FSB North West Quarterly Small Business Index Q1 2021

North West small business confidence one of the highest in the UK

Small firms across the North West have one of highest confidence figures in the UK.

With some trading restrictions now eased across England and Wales, SBI confidence measure for the region has risen to +39 in Q1 of this year, In Q4, the reading stood at -57%.

The region’s confidence figure is matched by the South West and West Midlands, and surpassed only by the East Midlands. It also stands higher than the UK SBI measure of +27.3.

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