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: Repeal Bill must deliver continuity, certainty for business and trade

    BCC: Repeal Bill must deliver continuity, certainty for business and trade

    13th July 2017

    Commenting ahead of the First Reading of the Repeal Bill, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said...

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  • BCC: ‘No deal’ not an option for business communities

    BCC: ‘No deal’ not an option for business communities

    10th July 2017

    One month on from the General Election, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Monday) publishes a post-election survey of over 2,400 companies, which shows that while businesses have a range of views on their preferred objectives for the UK in Brexit negotiations, there is almost no support to conclude UK-EU talks without a trade deal.

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  • BCC comments on Transport Investment Strategy

    BCC comments on Transport Investment Strategy

    5th July 2017

    Commenting on the transport investment strategy announced by the Department for Transport today, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), says...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn to speak at Business and Education Summit

    Jeremy Corbyn to speak at Business and Education Summit

    27th June 2017

    How can businesses and education providers work together to help young people succeed in their careers?

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  • BCC reacts to Queen’s Speech

    BCC reacts to Queen’s Speech

    22nd June 2017

    “While Brexit isn’t the top immediate priority for many businesses, firms of every size and shape want to avoid turbulence and confusion during the Brexit transition."

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  • BCC comments on the start of Brexit negotiations

    BCC comments on the start of Brexit negotiations

    19th June 2017

    On the day negotiations begin on the UK's departure from the European Union, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), comments...

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  • BCC: Businesses must take action to prepare for new data protection responsibilities

    BCC: Businesses must take action to prepare for new data protection responsibilities

    25th May 2017

    With a year to go until the General Data Protection Regulation comes into law, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is urging businesses to start preparing to ensure that they are compliant with the legislation when it comes into force.

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  • Backing business to drive long-term growth
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    Backing business to drive long-term growth

    23rd May 2017

    For UK businesses to the deliver the jobs, growth and investment needed to secure our long-term economic future, they need a competitive environment here at home. However, as we approach yet another General Election, the UK continues to lag behind its international competitors.

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  • BCC/DHL: Exporter confidence remains high, but exchange rates a concern

    BCC/DHL: Exporter confidence remains high, but exchange rates a concern

    19th May 2017

    The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, today (Friday) publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which shows that confidence among UK exporters remains strong.

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  • The nuts and bolts of a model for Brexit

    The nuts and bolts of a model for Brexit

    19th May 2017

    The Norway model. The Swiss model. The Turkish model. A CETA (the EU-Canada trade deal) inspired Free Trade Agreement. What kind of deal can the UK strike with the EU? And can businesses prepare for one of these options – or even for the possibility of leaving the EU without a transitional or future agreement in place in 2019?

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