UK SMEs keen to invest but being held back by impact of inflation
- Business Barometer
- 05 Aug 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 firms think there is a skills shortage in either their sector ( 36%) or region (13)
Published March 2021
Many sectors are continuing to battle a significant skills shortage, struggling to attract talent to their businesses. We look at how confident firms feel about being able to recruit adequately skilled staff and whether they’ve considered investing in staff training to help fill the skills gap