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Labour market figures suggest need for new approach to skills gap…

February 3, 2016 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on Labour market figures suggest need for new approach to skills gap…
Steve Hill, Director of External Engagement at The Open University

London, 20 January 2016 – Figures released today show that the UK continues to face up to a worsening skills crisis. Despite the overall rise in job creation, the vacancy rate continues to increase, and …

Warwick honours Nobel Laureate, film director, journalist, both CBI & TUC heads, author, travel guru and British Library Chief…

June 3, 2015 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on Warwick honours Nobel Laureate, film director, journalist, both CBI & TUC heads, author, travel guru and British Library Chief…
Mike Leigh

Nobel Laureates Professor Ada Yonath and Professor Harald zur Hausen, leading film director Mike Leigh, and Channel 4 journalist and presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy, join both the heads of the TUC and CBI, an acclaimed Indonesian …

Haines Watts celebrate winning national accountancy award…

May 20, 2015 – 7:20 am | Comments Off on Haines Watts celebrate winning national accountancy award…
Darren Holdway, Managing Partner at Haines Watts - Birmingham office

The Birmingham office of accountancy firm Haines Watts is celebrating another national win in the highly prestigious Annual FDs’ Excellence Awards in London. It is the fourth year in a row that Haines Watts has …

A Positive Budget for the Energy Sector…

March 27, 2015 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on A Positive Budget for the Energy Sector…
A Positive Budget for the Energy Sector…

In line with CBI lobbying Budget 2015 saw a reversal of the 2011 windfall tax on oil and gas companies operating in the North Sea and some comforts for energy intensive industries.  As we edge …

CBI Says Business Rates Holding Back the High Street…

March 23, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on CBI Says Business Rates Holding Back the High Street…
CBI Says Business Rates Holding Back the High Street…

The CBI commented on the Government’s announcement of a review into the system of business rates.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:

Help Firms Get Finance for Future Growth, CBI Urges Next Government…

March 16, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Help Firms Get Finance for Future Growth, CBI Urges Next Government…
Help Firms Get Finance for Future Growth, CBI Urges Next Government…

A UK market for private placed debt could unlock £15 billion.
The CBI is urging the next government to ‘mind the gap’ in the financial services sector’s ability to help unleash new long-term growth capital to …

Economy Growing at a Steady Pace…

March 13, 2015 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on Economy Growing at a Steady Pace…
Economy Growing at a Steady Pace…

Economic growth was slightly slower in the three months to February, but still maintained a strong pace, according to the latest CBI growth indicator.
The survey of 842 respondents across manufacturing, retail and services showed continued …

Can consumers trust business?…

March 11, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Can consumers trust business?…
Can consumers trust business?…

The CBI’s Great Business Debate and Which? brought together CBI members, campaign supporters and students to debate consumer trust in business.
Katja Hall spoke alongside Which? executive director Richard Lloyd, E.ON customer operations director David Bird and Guardian …

Business View on Devolution…

March 9, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Business View on Devolution…
Business View on Devolution…

John Cridland outlined the business view of further devolution in a speech to an IPPR event in Manchester. John stressed that encouraging growth in all regions and nations must be a priority for the next …

Steady Growth for Service Sector Overall but Mixed Fortunes…

March 4, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Steady Growth for Service Sector Overall but Mixed Fortunes…
Steady Growth for Service Sector Overall but Mixed Fortunes…

The service sector as a whole saw steady growth in the three months to February but some sharp contrasts in fortunes are emerging, according to the latest quarterly CBI Service Sector Survey.
Optimism continued to rise, …

CBI Comments on National Minimum Wage Rates…

March 2, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on CBI Comments on National Minimum Wage Rates…
CBI Comments on National Minimum Wage Rates…

The CBI commented on the Low Pay Commission’s recommendations on the National Minimum Wage rates from October 2015. Reflecting the improving health of the economy, the LPC has recommended that:
The adult rate should increase by 3% …

Smaller Manufacturers Continue on Steady Growth Path, but Export Orders Still Lacklustre…

February 13, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Smaller Manufacturers Continue on Steady Growth Path, but Export Orders Still Lacklustre…
Smaller Manufacturers Continue on Steady Growth Path, but Export Orders Still Lacklustre…

Small and medium-sized manufacturers’ total domestic orders and output grew in the three months to January, while export orders were broadly flat, according to the latest CBI SME Trends Survey.
The survey of 437 firms shows …

CBI Response to Redundancy Case…

February 11, 2015 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on CBI Response to Redundancy Case…
CBI Response to Redundancy Case…

The CBI has responded to remarks by the European Court of Justice Advocate General regarding potential changes to redundancy legislation.
Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General, said: 

‘Strain Every Sinew’ to Build on World-Class UK Research…

February 4, 2015 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on ‘Strain Every Sinew’ to Build on World-Class UK Research…
‘Strain Every Sinew’ to Build on World-Class UK Research…

In recent years the UK’s diverse universities have made huge strides in supporting business innovation and the research that underpins it – playing its part in driving the economic recovery. Many firms have already developed …

Manufacturers Press Ahead With Further Growth in Orders – CBI Survey…

January 28, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Manufacturers Press Ahead With Further Growth in Orders – CBI Survey…
Manufacturers Press Ahead With Further Growth in Orders – CBI Survey…

New orders continued to expand for British manufacturers in the three months to January, but firms expect their export orders to tail-off in the coming quarter, according to the latest CBI Quarterly Industrial Trends Survey.

CBI Comments on Latest Inflation Figures…

January 19, 2015 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on CBI Comments on Latest Inflation Figures…
CBI Comments on Latest Inflation Figures…

The CBI today (13 Jan 2015) commented on the latest official Consumer Price Index (CPI) showing that inflation has fallen to 0.5% in December, the equal lowest level on record, from 1% the previous month.
Rain …

CBI – Proud of Our Diverse Membership…

January 9, 2015 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on CBI – Proud of Our Diverse Membership…
CBI – Proud of Our Diverse Membership…

The CBI commented on a report in the Times newspaper on its public sector membership.
CBI Director-General John Cridland said:

New Year Message for 2015…

January 2, 2015 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on New Year Message for 2015…
New Year Message for 2015…

As political parties position themselves ahead of the election, John Cridland, CBI Director-General, will spell out in his New Year message how to create a stronger economy, deliver a better future for our young people …

CBI and European Business Groups Unite to Call for Ambitious EU-US Trade Deal…

December 24, 2014 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on CBI and European Business Groups Unite to Call for Ambitious EU-US Trade Deal…
CBI and European Business Groups Unite to Call for Ambitious EU-US Trade Deal…

Today we are hosting talks in Brussels with European political leaders, including the British Prime Minister David Cameron, European business groups and international companies on the importance of securing the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership …

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