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

QES Results

  • BCC’s Quarterly Economic Survey for Q2 2013 shows further progress, with most key balances stronger than in Q1 2013.
  • Service export deliveries balance rose to +36%,  the highest level since the survey began in 1989
  • UK business remains resilient, and confidence is rising, despite most balances remaining below their pre-recession levels in 2007
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Do more for business

In an open letter to Mark Carney, who takes over as Bank of England Governor today. BCC Director General, John Longworth, urges him to do more to ensure a stable business environment, which will help to secure the UK’s future competitiveness. 

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QES: Make your views heard

If you've ever complained about conditions for business and felt no one's listening, now is your opportunity to be heard.  The British Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey is a highly respected snapshot of conditions for business but the BCC don't do it alone.  They need your input to help them present the most accurate picture in a survey which is taken very seriously by central government and the Bank of England and is reported widely in the press.

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