16 January 2019

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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 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.

  • Image of A positive Budget for the energy sector

    20 March 2015

    A positive budget for the energy sector

    In line with CBI lobbying, Budget 2015 saw a reversal of the 2011 windfall tax on oil and gas companies operating in the North Sea and some comfort for energy intensive industries.  As we edge closer to the election it’s essential that government takes a holistic view of the UK Continental Shelf aimed at maximising recovery.

  • Image of CBI/Pertemps Labour Market Update March 2015

    18 March 2015

    Labour market continues to see solid growth

    Labour market continues to see solid growth

    Today’s labour market statistics are good news for the Chancellor on Budget day with the data showing that the labour market continues to see solid growth.

    Read the CBI/Pertemps Labour Market Update here.

  • Image of Budget Special

    18 March 2015

    Budget Special

    The chancellor’s final budget of this parliament delivered today provided a clear plan for fiscal health and growth, with some encouraging measures to help businesses create jobs for the benefit of all. 

  • Image of Budget 2015 CBI Reaction

    18 March 2015

    Budget 2015 CBI reaction

    The CBI today responded to the final Budget speech of this Parliament, by Chancellor George Osborne.

  • Image of CBI responds to European Commission tax transparency package

    18 March 2015

    CBI responds to European Commission tax transparency package

    The CBI responded to an announcement by the European Commission compelling EU countries to share tax information under a new tax transparency package. 

  • Image of Budget 2015 Coverage

    18 March 2015

    Budget 2015 Coverage

    Coverage of the CBI and our proposals for the 2015 Budget.

  • Image of Budget must keep growth heading in right direction

    16 March 2015

    CBI CALLS FOR BUDGET TO KEEP GROWTH HEADING IN RIGHT DIRECTION

    The CBI has reiterated calls for the Chancellor to focus the Budget on supporting the UK’s medium-sized businesses to grow.

  • Image of Open Letter from Business Community to OFMDFM (Northern Ireland)

    13 March 2015

    Open Letter from Business Community to OFMDFM (Northern Ireland)

    An open letter has been sent to the First Minister and deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland on 12 March 2015 from all the main business organisations in the Province.

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