Data and Insight2021-10-04T11:59:20+01:00

Our economic intelligence is used to ensure strategies and policies across the county are based on current and robust evidence, and to make sure government at all scales is aware of the economic issues facing Buckinghamshire’s communities.

We publish all of our research outputs on the Buckinghamshire Economic Intelligence Observatory microsite

The Observatory contains all the latest local economic data and insight, produced by Bucks LEP and by others, on the following themes:

  • Economic output and productivity
  • Business and innovation
  • Jobs and skills
  • Population and wellbeing
  • Infrastructure and environment
  • Impact of Covid-19

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Buckinghamshire Business Barometer Q4 survey results

Bucks LEP and Buckinghamshire Business First’s latest Buckinghamshire Business Barometer survey shows the final quarter of 2021 brought slowing growth for many Buckinghamshire businesses as economic uncertainty continued. Trading difficulties continued for some, in many cases as a result [...]

12th April, 2022|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

New support available to boost tourism and the visitor economy in Bucks

A new programme of support has been launched to accelerate the recovery of the tourism, hospitality and leisure sector and wider visitor economy in Buckinghamshire. Funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Renewal Fund, the aim of [...]

15th March, 2022|Buckinghamshire Economy News, What We're Doing|

We want to hear your business views!

Bucks LEP and its Growth Hub, Buckinghamshire Business First, are seeking the views of local businesses for their fourth Buckinghamshire Business Barometer survey. Along with general questions regarding trading conditions and business confidence, this quarter’s survey seeks to understand [...]

15th March, 2022|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – What can the Buckinghamshire Economic Intelligence Observatory do for you?

Late last year, Buckinghamshire LEP launched the Buckinghamshire Economic Intelligence Observatory. At the heart of the Observatory is an open-access website containing all the latest data and insight related to the Buckinghamshire economy. The aim being to make local socio-economic [...]

15th March, 2022|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – What will be the impact of the furlough scheme coming to an end? And are there actually bigger issues within the local labour market?

The furlough scheme officially came to an end at the end of September.  It has been a lifeline for thousands of local businesses and employees over the last 18 months.  It has no doubt kept many businesses afloat and [...]

28th October, 2021|Buckinghamshire Economy News, Uncategorized|
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