Annual Dinner 2018
Exclusive business networking and insight
The CBI is the UK's premier business organisation, providing a voice for firms at a regional, national and international level to policymakers.
Our purpose - helping business create a more prosperous society.
26 April 2018
The shortage of affordable homes to buy and rent in the capital is crippling firms’ ability to recruit and retain staff, according to the latest CBI/CBRE London Business Survey.
25 April 2018
20 years on from the Good Friday agreement, politicians from Northern Ireland, Britain and the EU must make sure they do not turn the clock back on peace and prosperity.
24 April 2018
Manufacturing growth slowed over the three months to April, but remained well above average, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.
17 April 2018
Labour market statistics for December 2017 to February 2018 show employment increased by 55,000 and unemployment decreased by 16,000.
We organise a range of engaging and insightful events throughout the year, from regional seminars to national conferences. Find out about the upcoming events in your area.
01 May 2018 London
Sharing insight and good practices to help businesses learn from each other
22 May 2018 London
Join us at the CBI’s flagship Annual Dinner, taking place on 22 May 2018 at an exciting new venue - The Brewery, London.
13 June 2018 West Midlands
Our annual flagship event, will take place on 13 June at the ICC, Birmingham and we have some exciting changes planned.
We work to create the best environment for business and economic growth by providing a collective, progressive voice to government and policymakers on the key issues impacting businesses like yours. Together we can drive the conditions in which businesses, and everyone, can thrive.
Find out how CBI membership can benefit your business:
Our policy experts produce insight and analysis that cover a broad range of policy issues affecting companies of all sectors and sizes.
Insight The economy
In the sixth edition of the CBI/CBRE London business survey, Eddie Curzon talks with guests Jennette Arnold (Chair of the London Assembly), Andy Steele (CEO of Osborne Construction) and Kevin McCauley, (Senior Research Director at CBRE).
Insight Tax & regulation
Businesses in the UK paid £186 billion in taxes in 2017/18, accounting for 27% of all tax revenue in the UK. See how the business tax contribution is broken down.
Insight People & skills
Writing in the Financial Times, CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn, says the UK needs a controlled but open immigration system to attract investment and address shortages.
Business Voice is your window onto the world of the CBI, covering the issues that matter to business and the businesses that matter to the UK.
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