Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

Holyrood update: CBI Scotland

Latest news on CBI Scotland political engagement through July and August.

CBI at the 2018 Party Conferences

With just over six weeks until Party Conference, CBI confirms conference activity

UK GDP growth picks up slightly in Q2

The ONS’ preliminary estimate of UK Q2 GDP showed that growth picked up slightly to 0.4% after a weather-addled Q1. Prior to the release, surveys and official data pointed to firmer economic momentum in Q2, and the outturn was in line with the Bank of England’s forecasts. Partly as a result, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to raise rates by 25 basis points to 0.75% in August. However looking ahead, growth momentum in early Q3 looks to be more mixed.

Catching the peloton: How to increase low levels of business investment

CBI Report examines how to increase low levels of business investment.

CBI/Pertemps labour market update August 2018

The ONS’ latest labour market data paints a familiar picture —strong employment growth and falling unemployment.

Boards should not award exceptional pay for poor or mediocre performance

We've responded to FTSE100 executive pay data from CIPD and the High Pay Centre.

Shortages already hamper firms' ability to compete and create jobs

Labour market statistics for April 2018 to June 2018 show employment increased by 42,000 and unemployment decreased by 65,000.

Demand for talent across all skills levels reaching critical levels for ambitious Northern Irish companies

CBI Northern Ireland convened a roundtable meeting with Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes on Friday to outline the specific needs of Northern Ireland in any post-Brexit immigration system.

Catapult centres receive £1 billion boost

The Chancellor has announced that the UK Government will provide funding to Catapult centres of nearly £1 billion.

Open and controlled - Closing the skills gap with a new approach to immigration

Putting migration on the table in future trade talks and ensuring EU workers are not subject to burdensome non-EU visa rules are two key recommendations in a new CBI report on how migration can work UK post-Brexit.

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