UK small business turnover shows slight increase
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...3 per cent YoY. Distribution saw a similar fall of 3 per cent between Q1 and Q2 and 5 per cent YoY.
“It’s encouraging to see such strength in services and recruitment sectors, but manufacturing, engineering and distribution have all struggled through another quarter. The ‘march of the makers’ is clearly taking some time to materialise," Peter Ewen commented.
“The recruitment industry has also been buoyed significantly by increasing demand for temp workers, so it remains to be seen whether it can maintain this performance long-term.”
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