Possitive end to 2015 to many Bristol firms

12th January 2016

Firms across Bristol and the West of England ended 2015 on a positive note with higher domestic and international sales, according to the results of Business West’s latest survey.

Almost two thirds also said they were confident for the year ahead. But with slightly fewer firms planning to recruit over the next three months, worsening cashflow and orders this quarter, and with most major indicators slightly down compared to a year ago – along with the slowing global economy – 2016 is likely to be a year of challenges, the region’s largest business organisation warned.

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