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In this CBI podcast Matthew Fell and David Styles discuss the development of a new voluntary corporate governance code, due to be published this year in conjunction with new mandatory reporting requirements for large private companies. Matthew Fell is the CBI’s Chief UK Policy Director. David Styles is Director of Corporate Governance at the FRC (Financial Reporting Council).
Report Financial services27 March 2018 -
Engaging with saving, the CBI/Aegon guide to pension engagement explains how and why UK employers should be seeking to engage their staff with their workplace pensions.
Podcast Brexit & EU negotiations27 March 2018 -
With the government striking a transition deal in the Brexit negotiations, we hear from Polly Haydn-Jones and Pete McManus from the CBI campaigns team to get the low-down on what the deal means for business, and any resulting political fallout.
Report Brexit & EU negotiations26 March 2018 -
Read what happened on the 23rd March when the EU27 rubberstamped the agreed legal framework for transition in the Withdrawal Agreement reached between the UK and EU negotiators earlier that week, and adopted guidelines on the framework for the future UK-EU relationship.
Insight Tax & regulation21 March 2018 -
It is often assumed that ‘tax relief’ relates to giveaways for big business. But, let’s be clear about the facts. According to HMRC’s own statistics only 3% of tax expenditures (reliefs designed to promote particular activities rather than structural elements of the tax system) result from reliefs from corporation tax. The remaining 97% are mainly made up of reliefs from personal taxes (e.g. income tax relief for pension contributions, 0% VAT on things like food and children’s clothing).
Insight Tax & regulation16 March 2018 -
This year's Spring Statement was downplayed significantly, managing expectations both with the public and business that this was not a fiscal event – and on that the Chancellor delivered.
Podcast Tax & regulation15 March 2018 -
Listen to CBI Principal Economist Megan Baddeley and Senior Economic Policy Adviser Fiona Geskes discuss the Spring Statement, and give an update on the state of the public finances, as well as the business reaction to the Chancellor’s speech.
Report Brexit & EU negotiations08 March 2018 -
The UK services sector is a great British success story. This paper sets out the 5 steps for negotiators to protect services trade through Brexit.
Insight Tax & regulation07 March 2018 -
In the Autumn of 2016 the Chancellor announced that the government will now move to a single major fiscal event each year, taking place in the Autumn. Admittedly, since then we’ve have two Budgets, but that was to be expected due to the need to synchronise the policymaking and legislative cycles.
Insight Brexit & EU negotiations02 March 2018 -
Analysis of the Prime Minister's Brexit speech on 2nd March 2018.