BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: UK economy treading water despite export boost

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey. Based on the responses of over 7,100 businesses, the survey shows that UK economic growth remained subdued in the first quarter of 2018, despite a strong export performance. In the service sector, […]

BCC comments on inflation statistics

Commenting on the inflation statistics for March 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Inflation slowed again in March, confirming its downward trajectory. The largest downward pressure came from clothing and footwear prices which rose by less than a year […]

Growing numbers of bosses fear that late-paying clients could wreck their business

MANY MANUFACTURING and service sector firms are worried that late paying clients could wreck their business, according to a major study of business sentiment in Yorkshire. Almost two thirds of bosses at firms who responded to the latest Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Review (QER) said they believed late payments could threaten their company’s viability. […]

Women Support Trade in the United Kingdom

There has been a lot of attention given as of late to women in trade. Indeed, in December 2017, for the first time in the history of the World Trade Organization (WTO), members endorsed a collective initiative to increase the participation of women in trade. But given that those three words — women in trade […]

Russia Q&A for Business

With so much Political noise surrounding Russia getting an unbiased Business prospective may seem an impossibility. Trudos International have clients across all business sectors in Russia and elsewhere within the Former Soviet Union and are perfectly placed to answer any of your concerns – whether about current or future projects. We will be available to […]

Yorkshire firms must keep investing and innovating as they prepare for Brexit

Yorkshire firms must keep investing, innovating and rewarding skilled staff to ensure they are well-placed to face the challenges and opportunities of Brexit, a major business event was told. A panel of experts provided insights into what steps they believed businesses should be taking to ensure they are ready for Brexit. The event – Twelve […]