89% Of Scottish Firms Increase Or Maintain Investment

A survey produced by the Scottish Chambers network and the Fraser of Allander Institute, suggests further evidence of confidence in the Scottish economy. The key points were:

  • Only 15% of firms across the sample reported declining optimism, suggesting resilient business confidence.
  • 48% of firms reporting increased overall revenue, with only 18% reporting a decrease.
  • 89% of firms have increased or maintained levels of investment relative to the previous quarter.
  • Recruitment difficulties rising across sectors, in addition to the proportion of businesses seeking to increase wages.