·BCC's Quarterly Economic Survey is the first major economic survey of the quarter, and is closely watched by the Bank of England and the Treasury ·The results from 7,000 UK businesses are positive overall and point to continued economic growth ·Most key balances show falls in Q2 2014 when compared to the unusually strong Q1 figures ·For manufacturing and services, all the key Q2 balances are stronger than their long-term averages, and most are still higher than their 2007 pre-recession levels The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Tuesday) published its Quarterly Economic Survey for Q2 2014.
Members of Hillsborough Golf Club in Sheffield will be swapping pushing their Golf Caddies to a pram, when local fundraiser John 'The Man with the Pram' Burkhill joins them to support their annual golf day in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.
The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), working in collaboration with five accredited Chambers of Commerce, has been awarded the Government Equalities Office (GEO) tender to set up and deliver five pilot partnerships between groups of local schools and businesses.
One of the leading prestige and sports car businesses in Yorkshire has become Sheffield United's Official Shirt Sponsor for the forthcoming season.
Nine members of staff from Sheffield-based President Engineering Group (PEGL) completed the national Three Peaks Challenge last weekend, raising over £3,000 for Weston Park Hospital Cancer Charity.
Three students from Sheffield Hallam University have been recognised for their hard work away from their studies in the regional Student Employee of the Year Awards.
Commenting on the proposal for a National Infrastructure Commission presented by Sir John Armitt and endorsed by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband, Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce, said: -Businesses would support the creation of a National Infrastructure Commission if it delivers quicker decisions, more certainty for investors, and faster action on the ground.