Liliane Bettencourt

World’s richest woman dies

Obituary: Liliane Bettencourt: 1922 - 2017 Controversy and questionable politics were never far away to divert attention from some remarkable skill at leading an industry...
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Business voice has been heard – reaction to PM speech in Florence

The CBI has responded to the Prime Minister’s speech in Florence ahead of the next round of EU negotiations. Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, said: “The Prime...
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Amazon Overflowing Into New Premises

As if Amazon’s current HQ wasn’t colossal enough, the internet-based retailer is in the market for a second mega-HQ big enough for 50,000 staff....
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Macron’s Man is Sniffing Out Europe’s Business Opportunities

France’s Benjamin Griveaux is rising up the ranks of the French president’s inner circle, and he’s been handed a special mission by Emmanuel Macron...
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More than 100 firms sign letter to lead Brexit negotiators

More than 100 firms employing over one million people in the UK and elsewhere in the EU, have written to David Davis and Michel Barnier,...
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World Bank Visits Slavonia to Identify Growth Constraints

Zagreb, September 7-9, 2017– A World Bank team, led by the new Country Manager, Elisabetta Capannelli is undertaking a visit to Slavonia to discuss...
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‘A pro-enterprise pioneer’ – CBI Scotland Annual Dinner

Carolyn Fairbairn, CBI Director-General, outlined reasons why overseas firms should continue investing in the country at the CBI Scotland Annual Dinner this evening (Thursday). Attending...
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Brazil: Eternal Country of the Future

Can the South American giant emerge stronger from its latest crisis? By Jason Agnew “Brazil é o pais do futuro e sempre será.” It was a...
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‘Securing the free flow of data to the UK economy will be vital’

The UK Government has published proposals for future data sharing arrangements between the UK and EU. Tom Thackray, CBI Director of Innovation, said: “This paper is an...
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The fail of Berlin?

After months of quiet anxiety about trade conditions for the country, the voices of Germany’s business leaders are becoming louder as they believe they...