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Policy Focus

Discuss and explore the policy issues your business is facing and work together with the CBI and members to help find the best resolutions to them. Year-round opportunities are available to shape CBI policy, ensuring we present the exact message you want portraying to government.


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Policy Briefings

CBI Policy Experts will share their insights, updates to support your understanding of the latest policy developments. You'll discover how your business can both prepare and capitalise, and how to negate any risk posed by policy changes and developments.

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HR professionals are working through policy changes on big issues such as Gender Pay Gap reporting. Keeping across these changes and acting to deliver for your firm is key.    This briefing will help you get up to date and to get informed.    Dive...

  • 07 May 2019 / Newcastle Upon Tyne
    Policy Briefing on Diversity and Inclusion
  • 16 May 2019 / London
    Innovation Report Launch - The Changing Nature of Research and Development
  • 20 Jun 2019 / West Midlands
    Policy Briefing on Infrastructure
  • 27 Jun 2019 / London
    Policy Briefing on the Future of Commuting in London and the South East
  • 19 Sep 2019 / Leeds
    Policy Briefing on Construction

Member Consultations

The CBI is frequently called upon by Government and policy makers to provide the business view, assessment of impact and perspectives on a wide range of potential future policy changes. It is critical that business engages to shape the change it needs to see. CBI member consultations are a key method for all members to input and learn about potential change.

  • 23 Apr 2019 / Cambridge
    Shaping the Future Consultation on the Future of Immigration
  • 09 May 2019 / Leeds
    Shaping the Future Consultation on English Devolution and Regional Growth
  • 09 May 2019 / Manchester
    Shaping the Future Consultation on English Devolution and Regional Growth
  • 14 May 2019 / London
    Shaping the Future Consultation on Fiscal Devolution
  • 22 May 2019 / Newcastle upon Tyne
    Shaping the Future Consultation on English Devolution and Regional Growth
  • 30 May 2019 / London
    Shaping the Future Consultation on Devolution and Review of the Key Messages
  • 15 Jul 2019 / London
    Shaping the Future Consultation with The Bank of England

Policy Working Groups

Policy Working Groups are set up to enable members and the CBI to work closely and collaboratively together on specific policy topics and issues. Only group members are invited to attend these meetings. Seats on working groups are limited and are exclusive to CBI members. Members interested in joining a group should contact their CBI Account Manager.

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The purpose of this Group is to highlight, inform, address barriers and opportunities for companies within the regional digital economy, with a view to establishing a Digital Strategy here. Why attend? The Northern Ireland Digital Working Group w...

  • 30 Apr 2019 / Belfast
    Northern Ireland Digital Working Group
  • 30 May 2019 / Birmingham
    Energy and Climate Change Working Group
  • 19 Jun 2019 / Belfast
    Northern Ireland Energy Working Group
  • 28 Jun 2019 / Belfast
    Northern Ireland Digital Working Group
  • 04 Jul 2019 / Belfast
    CBI-Ibec Joint Business Council Working Group
  • 18 Sep 2019 / Belfast
    Northern Ireland Digital Working Group