Confederation of British Industry (CBi)

Confederation of British Industry (CBi)

As the UK's most effective and influential business organisation, the CBI works to create the best environment for business and economic growth. We do this by providing a collective, progressive voice to government and policymakers on the key issues impacting businesses like yours. Together we can drive the conditions in which businesses, and everyone, can thrive

Telephone: 01638 242 400
Address: CBI East of England, 7 Kings Court, Willie Snaith Road, Newmarket
Postcode: CB8 7SG
Country: United Kingdom
Membership type:Professional Individual and Corporate < 5 (£50+VAT pa)

CBI in the East of England:

Regional Director – Richard Tunnicliffe

Assistant Regional Director – Richard DeNetto

Events Manager – Anne Cullom

Regional Administrator – Corinne Peckham



East of England facing huge 'no deal' blow on trade

The East of England economy is facing a multi-million pound blow in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit due to the collapse of international trade deals, the CBI is warning.

22 February 2019Read in full

'Government immigration plans will stifle East of England economy' - CBI

The full impact on the East of England economy of Government plans which could restrict businesses from employing overseas workers earning less than £30,000 has been laid bare in new CBI analysis.

12 February 2019Read in full

‘No deal’ Brexit to cost East of England economy £17bn a year by 2034 - CBI

The devasting long-term economic impact of a ‘no deal’ Brexit on the East of England has today (22 Jan) been laid bare in fresh analysis of government figures by the CBI.

22 January 2019Read in full

Time for employers to put workplace health & wellbeing front of mind

Every day last year that someone was absent from work due to ill health cost UK companies on average £720. With the average number of days lost to ill health per employee at 5.2 days, there’s a clear impact on business, which is why firms must better prioritise the health & wellbeing of their staff. That’s according to new survey analysis by the CBI, in partnership with Bupa and HCA Healthcare.

12 September 2018Read in full

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Zero emission vehicles: how reality can match the ambitions

What will speed up the transition to zero emission vehicles? The CBI asked businesses what they already doing - and what they need to happen next...

11 September 2018Read in full


Nine out of 10 people want business to speak up on societal issues – CBI business reputation

The public wants businesses to be more outspoken on the big social issues of the day – from data protection to gender pay gaps - according to the most recent wave of research tracking public attitudes towards business.

5 September 2018Read in full

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‘Open and controlled’ – a UK-wide immigration system that can work for the East of England

If you ask companies in the East of England what is their number one concern, the majority will say access to people and skills. With the East of England suffering a triple whammy of high housing costs, a reduction in applications from European Union candidates and being unable to compete on salaries with London for global and local talent, the problem is both acute and in need of urgent address.

31 August 2018Read in full


Unlock potential of local infrastructure or face two-speed England – CBI

The Government must build a coherent approach to improve infrastructure across the country and avoid the risk of regions being left behind whilst others pull ahead in a two-speed England, according to a new report from the CBI.

21 August 2018Read in full

CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn

It's not perfect, but business can work with this

CBI Director-General Carolyn Fairbairn on the Chequers plan – and what needs to happen next

26 July 2018Read in full