2. Weekly Newsletter

Brexit Agreement On Christmas Eve, the United Kingdom successfully reached an agreement with the European Union on its future cooperation. The details of this agreement between Europe’s two largest economies cover a wide range of topics ...

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Christmas Greeting from Tom Johnstone CBE, Chair of BSCC

Dear Members, As we approach the end of 2020 we look back on what has been an extremely challenging and a very difficult year. The pandemic which we have faced all year and which continues to ...

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51. Weekly Newsletter

Brexit Talks Over the weekend, PM Johnson and EC President von der Leyen said it was “responsible at this point to go the extra mile” during Brexit trade talks. Disagreements continue over the EU’s insistence to ...

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50. Weekly Newsletter

EU Exit Talks On Monday (7th December) it was revealed that PM Johnson would be travelling to Brussels to meet von der Leyen in person. This comes after the two leaders spoke on the phone for ...

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BSCC Annual Award 2020

The BSCC Annual Award 2020 Elsa Bernadotte, co-founder of Karma One-third of all food produced is thrown away annually, resulting in 1.3 billion tonnes of waste worldwide. Karma enables rescuing unsold meals. Since it’s founding, Karma, in ...

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49. Weekly Newsletter

Brexit Talks The 15th of October deadline for Brexit talks to be completed, set by PM Johnson, has been completely missed due to numerous negotiation sticking points remaining. If a trade deal is not reached then ...

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47. Weekly Newsletter

British Advertising The UK’s popular commercialised Christmas season has already begun with a forecasted £6.2bn advertising extravaganza expected during this quarter. However, this represents a 10.5% fall in expenditure compared to last year and depicts dramatic ...

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46. Weekly Newsletter

UK COVID Outlook From the 7thof November travelling to and from Sweden will now require self-isolation upon your entry into the UK. This comes as UK COVID case stop 1.2m with the official death toll just ...

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41. Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter on UK Developments: Week 41 UK’s Pandemic Economy The UK economy is 21.8% smaller than it was at the end of 2019 and unemployment has risen to 4.1% (highest level in 2 years). In comparison, ...

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40. Weekly Newsletter

Weekly Newsletter on UK Developments: Week 40 UK Position The UK Government is heavily focused upon trying to contain the spread of the virus and is widely believed to be heading further towards a second national lockdown. ...

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