BCC: Inflation trajectory likely to be bumpy over coming months

Commenting on the inflation statistics for September 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Inflation slowed for the first time since April, with food and non-alcoholic drinks placing the largest downward pressure on price growth in September. “Inflation’s trajectory is […]

BCC: Ease Brexit uncertainty to boost innovation through trade

Half of businesses surveyed say that Brexit is making it difficult to decide whether to import or export, hampering British trade Volatility of sterling is also causing concern BCC has long been calling for clarity for business on the practical questions over Brexit The BCC International Trade Summit takes place today at etc venues, 155 […]

New German packaging law introduces Central Register along with other important changes

On 1 January 2019 the new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) will come into effect, which will bring a number of significant changes for companies introducing or circulating packaging in Germany. The main differences are mandatory registration with the newly created Central Register and mandatory participation in a German nationwide dual take-back scheme, the abolition of […]

Britain in South East Asia (BiSEA) in Partnership with the UK Asean Business Council – UK Roadshow

London, Newmarket, Manchester, Sheffield, York & Leeds South East Asia is a region where economic growth and development is expected to exceed the global average for the foreseeable future. With a wealth of natural resources, low-cost skilled labour, and a regional Free Trade Agreement, the great diversity of markets and opportunities are attractive across a […]

BCC initial reaction to the Government’s post-Brexit immigration plans

Commenting on the government’s post-Brexit immigration plans, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Businesses have been waiting with great impatience for more detail on the UK’s future immigration policy, and many will have decidedly mixed views about the Prime Minister’s plans. “First impressions matter to business, and our […]

Cyber-attack prevention on the agenda for Sheffield City Region breakfast

How local firms are being impacted by cybercrime will be the focus of the forthcoming Sheffield City Region breakfast. Business people and cyber security experts will discuss their experiences, how they are taking preventative measures and what the government is doing to support and protect their business from future attacks. Cyber security was just one […]