Screwfix Trade Pulse finds Business Looking Good for 2015
2015 has got off to a busy start for UK tradesmen, according to new research released by leading multi-channel retailer, Screwfix.
97% of the tradesmen questioned in Screwfix Trade Pulse report are currently working. In fact, nearly one in six are so busy they have more work than they can handle and 78% have enough work to keep them busy, compared with 74% for the same period last year and only 72% in 2013.
Tradesmen are also optimistic for the future, with 59% believing business will improve for them in the next 12 months. For more than one in three, business is busier than expected and they are preparing more quotes compared to this time last year.
The optimism they are feeling for their own businesses is also mirrored in their feelings about the general economy as 53% think it will grow in the next 12 months.