Brexit - Updates

We plan to bring you regular updates on this page from Scottish Chambers of Commerce and British Chambers of Commerce, and our other partners and stakeholders, to keep you as informed as possible.  We hope that it is helpful – please let us know.

Posted: 7th March 2017

BCC: Businesses need certainty on post-Brexit trading practicalities as soon as possible

Commenting on the International Trade Committee’s report on UK Trade Options Beyond 2019, released today, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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Posted: 6th March 2017

Chambers of Commerce: Put practicality, certainty at the heart of Brexit negotiations

As the Chamber Network gathers in Westminster for the BCC Annual Conference, the British Chambers of Commerce has today (Tuesday) published a business blueprint for the UK government ahead of the upcoming Brexit negotiations.

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Posted: 13th February 2017

Brexit - BCC Conference

With the recent release of the Brexit white paper, it appears that Theresa May is planning to stick to her schedule of triggering article 50 in March. A welcome update for businesses across the country, especially those whose revenue, employees and assets are tied up with European countries.

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Posted: 24th January 2017

SCC Comment on Supreme Court Judgement on Article 50

Commenting on the decision of the Supreme Court to compel the UK Government to seek the approval of Parliament before invoking Article 50 and the UK Government’s response to this, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 17th January 2017

BCC comments on Theresa May’s Brexit speech

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s speech on Brexit, Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) said:

"In business, what you achieve in a negotiation - not what you bid for - is what really matters.

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Posted: 17th January 2017

SCC Comment on the Prime Minister's Speech on Brexit

Commenting on today’s speech by the Prime Minister on the UK Government’s approach to the UK’s exit from the EU, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 21st December 2016

SCC Comment on Scottish Government Brexit Proposals

Commenting on the announcement of the Scottish Government’s Brexit proposals, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

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Posted: 19th December 2016

Prime Minister must ‘show leadership’ on EU migrants’ right to remain – says TUC and British Chambers of Commerce

- TUC and BCC heads send joint letter to Theresa May on EU migrants’ right to remain
- ‘Bold unilateral move’ on right to remain is right move for workers, businesses and economy

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Posted: 13th October 2016

Lower Taxes and Access to International Talent are Major Asks as Business Prepares for Brexit

Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator engages with five of Scotland’s key business sectors: Construction, Financial and Business Services, Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale, and Tourism.

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Posted: 13th October 2016

New research - BREXIT’s impact on UK business

‘Is BREXIT damaging UK businesses?’

This is one of a number of questions asked by a new Henley Business School research project, examining the immediate and longer-term impacts of BREXIT on senior managers and their organisations.

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