The Donuts’ new survey of small businesses polled 664 owners and directors about their current levels of business confidence, their views on Brexit and their spending plans for 2017.
The results certainly make for interesting reading. Despite concerns about rising costs and economic uncertainty, many SMEs are positive about the year ahead and have plans to recruit new staff as well as investing more in sales and marketing, IT, training and equipment.
The following infographic has the headline statistics. You can find out more about the findings on Start Up Donut.
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