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Modern, accessible digital infrastructure is crucial to ensure that the UK remains competitive as a place to do business, as well as to the wider growth agenda. CBI lobbies government to ensure that this message is reflected in policy.
News and publications
CBI comments on new Government cyber security guidelines
The CBI commented on the publication of new guideline proposals by the Department for Business on cyber security
Faltering speed of delivery on infrastructure could undermine efforts to secure the recovery
Businesses are concerned that two years of positive Government infrastructure policy announcements will not translate into delivery on the ground and could undermine the return to sustainable growth, a new CBI/KPMG report reveals
CBI warns cyber security proposals could put businesses at risk
The CBI today responded to the Home Affairs Select Committee report on E-crime and cyber security, warning that its proposals to make it mandatory for businesses to report cyber attacks won’t help
Martha Lane Fox: Around 16 million UK adults cannot use the internet to a decent standard
The founder of Go ON UK says of the 16m adults who can't use the internet to a good standard, 4m of those are in the workplace
Sony Music boss: "I won't sign an artist who hasn't got a digital footprint"
Nick Gatfield on how the digital revolution has changed the music industry over the last two decades and why he won't sign a new artist who does not have a digital space
CEO of EE: "UK cities have the world's fastest network"
Speaking at the launch of the CBI's new report "Let's Get Digital", Olaf Swantee the CEO of Everything Everywhere said the UK's digitial infrastructure is in good shape, and progress on getting rural communities connected is on track
How does UK's digital infrastructure compare?
Mobile subscription levels, superfast broadband takeup and size of the internet economy - from the CBI's Let's Get Digital report
Ministers must speed up £300m superfast broadband scheme - CBI
CBI warns it is a mistake to hold back the investment until 2015 - arguing that households and firms in broadband “not-spots” need to be connected faster.
CBI comments on Government cyber security survey
The CBI underlined the importance of firms taking action to protect against cyber attacks, as new government research revealed that 87% of small firms experienced a cyber-security breach last year - up 10% and costing more than £1 million in damage
Cyber attacks are a clear and present danger
Pip Brooking explains why firms should view cyber security as less about Hollywood and more about risk management