The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets. The Shaping regional infrastructure report, published today (20 April), found CBI members want to see a more joined-up approach to delivery across different types of infrastructure, from housing and energy, to transport. It argued for improved links between regional airports and ports. It said this will be even more important in a post-Brexit economy, […]
After the Conservative party fell eight seats short of an overall majority, resulting in a hung parliament in the general election, the FTA has called for a new government to review its decision to leave the EU customs union.
Leading trade associations have broadly welcomed the government’s Brexit White Paper but warned that it could amplify the nation’s skills shortage.
In a landmark case on 4 November the Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled that staff mandatory overtime should be included in holiday pay calculations.