Suffolk Chamber News
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Commenting on the apprenticeship and levy statistics for June 2018, issued today by the Department for Education, Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment and Skills Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Commenting on the labour market figures for June 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Commenting on the inflation statistics for May 2018, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Forest Heath and St Edmundsbury Councils are currently carrying out some engagement work on proposals to bring both councils’ council tax discount policies for empty properties into line with one another, in advance of the creation of West Suffolk Council in April 2019.
Leading audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has signed up as the latest patron of Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, the county’s leading business organisation.
Commenting on the trade statistics and key short-term indicators for April 2018, published today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:
Right now, in boardrooms in Britain and around the world, business leaders are weighing up where to invest and grow in the years ahead.
In many cases, these companies are spoilt for choice, with countries large and small vying to attract their business by ensuring the most attractive possible environment for growth. Many firms that would have instinctively chosen the UK in the past are now having second thoughts. Yet it’s not just the twists and turns of Brexit that give them pause.
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is urging local businesses to be more aware of their role in preventing suicide among their staff and signposting support for those who may have suicidal thoughts.
Commenting following the US government announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the EU, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said: