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COVID-19 UK B2B Barometer Wave 2

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  • Business confidence is falling, and turnover expectations are down, with 62% having experienced a reduction this month, compared to 54% last month.
  • Whilst confidence in the government’s ability to support the UK economy remains average, 33% admit that they would have been unable to survive up to this point without financial aid
  • The UK economy is expected to lag behind international markets and almost two thirds say that Brexit will have a negative impact in our recovery

What you can find in the 2nd report

Where we are now

  • Last fortnight’s turnover compared to pre C-19 expectations
  • Business strategy stage

Anticipated short term impacts

  • Impact on 2020 turnover prospects
  • Supply chain impact

Government confidence and support

  • Confidence in the government’s ability to support the economy
  • Opinions of flexible furlough
  • Anticipated lock-down survival time scales

Confidence in getting to the new normal

  • Time until operations become viable
  • Time until the UK economy recovers
  • Anticipated impact of Brexit on recovery
  • Time until the international markets recover

Audience: We surveyed 500 UK business decision makers, 500 UK business decision makers, 254 CEO/MD/Directors and 246 Senior/middle managers across industries, covering companies with just one employee to 10,000+ (281 were SMEs)

Wave 2 Fieldwork: 24th April – 28th April 2020

COVID-19 UK B2B Barometer Wave 2

Providing market stats to support businesses needing to self-certify adverse impacts for CBILS applications and those making business plans for the future.

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