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  • London Business Survey - November 2014

    The CBI/KPMG quarter 4 London
    business survey is the last survey
    of the year, providing a snapshot
    of business sentiment. Although
    2014 has been a positive year, with
    business and economic prospects
    remaining optimistic, we have seen
    an easing of this as the year has
    progressed – culminating with under
    a half of businesses (43%) saying
    they expect economic prospects to
    remain the same over the next few
    months, compared to businesses at
    the start of the year (70%) who said
    they were more optimistic for the next
    six months. This clearly reflects the
    business mood caused by uncertainty
    as we fast approach the next general
    election.

  • Smarter state needed

    In a keynote speech at the CBI Public Services Network reception, John Cridland warned against shrinking the state without making it smarter

  • Warning on rising employment costs

    The CBI warns government that the new apprenticeship levy and national living wage will raise the cost of employment, putting prospects for workers at risk 

  • Locally grown

    This paper makes the case for physical regeneration through a series of case studies which illustrate what can be achieved when each of these drivers are addressed. It is the start of a programme of work that the CBI is taking forward with its members and other interested stakeholders in the coming months to identify pockets of private sector potential across the UK and consider how the public and private sector can work collaboratively to achieve it.

  • Key UKTI dates

    As the government steps up its efforts to boost UK exports, Ministers will be doing their bit to promote British business overseas this autumn. Below is the CBI’s latest understanding of planned ministerial visits. These dates are currently provisional and are subject to change. 

  • Northern Ireland Manifesto

    The CBI launches its manifesto for the next Northern Ireland executive

  • Economic update

    Our regular roundup of the key economic indicators

  • Staying innovative in a growing business #MSBSummit2016

    What steps are MSBs taking to become more innovative in their business?

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