The Nexus Global Business Confidence Report provides an indicator to business performance, the current economic climate, and signals on the future UK economic activity. Surveyed senior managers in UK businesses were asked on a scale of 1 to 10 how confident they feel at present regarding the below aspects (1 = not at all confident, 10 = extremely confident).

Overall Business Confidence Report

1 = not at all confident 10 = extremely confident

1 10

Total Score 92.9

UK businesses are the most confident about the overall health of their business, whereas they are least confident in the overall health of the country’s economy, which is unsurprising, given the circumstances we’re currently facing.

Of all the sectors surveyed, law has come out on top as the most confident, with a total score of 109.3. The science and pharmaceuticals industry came a close second, at 109.1.

In contrast, those hardest hit by COVID-19 were revealed as least confident, with leisure and sport scoring just 51.6, followed by creative arts and design, and travel at 60.66 and 69.77 respectively.

Click through to individual sectors to discover more in-depth information on the current climate, and future predictions.

Click through to individual sectors to discover more in-depth information
on the current climate, and future predictions.