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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 …

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% …

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: 

CBI Comments on New European Commission…

October 27, 2014 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on CBI Comments on New European Commission…
CBI Comments on New European Commission…

The CBI commented on the new European Commission being confirmed by the European Parliament.
Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director General said:

CBI Comments on Vince Cable’s Speech…

October 13, 2014 – 6:15 am | Comments Off on CBI Comments on Vince Cable’s Speech…
CBI Comments on Vince Cable’s Speech…

The CBI commented on a speech by the Business Secretary, Vince Cable, at the Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow.
Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General, said:
“Business agrees that fiscal discipline, industrial strategy, a skilled workforce and an …

CBI Comments on Liberal Democrat Proposals on Apprenticeships and Employment…

October 10, 2014 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on CBI Comments on Liberal Democrat Proposals on Apprenticeships and Employment…
CBI Comments on Liberal Democrat Proposals on Apprenticeships and Employment…

The CBI today responded to Liberal Democrat proposals on apprenticeships and a review into the status of different forms of employment. Katja Hall, CBI deputy director-general:
On a review into employment status –

CBI Responds to Announcement of New Commission…

September 17, 2014 – 6:45 am | Comments Off on CBI Responds to Announcement of New Commission…
CBI Responds to Announcement of New Commission…

The CBI responded to the announcement of the new European Commission senior posts.
Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General:

CBI Comments on New European Council President…

September 5, 2014 – 6:10 am | Comments Off on CBI Comments on New European Council President…
CBI Comments on New European Council President…

The CBI commented on the announcement that Donald Tusk is to be appointed the new European Council President.
Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General, said:

Outlook Remains Healthy for UK Manufacturers…

August 26, 2014 – 6:20 am | Comments Off on Outlook Remains Healthy for UK Manufacturers…
Outlook Remains Healthy for UK Manufacturers…

Expectations for manufacturing output growth in the next three months are strong, despite an easing of pace over the past quarter, the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows.
While nine sectors surveyed reported that the pace …

TUC and CBI Agree Joint Statement on Traineeships…

August 6, 2014 – 7:00 am | Comments Off on TUC and CBI Agree Joint Statement on Traineeships…
Paul Nowak, TUC Assistant General Secretary

The TUC and CBI have today (Friday) marked the first anniversary of the government’s Traineeships programme by signing a joint statement of support for those wanting to take part in the scheme.
Both the TUC and …

Short-Term Thinking on Energy Risks Damaging Investment – CBI…

July 23, 2014 – 5:55 am | Comments Off on Short-Term Thinking on Energy Risks Damaging Investment – CBI…
Short-Term Thinking on Energy Risks Damaging Investment – CBI…

New CBI poll shows over half of business leaders think energy security is worse than five years ago
Short-term thinking is distorting the debate on our energy future, risking investment and opportunity, CBI Deputy Director-General Katja …

Tribunal cases on holiday pay could put firms out of business – CBI…

July 9, 2014 – 7:50 am | Comments Off on Tribunal cases on holiday pay could put firms out of business – CBI…
Tribunal cases on holiday pay could put firms out of business – CBI…

Businesses are facing the risk of significant additional costs – potentially billions of pounds – and a threat to their very existence from tribunal cases challenging the normal calculation of holiday pay under the Working …

CBI Welcomes Lord Young’s Proposals on Enterprise Education…

June 25, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on CBI Welcomes Lord Young’s Proposals on Enterprise Education…
CBI Welcomes Lord Young’s Proposals on Enterprise Education…

Commenting on the publication of Lord Young’s Review of Enterprise Education, Katja Hall, CBI Deputy-Director General, said:

Firm Growth in Manufacturing Sector – CBI…

June 23, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Firm Growth in Manufacturing Sector – CBI…
Firm Growth in Manufacturing Sector – CBI…

Demand for UK-made goods rose strongly in June, the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows.
Total order books picked up, reaching their strongest level since December’s eighteen year high. This strength was broad-based, with above average …

Record High Economic Growth – CBI…

June 2, 2014 – 7:30 am | Comments Off on Record High Economic Growth – CBI…
Record High Economic Growth – CBI…

Economic growth reached a record high in May, posting the highest reading since data began in 2003, according to the latest CBI growth indicator.
The survey of 726 respondents across the manufacturing, retail and service sectors …

Optimism High in Service Sector After Year of Growth – Cbi Survey…

May 29, 2014 – 7:12 am | Comments Off on Optimism High in Service Sector After Year of Growth – Cbi Survey…
Optimism High in Service Sector After Year of Growth – Cbi Survey…

Firms continue to take on more staff
The service sector is continuing to feel the benefits of the economic upswing with growing optimism, business volumes rising briskly and firms taking on more staff. That’s according to …

Strong Outlook for Manufacturing Sector…

May 27, 2014 – 6:30 am | Comments Off on Strong Outlook for Manufacturing Sector…
Strong Outlook for Manufacturing Sector…

Activity in the UK manufacturing sector remained solid in May, and output is expected to rise strongly in the next three months, the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey shows.
Output volumes continued to grow at the …

CBI comments on Labour’s national minimum wage proposals…

May 21, 2014 – 6:00 am | Comments Off on CBI comments on Labour’s national minimum wage proposals…
CBI comments on Labour’s national minimum wage proposals…

The CBI today commented on Labour’s proposals for the national minimum wage.
Katja Hall, CBI Deputy Director-General, said:
“The national minimum wage has been a success in raising wages for the lowest paid because it’s been left …

Optimism soars amongst smaller manufacturers on back of strong growth in orders and output…

May 7, 2014 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on Optimism soars amongst smaller manufacturers on back of strong growth in orders and output…
Optimism soars amongst smaller manufacturers on back of strong growth in orders and output…

Sharp boost in numbers employed
Optimism amongst the UK’s smaller manufacturers has surged to its highest level since records began in 1988, according to the CBI’s latest SME Trends Survey.
That’s on the back of small and …

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