The CBI recently hosted its fourth annual Cyber Conference which brought together over 250 senior business leaders. The aim of the conference was to empower business leaders to move from awareness to action on cyber security. To coincide with the conference, the CBI also released new research exploring the link between data, trust and technology to help move the conversation forward.
Challenged to address Northern Ireland’s lagging productivity levels, business leaders are being tasked to look inside their own organisations to say what works and what doesn’t work when it comes to managing growth, driving efficiencies through new technology, embracing trade and internationalisation and smart leadership and collaboration.
Last week, CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn, and Deputy Director-General, Josh Hardie, met with William Vereker, the Prime Minister’s new business envoy. During the meeting, Carolyn and Josh both raised the CBI’s UK competitiveness agenda and had a useful discussion about government and business working together to deliver shared prosperity for the UK.