Why take part in CBI Economic Surveys?

Have your voice heard. Receive a complimentary copy of the survey results, providing you with valuable intelligence on key trends and challenges that affect your business. Be a part of a long and well established surveys community to ensure your valued opinion is central to the CBI’s key economic intelligence that drives change.



  • Service sector
    June 2019

    Contribute your experiences and get free, sector specific insight. Keep your business’ finger on the pulse of the latest trends and benchmark against your peers. Your views matter and, by completing this survey, you give us the mandate to champion your business’ needs and highlight its challenges.

  • Manufacturing
    June 2019

    Your experiences are key to driving positive change in government policy. Contribute to the Industrial Trends Survey and shape CBI-government interactions to improve economic conditions for manufacturing firms like yours. You will also get a free copy of the results to support your business’ decision making.

  • Financial Services
    June 2019

    Curious about the latest sector trends? All respondents get a free copy of the results to aid business decisions. Your feedback to the Financial Services Survey also helps influence our interactions with government to create an optimal economic environment for your sector.

  • Retail, wholesale and motor trades
    June 2019

    Armed with your feedback, CBI Economics can supercharge the future of trading. Together we'll create an environment where retail, wholesale and motor industries can prosper. Want to see how your business measures up against your peers? Share your thoughts to get a free copy of the survey results.



Join the CBI's survey panel

All survey participants benefit from complimentary survey results, helping your business to better understand the marketplace. The panel is made up of the widest range of businesses and membership of the CBI is not a requirement.


Anna Leach
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“The CBI’s economic surveys capture what’s really going on across shop-floors, highstreets and boardrooms in the UK. Participate in the CBI’s surveys and receive crucial intelligence on your sector.”

Anna Leach, Head of Economic Intelligence

Next survey release dates


3 November – Growth Indicator for October

6 November – Quarterly SME Trends Survey

19 November – Monthly Industrial Trends Survey

25 November – Quarterly Distributive Trades Survey

28 November – Quarterly Service Sector Survey


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