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Growth in the UK private sector increased in the three months to December to reach a 12-month high, according to the latest figures.

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Economic growth across the private sector picked up in the three months to December, according to the latest CBI Growth Indicator.

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The CBI has taken the occasion of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s first official visit to the UK to encourage the resumption of EU-India Free Trade Agreement talks.

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UK economic growth held steady in the three months to March and is expected to gather momentum over the next quarter according to the CBI’s latest Growth
Indicator, out today.

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Retail sales have shown solid growth in the year to July, despite a “disappointing performance” a month earlier, according to the latest monthly trade survey from the CBI.

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A report has called for the rules on taxation for medium sized firms to be relaxed, claiming that the current system limits firms’ ability to expand and contribute to the UK’s economic growth.

Retail sales grew again in the year to March, although at a slower pace, but growth next month is expected to rebound strongly. That’s according to the CBI’s latest monthly Distributive Trades Survey.

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A study revealing that £1,700 per hour is being raised in the UK through crowdfunding has strengthened calls for the Government to help strengthen this form of alternative investment funding as a means of supporting SMEs.

Manufacturers’ order books and their domestic orders in the past three months have risen at the strongest rate since April 2011, new figures from the CBI quarterly industrial trends survey suggest.

We need to make sure that growth is properly balanced across the UK John Cridland, CBI Director-General said in his New Year message which emphasised the importance of training in the economic recovery.

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