Confederation of British Industry

Could Building Houses Hold The Key To Our Economic Recovery?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Charlie Thomas | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

Business groups have begun lobbying the government to move away from slow-growth areas of spending and instead target house-building and infrastructur...

'Stop Civil Servants Wrangling Over Red Tape Cuts'

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Thomas | Posted 09.12.2012 | UK

The trade body for British industries has urged the government to get a grip on business red tape, which threatens to strangle the UK's economic growt...

Cameron Under Fire From Environmentalists And Unions

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

The prime minister came under attack from environmental groups and trade unions after pledging to make government work faster by streamlining equality...

Charlie Thomas

Can Capitalism Ever Be Responsible?

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlie Thomas | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

On the day where business leaders are gathering at the Confederation of British Industry for its annual conference, Ernst and Young has told Huff Post...

CBI Urges £500m Budget Boost To Business

PA | Posted 22.04.2012 | UK Politics

The government was urged today to give a £500 million budget boost to business through a series of changes to the tax system aimed at stimulating gro...

David Cameron's Executive Pay Plans Attacked by Labour And The City

The Huffington Post UK | Rizwan Syed | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron faced stern reactions from business leaders as well as calls for stronger action from his political rivals in the wake of his executive ...

London Companies Pessimistic About Economy, Unprepared For Olympics

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.12.2011 | UK

The promise of the 2012 Olympics is not enough to boost the spirits of London businesses, according to a new survey from the Confederation of British ...

Britain’s 'Forgotten Army' Of Medium Sized Businesses

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 05.11.2012 | UK

At the head of a small telecom company that is a long way from being a household name, Alistair Mills might just be at the vanguard of a “forgotten ...

Government Would Be 'Barking Mad' To Reform Banks

PA | Posted 30.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Darkening clouds over the UK economy mean the Government would be "barking mad" to press ahead with proposals to reform the banki...