Buckinghamshire Economy2018-12-03T12:34:54+00:00

Our economic intelligence is used to ensure strategies and policies across the county are based on current and robust evidence and to make sure government at all scales is aware of the economic issues facing Buckinghamshire’s communities. This entails commenting on the implications of new national policy directions for the county as well as conducting and commissioning research to address local concerns.

To request a topic for research or to sign up to economic bulletins, email research@bbf.uk.com.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Buckinghamshire economy

Buckinghamshire LEP, working in partnership with Buckinghamshire Business First and Buckinghamshire Council, is gathering and analysing early evidence of the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Buckinghamshire economy. This evidence pack is a working document that is being updated [...]

17th March, 2021|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Impact of Covid-19 on Buck’s hospitality and tourism sector

The hospitality and tourism sector plays a key role in the Buckinghamshire economy.  Around 2,000 businesses operate within the sector, with many others (including food and drink producers) in their supply chain. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, the sector [...]

26th February, 2021|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Impact of Covid-19 on the Buckinghamshire Economy

As the year draws to a close, and with vaccine roll-out underway, there is some cause for optimism as we head into 2021 but for many businesses conditions will remain tough. For businesses that are either closed or are [...]

18th December, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Impact of Covid-19 on the Buckinghamshire Economy

Whilst there was an economic recovery of sorts over the summer months, some sections of the Buckinghamshire economy remain dormant (e.g. live events – including theatres) or operating at a severely reduced level (e.g. hospitality, visitor attractions, travel, aviation,). Going [...]

30th October, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Impact of Covid-19 on the Buckinghamshire Economy

The scale of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on businesses and individuals in Buckinghamshire is become clearer as new data is released. We now know that over a third of all working residents (94,000 people) have received some sort [...]

2nd July, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|

Intelligence Insight – Innovation in Bucks

Over the last six years, Buckinghamshire-based firms received £30m of innovation funding from the UK Government, via Innovate UK, and £9m of innovation funding, via the Horizon 2020 programme. 60% of Innovate UK funding coming into Buckinghamshire was awarded [...]

8th April, 2020|Buckinghamshire Economy News|
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