Staffing problems as an obstacle to UK small and medium enterprises 2018

Small and medium enterprises' (SME) expectations of the extent to which staffing problems will be an obstacle to running the business in the next 12 months in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2nd quarter 2018, by enterprise size*

by Daniel Clark, last edited Jan 10, 2019
Staffing problems as an obstacle to UK small and medium enterprises 2018 This statistic displays the expectations of small and medium enterprises (SME) for the extent to which staffing problems will be an obstacle to running the business in the next 12 months in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2nd quarter 2018, by enterprise size. During the survey period, it was found that 7 percent of all SMEs expected staffing problems to be a major obstacle, compared to 75 percent that viewed it as a minor obstacle.
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Small and medium enterprises' (SME) expectations of the extent to which staffing problems will be an obstacle to running the business in the next 12 months in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2nd quarter 2018, by enterprise size*

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Major obstacleModerate obstacleMinor obstacle
0 employees6%17%78%
1-9 employees11%28%69%
10-49 employees17%18%54%
50-249 employees4%11%79%
All7%13%75%
Major obstacleModerate obstacleMinor obstacle
0 employees6%17%78%
1-9 employees11%28%69%
10-49 employees17%18%54%
50-249 employees4%11%79%
All7%13%75%
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by Daniel Clark, last edited Jan 10, 2019
This statistic displays the expectations of small and medium enterprises (SME) for the extent to which staffing problems will be an obstacle to running the business in the next 12 months in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2nd quarter 2018, by enterprise size. During the survey period, it was found that 7 percent of all SMEs expected staffing problems to be a major obstacle, compared to 75 percent that viewed it as a minor obstacle.
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