Category Archives: Economy

Labour Party’s Manifesto: Implications for Employers

The country is waking up to its first change of Government since 2010, following this [...]

Rapid reform needed to tackle crippling staff shortages – BCC Quarterly Recruitment Outlook 

New figures released by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) reveal firms’ recruitment struggles remain [...]

Dorset Economic Update: Levelling up, a new wrapper for regional economic development?

In the period ahead, the government seems to suggest its main pillar of UK regional [...]

Bank of England acting on inflation

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised Bank Rate from 0.25% to 0.50% [...]

Economic recovery continuing says Bank of England

The UK economy has been recovering rapidly from the severe effects of Covid. In the [...]

BCP Council launches Additional Restrictions Support Grants for local businesses

A further £7.9 million in grant support is being made available to businesses in Bournemouth, [...]

Local businesses can now apply for Local Restriction Support Grants

From today (Monday 16 November), businesses in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole who have been required [...]

Bank of England provides further support for UK economy

The Covid pandemic has reduced levels of economic activity across the UK this year. Households [...]

Agents’ summary of business conditions – 2020 Q3

This publication summarises intelligence gathered by the Bank’s Agents between early August and early September. [...]

Dorset Chamber comment – Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economic Plan

Dorset Chamber chief executive Ian Girling said: “Many firms will welcome the new measures announced [...]

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