23rd CEO Survey - UK findings
Economic uncertainty is the single biggest concern among UK CEOs this year. But many are tackling it head-on with a series of practical and purposeful measures intended to protect what they’ve got, while identifying new opportunities to grow.
Responses to PwC’s 23rd CEO Survey show UK bosses intend to cut costs while targeting opportunities to grow in new markets and through new products and services. They are also focused on upskilling their workforce and investing in their people to accelerate digital transformation, drive higher productivity and build a stronger culture within their organisation.Explore key findings How do you compare with UK CEOs?
“You don’t need a brilliant economy to drive growth. Whatever you do, don’t batten down the hatches so tight that you can’t see out — because you won’t see opportunities either.”
“CEOs may be coming into 2020 looking for greater efficiencies and savings but they are also focused on seeking out new opportunities and avenues for growth. Entering new markets, launching innovative products and investing in skills to help deliver digital transformation and grow the capabilities of their workforce are all hugely positive moves.”