A weaker outlook for the global economy is hitting UK exports and slowing the recovery in Britain’s manufacturing sector, the CBI has warned.
David Cameron has steered a careful line between pro-Europe business people and his Eurosceptic backbenchers, saying Britain cannot remain in the EU “come what may”.
Get ready for more cuts. That was the message delivered by David Cameron to the CBI’s annual conference when he warned that more savings would have to be found in the next parliament.
Britain’s economy lost some momentum in the past three months but growth remains relatively solid, according to the CBI. In the latest survey to suggest that struggles in the eurozone and geopolitical tensions are hurting exporters, the CBI said manufacturing was the weakest part of the economy in the three months to October.
Listening to EU officials describe how Britain pays its annual EU contribution brings to mind George W Bush being questioned about one of his administration’s budgets.
Britain’s financial services sector is growing at the fastest rate since before the financial crisis, according to the latest snapshot of the industry from the CBI.
Ed Balls is to launch a bid to bolster Labour's credibility with business by promising to keep a low rate of corporation tax and attract long-term investors to Britain, as he brushed off criticism from the policy chief Jon Cruddas that a "profound dead hand" within the party is blocking bold reforms.
Britain's big four banks were forced to set aside £21.5bn to cover fines and customer redress in 2013, according to research published on Wednesday.
Research for British Heart Foundation says cigarette breaks cost employers £1,815 a year for each full-time worker who smokes