20 things we learned from our last Business Barometer…
- Business Barometer
- 26 May 2022
Each quarter 1,000 UK SME owners across a range of sectors, regions and sizes, are surveyed by specialist independent researcher, Kantar, on Close Brothers’ behalf.
Use the drop-downs to select a year and quarter to look at the data we collected at that time.
of business owners say COVID-19 has given them a better appreciation of the value of nature
Published March 2021
More and more businesses are becoming aware of the impact their activities have on the environment. Our research tracks business owners’ views, including how the pandemic has changed their appreciation of nature and how ‘green’ they think their business is.
|Yes, we can become fully carbon neutral||47.7%|
|No, but we can reach 75% carbon offset||16%|
|No, but we can reach 50% carbon offset||13.2%|
|No, but we can reach 25% carbon offset||6%|
|No, we don’t believe we can reduce our emissions by 2050||3.7%|
|No, reducing carbon emissions is not a priority for us||13.3%|