London, 13 February – A leading international business association has welcomed the decision to launch talks by the end of June to establish a new transatlantic trade agreement.
London, 5 December - Following today’s autumn statement, the International Chamber of Commerce UK (ICC UK) has issued an initial statement on the Government’s tax policy with a particular focus on tax avoidance.
ICC UK has today welcomed the publication of a report by MPs on the UK Government’s new trade and investment strategy.
The report—written by the House of Commons Business Select Committee—suggests that efforts to persuade more SMEs to export are at risk because of cuts to the funding of the Government’s trade promotion arm, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI).
London, 28 November – Following the launch of a consultation on the Coalition’s new alcohol strategy, a major international business association has highlighted concerns about the proposed introduction of minimum pricing for alcohol products.
Leaders of some of the largest companies in the UK have today issued a statement warning of a potential collapse in the Doha Round of world trade talks.
In an open letter to the Financial Times, the CEOs and Chairmen of 8 major firms—including BT, Rolls Royce and Unilever—highlighted business’ concerns at recent reports of a major impasse in the talks in Geneva.
The London office of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed the publication today of statutory guidance to accompany the Bribery Act, but has stressed that the Government must do more to combat the solicitation of bribes overseas.
ICC UK has expressed initial concerns about new proposals to reform EU rules on data-protection.
London, 25 January 2012 ? ICC UK has expressed initial concerns about new proposals to reform EU rules on data-protection.
The EU E-privacy directive enters into force today the 26th May 2011 and will mean sweeping changes to the obligations faced by website operators.
Unless this is handled properly it risks damaging the role of the internet in marketing and trade.
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