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  • BCC responds to Government’s Covid-19 recovery strategy and workplace guidance
    12th May 2020

    Commenting on the publication of the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery plan and associated workplace guidance, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “This is a significant step forward in terms of the information available for businesses, who will now need to

  • BCC comments on Prime Minister’s address and next stage of Coronavirus response
    11th May 2020

    Commenting on the Prime Minister’s address this evening (10 May) in which he set out a conditional plan for the next phase of the response to Covid-19, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said: “Businesses share the Prime Minister’s ambition to

  • Transport Select Committee call for evidence – Coronavirus: implications for transport
    7th May 2020

    Heathrow welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Transport Select Committee’s call for evidence on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) implications for transport. COVID-19 has created the biggest crisis the aviation sector has ever experienced, and there is a risk that it

  • BCC responds to the latest UK Finance Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme update
    7th May 2020

    Commenting on the latest UK Finance figures (7 May) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said: “Although the steady improvement in the number of firms accessing CBILS is welcome, with many firms only having a few

  • BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: most firms can be ready for ‘restart’ within three weeks
    6th May 2020

    Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the vast majority of firms surveyed say they will require three weeks or less to prepare to restart operations alongside any loosening of the UK lockdown.  Smaller businesses may be

  • Could hotel service robots help the hospitality industry after COVID-19?
    6th May 2020

    A new research study, investigating how service robots in hotels could help redefine leadership and boost the hospitality industry, has taken on new significance in the light of the seismic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on tourism and business travel.

  • Global study launched to examine impact of Covid-19 on health and wellbeing
    5th May 2020

    A new academic research project has been launched to shine a spotlight on the wide-ranging impacts on mental health and wellbeing of living with Covid-19 and the associated movement restrictions and other challenges. Targeting responses from adults across 30 different

  • BCC comments on start of formal UK/US trade negotiations
    5th May 2020

    Commenting on the news that the UK and US are to open formal negotiations on a future free trade agreement,BCC Director General Adam Marshall, said: “While most UK businesses will be focusing on the immediate challenge posed by Coronavirus, strong

  • BCC responds to announcement of a discretionary fund for small businesses
    4th May 2020

    Commenting on the government’s announcement today (2 May) of a discretionary fund for small businesses that have previously been outside the scope of the business grant funds scheme, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said: “We have been calling for

  • New Help and Advice Service for Healthcare Professionals
    4th May 2020

    A new Palliative Care Help and Advice service has been launched by Princess Alice Hospice, in Esher. Supported by Surrey Downs Integrated Care Partnership, the service is designed to support health and social care professionals caring for those with palliative

  • Moore Barlow launches
    4th May 2020

    New Top 100 firm represents regional powerhouse with unique specialisms and significant strength in private client, property and personal injury SOUTHAMPTON and GUILDFORD (1 May 2020): Top 100 UK law firm Moore Barlow has launched today as a combined firm,

  • Surrey Day 2020
    1st May 2020

    Surrey Day goes ‘virtual’ for 2020 … and Guildford Cathedral turns green!  A chance to celebrate all the best things about our beautiful county, Surrey Day takes place this Saturday (May 2) – but this year we will be going