Commenting on the government’s announcement that people on low incomes in Coronavirus hotspots in England will be able to claim up to £182 if they have to self-isolate,
Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Tracker reveal that business conditions improved only moderately in the weeks since the UK economy suffered an historic contraction in Q2 2020, with firms still reporting high levels of reliance on government support schemes to help stem cashflow issues. · 38 per cent of firms reported improved revenue from UK customers · More than 1 in 3 of businesses say they have three months or less worth of cash in reserve · BCC continues to call for significant interventions to protect businesses and jobs
Commenting on the government’s announcement that businesses in the beauty and leisure sectors will be allowed to reopen from tomorrow (Saturday 15 August),
Research from the British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with Mobile UK, has underlined the importance of good quality mobile coverage to enable firms to restart and maintain operations successfully after the Covid-19 pandemic.
Commenting on the ONS labour market figures for August 2020, published today
Responding to today's announcements of £200m for a new Trader Support Service
Commenting on the announcement that UK arrivals from Spain will have to self-isolate for 14 days