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Services Pulse

Services Pulse

September 2021

Key Points

  • Services Pulse little changed in September
  • 57% of firms reporting an increase in non-labour input costs over the past 3 months
  • 27% expect to raise their selling prices in the near term

Services Pulse

September 2021

Services Pulse

September 2021

88.4

-0.2 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

September 2021

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 49%
43%
9%

Balance +40%

(+3 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2021

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 43%
44%
12%

Balance +31%

(-8 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2021

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 17%
74%
9%

Balance +8%

(-1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2021

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 19%
72%
9%

Balance +11%

(-1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2021

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 57%
42%
2%

Balance +55%

(+5 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

September 2021

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 27%
71%
2%

Balance +25%

(+7 on previous reading)