The Sheffield City Region Quarterly Economic Review (QER) survey is now open and is asking leaders across the region how the current economic climate is affecting business conditions.
Commenting on the government’s announcement that businesses in the beauty and leisure sectors will be allowed to reopen from tomorrow (Saturday 15 August), BCC Co-Executive Director Hannah Essex said:
Responding to the publication of the government’s Planning for the Future white paper and associated consultation, BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that businesses are still facing significant cashflow challenges with the schemes announced in the Summer Statement failing to provide support at the scale needed
As the Chancellor sets out a £2 billion support package to prevent a youth unemployment crisis in the wake of Covid-19, a new report by Sheffield Hallam University recommends double that amount could be needed.
Commenting on the Education Secretary’s plan to reform Further Education at a speech at the Social Market Foundation today (9 July), BCC Head of People Policy Jane Gratton said:
Commenting on the announcement of the government’s Kickstart Scheme, allowing employers to offer government-subsidised work placements for young people aged between 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment