18 December 2018

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  • Image of President Obama's latest budget proposals

    4 March 2015

    President Obama's latest budget proposals

    The President unveiled his seventh budget proposal on 4 Feb., requesting $4 trillion in federal funding for Fiscal Year 2016. 

  • Image of Budget 2015 must get 'UK Mittelstand' on front foot

    4 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.

  • Image of CBI responds to Scottish Government economic strategy

    3 March 2015

    CBI responds to Scottish Government economic strategy

    The CBI responded to Scotland’s Economic Strategy, published by the Scottish Government. 

  • Image of U.S Economic Update

    3 March 2015

    U.S Economic Update

    Lower fuel prices have continued to reverberate through the U.S. economy. Numbers for January show that fuel prices fell by 16.9%, which is the largest monthly drop since 2008.

  • Image of Northern Ireland's digital economy seminar

    3 March 2015

    Northern Ireland's digital economy seminar

    The value and opportunity of Northern Ireland’s digital economy was the key focus of a CBI breakfast seminar in Belfast this morning. 

  • Image of CBI welcomes reform of Executive Departments

    2 March 2015

    CBI welcomes reform of Executive Departments

    CBI responds to the First Minister’s statement on the reform of Executive Departments in Northern Ireland. READ MORE

     

  • Image of Help firms get finance for future growth, CBI urges next government

    2 March 2015

    Help firms get finance for future growth, CBI urges next government

    A UK market for private placed debt could unlock £15 billion. 

    The CBI is urging the next government to ‘mind the gap’ in the financial services sector’s ability to help unleash new long-term growth capital to support dynamic medium-sized businesses. 

  • Image of Economy growing at a steady pace

    1 March 2015

    Economy growing at a steady pace

    Economic growth was slightly slower in the three months to February, but still maintained a strong pace, according to the latest CBI growth indicator.

  • Image of Economic Update

    27 February 2015

    Economic Update

    Our regular roundup of the key economic indicators

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