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Economy showing signs of recovery
3:00pm Saturday 17th August 2013 in News
THE county economy is showing green shoots with fairer trading weather on the horizon according to a ‘business barometer’ Order books are filling up and confidence is returning says the Worcestershire Business Barometer, a new business survey of senior executives from 70 of the top strategic businesses which account for well over half of all private sector employment in the county.
Launched by Coun Adrian Hardman, leader of Worcestershire County Council, the Worcestershire Business Barometer promises to give an insight into the health of the economy.
Key findings of the first survey are: Å Eighty per cent of companies reported sales and advanced orders have remained constant or increased over the past three months.
Å Ninety per cent of companies predicted their workforce will remain constant or grow in the next three months.
To find out more go to business-central.co.uk.
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