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BDO Business Optimism Index Q1 2017

25/07/17

For the past six years Behaviour & Attitudes has conducted a Business Confidence survey on a quarterly basis. A questionnaire has been developed for the business monitor which covers issues such as recent business results, projected employment levels, profit margins and expectations for the forthcoming year for the BDO Business Optimism Index.

BDO Business Optimism Index Q1 2017

Latest BDO / B&A Optimism Index Pre-Brexit

5/07/16

Pre-Brexit our exporters were hurt by the global volatility in the first three months.

After two years of rapid economic expansion what we are now seeing is a stabilisation, or normalisation, of business activity levels in Ireland. Our next indicator post Brexit in July will be revealing.

Latest BDO / B&A Optimism Index Pre-Brexit

BDO Business Optimism Index

10/03/16

BDO Business Optimism Index: Irish businesses continue to benefit from the upturn but some nervousness around the start of 2016 with less businesses expecting activity levels to rise in the first quarter of 2016.

BDO Business Optimism Index

BDO Business Optimism Index Q3 2015

10/12/15

Businesses of all sizes are now benefiting from the recovery in the economy with 52% stating results are higher year-on-year in the Q3 BDO Optimism Index with Behaviour & Attitudes

BDO Business Optimism Index Q3 2015

BDO Optimism Index Q2 2015

18/09/15

The highest level of optimism in business activity in Ireland for 5 years in the Q2 BDO Optimisn Index with Behaviour & Attitudes

BDO Optimism Index Q2 2015

BDO Optimism Index Q1 2015

8/06/15

BDO Business Optimism Index with Behaviour & Attitudes launched today.

BDO Optimism Index Q1 2015

Business Confidence Monitor 3rd Qtr 2014

5/12/14

Irish economy growing at fastest rate in seven years.

50% report higher activity levels.

Business Confidence Monitor 3rd Qtr 2014

Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 1

23/10/13

Over a third of companies (36%) have seen an improvement in their activity compared with the corresponding period the previous year.


Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 1

Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 3

23/10/13

Irish Business anticipates best year end result since recession began.
40% of Irish businesses report higher activity for the third quarter of 2013 compared with 2012. This is a major step forward, with only 29% reporting such a positive position back in 2011.

 

Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 3

Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 1

23/06/12

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23/06/11

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Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 1

Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 2

23/06/11

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Business Confidence Monitor Qtr 3

23/04/11

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