News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • BCC: Sharp contraction in business lending is cause for concern

    BCC: Sharp contraction in business lending is cause for concern

    30th July 2015

    Commenting on the Bank of England’s figures on lending to non-financial UK businesses, Dr Adam Marshall, Executive Director of Policy…

    Read Story
  • Summer Budget 2015 confirms Britain is open for business, says BCC

    Summer Budget 2015 confirms Britain is open for business, says BCC

    8th July 2015

    In his initial reaction to the Chancellor’s Summer Budget, John Longworth, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:…

    Read Story
  • BCC: MPC should step up effort to strengthen the recovery

    6th November 2014

    Commenting on today’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) interest rate decision, David Kern, Chief Economist at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: “Keeping interest rates…

    Read Story
  • Scottish Business Ambitious to Increase International Trade but Major Barriers Still Exist

    Scottish Business Ambitious to Increase International Trade but Major Barriers Still Exist

    20th August 2014

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce has published the results of a key international trade survey, looking at the obstacles facing existing…

    Read Story
  • British Chambers of Commerce UK Monthly Economic Review for August

    7th August 2014

    This briefing provides an easy-to-use commentary on the key economic indicators for UK businesses. The report also provides a comparison…

    Read Story
  • BCC: Positive growth continues but recovery must be nourished

    28th July 2014

    GDP growth in Q2 2014 was 0.8%, the same increase as in Q1 The level of GDP in Q2 2014…

    Read Story
  • Budget 2014 passes the business test, says BCC

    19th March 2014

    Giving his reaction to the Budget 2014, John Longworth Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said: “Business…

    Read Story