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Chile visit Sheffield

Oliver Moss, Sheffield International Trade Centre’s (SITC) highly experienced partner from the British Chambers of Commerce in Santiago, Chile visited Sheffield on Wednesday 17th April 2019. Oliver has been to Sheffield a number of times and has excellent market experience in Peru as well as Chile. Chile has been one of Latin America’s fastest-growing economies […]

South East Asia visit Sheffield

On Monday 15th April Sheffield International Trade Centre (SITC) partners from the ASEAN economic trade zone visited Sheffield to help and advice companies about developing this important market area. South East Asia has one of the fasted growing profiles on the globe and the prediction for the future is continued economic growth. There are 10 nations […]

BCC: Small businesses don’t see UK tax system as level playing field

Business believes that the UK tax system is fundamentally unfair and want more support to stay compliant, according to new research released today (Tuesday) by the British Chambers of Commerce. Our survey of over 1,000 firms from across the UK, found that nearly three-fifths (58%) of respondents think that the UK tax regime is unfair […]

BCC comments on inflation figures

Commenting on the inflation statistics for March 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “CPI inflation was unchanged in March with rising prices for fuel and clothing, offset by downward pressure from across a range of goods including food and […]

Brexit delay – what does this mean for your current staff and future hires?

SITC sponsor, Fragomen, have recently written an interesting article that focuses on the Brexit delay and it’s impact on Immigration.   Government representatives from the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU) agreed to further postpone the UK’s exit from the EU until 31 October, 2019. This could change if both the UK and […]

BCC comments on Article 50 extension

BCC Director General Adam Marshall comments on the latest extension to Article 50, agreed at the European Council meeting: “With less than 48 hours to go, the prospect of a messy and disorderly exit on Friday has again been averted. Businesses will be relieved, but their frustration with this seemingly endless political process is palpable. […]