BCC Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2020: Business conditions remain weak and show no signs of improvement for vast majority of firms

The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey (QES) – the UK’s largest independent survey of business sentiment and a leading indicator of UK GDP growth – found that business conditions remained weak in the fourth quarter as the second lockdown squeezed activity. The bellwether survey of 6,203 firms, who employ nearly a million people across the UK, revealed that there was no fundamental improvement in the […]

Tips on working from home

The Coronavirus outbreak has forced most businesses to shut offices, meaning staff will be working from home for an extended period of time. While this might be a challenging adjustment, we have compiled some of the advice from the resources available at the Coronavirus Hub to help you through the lock down period. Look after your wellbeing Now you are working from home, it is still important […]