Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

Does your business face a cyber risk?

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.

Labour must work with business to develop solutions to the challenges facing the UK economy.

This week CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn, Deputy Director-General, Josh Hardie, and Policy Director, Mathew Fell, attended the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool.

Prioritising health and wellbeing in your workplace: North East businesses are committed to diversity and inclusion

Over 100 business from across the North East will gather in Gateshead on Wednesday (26 September) to share ideas on how to boost workplace diversity and inclusion in the region.

Women: Work and power

Carolyn Fairbairn celebrates 100 years of progress for women, and calls for legal changes to protect women from harassment at work:

Conference aims to boost Northern Ireland productivity agenda

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.

With summer recess over, the CBI has had strong stakeholder engagement in recent weeks

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.

Government must reinstate Section 40 to protect employees against harassment

The Government should reinstate Section 40 of the Equalities Act 2010 to protect employees against harassment by third parties, the CBI’s Director-General says.

The sharing and gig economy have created new ways for millions of people to work

Sharing Economy UK has responded to reported proposals for labour market reforms by John McDonnell at the TUC Conference.

MAC report recognises significant economic benefits international students bring to UK

The CBI has responded the Migration Advisory Committee’s report on the economic and social impacts of international students.

CBI / Pertemps labour market statistics update September 2018

Labour market statistics for May 2018 to July 2018 show employment increased by 3,000 and unemployment decreased by 55,000.

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