Business News

28 August 2018

BCC comments on Brexit notices: A start, but businesses need more detail

Commenting on the publication of the first tranche of UK Government technical notices aimed at giving…
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28 August 2018

BCC: Migration figures no cause for celebration

Commenting on the ONS quarterly migration figures, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills…
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22 August 2018

BCC comments at the launch of HM Government’s new Export Strategy

Speaking at the launch of the Government’s Export Strategy yesterday, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General…
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22 August 2018

BCC comments ahead of release of ‘no deal’ Brexit notices

Commenting ahead of the publication of technical notices from the government relating to the possibility…
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16 August 2018

BCC: UK remains on lacklustre growth trajectory despite Q2 improvement

Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for Q2 2018, published on Friday by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head…
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16 August 2018

BCC: Apprenticeships great path for students, but system needs reform to boost numbers

Commenting on today’s A level results and the apprenticeship statistics released by the Department for…
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16 August 2018

Mental health at work becoming less taboo, say BCC and Aviva

Almost 30% of businesses have seen an increase in the number of staff taking time off for mental health…
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15 August 2018

BCC: Little sign wage growth is set to take-off

Commenting on the labour market figures for August 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head…
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7 August 2018

UK set for pay rise, says BCC and Indeed

One in two businesses (50%) are set to grant staff pay rises of over 2% in the next year, according to…
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7 August 2018

‘Ill-judged’ interest rate rise risks undermining confidence, says BCC

Commenting on last week's interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee,…
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