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
  • Government Must Act to Stimulate Demand and Investment

    Government Must Act to Stimulate Demand and Investment

    16th June 2017

    The Bank of England is walking a very narrow line on monetary policy and a rise in interest rates may come sooner rather than later following the narrow vote to maintain interest rates at 0.25% and the onus is now on Government to take steps to bolster demand and investment.

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  • Tackling Businesses’ Core Costs Remains Vital for Next UK Government

    Tackling Businesses’ Core Costs Remains Vital for Next UK Government

    12th May 2017

    The Bank of England is expecting three further years of above-target inflation in the UK, whilst GDP growth projections this year are down marginally this year to 1.9% but up slightly to 1.7% and 1.8% in each of the next two years.

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  • BCC comments on Bank of England’s ‘Super Thursday’

    BCC comments on Bank of England’s ‘Super Thursday’

    12th May 2017

    Commenting on the Bank of England inflation report and interest rate decision published on ‘Super Thursday’, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said...

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