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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 …

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 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 …

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 …

CBI RESPONDS TO Q4 GDP DATA…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today responded to the fourth quarter GDP figures from the ONS which show that the economy contracted by -0.3%.
John Cridland (pictured), CBI Director-General, said:
“After a difficult year, the UK economy has ended on …

CBI RESPONDS TO PRIME MINISTER’S DAVOS SPEECH…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today responded to the Prime Minister, David Cameron’s speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos on the UK’s focus for the G8 – trade, tax and transparency.
John Cridland, CBI …

CBI CHIEF JOHN CRIDLAND RESPONDS TO THE PRIME MINISTER’S EUROPE SPEECH…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today (Wednesday) responded to the Prime Minister’s speech on the UK’s future relationship with .
John Cridland (pictured), CBI Director-General, said:
“The EU single market is fundamental to Britain’s future economic success, but the closer …

CBI RESPONDS TO COALITION MID-TERM REVIEW…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today responded to the Coalition Government’s Mid-Term Review.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:
“The Coalition deserves high marks for its commitment to tackle the deficit and its plan for growth, but in some …

UK MUST CARVE OUT A NEW TRADING ROLE IN THE WORLD FOR 2013, URGES CBI DIRECTOR-GENERAL…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

Time to seize the moment on major new EU-US trade deal
The UK must carve out a new global trading role for itself as part of a new, rapidly-changing European Union, CBI Director-General John …

CBI RESPONDS TO ARMY RESERVES ANNOUNCEMENT…

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The CBI today responded to a Government announcement outlining changes for Army Reserves.
John Cridland, CBI Director-General, said:
“This is the biggest change for reserve soldiers since the Second World War and the CBI stands …

CBI COMMENTS ON HESELTINE REVIEW…

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John Cridland, CBI Director-General

The CBI today (Wednesday) commented on Lord Heseltine’s review No stone unturned in pursuit of growth. The independent review looks at how spending departments and other relevant public sector bodies interact with the private …

ECONOMY FLAT THIS YEAR, WITH A MODEST PICK-UP THROUGHOUT 2013/14 – CBI…

John Cridland, CBI Director-General

UK growth will be flat this year, and should show a modest pick-up throughout 2013. A slight improvement in pace should be seen in 2014, but external risks to the outlook are …

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