The CNBC Conversation

CNBC talks with the CBI’s first female head, Carolyn Fairbairn

VIDEO1:3501:35
Britain: In or out of the European Union?
VIDEO5:3105:31
Reform is wanted by UK: CBI
VIDEO3:2803:28
'Real issues' surrounding female leadership roles: CBI
VIDEO2:4402:44
The ramifications of raising the UK's living wage
VIDEO4:2404:24
UK less exposed to China than elsewhere: CBI

CNBC's Tania Bryer talks with Carolyn Fairbairn, the director general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), about the state of the U.K.'s business sector and economy.

Fairbairn is the first female head of the CBI and gives her views on female leadership roles in the U.K. and elsewhere, in this exclusive CNBC interview.

She also discusses the U.K.'s "national living wage," raising interest rates and the upcoming referendum that will determine if Britain remains in the European Union.


Follow CNBC International on Twitter and Facebook.