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BCC Budget Submission: be bold, Chancellor, and ease business rates hardship

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 »


BCC comments on inflation figures for September 2017

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 »


BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Manufacturing boost fails to lift UK growth

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 »


Adam Marshall: Great global trading nations need great foundations

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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 »


BCC comments on UK trade statistics for September 2017

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 »


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