Measures for inflation at the highest levels on record

Measures for inflation at the highest levels on record

More than 4 in 5 (82%) cite inflation as a growing concern for their business, also an historical high   Three quarters (75%) of firms report no increase to investment in plant/equipment    The BCC’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) for Q2 2022 – the UK’s largest...
Jobs Outlook: Spotlight in Yorkshire

Jobs Outlook: Spotlight in Yorkshire

An in-depth look at Yorkshire’s economic and recruitment activity The latest data for Yorkshire & Humber shows a strong increase in hiring activity as permanent placements increase at its fastest rate since February. On the other hand, staff availability has...
BCC welcomes commitment to cut trade barriers

BCC welcomes commitment to cut trade barriers

Responding to the announcement by, the Secretary of State for International Trade at the BCC’s Global Annual Conference, William Bain, Head of Trade Policy, said:  “By far the biggest economic gains for export growth come from lifting non-tariff barriers to trade in...
Shevaun Haviland delivers speech at BCC Annual Conference

Shevaun Haviland delivers speech at BCC Annual Conference

FULL TEXT OF DG SHEVAUN HAVILAND’S SPEECH TO BCC GLOBAL ANNUAL CONFERENCE Good morning and welcome! We are so delighted to you have all here today. I’ve been in this role just over a year, and what a year it’s been.  Last May, as I arrived at the British...