Covid optimism lifts business confidence in UK to five-year high

Industry News | 18/02/21

Business confidence has jumped to its highest level in five years as firms look ahead to Covid-19 lockdown restrictions easing and a bounce in sales during 2021, according to a leading barometer of corporate activity.

Companies are also preparing to increase exports and employment in the second half of the year in a clear signal that they expect a strengthening economic outlook after a successful vaccination programme.

Source: The Guardian