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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 CBI responds to latest inflation figures

    18 November 2014

    CBI responds to latest inflation figures

    The CBI responded to the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation figures, showing that the annual rate rose from 1.3% in October, up from 1.2% in the previous month.

  • Image of Katja Hall's China Diary - Day Two

    18 November 2014

    Katja Hall's visit to China - Day 2

    Follow Katja Hall during her first trip to China as CBI Deputy Director-General, where she is in Shanghai on Day Two of the visit.

  • Image of Katja Hall's China Diary - Day One

    17 November 2014

    Katja Hall's visit to China - Day 1

    Read the first entry in a week-long diary following Katja Hall during her first trip to China as CBI Deputy Director-General.

  • Image of 10 highlights of CBI annual conference 2014 you don't want to miss

    12 November 2014

    10 highlights of CBI annual conference 2014 you don't want to miss

    It’s been a busy day over at Grosvenor House where the CBI held its annual gathering of business leaders, politicians and the media. Take a look at our top ten highlights you don’t want to miss out on

  • Image of Building a Better off Britain

    11 November 2014

    Building a Better off Britain

    The CBI has called on the Government to offer immediate help to boost living standards for low income and working families

  • 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.

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