State of the Region: Firms braced for cuts

BUSINESSES in the West Midlands are more worried about the impact on the economy of Government cuts than their counterparts in other regions.

In’s State of the Region Survey, run in conjunction with law firm DLA Piper, 52% of West Midlands businesses said they believed the Coalition Government would have a negative impact on the UK economy. Only 12% of readers of our sister site in Yorkshire thought the same.

However, 40% of respondents said they were feeling more confident a... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...