ECI Growth Survey 2016

ECI Growth Survey 2016

ECI Partners’ annual Growth Survey, is the only survey in the UK focused solely on growth companies – the very companies that power the UK’s economic growth. Now in its 7th year, the 2016 Growth Survey reveals that Britain’s ‘gazelles’ overwhelmingly (82%) want the Government to prioritise continued access to the European single market in the upcoming Brexit negotiations with the European Union.

The survey, carried out in the weeks immediately following the EU referendum, also shows that 58% of high growth companies want to be able to continue hiring EU workers.  They remain challenged by significant skills shortages with 77% citing some level of skills shortage primarily in technical, engineering and R&D roles and say that apprenticeships should be expanded and links between educational bodies and business improved.

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