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Win For British Chambers Of Commerce As NICS Increase Is Reversed

Comment from Shevaun Haviland, Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce:

“After months of campaigning, today’s Government announcement to reverse the increase to the National Insurance Contribution (NIC) is a big win for the British Chambers of Commerce and the business community. This is much needed support for businesses during these difficult times.

“There are a range of other challenges that must be addressed including labour shortages, supply chain disruption, and rising raw material costs. Tomorrow’s mini budget from the Chancellor is now a critical moment. To truly revitalise our economy for the difficult months ahead then tomorrow must bring a clear long-term plan that gives business the confidence to grow.”