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The CBI’s relationship with 190,000 businesses of all sizes across the UK gives us a unique insight into what Brexit means for UK prosperity. On this page you will find our priorities for a renegotiated UK-EU relationship, publications & analysis and materials to support CBI members.

Top priorities

Key business principles for the UK-EU negotiation

Consultation with the the businesses that the CBI represents has brought together six principles that should guide the UK Government's negotiation to leave the European Union:

  1. A barrier-free relationship with our largest, closest and most important trading partner 
  2. A clear plan for regulation that gives certainty in the short-term, and in the long-term balances influence, access and opportunity 
  3. A migration system which allows businesses to access the skills and labour they need to deliver growth
  4. A renewed focus on global economic relationships, with the business community at their heart
  5. An approach that protects the social and economic benefits of EU funding
  6. A smooth exit from the EU, avoiding a “cliff-edge” that causes disruption

Read more in Making a Sucess of Brexit

Business views on Brexit

Read our research and insight:

Find all other reports and insight here

Latest news – Find press releases and CBI reaction to developments relating to the UK's relationship with the European Union

Read pre-referendum case studies from businesses and other organisations across the UK according to sector, region and on specific issues: 


How to get involved

  • Join our webinarRegister now to hear the latest insights from the CBI's EU negotiations team and economists to learn more about how we will be working on behalf of members to make a success of Brexit in the months ahead. Taking place Tuesday 28 February, 11am-midday.
  • Join our regional events: 
  • Sign up for email updates – Sign up to recieve regular updates on Brexit and the EU negotiations, sa as well as invites to events and webinars (CBI members-only).
  • Partnership and sponsorship opportunities: We’re looking to launch a dedicated Brexit commercial partnership focussing on a campaign of events and activities for the UK business community. We’re seeking a headline partner who’d benefit from unique profile raising opportunities, brand alignment and high-level engagement. Please get in touch with Denise Typl for more information.
  • Give us your views - We are constantly seeking updates from CBI members for their views on Brexit. Contact us to let us know your views or arrange a call or meeting.

To contact our EU Negotiations team about anything else, please contact us by email.

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