In December the new First Minister of Wales will be elected. Today the CBI set’s out our priorities for the Welsh Government.
Our report, Getting Down to Business, recommends action in four areas: economy, people, place and delivery.
These recommendations complement our Wales manifesto, A Plan for Prosperity. Implementing these proposals will put Wales back on the front foot and make the Welsh Government an enabler of growth.
Economy – unleash business potential to grow and prosper
- Help prepare Wales for Brexit: Support our economy’s key growth sectors to best navigate the challenges and opportunities of Brexit; adopt a pro-active trade policy to strengthen economic resilience; protect the pillars of the UK internal market; underpin economic competitiveness by ensuring our business environment is prepared for Brexit; and ensure post-Brexit funding helps drive a more productive and innovative Wales.
- Embrace the fourth industrial revolution: Following the example of other European countries by putt