Between 21 July-4 August, Business West conducted its second major survey measuring the impact of COVID-19 on businesses in South West England.
The largest recent survey of its kind, 519 businesses across a wide variety of sizes and sectors responded, to highlight the overwhelmingly negative impact of COVID-19.
Key headlines include:
- Less than 1 in 10 businesses see a positive side to COVID-19 pandemic
- Job losses likely to accelerate until November
- Most businesses anticipate a return to pre-pandemic levels of activity next summer
- Working from home becoming more common, demand for office space changing and carbon emissions reducing
You can download the full report below