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Another successful celebration at the latest ITOPS graduate presentation.

On Wednesday 21st November we celebrated the latest graduation of delegates for the important International Trade Operations and Procedures programme that the South Yorkshire International Trade Centre / Sheffield Chamber of Commerce has been running at the chamber since 2014. During that time we have run 12 full programmes of which 75 professional exporters have […]

Sheffield Chamber comments on Brexit agreement

Commenting on the announcement from the Prime Minister that the Cabinet has backed the draft Withdrawal Agreement and the political declaration on the future relationship between the UK and the EU27, Richard Wright, Director of Policy and Representation at Sheffield Chamber, said: “It is important that business separates the withdrawal agreement (which is what was […]

BCC comments on Brexit agreement

Commenting on the announcement from the Prime Minister that the Cabinet has backed the draft Withdrawal Agreement and the political declaration on the future relationship between the UK and the EU27, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses will recognise the huge efforts made by the Prime Minister and […]

BCC: Brexit uncertainty and skills shortages starting to weigh on jobs market

Commenting on the labour market figures for November 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The slight increase in the unemployment rate suggests that the UK jobs market may be starting to falter under the weight of persistent Brexit uncertainty and chronic skills […]

BCC: Quarterly growth not likely to maintain momentum

Commenting on the first estimate of GDP for Q3 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said “While the pick-up in GDP growth in the third quarter is welcome, the stronger headline figure masks a loss of momentum through the quarter from the particularly […]

Are Businesses in Sheffield City Region Prepared for Brexit?

High profile business survey questions local businesses on Brexit to discover if the region is prepared. Brexit will mark the most profound political changes seen in generations and on the 29th March 2019, Britain will leave the European Union. Businesses are going to be affected as a result, but are the businesses in the Sheffield […]