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BCC/DHL: Weak first quarter for UK exporters

More UK exporters are reporting a decrease in orders in the opening quarter of the year, with cashflow and confidence dipping too according to the latest Quarterly International Trade Outlook. Read more

BCC responds to Prime Minister’s statement

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce responds to the announcement that Theresa May will step down as Prime Minister. Read more

Call to Government to save British Steel

The Hull & Humber Chamber of Commerce is deeply saddened by this morning’s news that British Steel is to enter insolvency and our thoughts are with the people of Scunthorpe at this most difficult time. Read more

BCC comments on inflation statistics

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for April 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

ELBA 2019: Past winners in focus - Janet Stubbs

We’re resuming our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s Janet Stubbs from Woodthorpe Leisure Park. Read more

College hosts Chamber of Commerce members to discuss training solutions during #LoveOurColleges Week

Businesses from across the county toured conferencing and corporate entertainment facilitates during a session to discuss training solutions. Read more

PAB Languages set to celebrate 10th Anniversary

PAB Languages Team is counting down to an important and exciting date marking 10th Anniversary on 7th June at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Lincoln. Read more

Award-winning agency grows PR team

Lincoln-based digital marketing agency, Distract has bolstered its PR team with the addition of Andy Clowes as a Digital PR Executive. Read more

BCC / Totaljobs: No business sector immune from recruitment difficulties

Recruitment intentions were strong in the first quarter of the year but nearly 75% of firms reported a shortage of suitable candidates. Read more

BCC comments on GDP figures for Q1 2019

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the latest UK GDP statistics, published today by the ONS. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Nomination deadline less than 60 days away!

The deadline for entries is midnight on June 30, 2019 and businesses are encouraged to submit their nominations as soon as possible to ensure they’re considered for the Awards this year. Read more

Have a Happy Healthy Mind this May with free event at Ayscoughfee Hall

People of all ages and abilities can take part in activities including relaxing exercise sessions like yoga, gardening, arts and crafts and much more. Read more

Why is there such a gender gap in construction?

"The UK has the lowest percentage of female engineers on degree courses, despite girls outperforming boys at school in maths for almost two decades and more recently overtaking boys in school in physics." Read more

Select Lincolnshire Awards are back for 2019

Select Lincolnshire will again celebrate the very best of Lincolnshire’s finest food, drink and hospitality industry at the annual Select Lincolnshire Awards. Read more

Ringrose Law and LIVES team up for 2020 charity Calendar Competition

The theme for the 2020 Calendar is ‘Lincolnshire Village Life’, encapsulating the work that LIVES First Responders do in rural communities across the County #LIVESlovesLincs Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Tattershall Farm Park

Our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners continues and this week it’s the turn of Tattershall Farm Park who took home the Visitor Attraction of the Year gong in 2018. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Raise Your Profile, Sponsor This Event

Your business can raise its profile by sponsoring the prestigious East Lindsey Business Awards. See all our sponsorship packages for the award show on 27th September. Read more

BCC: Rail sector must see real reform to improve customer experience

Jane Gratton, Head of Business Environment at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Rail Delivery Group’s submission to the Williams Review of the rail industry, Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Crofts

We’re continuing our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s Crofts Estate Agents. Read more

BCC: Small businesses don’t see UK tax system as level playing field

Our survey of over 1,000 firms from across the UK, found that nearly three-fifths (58%) of respondents think that the UK tax regime is unfair to businesses like theirs. Read more

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for March 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Brackenborough Hall Couch House

The catch up with past East Lindsey Business Award winner continues this week, and this time we’re taking a look at Brackenborough Hall Coach House, which won the Accommodation Provider of the Year Award in 2018. Read more

ENGINEERING FESTIVAL SPARKS INTEREST IN LINCOLN FOR A FOURTH YEAR

Thousands of people are expected to flood to Lincoln Cathedral next month for the return of Spark Festival, a free three-day event (3 – 5 May) which celebrates Lincolnshire’s excellence in engineering. Read more

BCC: Labour market in good order but challenges remain

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the labour market figures for April 2019, published today by the ONS. Read more

LSH announced as Headline Sponsor for 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction & Property Awards

Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) are the FIRST agent to headline sponsor the Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards since its birth nearly four years ago. Read more

Award Leisure announced as headline sponsor of Chamber Charity Golf Day 2019

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce are delighted to announce Award Leisure as headline sponsor for their third annual Charity Golf Day event, raising funds for YMCA Lincolnshire. Read more

BCC comments on Article 50 extension

“For most businesses, the ‘flextension’ agreed by the European Council will be preferable to deadlines that are repeatedly moved forward at the last possible moment. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus - Hunts Coaches

We’re continuing our catch up with past East Lindsey Business Awards winners, this week it’s the turn of Hunts Coaches who took home the Independent Retailer of the Year Award last year. Read more

Sponsorship now open for the 2020 Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards

The FOURTH Greater Lincolnshire Construction and Property Awards are already underway and sponsorship opportunities are now officially open to businesses. Read more

BCC: Business communities still have little sense of Brexit destination

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Prime Minister's announcement she will seek to extend the Brexit deadline. Read more

Quarterly Economic Survey results represent a tale of two halves

Against a backdrop of a slowing economy, escalating Brexit uncertainty, and rises in business costs as the UK enters a new tax year, the latest results from the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Economic Survey, represents a tale of two halves. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards: Past winners in focus

With nominations for the 2019 East Lindsey Business Awards now open, over the next few weeks we’re catching up with some past winners to find out how winning in 2018 impacted their business. Railway Tavern at Aby took home the Best Place to Eat Award! Read more

Chamber members receive International Trade qualification

Three representatives from two local Chamber member businesses have gained a nationally recognised International Trade Operations and Procedures (ITOPS) qualification. Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber support YMCA Lincolnshire as chosen golf day charity

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce has selected YMCA Lincolnshire as its charity to support for its annual Golf Day, taking place on Friday 28th June. Read more

BCC comments on inflation figures

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the inflation statistics for February 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics. Read more

Businesses ‘tee’d’ up for the launch of Chamber Golf League

Friday 15th March kicked off the Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce annual Business Golf League, held at Sleaford Golf Club, in conjunction with Bluecube. Read more

BCC Forecast: UK economy to falter further as Brexit uncertainty bites

The British Chambers of Commerce has today slightly downgraded its growth expectations for the UK economy, forecasting growth of just 1.2% in 2019 (down from 1.3%) - the weakest growth in a decade. Read more

ELBA 2019: Past winners share what winning meant to them

With the East Lindsey Business Awards returning for 2019, we hear from some of the winners from last year about what winning meant to them. Read more

BCC comments on Article 50 vote: Businesses still in the danger zone

“While most businesses will support an extension to Article 50 to avert the prospect of a messy and disorderly exit on the March 29th, with just two weeks to go this vote leaves firms with no real clarity on the future." Read more

BCC comments on no-deal Brexit vote

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Parliamentary vote on the motion to rule out leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. Read more

BCC comments on Spring Statement

The British Chambers of Commerce comments on the Spring Statement, forecasts by the Office for Budget Responsibility, lack of action on Making Tax Digital, and the reduction of apprenticeship levy co-funding. Read more

BCC comments on no-deal tariff plans

Dr Adam Marshall, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the announcement of changes to tariffs in the event of a no-deal Brexit. Read more

BCC: UK economy continuing to slow under weight of Brexit uncertainty

Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the latest UK GDP and trade statistics, published today by the ONS. Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce and its members are celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) #IWD2019 taking place today, 8th March 2019. Read more

Entries for Chamber Business Awards are now open

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) today launches its flagship Chamber Business Awards at London Stock Exchange. Entries open today (Thursday 7 March) and will run until Friday 28 June. Read more

Boost for local causes as Whaplode outlet reopens

Three local causes have together gained £1,000 in extra funds after receiving donations at the official opening of a food store and filling station. Read more

East Lindsey Business Awards back again for 2019

The East Lindsey Business Awards are back for a third year, as East Lindsey District Council once again looks to celebrate the success of local businesses. Read more

Lincolnshire Chamber members raise funds for local charities

Lincolnshire Chamber of Commerce members have raised over £2,000 for two local charities; JUST Lincolnshire and Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance. Both charities have a significant play in the Lincolnshire area. Read more

BCC comments on Prime Minister’s statement

Claire Walker, Co-Executive Director of Policy and Campaigns at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) comments on the Prime Minister’s statement to the House of Commons on the next steps in the Brexit process, Read more