Executive Survey 2017 | EEF

Executive Survey 2017

PUBLISHED 06 Jan 2017, 0:01

UK manufacturers brace themselves for another 'bumpy ride'

This is EEF’s annual survey of manufacturing executives’ views on the year ahead.


UK manufacturers expect 2017 to be another year of risks, but are gearing up to hit its challenges head-on.




While almost half of companies see more risks than opportunities in the year ahead, the sector is far from apprehensive. Instead, UK manufacturing is striding into 2017 with companies focused on delivering ambitious growth plans and feeling positive about firm level indicators on productivity, investment and employment, as well as domestic and overseas sales.





business-support Day-to-day issues or strategic challenges? We can help

Our business support services help you manage your people and processes while ensuring you meet your business objectives

Read more >
BigData The 4th industrial revolution

Manufacturing is undergoing a transformation that will see greater emphasis on developing new and existing skills to boost productivity for the future

Read more>
Online payments are not supported by your browser. Please choose an alternative browser or make payments through the 'Other payment options' on step 3.