Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

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Senior Tory Peter Bottomley criticised after saying MPs should be paid more – as it happened
Peter Bottomley says it is ‘grim’ for some of his colleagues trying to manage on a salary of £81,932 a year

Andrew Sparrow

07, Oct, 2021 @4:06 PM

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Boris Johnson’s economic policies could stoke inflation, business leaders warn – as it happened
Latest updates and reaction to PM’s policy-lite Tory conference speech

Andrew Sparrow

06, Oct, 2021 @4:51 PM

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UK economic recovery stalled in July amid worker shortages
GDP grew by only 0.1% despite removal of most Covid controls, with supply chain crisis making impact

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

10, Sep, 2021 @6:57 AM

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Call for pragmatism to address UK skills shortage makes sense
The government’s failure to act over the need for more drivers came under fire from an unexpected quarter

Nils Pratley

06, Sep, 2021 @4:08 PM

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UK labour crisis could last up to two years, CBI warns
Lobby group urges action on visas for foreign workers such as drivers, welders, butchers and bricklayers

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

05, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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UK plunges towards supply chain crisis due to staff and transport disruption
Shortage of workers and disruption cauused by Covid and Brexit push retail stock to 38-year low

Richard Partington and Joanna Partridge

24, Aug, 2021 @6:13 PM

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UK’s Covid recovery slows amid staff and materials shortages
Growth in private sector output slid to six-month low in August, survey finds

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

23, Aug, 2021 @10:39 AM

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Tesco offers lorry drivers £1,000 signing-on fee due to shortage
The effects of Brexit, Covid and tax changes have led to competition for workers between UK supermarkets

Sarah Butler

27, Jul, 2021 @6:03 PM

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UK retailers warn of stock shortages extending into the autumn
CBI survey reports supply problems caused by Brexit, red tape, Covid restrictions and labour shortages

Phillip Inman

27, Jul, 2021 @4:41 PM

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UK Covid: Labour MP ordered to leave Commons for saying Boris Johnson has lied ‘over and over again’ – as it happened
Dawn Butler ordered to leave the House of Commons after refusing to withdraw claims Boris Johnson ‘lied to the country’

Andrew Sparrow

22, Jul, 2021 @4:04 PM

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Number of UK factory workers rising at fastest rate for almost 50 years
CBI says figures show post-lockdown jobs, investment, output, costs and prices all rising rapidly

Larry Elliott Economics editor

22, Jul, 2021 @1:02 PM

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CBI and Marks & Spencer join calls for government to tackle ‘pingdemic’
Staff shortages threaten to close supermarkets and production lines, says lobby group that wants self-isolation rules loosened

Gwyn Topham

18, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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