Latest updates and stories from Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce and its Members

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s announcement on further easing of lockdown restrictions

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s announcement of further easing of Coronavirus restrictions from July 4 in England, including the reopening of culture, tourism and leisure venues

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HM The Queen praises Chambers’ contribution to business communities during Coronavirus as more firms reopen

Her Majesty The Queen has offered support to businesses as they reopen, and praised the contribution Chambers of Commerce across the UK

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Launch of New Chamber Finance Finder Platform, transforming members' access to business finance

An exciting new business funding matching tool looking to revolutionise access to finance for businesses in Bedfordshire is released today 

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Firms begin to reopen but one in ten cannot implement government guidance safely

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the majority of firms surveyed are in a position to partially restart

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: Firms ready to embrace ‘new normal’ but government support must adapt

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that firms are ready for a gradual reopening of the economy but

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: most firms can be ready for ‘restart’ within three weeks

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal the vast majority of firms surveyed say they will require three weeks or less 

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“This is a time to be bold”: BCC sets out principles for safe restart of UK economy

Open letter to Prime Minister published as government mulls plan to lift lockdown

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker:

 

Loan schemes still slow to help many cash-strapped firms – but furlough scheme preventing redundancies

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BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker: More than 70 per cent of firms surveyed have furloughed staff as scheme goes live

Results from the latest BCC Coronavirus Business Impact Tracker reveal that the vast majority of businesses surveyed have furloughed a proportion of their workforce, and are awaiting funds from the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme as payday approaches for many.

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