FSB North West Quarterly Small Business Index Q3 2020

Small business confidence in the North West suffers two-year losing streak amid calls for further government action


Quarter three's Small Business Index (SBI) posts a record ninth consecutive negative reading. 

As revenue growth hits all-time low and lay-offs hit all-time high, we're calling for further evolution of government support measures.

More than half of small exporters say international sales have fallen over last three months ahead of UK-EU trade talk crunch point this weekend. 

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