Sheffield Chamber comments on Growth of BCC’s Global Business Network

Commenting on today’s announcement that 24 additional British Chambers across Europe have become part of the BCC’s Global Business Network, Richard Wright, Head of Policy and Representation at Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, said:  “Sheffield Chamber welcomed the agreement. It has been a strategy of our Chamber to connect members with international business opportunities for many years […]

BCC and COBCOE combine networks to support UK and European businesses through Brexit and beyond

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 – significantly expanding the leading business organisation’s reach and practical, real-world support for trade […]

UK exports boom in all 4 nations

Exports of goods have grown across the UK; in Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland, according to the latest HMRC data, released today. Data released today by HMRC (6 June) shows every UK nation recorded a greater value of goods exports in the 2018/19 financial year than ever before. This highlights how the UK’s recent […]

BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters

More UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year, with cashflow and confidence dipping too according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL. The report based on the responses of over 3,400 exporters shows that one in five manufacturers (23%) […]

BCC comments on PM statement

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s statement, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “Businesses need concrete outcomes to plan for the future. In the absence of parliamentary consensus on either the Withdrawal Agreement or any other proposition for the future, both businesses and investment remain in limbo. “Companies across […]

UK outstrips other EU nations as top investment destination in Europe

Latest OECD data shows rising investment in UK amid an uncertain economic global outlook. Data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) published today shows the total value of foreign investment stock into the UK by the end of 2018 increased by 5% to $1,890 billion. The figures confirm the UK as the […]