Politics 16 November 2012 Business quote of the day: why the CBI didn't run LOCOG Sign up for our weekly email * Print HTML "We need an industrial Olympics” CBI director-general John Cridland says the government could boost the UK economy if it committed £1.5bn to backing major construction projects. The business lobby group leader has been calling for "shovel ready" schemes to be driven forward to help create jobs and increase investment. An industrial olympics. Photograph: Getty Images › Five questions answered on… BP's record fine for Deepwater Horizon Helen Roxburgh is the online editor of Economia Subscribe from just £1 per issue More Related articles Jeremy Corbyn has found a vulnerable spot on Theresa May and trade Politicians are worried that their pensions are destroying the planet. Is yours? Nap Store: Where did all these new mattress start-ups come from?