British Chambers Of Commerce

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British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) president, Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, has written an open letter to the Prime Minister setting out principles for a phased restart of the UK economy. The leading business group set out its integrated approach, the first step in a three-stage proce

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Results from the latest British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the majority of UK businesses did not intend to seek financial support through CBILS bank loans and most of those who had applied were awaiting a decision or had been unsuccessful.

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The UK Treasury has announced that loans to all medium-to-large firms will now be included in the government's £330 billion coronavirus support package for the economy. All viable companies with a turnover of more than £45 million will be able to apply for government-backed support, including thos

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Results from the third British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker have revealed that the majority of businesses responding to the survey have now furloughed a proportion of their workforce, and are awaiting funds from the government’s Job Retention Scheme to enable

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Results from the second British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker have revealed that most businesses have not yet successfully accessed the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the grants for small businesses.

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced further measures to support firms affected by the coronavirus crisis, by bolstering business interruption loans for small businesses and announcing a new scheme for larger companies. To maximise the support available, the Chancellor is extending the Coronavirus B

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Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced support measures for those who are self-employed and hit by the coronavirus outbreak. Mr Sunak announced, if they have suffered a loss in income, a taxable grant will be paid to the self-employed or partnerships, worth 80% of their profits up to a cap of £2

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The latest Quarterly Recruitment Outlook from the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with Totaljobs, reveals that almost three-quarters (73%) of businesses who attempted to recruit faced recruitment difficulties in Q3 2019, compared with 64 per cent in Q2.

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The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has said that avoiding a no-deal Brexit and delivering an urgent confidence boost through action on infrastructure, immigration, skills and business costs must be at the forefront of the next government’s agenda. The 2020 and beyond: business priorities f

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