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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 reaction to Conservative Party Manifesto

    BCC reaction to Conservative Party Manifesto

    19th May 2017

    Commenting on the Conservative Party Manifesto, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “A number of the headline commitments in the Conservative Party’s manifesto will be welcomed by business communities around the UK."

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  • BCC: labour market robust but firms hampered by skills gap

    BCC: labour market robust but firms hampered by skills gap

    17th May 2017

    Commenting on the labour market statistics for April 2017, released today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “With unemployment continuing to fall and employment levels rising, conditions in the UK labour market remain robust."

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  • BCC comments on Labour manifesto

    BCC comments on Labour manifesto

    17th May 2017

    Commenting on the Labour Party Manifesto, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “High personal taxation, sweeping nationalisation and deep intervention in business decision-making are not the hallmarks of an ambitious and enterprising society".

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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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