Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

Business welcomes the Chancellor’s Budget which took place two days prior to Halloween and had more treats than tricks

Last week, the Chancellor delivered his Budget statement to the House of Commons, with the first fiscal event to take place on a Monday since 1962. In his address, Philip Hammond delivered a pro-enterprise speech both in tone and substance.

76% of NI firms lack confidence they can fill highly skilled roles

Northern Ireland results from the latest CBI/Pearson education and skills survey were presented to an audience at Belfast Metropolitan College.

Educating for the Modern World: Increased demand for Higher Skilled Roles #FutureofEducation #FutureofEmployment

More than three-quarters (79%) of businesses expect to increase the number of higher-skilled roles over the coming years.

Budget brings more treats than tricks

The CBI has responded to the Chancellor's 2018 Budget.

Skills needs in England

The employer perspective

CBI/Pertemps labour market update October 2018

The ONS’s latest labour market data saw employment growth tailing off.

Almost 9 out of 10 people say that businesses that protect their data will win their custom

84% of consumers say good data security and a record of protecting personal information is the most important characteristic when deciding which firms to buy from

Transparency can be a catalyst for action in tackling the ethnicity pay gap

CBI comment on the Government’s intention to consult on mandatory ethnicity pay reporting.

Tech revolution forces financial services to rethink regulatory and tax approach

The financial services sector needs a fresh regulatory and tax approach to deal with the challenges and opportunities presented by a rapidly changing technological landscape, according to a new report by the CBI.

Apprentices accelerate local growth and have been failed for too long

Responding to the Chancellor's speech at Conservative Party Conference, Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said:

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