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Business leader warns of 'bleak' 2009


The British Chambers of Commerce says its latest quarterly survey of member companies shows a "frightening deterioration" in the UK economy and is the worst since the survey began in 1989.

The BCC's director general, David Frost, has warned of "a pretty bleak 2009" to come.


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