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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 Infrastructure

    Building a modern industrial strategy

    15 June 2017 - 

    This report makes the case for an industrial strategy that will build on the strengths in our economy, address the weaknesses and improve living standards for everyone.

  • Report Innovation

    Adopting the future

    24 May 2017 - 

    The CBI  in association with IBM has surveyed business leaders the length and breadth of the UK to understand how ready UK companies are to adopt – and adapt – to new digital technologies. Check out the full findings in our mini-report Adopting the future.

  • Report The economy

    Backing Britain's prosperity – CBI business manifesto 2017

    09 May 2017 - 

    The next Government should prioritise stability and a long-term vision for the economy.

  • Insight Tax & regulation

    Business tax contribution - 2016/17

    26 April 2017 - 

    In 2016/17 the businesses tax contribution increased by nearly £19 billion from £186.5 billion to £205.3 billion.

  • Insight Construction

    CBI Construction Council Future Leaders Group

    25 April 2017 - 

    The construction sector faces a number of significant challenges – fragmentation of the industry, low margins, limited scope to invest in innovation and challenges recruiting the right mix of skills. All of this at a time when construction has never been more important to our future, given our ambitious plans for the UK’s infrastructure and housing.

  • Case study Energy

    Milton Keynes: Wirelessly charged electric buses

    25 April 2017 - 

    Arriva operates eight Wrightbus StreetLite electric buses as part of a multi-stakeholder project to demonstrate the UK’s first all-electric route and the first UK application of inductive charging. Taking a significant step towards meeting UK emissions targets within the transport sector.

  • Report Infrastructure

    Shaping regional infrastructure

    20 April 2017 - 

    How does improving infrastructure and boosting productivity go hand in hand? Read the full report

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    Business view on the European Council's draft guidelines

    05 April 2017 - 

    Brexit Briefing (March 2017)

  • Insight Brexit & EU negotiations

    The Great Repeal Bill White Paper: What companies need to know

    31 March 2017 - 

    The government has published a White Paper on legislating for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union - the so-called “Great Repeal Bill”. The White Paper outlines how the government intends to carry EU law into UK law and ensure maximum certainty for business the day the UK leaves the EU. Outlined below are the main areas addressed in the White Paper and what businesses should be thinking about in relation to the Great Repeal Bill.