View our previous research and insight from our Clarity report in 2022: The Uneven Recovery. Our research covered the big picture and outlook for the UK economy, and provided detailed insight into trends for growth and distress, and cross-sectoral and cross-regional comparisons.
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UK Clarity Report 2022

Read our previous report and discover how the pandemic impacted economic recovery in 2022.

The Uneven Recovery 2022
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Video Explainer: How Clarity works

This programme is informed by Clarity, our unique data asset that combines forward-looking distress and growth indicators, our insolvency propensity model, and financial performance ratios.

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Webinar: Growth and distress

In 2022, we brought together a panel of business leaders, economists and thought leaders to give us their views on what the divergent recovery meant for the UK economy, looking at the fortunes of SMEs through the pandemic.

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The North

Read our report with a focus on the North of England. In this report from 2022, Clarity revealed overall levels of distress remained stable in the North, with SME sectors showing outperformance compared to the UK average.

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The Midlands Region

The Midlands is the UK's hotspot for early-stage startups. It is also driven by a thriving manufacturing sector, which has better growth prospects than any other UK region, along with strong performances for the construction and financial services sectors. Read our report from 2022.

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The London Region

What Clarity revealed about the prospects for growth, and the impact COVID had on SMEs in the London region.

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The South West and Wales

Our previous data showed that the South West was the leading region in the UK for growth prospects for SMEs. Clarity also revealed that the South West’s combined growth potential and financial strength was 11 per cent higher than London.

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