As the UK's most influential business organisation, we campaign across a variety of sectors, regions and nations, tackling the major issues that affect your business.
Coronavirus has consumed UK business’ attention, leaving them unable to prepare for a chaotic exit from the EU. A good deal with the EU will be key fo
Regardless of Brexit, what happens in the EU will still impact the UK economy - and British business. And we still share many common challenges that t
The UK is a world leader in R&D and now is the time to play to our strengths. Investment in R&D helps raise business productivity, create high value j
Businesses’ tax contributions play a vital role in funding our schools, hospitals and public services. But when government departments create polices
Transport is often in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Expensive, stressful and unreliable commutes negatively impact employee wellbeing and p
Climate change is a global issue and, though business is focused on reducing its environmental impact, there is only so much firms can do alone. Busin
Growing UK businesses don’t lack strategy, ambition or talent, but all too often, they’re not getting the finance they need to take their business to
When a young person has four or more encounters with an employer, they are five times less likely to be unemployed in their adult life. But these life
The economy is changing at an unprecedented pace: more and more businesses are becoming digital and working internationally. But firms are navigating
There is a chasm between the prosperity of our UK regions. But improving regional productivity could add £200bn to our economy over the next decade, l
Procurement, done well, can improve public services and infrastructure, boost innovation and drive prosperity. It ensures the services we all rely on
UK productivity has lagged behind the rest of the G7 for a decade, impacting everything from competitiveness through to living standards. But with une
Businesses need skilled talent to stay competitive, but the working world is changing faster than people can develop the necessary skills. By 2024 alm
Since January 2017, there has been no devolved government in Northern Ireland. For businesses this has resulted in policy paralysis where key issues –
Scottish productivity performance has fallen short of its international competitors for decades. Despite the Scottish government’s long-held ambitions
There has been significant progress on diversity and inclusion in the workplace over the last few years, but we need to pick up the pace of progress.
There’s too big a gap between the productivity of the ‘best’ and the ‘rest’ of UK businesses. The biggest difference between them? The use of tried an
UK businesses trade worldwide through 40 agreements with 70 countries. But we risk losing these arrangements if post-Brexit continuity is not secured.
The UK’s legacy business rates system does not reflect digitisation, advancements in technology or changing business models, and a patchwork of relief
Business relies on infrastructure to keep moving – to transport goods between cities and trade with the world. But only a tiny fraction of projects an
Changes to immigration rules after Brexit will be a significant shift for employers. The status quo cannot continue. A fresh approach to immigration w
For the last 20 years, we’ve been importing more than we export. But selling goods and services overseas is good for business productivity and growth
Our Year of Impact reports highlight the CBI’s hard-won progress on behalf of business – across so many of the key issues we’ve campaigned on. From the wins tackling business concerns over an ever-growing skills gap, to driving new and innovative approaches to trade, to championing the needs of business in our future relationship with the EU – we are here to create the right environments for business to grow so that together business delivers prosperity shared.