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

Export 101 - What not to do

Export can be a lucrative business venture, but in the midst of new processes and regulations, it’s easy to fall foul to some of these common mistakes.

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Peli BioThermal Palace Visit For Second Successive Queen’s Award For International Export Expertise

Directors from Peli BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, attended a prestigious regal reception hosted by His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales and members of the Royal Family.

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BCC: business alarm on potential Brexit VAT bombshell

Commenting on the passage of amendments to the Customs Bill, which commit the government to fully separating the UK from the EU VAT regime, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce, said:

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What are the export documents I need?

Making the decision to export internationally can be a huge turning point for your business. It opens you up to new markets, increases sales, reduces financial risk, and sets you up for enhanced global credibility.

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BCC/DHL: British exporters keep calm and carry on

The British Chambers of Commerce, in partnership with DHL, today publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, based on survey and documentation data from UK exporters.

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BCC: UK’s weak trade position shows no signs of improving

Commenting on the trade statistics for September, released today by the ONS, Mike Spicer, Director of Research Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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BCC Quarterly Economic Survey: Manufacturing boost fails to lift UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today publishes its Quarterly Economic Survey – the UK’s largest and most authoritative private-sector business survey.

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BCC forecast: Fall in sterling failing to lift UK growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today slightly downgraded its medium-term outlook for the UK economy over the next few years. While the BCC has slightly upgraded its UK growth forecast for 2017 from 1.5% to 1.6%, its growth expectations for 2018 and 2019 have been cut from 1.3% to 1.2%, and 1.5% to 1.4% respectively.

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Exporters concerned economic conditions will dampen performance

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), in partnership with DHL, today publishes its latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook, which shows that while many exporters continue to put in a solid performance, wider economic factors are a cause of concern.

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