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Latest report: 6th June 2022
The full GC Situation Report contains detailed data on the economy, and results of the GC Survey and Business Confidence Index. It also provides headline data for local authorities in Greater Manchester.
Download the latest full SITUATION REPORT here.
Download the latest SURVEY REPORT here.
Firms are optimistic about future sales and profitability, the GC survey and other national statistics and surveys show that the Confidence Index remains above 7 and has done so for the past 8 consecutive months
Investment intentions remain strong despite pressure on profits / business bottom line caused by rising costs & other factors.
Rising costs are a key challenge for businesses, albeit slightly lower at 25% in May from last month’s high of 28%
The main challenges businesses are facing are growing domestic sales, business planning, finances, and recruitment.
The main areas of future support include business planning, workforce development, marketing, financial advice, and innovation.
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