Update on the economy

UK temperatures reached record highs last month, but the UK economy has not been heating up this summer. …

20 Aug

Dorset Chamber Business Policy Watch – May 2019

Dorset Chamber aims to influence national and local policies that are most relevant to its members interests. This …

17 May

BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Big squeeze on firms from recruitment, prices and cash flow

The British Chambers of Commerce’s quarterly economic survey – the UK’s largest private sector survey of business sentiment …

3 Jan
Brexit

BCC comments on Brexit agreement

Commenting on the announcement from the Prime Minister that the Cabinet has backed the draft Withdrawal Agreement and …

15 Nov

Why it was time for Bank Rate to rise

It’s Been A Summer To Remember. A heatwave turned the UK into sunshine central: we enjoyed our fair …

15 Aug

Personal Insolvency Rates Soar Across The South West

The South West has been identified as having sky-high personal insolvency rates, topping other areas of the UK, …

2 Aug

Economic Update By Andrew Holder, Bank of England Agent For Central Southern England

The snow and rain of February and March has given way to much sunnier skies in recent weeks. …

21 May

Economy Finally Returning Towards Normal

The Bank of England has been providing significant support to our economy for more than a decade. We …

BCC Open Letter to PM: Businesses Need Clarity on Brexit

As Cabinet ministers gather today (Wednesday) to discuss the government’s negotiating stance ahead of critical talks on the …

14 Feb

BCC Comments on Labour Market Statistics

Commenting on the labour market statistics released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of …

14 Dec
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BCC: Focus on Places Key for Long-Term Success of Industrial Strategy

Commenting on the Industrial Strategy White Paper, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), …

4 Dec
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Budget 2017: Full BCC reaction

Giving his reaction to the Autumn Budget, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce …

Bank of England

For the first time in over 10 years, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted …

Interest Rate Rise – How does this affect you?

Here’s a short video and blog (below) giving you my thoughts and predictions on the latest Bank of England …

BCC comments on labour market and productivity statistics

Commenting on the latest labour market statistics, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head …

15 Nov

UK business output growth falls to 21-month low

– Manufacturing and services sector output growth below the long-term trend – – Sluggish business output growth indicates …