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ICAEW’s BCM for Q1 2020 reveals increased business confidence

ICAEW's BCM for Q1 2020 reveals increased business confidence

The Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) for Q1 2020 has revealed a huge increase in business confidence. Undertaken by the chartered accountancy body ICAEW, the BCM for Q1 2020 has undergone a dramatic swing from the final quarter of 2019, when the confidence measure was -20.6 – its lowest result in …

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HR professionals lack understanding of impact of Brexit

HR professionals lack understanding of impact of Brexit

Very few HR professionals are satisfied with their understanding of the impact that Brexit will have on their workforce. This has been discovered in a webinar by Sterling, called Background Screening, Brexit and Best Practice Considerations for Employers, with findings that just 5% of HR professionals are ‘very comfortable’ with their own …

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CBI and PwC survey finds optimism in financial services sector

CBI and PwC survey finds optimism in financial services sector

The quarterly survey conducted by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and PwC has found that financial services firms are optimistic about the business situation. Conducted before the 2019 General Election – the result of which may have added more certainty, it could be added – organisations in the financial …

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BCC release Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019

BCC release Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019

The British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has released its Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019. The largest survey of its kind in the UK, the Quarterly Economic Survey Q4 2019 is a leading indicator of GDP growth, and the information provided by the BCC – representing 75,000 businesses in all sectors …

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Deloitte CFO Survey reveals economic fears surrounding Brexit

The latest Deloitte CFO Survey reveals fears and concerns surrounding Brexit. According to the survey, 83% of those CFOs canvassed expect the long-term business environment to deteriorate once the UK leaves the EU – a reading not seen since the June 2016 referendum. Deloitte’s Chief Economist, Ian Stewart, said that …

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