John Cridland

Firms Urged To Pay Staff More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Businesses must improve their employees' pay next year after a "prolonged squeeze", Confederation of British Industry boss John Cridland has said. ...

Staying in Europe Is About Staying Prosperous - But It's Also About Who We Are as a Country

Mary Honeyball | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK Politics
Mary Honeyball

I believe, like countless others, that staying in Europe is the only way of securing Britain's future prosperity. But for me these economic arguments run deeper, to the core question of what type of country we want to be.

'The Education System Fosters A Cult Of The Average'

PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

The UK's education system is fostering a "cult of the average", failing to help the brightest youngsters, or those most in need, business leaders have...

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 ...

UK Faces 'Hard Road' Ahead, Warns CBI Boss

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK

The coming year will be a hard road for the UK, but the country needs to "get on" with rebalancing the economy away from government and household debt...

Calls To Increase Stamp Duty

PA | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK Politics

The Chancellor has outlined plans to boost home ownership, but lenders and estate agents said the Government could have helped the market further by e...

Economy In 'Last Chance Saloon'

PA | Posted 18.11.2011 | UK

The leader of the UK's biggest business group has warned that the economy was in the "last chance saloon" unless the decline in jobs and growth is rev...

CBI: Britain Needs Scheme To Help Youth Employment

PA | Posted 30.12.2011 | UK Politics

Britain needs a new tax incentive to encourage firms to take on more young people and boost employment across the country, the CBI said. The busine...