Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

The education system needs to adapt for a changing work environment #Edu4_0

CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn, speaks about education policy at the Royal Society.

A £30,000 immigration salary threshold will not work for the regions and nations

The CBI publishes new analysis on immigration alongside giving evidence to two parliamentary committees.

CBI/Pertemps Labour market update February 2019

According to the ONS, the UK labour market continued to grow strongly at the end of 2018, against a backdrop of tepid economic growth and heightened uncertainty.

Business-backed blueprint for next stage of apprenticeship reform

CBI publishes new report calling on the government to give the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) the independence and clout it needs to reform and regulate the English skills system.

CBI Scotland responds to latest labour productivity figures for Scotland.

CBI Scotland has responded to the latest labour productivity figures published by Scotland’s Chief Statistician.

CBI attends World Economic Forum in Davos

CBI attends Davos to highlight the value of business in society and discuss the opportunities and challenges for the business community.

The CBI gives evidence to the Education Select Committee about the importance of lifelong learning.

CBI’s Chief Policy Director, Matthew Fell submitted evidence to the Education Select Committee’s inquiry into Fourth Industrial Revolution, focusing on lifelong learning and the National Retraining Partnership. ​


The Government must give the Institute for Apprenticeships (IfA) the independence and clout it needs to reform and regulate the English skills system.  That’s according to the first of a 2019 series of CBI apprenticeship reports – Getting Apprenticeships Right: Next Steps.

CBI/Pertemps labour market update January 2019

22 January 2019

Firms are on track to create more jobs, but uncertainty rises

The CBI launches its 2018 Employment Trends Survey which will be used to inform policy throughout the year.

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