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  • 26 March 2015

    Westminster roundup

    With the general election fast approaching, John Cridland met with shadow chancellor Ed Balls MP, defence secretary Philip Hammond MP and shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt MP.

  • 26 March 2015

    MSBs must stand up and be counted

    Speaking at the CBI Northern Ireland annual dinner, John Cridland called on the region’s medium-sized businesses (MSBs), which generate more than £16 billion and employ 15% of the total workforce, to “stand up and be counted”. 

  • 26 March 2015

    Homes for Britain

    Speaking at a rally of 2,300 people organised by the Homes for Britain campaign, Rhian Kelly urged politicians of all colours to tackle the barriers constraining house building as an economic priority as well as a social imperative. 

  • 26 March 2015

    Trade and investment on agenda in Washington and London

    John Cridland visited Washington DC for a high profile series of meetings and events. A key focus of the trip was promoting the swift conclusion of Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), along with supporting key CBI policy initiatives on foreign investment and diversity. 

  • 26 March 2015

    Majority, minority or coalition – we can't afford power vacuum

    Launching the CBI’s priorities for the first 100 days of a new administration, John Cridland stressed that whatever form the next government takes – majority, minority or coalition – we can’t afford a power vacuum that unsettles investors or political trade-offs which could risk undermining the recovery.

  • 26 March 2015

    Retail growth bounces back - CBI

    Retail sales recovered in the year to March after last month’s disappointing figures, according to the latest CBI monthly Distributive Trades survey.

  • 25 March 2015

    Infrastructure in the U.S

    The countdown is on to save the critical Highway Trust Fund before it runs out of money at the end of May.

  • 25 March 2015

    U.S Economic stats

    U.S. trade deficit continued to grow in 2014.

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  • 19 December 2018

    CBI responds to Immigration White Paper

    The CBI has responded to plans for a new post-Brexit immigration system as set out in the UK Government’s Immigration White Paper.

  • 19 December 2018

    British business says no to no-deal in 100 days' time

    The UK’s five leading business groups, representing hundreds of thousands of businesses across the United Kingdom employing millions of people, today unite and call on politicians to prevent a disorderly ‘no-deal’ Brexit on 29th March.

  • 17 December 2018

    Holyrood update

    We provide an overview of CBI Scotland engagement with politicians and policy makers across Holyrood and Westminster.

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