Articles from CBI (Confederation of British Industry)

CBI Scotland responds to 2018 Higher results

CBI Scotland comments on results day for young people across Scotland.

75% firms expect increase of high-skilled roles in coming years

Nation’s prosperity relies on more people of all ages going to university, educating more people at university could bring significant benefits to our economy, according to a new report published today [6 Aug] by Universities UK. The report, 'Solving future skills challenges' highlights the need for continual skill upgrading, lifelong learning and study of higher education qualifications at all levels.

CBI Westminster update

Prior to summer recess, the CBI has had strong stakeholder engagement

UK economic activity continues to be slow but steady

There were a wide variety of economic data released over the last couple of weeks, which painted familiar themes for the UK economy. While the labour market continues to grow strongly, real wage growth remains weak and living standards are still under pressure. Recent CBI surveys indicate some pick up in momentum in the three months to July, but growth remains relatively tepid overall and expectations are for a slight softening in growth in the near-term.

CBI launches the 2018 Education and Skills Survey

CBI’s annual pulse-check on what business thinks about the education and skills.

Strengthened Local Enterprise Partnerships

Government review into Local Enterprise Partnerships focuses on strengthening business engagement to drive accountability and diversity.

CBI response to interest rate decision

We responded to the Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates from 0.5% to 0.75%.

Strong growth for SME manufacturers, but labour & skills shortages bite

Read the latest insights from the quarterly SME Trends Survey.

With record temperatures on the horizon, CBI encourages employers to be flexible

We're encouraging companies to consider a range of measures to keep employees comfortable during the heatwave.

Businesses are committed to stamping out sexual harassment

We've responded to the House of Commons Women and Equalities Select Committee report into sexual harassment in the workplace

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