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Investing for success in 2016

The start of 2016 has been a turbulent one, and with the EU referendum set for 23 June, this may not be the easiest of trading periods for the UK's OMBs. How will such uncertain conditions affect OMBs, whose continued health is so vital for the national economy?

Our survey, completed by key decision makers from 466 UK OMBs over the course of November and December 2015, finds cautious optimism based on strategic investment and tight cost control, despite uncertain economic indicators. This year’s report shows that many have concerns about the risks they face – risks often beyond their control, being determined by Government policy and economic conditions. But OMBs are implementing strategies designed to mitigate these threats and support future growth.

Click on the highlights from each section below or to read the full report please click here