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England’s transport and communications infrastructure needs improving, the CBI says

Transport and communications need shake-up: CBI

By James Ridler

A shake-up of England’s transport and communications infrastructure is needed to give manufacturers access to a wide pool of labour and improved connectivity of supply chains, according to a Confederation of British Industry (CBI) report.

New CBI survey reports UK businesses are stable, but there are growing concerns over skills shortages

UK businesses ‘stable’ but skills shortage fears growing

By James Ridler

Business conditions for UK small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) stabilised over the past quarter but the looming skills shortage is still cause for concern, warned the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) quarterly trends survey.

Britain deserves a pay rise, says David Cameron

Britain needs a pay rise: David Cameron

By Michael Stones

Britain needs a pay rise, according to the Prime Minister David Cameron but the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) has urged caution.

Britain's manufacturing recovery was continuing to gather pace, said the CBI boss

UK manufacturing sector strengthens: CBI survey

By Mike Stones

Britain’s beleaguered manufacturing sector is continuing to strengthen – with orders at their highest level since the start of the financial crisis, according to the latest Confederation of British Industry (CBI) monthly industrial trends survey.

Food and drink manufacturers are more optimistic about business prospects, revealed the FDF survey. The results mirror the latest CBI survey

Food manufacturers more optimistic about business

By Mike Stones

British food and drink manufacturers are stepping up investment, reflecting growing optimism about business prospects, according to a survey by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

CBI survey: food and drink was the star performer

Food and drink driving growth, says CBI

By John Wood

Food and drink was one of the star performers driving growth within UK manufacturing in the last three months, according the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).

Optimism is plunging despite 18 months of growth, warns the CBI survey

CBI: manufacturing output up but optimism down

By Freddy Dawson

Despite 18 months of growth, optimism among food and drink manufacturers is plunging, warns the Confederation of British Industry (CBI)’s quarterly industrial trends survey released recently.

CBI: New 40% threshold would thwart Vion strike

CBI: New 40% threshold would thwart Vion strike

By Elaine Watson

Next week’s strike at Vion’s Llangefni chicken processing plant would be illegal if changes to labour laws proposed by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) were to make it onto the statute books.

CBI joins calls to simplify agency workers legislation

CBI joins calls to simplify agency workers legislation

By Elaine Watson

Aspects of the EU agency workers’ Directive still need further clarification and simplification to help make it easier for employers to navigate, according to the CBI (Confederation of British Industry).

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