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  • BCC open letter to PM: Businesses need clarity on Brexit
    7th February 2018

    As Cabinet ministers gather today (Wednesday) to discuss the government’s negotiating stance ahead of critical talks on the UK’s future relationship with the European Union, Francis Martin, President of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Adam Marshall, the BCC’s

  • BCC comments on government response to Taylor Review
    7th February 2018

    Commenting on the publication of the government’s response to the Taylor Review (Wednesday), Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Matthew Taylor’s report acknowledged that businesses are facing high employment costs and was

  • Nurture Landscapes acquires Gavin Jones
    6th February 2018

    Gavin Jones becomes part of the Nurture Landscapes group of companies as from 1st February 2018. This brings together two leading privately owned companies that share the same passion for delivering a high quality service and building long term relationships

  • Heathrow teams up with spoken word artist Caleb Femi to create powerful poem on Britishness
    5th February 2018

    Heathrow partners with London’s Young People’s Laureate Caleb Femi to describe Modern Britain and travel in 2018 New research into what being British means found that one in five Brits (20%) now travel to visit family abroad Harry and Meghan’s

  • Talent shortages endangering the UK’s growth engine, according to new Smith & Williamson research
    31st January 2018

    Smaller and growing businesses are struggling to hire the right talent, according to the most recent survey from Smith & Williamson, the accountancy, tax and investment management group. 66% of businesses are seeking new hires, according to the Enterprise Index

  • Heathrow offers prize for green aviation ideas
    30th January 2018

    Heathrow launches Sustainable Innovation Prize in exchange for leading green ideas £20,000 prize available for environmental innovation concepts Finalists to face Dragon’s Den style pitch Winner will be announced at the 1st anniversary of Heathrow 2.0 – the airport’s plan

  • Marwell Zoo’s new rainforest exhibit called ‘Tropical House’ to increase tourism economy by up to £74.1 million
    30th January 2018

    Part-funded by Enterprise M3 LEP and scheduled to open in March 2018 Tropical House to provide opportunities for employment and STEM skills acquisition Designed to reduce the zoo’s carbon footprint  by processing animal waste, using locally sourced woodchip biomass, as

  • BCC and Labour leaders meet to discuss key business issues
    29th January 2018

    Today British Chambers of Commerce Director General Adam Marshall and the heads of four other business groups meet with the Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn MP, and senior members of the Shadow Cabinet to discuss the key issues facing

  • Podcast: Surrey Business Affairs
    26th January 2018

    The latest Surrey Business Affairs show featured a range of guests, including Rob May, Managing Director of Ramsac, Kate & Paul Wratten, Co-founders of Tom Cat Gin, Marc Lazare, Co-founder of Brighter Spaces, Nicci Bonfanti, Director of Trusted Sales Dynamics,

  • BCC: Transition must deliver clarity and certainty for trade
    26th January 2018

    Commenting on the speech by David Davis on a transition period after we leave the European Union, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “An overwhelming majority of our businesses, large and small, want a

  • BCC comments on GDP figures
    26th January 2018

    Commenting on the preliminary UK GDP figures for Q4 2017, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “The preliminary estimate of UK GDP growth indicates that the UK economy

  • Dreary December retail sales deliver disappointment
    26th January 2018

      Lower margins and squeezed prices revealed a disappointing end to the Golden Quarter in the December Retail Sales, as it appeared consumers bought their spending forward to November 2017 with events such as Black Friday. The key findings from