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Posted: 11th December 2017

BCC and six national Chambers across Europe urge politicians: move talks to transition and trade now

Unprecedented joint statement from national Chamber organisations bordering the North Sea Leading business organisations representing businesses in seven countries that account for 70% of EU-UK trade

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Posted: 11th December 2017

BCC forecast: Uncertainty constraining UK economic growth

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has today (Monday) slightly downgraded its three-year outlook for the UK economy, cutting growth expectations from 1.6% to 1.5% in 2017, from 1.2% to 1.1% in 2018, and from 1.4% to 1.3% in 2019.

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Posted: 11th December 2017

Farming Conference Set to Hear About 'World First'

World leading innovation in the farming sector will be showcased at a major agriculture conference in Carnoustie, Angus in February 2018.

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Posted: 8th December 2017

BCC: Business cheers negotiations breakthrough in Brussels – and urges swift start to trade talks

Commenting on the news that the UK government and the European Commission have reached a deal to conclude the first phase of the Brexit negotiations, Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said:

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Posted: 7th December 2017

BCC: Currency volatility compounding cost pressures for many businesses

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today (Thursday) releases the results of its survey, in partnership with American Express, which finds the majority of businesses expect the fall in sterling to increase their costs.

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Posted: 5th December 2017

Free hearing aid battery scheme launches across ONFife Libraries

ONFife Libraries have launched a new free service across the region for those who use NHS hearing aids, offering more convenient access to much needed replacement batteries throughout the year.

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Posted: 1st December 2017

Presidents Update - December 2017

BREXIT and the Budget were at the forefront of the discussion when Chamber members from leisure and tourism, professional services, business services and manufacturing met Lord Ian Duncan, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Scotland Office.  On BREXIT, Lord Duncan emphasised how important he thought it was for the rest of the EU to reach a deal with the UK to protect their own r

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Posted: 30th November 2017

Heathrow Logistics Hubs and Business Summits

Heathrow Logistics Hubs – Longlist

Heathrow has officially announced the 65 longlisted sites in the running to be selected as one of four expansion Logistics Hubs; including 10 sites across Scotland.

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Posted: 30th November 2017

Multiprint choose Scotland’s first charity optician to look after their employees’ eyesight

Employees at Multiprint will now receive regular eye tests from The Optician at Fife Society thanks to  a new partnership agreed between the Kirkcaldy based design and print company and Independent charity Fife Society for the Blind

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Posted: 30th November 2017

Fife Business Awards 2018 – shortlists announced

Shortlists for the eleven Fife Business Awards 2018 categories have been revealed.
 
Fife Chamber President Peter Southcott said:
 

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