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Services Pulse

November 2020

Key Points

  • Services Pulse up in November
  • 26% of firms expect demand/turnover to increase in the next 3 months
  • 12% to hire

Services Pulse

November 2020

Services Pulse

November 2020

63.9

+13.9 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

November 2020

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 19%
33%
49%

Balance -30%

(-10 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

November 2020

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 26%
49%
26%

Balance 0%

(+20 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

November 2020

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 8%
65%
27%

Balance -19%

(0 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

November 2020

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 12%
79%
9%

Balance +3%

(+8 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

November 2020

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 23%
60%
17%

Balance +5%

(-8 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

November 2020

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 11%
80%
9%

Balance +3%

(+5 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

November 2020

Brexit Impact on 2021 Investment Decisions*

  • No Impact 38%
  • Plans on Hold 51%
  • Cancelled Some/All Investment 5%
  • Expecting New Opportunities 6%
  • *Firms that Brexit is relevant for