Economic Advisory Council launched by BCC to 'power up growth' 31 May 2023The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has launched a new Economic Advisory Council to 'help develop policies to get the UK economy and businesses growing'. According to the business group, the new Council will bring together a range of national and international economists to provide expert advice on business growth and economic prosperity. Commenting on the matter, Shevaun Haviland, Director General of the BCC, said: 'We're a year out on a General Election and now is a pivotal moment for business. That is why we have set up an Economic Advisory Council to help shape and guide our economic policies to boost the UK's growth and prosperity. 'Our aim is to fuse the practical acumen of entrepreneurs with the technical expertise of economists to help produce policy that will make a real difference to the UK's growth prospects.'