MEDIA MONITOR: Friday 10 August 2012

BCC and Accredited Chamber mentions in the national media

David Kern’s comments on the latest UK trade figures were featured in the Guardian, Sky News, City AM, BBC News and the i newspaper’s Quote of the Day pg 7.

The British Chambers of Commerce latest Europe survey was mentioned in the Daily Mail.

Colin Stanbridge, Chief Executive of the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry, was quoted in City AM in an article about London capitalising on the Olympic legacy.

Today’s top story:

Fall in exports further blow to economy. Financial Times, pg 1. Times, pg 38. Mail, pg 69. Telegraph, pg 21. Guardian, pg 27. Independent, pg 42.

Key articles on the Chamber Network’s policy priorities:

Clegg seeks to bypass Tories with an economy team. Times, pg 13.

London’s economy boosted by games. Financial Times, pg 3.

Miliband backs national bank. Financial Times, pg 4.

Germans slam UK apprenticeships. Mail, pg 70.

More news...

Sir David Walker named as Barclays chairman. Times, pg 37. Financial Times, pg 1. Mail, pg 69. Telegraph, pg 21. Independent, pg 40.

Calling the taxman set to become less painful. Times, pg 41.

FSA unveils proposals for Libor reform. Financial Times, pg 16. Guardian.

Pickles will tempt the builders back to work on 200,000 new homes. Telegraph, pg 10.

Osborne demands ‘fair US treatment’ for British firms. Telegraph, pg 21. Guardian, pg 25.

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