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  • 11 March 2015

    Intellectual property vital for investment and innovation

    It's an acronym that might be thought to only excite lawyers, but the importance of IP (intellectual property) to the economy cannot be understated. If we want a business environment that promotes trade and investment, it’s crucial that we’re seen as a global leader in this area. 

  • 10 March 2015

    Reflections on the GREAT Festival

    Guy Dru Dury, Head of the CBI China Office, explains the significance and impact of the GREAT Festival in Shanghai.

  • 10 March 2015

    Business supports Scottish school reforms – but teachers and school leaders need more power - CBI

    Employers have long called for a school system which develops confident, enterprising and ambitious young people – and that’s why business supports Curriculum for Excellence. But action is needed to deliver an education system that works for every student and enables Scotland to compete in an increasingly competitive global economy, the CBI said today in a new report

  • 06 March 2015

    Over half of primary school teachers say science is getting squeezed out - CBI

    The CBI has revealed the obstacles that primary schools and teachers have to overcome if they are to inspire future generations of scientists and engineers.

  • 05 March 2015

    Sound-bite solutions not the answer, CBI president warns politicians

    At the moment - the only certainty seems to be uncertainty

    As the economic situation has improved, the political risks have escalated, CBI President, Sir Mike Rake, warned in a speech to the Lord Mayor’s Trade and Industry Dinner at the Mansion House in London. 

  • 05 March 2015

    The View from The Peak

    Simon Moore, CBI International Director, is visiting Hong Kong this week, at the invitation of its’ Government, to find out what the conditions are for British investors and businesses in the city.

  • 04 March 2015

    CBI responds to clearing houses ruling

    The CBI responded to a ruling by the European Union General Court annulling the European Central Bank’s (ECB) policy that clearing houses must be based in the single currency area.

  • 04 March 2015

    Budget 2015 must get 'UK Mittelstand' on front foot

    The head of the CBI is calling on the Chancellor to use his final Budget before the General Election to prioritise measures which will create more growth opportunities for medium-sized firms – ‘The UK Mittelstand’, the backbone of the UK economy - while staying the course on the current fiscal reduction plans.

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