Confederation of British Industry


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Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

a UK organization which represents the collective interests of employers. The CBI is run by a centrally-elected committee, a secretariat, and a network of regional and local branches which provide a forum for company executives to meet and discuss affairs of mutual concern, and act as a means of disseminating information on the government's industrial policy European Union directives on employers' obligations, etc.

A major objective of the CBI is to promote industrial enterprise and efficiency, thereby helping the country to increase its wealth and create employment.

Confederation of British Industry (CBI)

a UK organization that represents the collective interests of member companies in dealings with government and TRADE UNIONS.
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But the Confederation of British Industry, which published a quarterly update this week, said annual sales volumes grew in August at the fastest rate since October 1996.
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Speaking to the Confederation of British Industry, in his role as chairman of British Airways, Mr Broughton called for an end to airports making people take off their shoes or having their laptops scanned separately before boarding flights.
They have appointed Martin Broughton, British Airways chairman and deputy president of the Confederation of British Industry, as chairman with a brief to oversee the sale of the club.
A report of The Confederation of British Industry says university students in the UK should fork out more for their loans and accept higher tuition fees as "inevitable".
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