£79 million set to transform south coast sustainable travel options

A joint bid by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP Council) and Dorset Council, has been awarded £79 million …

Local community invited to shape the future for Wessex Fields

Residents, community groups and business representatives are invited to help shape the future of Wessex Fields at an …

HMRC accelerates 95,000 firms onto simplified import procedures

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has automatically registered 95,000 businesses for its simplified import procedures allowing most traders …

Shape the future of Wessex Fields Bournemouth

Local community invited to shape the future for Wessex Fields Residents, community groups and business representatives are invited …

Homelessness Reduction Board launches

This week will see the launch of an ambitious partnership aimed at tackling homelessness. The Homelessness Reduction Board …

Providing Export Information: How & where to start

To find advice about how and where to start exporting, great.gov.uk provides: Guidance on how to create an …

4 Sep

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