|· As the UK’s COVID-19 vaccine roll-out continues, confidence in the economic prospects of London and the UK has improved. Three in ten London business decision-makers expect UK economic growth (31%) and economic prospects for London (29%) to improve over the next twelve months up 10 and 9-percentage points respectively since Q4 2020. However, London business decision-makers are still more likely to expect these measures to worsen (52% and 45%) over the next twelve months.
· The majority of London businesses are conducting meetings virtually where possible (77%), allowing staff to work from home at least 2 days a week (62%) and using more flexible working hours (58%) as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic
· The majority of London business decision-makers say measures in London to reduce traffic and pollution, and promote active travel have had no impact on their business’ revenue (63%) or ability to function (56%).