Business News

19 January 2015

Britain’s businesses need to be firing on all cylinders to achieve full employment

Commenting on the David Cameron’s speech outlining the Conservative Party’s manifesto pledges for jobs…
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15 January 2015

Government must give clarity on future of apprenticeship funding

Commenting on the government’s response to the consultation on apprenticeship funding reform, Dr Adam…
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13 January 2015

Inflation set to remain low in 2015

• Annual CPI inflation in December 2014 was 0.5%, a historically low level, down from 1.0% in November…
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12 January 2015

Basingstoke appointments to strengthen Hampshire Chamber

Hampshire Chamber has strengthened its team in the north of the county with two senior appointments.
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12 January 2015

British Chambers of Commerce Annual Conference 10 February

Senior politicians and business leaders set for ‘Business Plan for Britain’ pre-election debate
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9 January 2015

Positive trade and manufacturing figures show that pessimism over the economy is overdone

. UK deficit on trade in goods and services was 1.4bn in November 2014 compared with 2.2bn in October…
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19 December 2014

Reducing the deficit remains a priority despite recent improvement

• From April to November 2014, public sector net borrowing excluding public sector banks was 0.5bn lower…
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15 December 2014

Businesses and educators must work together to tackle youth unemployment

Commenting on a new report titled ‘Avoiding the same old mistakes: Lessons for reform of 14-19 education…
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10 December 2014

Announcement of a Careers and Enterprise Company

Commenting on the announcement of a Careers and Enterprise Company by Education Secretary Nicky Morgan,…
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1 December 2014

‘Do more than just tweak business rates’, Hampshire Chamber tells Chancellor

Hampshire Chamber is challenging George Osborne to ‘fundamentally overhaul’ the system of business rates.
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