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  • Survey Brexit & EU negotiations

    Survey: How businesses are preparing for Brexit

    30 January 2018 - 

    We surveyed over 300 businesses, and spoke with many more, to understand how firms are preparing for Brexit.

  • Report Brexit & EU negotiations

    The future UK-EU relationship

    22 January 2018 - 

    Businesses have spent the last 18 months analysing what is important about the future economic relationship between the UK and EU as negotiations move into phase two...

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    A business plan for a good brexit

    22 January 2018 - 

    Speaking at the University of Warwick, Carolyn says time is running out and businesses urgently need decisions to protect UK jobs and growth. Clarity, flexibility and urgency are vital to get a “good Brexit for Britain”, requiring a fundamental change in approach.

  • Report People & skills

    In perfect harmony

    17 January 2018 - 

    We’ve all seen the headlines. Attended the meetings. Read the press releases. Skills matter to growth and innovation, but we haven’t been getting it right.

  • Report Trust in business

    Everyone's business tracker

    05 January 2018 - 

    The numbers behind the reputation of UK business have improved since our last survey. In the same period, the national discussion about the value of British business has reached new levels.

  • Report Brexit & EU negotiations

    The room where it happens

    21 December 2017 - 

    A guide to the EU bodies and regulators that matter to business in the brexit negotiations

  • Survey People & skills

    Working together

    19 December 2017 - 

    This year’s CBI/ Pertemps Network Group employment trends survey highlights the challenges and opportunities that face the UK labour market.

  • Report Brexit & EU negotiations

    The business view of Brexit progress

    08 December 2017 - 

    Read what happened on 8th December 2017, when the UK and EU Commission recommended jointly that sufficient progress had been made in Phase 1 of the Brexit negotiations, and European Council President Donald Tusk set out draft guidelines for next steps for talks.

  • Insight

    CBI scorecard on Autumn Budget 2017

    29 November 2017 - 

    What happened in the Autumn Budget? Here are the key successes for business from #Budget2017.