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

BCC International Trade Conference 2015

The Bedfordshire Chamber of Commerce is delighted to announce that the fourth British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) International Trade Conference will take place on 3 November 2015, at the Grand Connaught Rooms, in London

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British exporters reap rewards – but more companies must make the leap

Businesses who make the leap into international markets are reaping the rewards, according to an international trade survey being published today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).

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Confidence at record high among exporters

Confidence at record high among exporters but more support needed to reach £1trillion target, says BCC/DHL report

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BCC: Deficit reduction remains a painful task

  • In September 2013, public sector net borrowing, excluding effects of financial interventions, was £1bn lower than in September 2012
  • In the first six months of the current financial year, cumulative borrowing on a comparable basis was £5.9bn lower than in the corresponding period of the last financial year
  • In September 2013, public sector net debt, excluding effects of financial interventions, was 75.9% of GDP

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BCC: Tories, be ambitious for UK

As the Conservative Party Conference gets underway in Manchester, the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) is today (Monday) issuing a clear message to the Prime Minister and his colleagues to ‘get moving’ on the delivery of pro-growth policies that will benefit the nation as a whole.

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BCC: Eurozone crisis tops business “worry list”

Economic developments in the eurozone is top of the list of issues businessowners believe will affect their firm this year and next, according to a poll of almost 2,000 firms released today by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC). Over half (52%) of firms believe that the eurozone crisis will have a significant influence on their business in 2012 and 2013, followed closely by cuts to UK public sector budgets (46% of businesses), and access to finance (42% of businesses).

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