15 December 2018

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Economy news

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 The Indian Budget with KPMG

    27 March 2015

    The Indian Budget with KPMG

    Experts from KPMG joined our International team to discuss the impact of the 2015 Indian Budget

  • Image of Economic update 27 March 2015

    26 March 2015

    Economic update 27 March 2015

    According to the ONS, retail sales volumes (excl. auto fuel) grew by 0.7% in February, slightly stronger than consensus expectations for an increase of 0.4%. This comes after a fall of 0.3% in January.

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

    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.

  • Image of Retail growth bounces back - CBI

    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.

  • Image of U.S. budget debate

    25 March 2015

    U.S. budget debate

    Republicans divided over differing Senate and House budget proposals.

     

  • Image of CBI comments on latest inflation figures

    24 March 2015

    Latest inflation figures

    The CBI today commented on the latest official Consumer Price Index (CPI), showing that inflation has fallen to 0.0% in February.

  • Image of First #100days of new Government coverage

    23 March 2015

    First #100days of new Government coverage

    See coverage of our proposals for the new Government's first #100days

  • Image of Manufacturing growth going steady

    23 March 2015

    Manufacturing growth going steady

    Activity in the manufacturing sector remained broadly steady in March, according to the CBI’s latest Industrial Trends Survey.

  • Image of The business plan for first 100 days of new Government

    23 March 2015

    The business plan for first 100 days of new Government

    The CBI warns all political parties that whatever the make-up of the new Government after the election, the new Cabinet must get down to business with a clear delivery plan for the first 100 days to keep economic growth on track, boost investment and create opportunities for all.

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