Business in Britain 2019


Welcome to Business in Britain, a series of in-depth reports that get under the skin of three of the most important sectors in the UK economy: manufacturing, retail and services.

Together, these key industries represent more than 90% of the UK's economic output and employ more than 30 million people.

As part of our ongoing support for firms operating in these vital sectors, we've spoken with hundreds of senior leaders at mid-large corporates to inform our research.

The result is a series of informative and insightful reports that will drive awareness of the issues leading the agenda in boardrooms across the country, as well as informing how Lloyds Bank can continue to effectively back our business customers.

It's all part of our pledge to be by the side of business, helping firms capitalise on the opportunities and navigate the challenges they face.

Download the Business in Britain Manufacturing report here (PDF).

Download the Business in Britain Retail report here (PDF).

Download the Business in Britain Services report here (PDF).

"We wanted to give firms a platform to share their insights, ambitions and anxieties, so we've consulted at the highest level across the manufacturing, retail and services sectors to produce these comprehensive reports. Investing in research like this is all part of our ongoing effort to back British businesses."

Scott Barton, Managing Director and Head of Large Corporates, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking

Business in Britain 2019: Services


A survey of key sector opinions, trends and insights

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Business in Britain 2019: Retail


We are pleased to share the opinions, trends and insights from over 200 retailers in subsectors, in our latest report.

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Business in Britain 2019: Manufacturing


A survey of key sector opinions, trends and insights.

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