The quarterly CFO Survey is firmly established with media and
policy makers as the authoritative barometer of UK corporates'
sentiment and strategies. It is the only survey of major corporate
users of capital that gauges attitudes to valuations, risk and
Brexit weighs on corporate risk
appetite and remains top business concern
CFOs focused on defensive balance
Concerns about weak UK growth and
competitiveness have risen sharply.
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spirits of the corporate sector took a battering in the wake of the
referendum and, three months on, Brexit continues to loom large for
the UK corporate sector.
"Since our last survey we've seen the appointment of a
new Prime Minister, a strong rally in equity markets and a solid
run of UK economic data. But CFOs continue to see significant risks
in the economic environment and perceptions of uncertainty remain
elevated". Ian Stewart, chief economist at Deloitte
"The UK has built an enviable business environment which
values enterprise and wealth creation. The UK's move up the
World Economic Forum's competitiveness league, to seventh
place, underscores the strength of our economy.
"The central challenge for the UK government is to ensure
that the Brexit settlement enhances these
strengths". David Sproul, Deloitte CEO
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