: The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has introduced a brand new Enterprise Council, comprised of distinguished UK enterprise leaders, to design and drive the way forward for the British financial system.
The founding companions shall be uniquely positioned to form the BCC’s coverage and influencing, with the Council forming a part of the organisation’s new nationwide supply to companies.
Heathrow, Drax, IHG Lodges & Resorts and BP have joined the Council as the primary founding companions.
BCC Director Normal Shevaun Haviland and BCC President Baroness Martha Lane Fox will be part of a wider group of enterprise leaders at a roundtable assembly in central London this afternoon (Monday, fifth June) to debate the Council and the BCC’s new nationwide supply.
Shevaun Haviland, Director Normal, BCC, stated: “Over the previous few months, working carefully with the Chamber Community, we now have been speaking to the nation’s largest corporates and it has develop into clear to us that they’re in search of a special type of illustration.
“These companies need to be a part of a framework that’s rooted of their native communities, however with the power to form the nationwide and worldwide debate.
“In response we now have developed a brand new supply, the Enterprise Council. I’m delighted to have Heathrow, Drax, IHG and BP be part of us as the primary founding companions and sit up for talking with potential members this afternoon at our roundtable occasion.
“The Council is a long-term mission and can deliver collectively leaders from throughout UK business to think about the important thing coverage points confronted by British companies, and work on Way forward for the Economic system initiative, convened by our President, Baroness Martha Lane Fox. This initiative will concentrate on 5 challenges: Digital Revolution, Folks and Work, Internet Zero, World Britain and the Excessive Road.
“These challenges will type the backdrop to the subsequent basic election, which we all know will come earlier than the tip of subsequent yr, and which everybody in Westminster is already gearing up for. The voice of enterprise must be heard loud and clear, and now could be the precise time for us to talk up.”