Business News

Record High in Firms Reporting Difficulty Finding Staff – Quarterly Recruitment Outlook

12 January in Business News

4 out of 5 (79%) firms that attempted to recruit facing difficulties in finding staff  Hospitality and construction firms most likely to report difficulties (each 83%) but all sectors have significant issues  Firms cite major issues arising from lack of foreign nationals to recruit as well as disruption due to...

South Yorkshire Chambers urge government to boost support for COVID-hit firms after landmark survey reveals challenges ahead

06 January in Business News, Chamber News, External Affairs

In a joint statement by the CEOs of Doncaster, Sheffield and Barnsley & Rotherham Chambers of Commerce, they said: ‘Businesses in South Yorkshire desperately need some good news as we start the new year. Our landmark business survey, the QES, recorded continued solid growth in domestic...

45% of Firms Facing Difficulties Trading with EU Under Post-Brexit Trade Agreement

24 December in Business News, Chamber News

45% of firms in a new survey reported difficultiesadapting to changes in rules for buying or selling goods brought about by the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA), while 15% reported that this was easy Nearly 1 in 4 (23%) said they faced difficultiesof buying or selling services, while 14%...