For the UK economy to grow and generate new jobs, businesses need an environment where employment law and practice encourage job creation and modern employee relations
Long-term prosperity and sustainable employment can only be achieved by making the UK a highly attractive location in which to do business and employ people. That requires a clear, workable framework of basic employment rights combined with labour market flexibility in all its forms.
Engaging employees effectively, using their skills to best effect and rewarding them appropriately - including provision for their eventual retirement - are central to business success in a globalised economy.
From employee relations to pay and pensions, key areas for employment
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The experts who represent our members on employment policy matters
Giving young people the chance they deserve
A new CBI report published during A-level results week sets out what more government and business must do to help young people get into and stay in work
Too many young people remain out of work, despite upbeat figures - CBI
The CBI commented on the latest ONS labour market data for the three months to June, showing that unemployment fell by 132,000 to 2.1 million, while youth unemployment fell to 16.9%. But with 767,000 young still people out of work more needs to be done
CBI/Pertemps Labour Market August Update
The labour market continues to strengthen but wage growth weakens further