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Small business growth on the upswing

UK small business growth is on the upswing, however, The Open University and British Chambers of Commerce warn that they still need adequate support to help maintain sustained growth. Continue reading

British Economy Drops In Fourth Quarter

A recent study by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that economic growth saw a drop in the fourth quarter of 2010. Continue reading

Bank of England and Business Group Voices Inflation Concerns for 2011

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee and the British Chambers of Commerce have voiced concerns about the rate of inflation over 2011. Continue reading

BCC backs Bank of England plans to keep interest rates low

The British Chambers of Commerce are backing the Bank of England’s plans to keep interest rates low, in an effort to avoid setting back the UK’s economy and adversley affecting growth. Continue reading

Pound Drops as Parliament Hangs

It will come as little surprise to many that the UK has experienced the first hung parliament since 1974. Unfortunately this appears to have had detrimental effects on the pound sterling, having fallen against both the US Dollar and the Euro. Continue reading

UK unemployment reaches 15 year high

A recent report by the Office of National Statistics shows that unemployment has reached a 15 year high of 2.5 million, a whopping unemployment rate of 8%. Continue reading

UK economy still afloat, and growing

According to a recent report by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), the UK economy has managed to avoid slipping back into a “double-dip” recession in the first quarter of 2010. Continue reading

FSB launches petition against NIC hikes

The Federation of Small Business (FSB) have launched a petition against the government’s planned increase of employers’ National Insurance contributions (NIC). Continue reading

UK HR law smothers small business competitiveness

A new report by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that complex employment law is stifling small business competitiveness in the UK. Continue reading

Small business to lead UK into economic recovery

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) have warned that recovery is likely to be much slower than had previously been anticipated. Continue reading