Chamber of Commerce hosts Bank of England
Causeway Chamber of Commerce hosted the Bank of England’s Agent in Northern Ireland, Ms Frances Hill recently at a business lunch in the Ramada Hotel where she addressed business people from throughout the Borough and from a wide spectrum of business interests.
Frances Hill, who represents the Bank of England in the Province, gave a detailed illustrated presentation on the state of the economy and presented the banks forecasts for future economic prospects, consumer spending, business investments and spoke of the latest November Inflation report released on 5th November.
Ian Donaghey MBE, Chamber President, said
“Ms Hill’s presentation was extremely informative and useful as our members plan for the future of their businesses. Events such as this reinforce the value of Chamber membership, as insights from such an influential source are invaluable, we look forward to maintaining and strengthening our relationship between the Chamber and the Bank to enhance members understanding of the financial arena.”
Participants spoke enthusiastically of the value of the information received from the presentation and highlighted particularly their appreciation for the updates from Ms Hill and indeed the fantastic opportunity to network with many other businesses from across the Borough.
Chamber Operations Manager, Annette Deighan added that,
“In today’s economic climate, it is becoming increasingly important for local businesses to be fully aware of economic trends to assist them in their forward planning. We now trade within a global economy and timely information is a valuable tool for any business”.
For further details about the Chamber or events please contact Annette Deighan on 7034 3111 or visit www.causewaychamber.com
President of the Causeway Chamber of Commerce, Ian Donaghey MBE welcomes Frances Hill of the Bank of England before her Monetary policy and Forecast briefing held at the Ramada Hotel in Portrush.
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