Six months after the nationwide coronavirus lockdown was introduced in March, we’ve created a new report that reveals Covid-19’s impact on small businesses.
Over the last six months, we’ve been surveying small business owners to find out first-hand how the coronavirus pandemic has affected self-employed people.
Difficulties and challenges – but also resilience
In these surveys, we’ve spoken to thousands of small business owners.
Our headlines reveal that:
And while it’s been a difficult and challenging time for small businesses, a story of resilience and creativity has also emerged. We’ve learned that:
85 per cent of small business owners intend to remain self-employed
10 per cent are planning to start a new business
one in five small businesses have adopted new technologies
But while small businesses remain resilient, their survival still relies on wider government policy.
Download our report for more data
To find out the full impact of Covid-19 on the UK’s small business, download our complete report. You can read about:
how different regions have been affected
overall small business confidence
how small businesses fear the worst when it comes to a second lockdown
Get your free report on the impact of coronavirus
Download your free in-depth report. Find out more about the cost of coronavirus and overall business confidence.
We’d like to carry on hearing from small business owners about the impact of Covid-19. Please leave a comment below to tell us about your experience.