Commenting ahead of the Prime Minister’s speech in the West Midlands, in which he will announce a ‘New Deal for Britain’, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
New powers and millions of pounds in new funding are coming to South Yorkshire this summer, as the region’s landmark devolution deal is agreed.
Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold and expand quantitative easing, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Following a meeting with the Withdrawal Joint Committee (WJC), the UK has formally notified the EU that it will neither accept nor seek any extension to the transition period.
Commenting on UK Finance’s latest figures (30 April) on the number of firms successfully accessing CBILS, the BCC’s Head of Economics Suren Thiru said:
The leading business organisation’s weekly tracker poll, which serves as a barometer of the pandemic’s impact on businesses and the effectiveness of government support measures
Commenting on the Chancellor’s announcement of the Bounce Back loans scheme for micro businesses, BCC Director General Adam Marshall said:
Commenting on the Education & Skills Funding Agency’s announcement of a post-16 provider relief scheme which will seek to continue education and training during the coronavirus pandemic, BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said: