The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) found that business conditions remained historically poor in the first quarter of 20221 as the third lockdown severely limited activity.
Sheffield Council have launched a £2m Economic Recovery Fund to kick start projects that will help high streets recover from the impact of the restrictions on trading imposed as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Lower Thames Crossing is the most ambitious road project since the M25 and is part of the biggest investment in the country’s road network for a generation.
Researchers from the Department of Economics at the University of Sheffield are looking into the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the economic health of local businesses across South Yorkshire.
As he comes to the end of his time with the BCC, Director General Adam Marshall reflects on his time at the Chambers and what the future holds.
Responding to news of the plan to drop restrictions on which businesses can access free testing, Hannah Essex, Co-Executive Director of the BCC, said:
Commenting on the announcement of the extension, Jane Gratton, Head of People Policy at the BCC, said: