British Chambers of Commerce

BCC: new momentum needed from both sides for Brexit breakthrough

Commenting ahead of the European Council meeting, where Prime Minister Theresa May is due to address other EU leaders tonight (Thursday), Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“While businesses won’t get the clarity and certainty they had sought from this European Council...Read More »

BCC: Firms in the dark on customs declarations

Commenting on the publication of the NAO report on the Customs Declaration Service (CDS), Anastassia Beliakova, Head of Trade Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Delivering CDS in time for March 2019 was always going to be an ambitious project, and it is perhaps unsurprising, although...Read More »

BCC: Heathrow decision demonstrates UK still open for business

Commenting on the vote to approve expansion at Heathrow Airport, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

“Finally! Business has been waiting years for decisive, cross-party action in the national interest – and decades for the expansion of our main gateway to the world. 

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BCC: delay roll-out of Making Tax Digital

Ten months ahead of its planned introduction, an alarmingly high proportion of UK businesses have little or no awareness of HM Revenue and Customs’ flagship Making Tax Digital project, according to new research released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with Avalara.

Guidance on EU nationals a positive step, says BCC

The BCC comments on the draft proposals for the Settled Status Scheme for EU nationals, published by the Home Office.

“The guidance published today will be welcomed by employers and EU employees alike. It provides clear information on the status of EU nationals resident in the UK and those...Read More »

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