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Services Pulse

February 2021

Key Points

  • Services Pulse up in February
  • Firms downbeat about current situation
  • More positive about the outlook for business activity and hiring

Services Pulse

February 2021

Services Pulse

February 2021

68.0

+11.2 on previous index reading

Services Pulse

February 2021

Demand / Turnover

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 16%
39%
45%

Balance -29%

(+2 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

February 2021

Demand / Turnover

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 35%
49%
16%

Balance +18%

(+22 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

February 2021

Jobs

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 4%
74%
22%

Balance -18%

(+1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

February 2021

Jobs

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 12%
82%
6%

Balance +7%

(+5 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

February 2021

Input Costs Excluding Labour

Past 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 23%
62%
15%

Balance +8%

(-1 on previous reading)

Services Pulse

February 2021

Selling Prices

Next 3 Months

Shape Created with Sketch. 16%
79%
4%

Balance +12%

(+3 on previous reading)