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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If the Confederation of British Industry, the Institute of Directors, bankers and City types expect to have an influence on government, then why not a voice for the working man?
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But the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), which represents firms employing nearly seven million people, will not align itself with any EU referendum campaign group.
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