Read the full text of CBI leaders' addresses on key business issues
John Cridland speech to the Business Class Symposium
"Employers need to be engaged in schools, rolling up their sleeves and getting involved, and we need schools to value our support"
Sir Mike Rake speech at the Lord Mayor's T&I Dinner
"With fewer economic risks, business is doing the right thing by focussing on growth, taking the opportunities available to them in the world economy, and investing more"
Neil Bentley speech to JETRO
"Enterprise is helping to deepen our relationship year after year…And so it’s great that we’re here to foster a much better understanding of UK-Japanese relations"
John Cridland speech to Sustainable Energy event
'Whichever way you look at it, we’re going to need investment in a balanced energy portfolio if we are to ensure a secure, low-carbon and affordable system for the future'
John Cridland speech to the China Business Council
'The combination of British expertise with Chinese ambition can be very powerful indeed. In this respect we are the ideal "Partners for Growth"'
John Cridland speech to the Kings College London Policy Institute
'The UK needs a workforce equipped with the relevant skills to be productive in the future, we need to invest in our infrastructure if we want it to be world class, and I would suggest that we need a reinvigorated relationship with a reformed Europe.'