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INSIGHT & ANALYSIS

The CBI is the UK’s most effective and influential business group. Our policy experts produce insight and analysis that cover a broad range of policy issues affecting companies of all sectors and sizes. For more information about the areas we cover visit our business issues section.

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  • Report Brexit & EU negotiations

    Business on a connected island

    12 July 2018 - 

    Joint Ibec and CBI NI report on economic development and job creation on the island of Ireland

  • Report Public services

    Partnering for prosperity

    26 June 2018 - 

    Partnerships between the public and private sectors are critical to both the delivery of high-quality public services and infrastructure and the health of the wider economy.

  • Report Innovation

    Be more magpie

    26 June 2018 - 

    How your business can solve productivity challenges with tried and tested technologies

  • Insight Trade

    UK still USA's strongest investment partner at $569bn - CBI / Eli Lilly

    22 May 2018 - 

    Top priority for Trump visit must be deepening of trade and investment ties

  • Report Tax & regulation

    Tax incentives in the Global South

    10 May 2018 - 

    A business and civil society briefing

  • Podcast People & skills

    Podcast: Political update

    04 May 2018 - 

    It's been a busy week with local elections across the country and a personnel change in the cabinet. For a roundup of the week’s events in Westminster and nationwide, tune in to the latest political update podcast as our host, Joe Marshall, hears from Pete McManus of the CBI’s Campaigns team.

  • Podcast The economy

    Podcast: London business survey April 2018

    26 April 2018 - 

    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

    Business tax contribution - 2017/18

    24 April 2018 - 

    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

    'Immigration should put people first, not numbers'

    23 April 2018 - 

    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.