23 June 2018

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Stay up to date with the latest developments in the British economy. Looking at domestic and global economies, our business news helps industries understand important events and build strategies for the future. The CBI's economy news team draws on a wealth of experience, and a vast network of businesses from across the UK. We also provide regular reports and surveys which can be found on the CBI site.

  • Image of Helping businesses step into new markets

    10 November 2014

    Helping businesses step into new markets

    Export opportunities for British business are huge for companies that have the right strategy, a good product and do their homework. 

  • Image of EY's Steve Varley highlights three areas of future £300bn growth

    10 November 2014

    EY's Steve Varley highlights three areas of future £300bn growth

    Financial technology, infrastructure investment and bringing back outsourced jobs to the UK offer huge potential for the UK economy and entrepreneurs, EY’s UK Chairman tells the CBI Annual Conference.

  • Image of Ivan Dunleavy, Pinewood Shepperton at CBI 2014

    10 November 2014

    Ivan Dunleavy, Pinewood Shepperton at CBI 2014

    Ivan Dunleavy, assisted by the android R2-D2 from the Star Wars franchise, today urged the UK government to maintain its support for UK film and creative industries to help them exploit lucrative foreign markets and fend-off an impending skills shortage.

  • Image of CBI responds to political party leaders' speeches

    10 November 2014

    CBI responds to political party leaders' speeches

    The CBI today welcomed all three party leaders to its 2014 Annual Conference in London. Looking towards the general election next May, the party leaders used the opportunity to set out their priorities in front of an audience of business leaders, touching on issues including the economy, Europe, infrastructure, and the role of business in boosting living standards following the publication of the CBI’s new report, A better off Britain.

  • Image of Miliband calls for end to 'joyless and payless' recovery

    10 November 2014

    Miliband calls for end to 'joyless and payless' recovery

    Opposition leader Ed Miliband set out Labour’s economic policies ahead of the General Election and insisted he would fight for Britain to stay in the EU

  • Image of CBI responds to Nick Clegg speech at its annual conference

    10 November 2014

    CBI responds to Nick Clegg speech at its annual conference

    The CBI today responded to the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg’s speech at its Annual Conference in London.

  • Image of CBI responds to Ed Miliband speech at its annual conference

    10 November 2014

    CBI responds to Ed Miliband speech at its annual conference - Copy

    The CBI today responded to the Labour Party Leader, Ed Miliband’s speech at its Annual Conference in London.

  • Image of Business should fear single party government, warns Clegg

    10 November 2014

    Business should fear single party government, warns Clegg

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg defends the role the Liberal Democrats played in Coalition policy as he sets out his party’s “centre ground” priorities in the 2015 election campaign.

  • Image of Reinfeldt at CBI 2014

    10 November 2014

    Reinfeldt at CBI 2014

    Former Prime Minister of Sweden, Fredrik Reinfeldt, set out four competitiveness challenges Europe must address, and highlighted the importance of completing the Single Market for a sound economic future for Europe.

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