MEDIA MONITOR: Monday 6th June 2011

BCC and Accredited Chamber mentions in the national media

David Kern’s comments ahead of the MPC meeting this week are featured in the Telegraph.

Jerry Blackett, Chief Executive of Birmingham Chamber is featured in today’s FT (pg. 20) on the slow start for Birmingham’s exchange

Today’s top story:

Tougher strike laws, Times (pg.5), Telegraph, BBC News, Mail, Independent, Guardian

Key articles on the Chamber Network’s policy priorities:

Top Tories  reject clamour for plan B FT, (pg. 2), Wall Street Journal, Telegraph, BBC News

Economists back austerity as IMF verdict looms, Telegraph

Skills shortage threatens recovery, Telegraph

Local referendums will axe unsightly signs, Times (pg.16)

Bank chiefs face MPs’ grilling over lending, Telegraph

Manufacturers defy UK gloom to boost recovery, Express

Inflation fears have vanished – suddenly it’s all about growth, Independent

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Sir Roger Carr says CBI must show business is 'force for good', Telegraph

Retailers can expect a bad sales report again, Independent

Heineken stands accused of reneging on pension promise, Times (pg. 31)

Profile of Chief Exec of Ofgem, Times (pg. 37)

Call for clarity in Bank forecasts, FT (pg.4)

Royal Mail to shed 40,000 jobs, Independent, Mail

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