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Industrial clusters in every region the only way to level up - CBI Chief

Empowering regions to play to their different strengths must win out over cookie-cutter solutions if levelling up is to succeed  Business can serve as a driving force behind the UK’s levelling-up aspirations by harnessing local strengths to propel regional economies through recovery towards enduring prosperity.  


The CBI’s (@CBItweets) South West Regional Council has named Adrian Bratt of Plymouth-based @PrincessYachts as its Chair for the next two years.

South West can lead the way in the race to net zero

The past 12 months have exacted a terrible toll on both our population and our economy – but with vaccine delivery progressing well and a roadmap to reopening now defined, thoughts are rightly turning to recovery. But let’s be clear – recovery has to be about more than regaining lost ground. Instead, we must aim higher.

CBI asks Government to extend Kickstart deadline by six months

@Lord_Bilimoria @CBItweets at @ASCL_UK annual conference- EXTEND KICKSTART SCHEME DEADLINE BY SIX MONTHS   The Government should extend the Kickstart Scheme application deadline until June 2022, CBI President Lord Bilimoria has said in a speech to the Association of School and College Leaders (15 March).

New West of England Mayor must champion sustainable and inclusive recovery, says CBI

Dynamism and green focus can create regional economy ‘to rival London’ (@CBItweets) The incoming mayor for the West of England must show vision and ambition to spearhead the region’s Covid recovery and build sustainable, long-term prosperity which can match London’s economic strength, according to the CBI.

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