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LCCI Quarterly Economic Survey, Q1 2018

Survey of London businesses on behalf of the LCCI on economic performance.

Business confidence:

  • All Capital 500 business confidence indicators have now reached their lowest recorded level since Q3 2016.
  • The balance figure for overall company prospects dropped for the fourth consecutive quarter to -10%, as more businesses expected their performance to worsen than improve.

Economic outlook:

  • During Q1 2018, expectations for both the London economy and the UK economy rose compared to last quarter, while the overall figures continued to be negative on balance.
  • The balance for expectations of the London economy rose by 5 points to -21%, while expectations of UK economic growth went up by 4 points to -26%.

Date Published: 10/04/2018

Categories: Business | Economy | London

Client: LCCI


ComRes interviewed 561 London business decision makers online between the 15th February and 15th March 2018. Data were weighted to be representative of all London businesses by company size and broad industry sector. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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