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CBI APPOINTS STEPHEN GIFFORD AS DIRECTOR OF ECONOMICS…

CBI APPOINTS STEPHEN GIFFORD AS DIRECTOR OF ECONOMICS…

The CBI today announced the appointment of Stephen Gifford as Director of Economics.
Stephen Gifford was previously Chief Economist at the accountancy firm Grant Thornton and was responsible for providing economic advice to public and private …

RETAIL SALES CONTINUE TO GROW BUT MOMENTUM SLOWS – CBI SURVEY…

RETAIL SALES CONTINUE TO GROW BUT MOMENTUM SLOWS – CBI SURVEY…

Retailers saw sales volumes continue to strengthen on a year ago in the first half of February, although the pace of growth slowed once again, the CBI said today (Tuesday).
The CBI’s latest quarterly Distributive Trades …

BUSINESS ACTIVITY FALLS BACK IN SERVICE SECTOR…

BUSINESS ACTIVITY FALLS BACK IN SERVICE SECTOR…

Business fell across the service sector over the last three months – worse than expected, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly survey.
The business & professional service sector, which includes accountancy, legal and marketing firms, fell …

CBI RESPONDS TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE REPORT ON WORK PROGRAMME…

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CBI RESPONDS TO PUBLIC ACCOUNTS COMMITTEE REPORT ON WORK PROGRAMME…

The CBI today responded to a report by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on the Work Programme outcome statistics.
Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director, said:
“The initial work programme results were disappointing, but the statistics represent …

MANUFACTURING ORDERS REBOUND AND MODERATE OUTPUT GROWTH EXPECTED…

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Anna Leach

Manufacturers reported a rebound in orders and continue to expect moderate growth in output over the next three months, according to the CBI Monthly Industrial Trends Survey for February.
Of the 436 …

FULL TIME JOBS BEING CREATED, BUT CAUTION ON PAY GROWS…

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Neil Carberry CBI

The CBI today commented on the latest official labour market data, showing that employment rose by 154,000 in the three months to December and unemployment dropped by 14,000. Annual growth in regular …

EUROPE DISCUSSIONS ON BONUSES ‘WORRYING’…

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Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director

The CBI today responded to discussions between the European Council and Parliament around the introduction of a new fixed bonus structure for financial services companies under the Capital Requirements Directive IV …

CBI COMMENTS ON NEW CITY DEALS…

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Rhian Kelly, CBI Director for Business Environment policy

The CBI today (Tuesday) welcomed the second wave of “city deals”, which will see the Government devolving financial and planning powers to twenty cities in England.
Rhian Kelly (pictured), CBI Director for Business …

CBI COMMENTS ON PM’s ANNOUNCEMENT ON INDIAN IMMIGRATION…

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Katja Hall, CBI Chief Policy Director

The CBI today commented on the Prime Minister’s announcement that he is determined to make it easier for Indian students and business people to study and work in the UK.
Katja Hall (pictured), …

CBI RESPONDS TO FTT PROPOSALS…

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Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets

The CBI responded to the publication of proposals for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) by the European Commission.
Matthew Fell (pictured), CBI Director for Competitive Markets, said:
“The Commission’s FTT proposals are now significantly different from …

CBI RESPONDS TO CENTRE FORUM REPORT ON BOOSTING EQUITY FINANCE…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today responded to a CentreForum report on measures to boost equity finance for growing firms.
John Cridland (pictured), CBI Director-General, said:
“Medium-sized businesses (MSBs) are too often the unpolished jewel in the crown of …

CBI COMMENTS AHEAD OF PUBLICATION OF FTT PROPOSALS…

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Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets

The CBI commented ahead of the publication of proposals for a Financial Transaction Tax (FTT) by the European Commission.
Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets, said:
“The Commission’s FTT proposals are now significantly different from …

CBI COMMENTS ON PRESIDENT’S PUSH FOR EU-US TRADE DEAL…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today (Wednesday) commented on President Obama’s State of the Union address, in which he committed to launching talks to secure an EU-US free trade agreement.
John Cridland (pictured), CBI Director-General, said:
“With President Obama …

CBI WELCOMES NEW LSE HIGH-GROWTH INITIATIVE…

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Matthew Fell, CBI Director for Competitive Markets

The CBI today commented on London Stock Exchange’s initiative to help high-growth firms list on London’s public markets.
Matthew Fell (pictured), CBI Director for Competitive Markets, said:
“The UK’s mid-sized businesses have huge potential, but lack …

ORGANIC GROWTH BEGINNING TO RETURN, SAYS CBI CHIEF…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

CBI publishes new economic forecast
The UK economy is expected to grow modestly in 2013, with the pace picking up in 2014, according to the CBI’s latest economic forecast published today (Wednesday). But …

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