YORKSHIRE is showing signs of economic recovery, a survey has revealed.
The report commissioned by regional development agency Yorkshire Forward and carried out by IFF Research showed that 74% of businesses said their performance was stable or improving over the past three months.
A third of firms reported higher sales during the quarter with 22% noting a rise in the number of customers.
Some 38% forecast an improvement in their businesses for the coming quarter and only 13% predict a worsening position. Some 35% of firms expect higher volumes with 33% expecting an increase in domestic orders.