FSB Yorkshire, The Humber & North East Quarterly Small Business Index Q4 2020

Business confidence falls again across the region

Confidence amongst small businesses in Yorkshire, the Humber & North East has decreased further in Q4, now sitting at -44%. Continued uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic has had a notable impact; scores had previously moved into positive territory during Q2.

The uncertainty witnessed amongst Yorkshire, the Humber & North East small businesses is apparent across the country, with index scores across all regions in negative territory. Confidence levels in Yorkshire, the Humber & North East businesses are in-line with the rest of the country, as the national average sits at -47%.

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