South Coast Business Pulse Results
The South Coast is a vibrant place to be, with cruise ships a familiar site in our ports to the growing retail and leisure offers stretching from Bournemouth to Portsmouth. The South Coast lends itself to an outdoors lifestyle, with adventure parks, forest walks and beautiful views.
This year we asked business leaders for their views on the economy, business confidence and why they chose the South Coast to locate their business.
- Over 60% are more confident now about their business than 12 months ago
- 47% are looking to increase the number of staff they employ in the next 12 months
- 36% believe one of the key business advantages to being located on the South Coast is the access to skilled workers