Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

Long-term sustainable funding solutions needed for NI higher education sector

At today's CBI NI regional council at Queen's University Belfast, business leaders raised the urgency of providing long-term sustainable funding solutions for the local higher education sector.

1 year on and Industrial Strategy has seen progress, but fresh impetus needed

In a speech to business leaders in the Tees Valley, John Allan, CBI President, sets out why the Government’s Industrial Strategy must deliver.

Jeremy Corbyn addresses #CBI2018

The leader of the opposition on the threat of a no-deal Brexit, the Labour alternative and why businesses need to play by new rules

Build a joint venture on skills, says Carolyn Fairbairn at #CBI2018 Annual Conference

Director General Carolyn Fairbairn's speech to the CBI Annual Conference 2018:

The Prime Minister addresses #CBI2018

2,000 business leaders crowded the room at the CBI Annual Conference to hear Theresa May talk about Brexit – and her vision for the UK economy.

Workplace challenges and how to overcome them #FutureofEmployability

How can leaders prepare for the changing world of work? With millions of companies and professionals across the globe on its network, LinkedIn has a unique perspective on future business and workforce trends.

CBI President John Allan delivered his opening speech to #CBI2018 Annual Conference

Look to the future was the main message as CBI President, John Allan took to the stage to open the 2018 CBI Annual Conference. The theme of the event this year is, “the next generation,” and John pointed to the relationship between business and government being crucial to the future prosperity of that next generation and for Britain.

CBI/Pertemps Labour market update November 2018

The ONS’s latest labour market data saw employment rising, with unemployment remaining low.


Almost half (49%) of young people (aged 17-23) believe that their education has not prepared them for the world of work, according to a new CBI survey, alongside Accenture and Hays.

Demand for higher skilled roles rise as skills gaps grow

This week, the CBI, in partnership with Pearson, published its annual Education & Skills survey, Educating for the modern world. The report, pulls together a range of business views on pressing issues affecting education and skills in the UK, such as apprenticeships and technical education, school priorities and lifelong learning. The findings will be used to inform the CBI’s workplan for the year ahead and highlight business concerns to political stakeholders.

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