Latest figures released today by the British Chambers of Commerce show the pressure on firms struggling to recruit staff remains at record high levels.
Commenting on the latest ONS GDP figures for February 2022, published today, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
In a joint statement by the CEOs of Doncaster, Sheffield and Barnsley & Rotherham Chambers of Commerce, they said:
Responding to the UK Government’s Spring Statement today, the CEOs of South Yorkshire’s Chambers of Commerce said in a joint statement:
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging the Chancellor to take bold and decisive action in his Spring Statement to tackle the escalating cost of doing business crisis.
UK economic growth is expected to halve this year amid soaring inflation, major tax rises, and global shocks - including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Commenting on the inflation statistics for January 2022, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Head of Economics at the BCC Suren?Thiru, said:
On the second anniversary of Brexit, and with huge lorry queues being reported at Dover last week, the BCC is calling for urgent action to improve trade with Europe.
In this first episode of this newly launched South Yorkshire Policypod, we’re focussing on skills and education: what does our economy need and how can we make better use of the insights of employers?