Work across the full range of tax and regulatory issues faced by business hits its stride in May
Politicians in Westminster and Europe may have been focussed on local and European election results last month, but our work on tax & regulation on behalf of our members never stops.
A time to speak out on the broken business rates system
May saw the delivery of a key milestone in the CBI’s business rates campaign, our landmark business rates conference. Our members are constantly telling us of the increasing burden business rates is putting on their businesses, limiting their ability to invest and grow. The conference was an opportunity to bring together policymakers, firms, academics and politicians to address the challenge head on and raise the profile of this issue in the media. CBI President, John Allan, provided the opening address, emphasising why reform of the business rates system cannot come soon enough. This made a g