Latest Manufacturing Barometer survey now open

Help map the confidence, trends and opinions, and contribute to the collective voice, of the UK's SME manufacturing sector.

Complete the survey now:



This quarter's survey closes at 5pm on Monday 12th February 2018. It should take around 10 minutes of your time to complete. Thank you for your time and input - it is very much appreciated.

Results are shared widely and attract the attention of government and the media. They help demonstrate the support needed by the UK manufacturing sector to meet productivity and growth objectives.

The more manufacturers who add their voice to the Manufacturing Barometer, the greater the collective weight of the results – please also share this opportunity to influence government-backed support for UK SME manufacturers and help raise the profile of UK manufacturing.


Productivity 2020

This quarter, the Manufacturing Barometer's special focus is on productivity good practice and the extent to which it is integrated into the culture of UK SME manufacturing businesses. If you are interested in the subject of productivity and improving it in your business, take a look at our Productivity 2020 programme - it aims to help manufacturers increase their productivity by at least 20% by 2020.