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The Budget: the MSB View

For small firms, medium-sized businesses (MSBs) and scale-ups, there were a number of welcome reforms in the chancellor's latest Budget

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Sarah Glendinning: Business needs a budget for growth and innovation

This column appeared in the Journal on Tuesday 15th March 2016 

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CBI reiterates call to tackle £9 billion a year cost burden to business

The CBI has reiterated its call for the Chancellor to spur on innovation and investment and avoid increasing the mounting costs on business any further ahead of this week’s Budget.  

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Business priorities for the budget

Launching the CBI’s submission for the forthcoming budget on 16th March, Carolyn Fairbairn urged the chancellor to reduce the cumulative burden on business.

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£9 billion a year policy burden could weigh on businesses' ability to deliver jobs and investment – CBI Director-General

New CBI analysis reveals that inaction on business rates, together with recent Government policy changes, including the National Living Wage and the Apprenticeship Levy, will cost businesses around £9 billion every year by 2020-21 and around £29 billion over the course of this Parliament.

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CBI director-genreal interviewed at Davos

CBI Director-General, Carolyn Fairbairn, sat down with CNBC for a feature interview at the World Economic Forum in Davos.

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Sarah Glendinning: Firms ready to hire but skills shortage remains

This column appeared in the Journal on Tuesday 26th January 2016 

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Simon Emeny & Richard Fuller, Fuller, Smith & Turner

A mix of tradition and innovation has helped the London brewery to flourish while others have called time.

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Skills threat to UK

Our latest Employment Trends Survey finds that job creation is set to continue into 2016, but skills shortages and rising labour costs are presenting firms with serious challenges.

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CBI comments on Chancellor's 2016 economy speech

The CBI commented on the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s speech about the global challenges facing the UK economy in 2016.