BCC comments on interest rate decision

Commenting on interest rate decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “While the Bank of England’s decision to keep interest rates on hold was widely expected, there was a surprising shift in the committee’s voting pattern, with one member voting…

BCC launches Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has launched its flagship Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange. Scientifica, last year’s winner of the ‘Business of the Year’ award based in Sussex, had the honour of opening trading at London Stock Exchange, accompanied by Nus Ghani, Conservative MP for Wealden, and Ana Christie, Chief Executive of…

Surge in corporate deals for leading Cornish law firm

Cornwall’s leading law firms has seen its corporate work increase significantly, demonstrating that the uncertainties faced by businesses over the last year have not diminished corporate activity in the region. Stephens Scown LLP – which is holder of the UK Law Firm of the Year title – saw its deals related activity grow by 107%…

BCC comments on statement by Scottish First Minister

Commenting on the statement by Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon that she will seek a second Scottish independence referendum, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:  “Business communities all across the UK will be thinking, first and foremost, about the additional uncertainty that a second independence referendum would generate. “Across…

BCC comments on labour market statistics

In the three months to January 2017, employment rose by 92,000, and unemployment fell by 31,000 The unemployment rate was 4.7%, down from 5.1% a year ago Average weekly earnings rose by 2.2% including bonuses, and by 2.3% excluding bonuses Commenting on the labour market statistics for March 2017, published today by the Office for…

BCC: Inflation a key risk to UK growth prospects

  Commenting on the inflation and public sector finance statistics for February 2017, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: “With inflation now surpassing the Bank of England’s 2% target for the first time since 2013, there is further confirmation that…

Vacancy with Cornwall Marine Network – Employment Broker

Employment Broker vacancy with Cornwall Marine Network  More infromation can be found within the image below. To view the description more clearly, just click on the image. If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please email Amanda.bryant@cornwallmarine.net