Update on Prime Minister’s address and next stage of Coronavirus response

Take a look at our response to the Prime Minister’s address on Sunday evening in which he set out a conditional plan for the next phase of the response to Coronavirus. Share with your members on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Guidance for England will be published today, alongside a roadmap for the next stages of the Coronavirus response, ahead of a statement to the House of Commons by the Prime Minister at 3.30pm. The BCC team will be reviewing this and will issue further communication to the Chamber Network in response.

BCC responds to the latest UK Finance Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme update

Take a look back at our response to the latest UK Finance figures on the number of firms successfully accessing the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS). Share with your members on social media.

Restart – Rebuild – Renew marketing toolkit

We have put together a new marketing toolkit for use on social media including Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. Add your Chamber logo to these assets and share across your social channels to promote our policy work on the restart of UK economy. Please share with your marketing team and contact Bryony Graham with any queries.

IfATE consultations update

Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) has published an update on the existing consultations for apprenticeship funding and a simplified external quality assurance system. Take a look at the upcoming closing dates for consultations and share with your members.

BCC key policy asks and wins – updated

Internal to Chambers of Commerce only, please review our tracker document of policy asks and wins. This is not exhaustive and is constantly evolving and updating. If you have any comments relating to the contents please contact the BCC policy team.