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Industry Pulse

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Key Points

  • Industry Pulse up in November
  • 32% of firms expect to increase production in the next 3 months
  • 16% to hire

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Industry Pulse

November 2020

80.1

+6.5 on previous index reading

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Production

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 33%
33%
34%

Balance -1%

(0 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Production

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 32%
48%
19%

Balance +13%

(+12 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 14%
70%
16%

Balance -1%

(+1 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 16%
77%
8%

Balance +8%

(+7 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 31%
62%
7%

Balance +23%

(+6 on previous reading)

 

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 15%
79%
6%

Balance +10%

(+3 on previous reading)

Industry Pulse

November 2020

Brexit Impact on 2021 Investment Decisions*

  • No Impact 34%
  • Plans on Hold 58%
  • Cancelled Some/All Investment 4%
  • Expecting New Opportunities 4%
  • *Firms that Brexit is relevant for