CITY VIEWS IS THE ECONOMY LOOKING BETTER THAN AT THE START OF 2012?

JASON AIRDS
AIRWALK CONSULTING

In the IT business we can see things picking up, with a pipeline of work coming through which is better than it has been in last couple of years. We’re still concerned about things like fuel prices though.

MILES WASHBROOK
WILLIS

We’ve been very busy, and our customers have been very busy. In manufacturing and engineering, clients are saying things are looking up. But small firms still need to be able to borrow more easily.

DALE HANSON
BCT

For the UK economy as a whole, I still don’t predict a positive outcome for at least the next three to five years. But if you’re in the right markets then it’s a different story.