved domestic sales and orders both rose in...Read More »
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“Ladies and gentlemen, honoured guests – welcome to the British Chambers of Commerce International Trade Summit 2017.
It is fitting that we come together today in the Midlands – bringing global traders and the people who support them together in a part of the UK that is...Read More »
Commenting on the trade statistics for September 2017, released today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
“The widening of the UK’s trade deficit in August is disappointing, and signifies a much weaker trading position than the average...Read More »