Small Business Momentum Survey
30% of businesses indicated they were confident in their individual business prospects.
82% of businesses indicated they were concerned about the cost of business inputs.
The Momentum Index* increased by 4.6 points between July and August to 88.7 index points.
50% of businesses that have plans to expand are looking to hire additional staff.
35% of businesses indicated they have plans to grow, alter or expand operations.
17% expect revenue to increase, compared to 34% expecting a decline.