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  • BCC comments on review of immigration proposals
    25th June 2019

      Commenting on the announcement that the Home Secretary Sajid Javid has asked the Migration Advisory Committee to review and advise on salary thresholds for the future immigration system, Mike Spicer, Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: 

  • BCC and COBCOE combine networks to support UK and European businesses through Brexit and beyond
    24th June 2019

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) announce that they have reached an agreement that will see 24 additional British Chambers across Europe become part of the BCC’s Global Business Network –

  • Notice 33 – German Packaging Register
    22nd July 2019

      The German-British Chamber of Industry & Commerce warns that the newly created German Packaging Register (ZSVR) has passed on some 2,000 discrepancies in reported packaging data to the relevant German authorities for legal enforcement. Affected companies can expect severe

    20th June 2019

         Chris Fitt is determined to take his golf expertise to the rest of the leisure experience, after taking on an extended role at Foxhills Club & Resort. The 31-year-old was appointed as director of golf at Foxhills in

  • BCC comments on inflation figures  
    19th June 2019

    Commenting on the inflation statistics for May 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:   “The easing in consumer prices in May is further evidence

  • BCC Forecast: Brexit stockpiling to hit economic growth in coming years
    17th June 2019

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) released its latest economic forecast, upgrading its growth expectations for the UK in 2019 to 1.3% (from 1.2%). However, the leading business group has downgraded its growth forecast for 2020 to

  • Vision Engineering unveils ‘Game Changing’ 3D digital display technology
    14th June 2019

      Visual inspection pioneer launches DRV at Control, Stuttgart Control, Stuttgart [Hall 7, stand 7500], 7th May 2019. Vision Engineering Ltd will today unveil a revolutionary, globally patented, digital 3D stereoscopic display technology. Vision Engineering’s DRV (Deep Reality Viewer) creates

  • Spelthorne Business Plan Competition – winners announced
    14th June 2019

      The sixth annual Spelthorne Business Plan Competition final was held on 6 June at BP’s headquarters in Sunbury-on-Thames. Six finalists pitched in a Dragons’ Den style final for a chance to win £3,500 and a year’s package of business

  • The Sky’s the Limit for Basingstoke Apps Company
    13th June 2019

    Following their recent success at Eagle Radio Surrey and Hampshire’s Biz Awards, Basingstoke technology company Apps in the Sky is rocketing towards success after being shortlisted in two categories in the South Coast Business Awards. The company, which develops bespoke

  • 7 in 10 businesses fail to secure external finance
    13th June 2019

    70% of businesses have failed to secure external finance on their first attempt Lack of strength in the management team is most likely reason that funding fails Scale-up businesses are more successful at securing funding but still face stumbling blocks

  • Kingston Smith wins another gold star for its staff-centric approach
    13th June 2019

     Kingston Smith is delighted to be named Employer of the Year at the Reigate & Banstead Business Awards. Following the firm’s recent win at the Gatwick Diamond Business Awards also for Employer of the Year, it is a great accolade

  • Guildford crowns the town’s Best Bar None winners  
    10th June 2019

    (Mick McDonnell – National Coordinator, Best Bar None, the team at Popworld (overall BBN winners) & Peter Lambert – Town Safety and Venue Liaison Manager, Experience Guildford)   Guildford’s pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants celebrated at the Electric Theatre on