Confidence is still high

Onecom CEO Darren Ridge and principal Helen Cassidy with pupils of Havant Academy

CEO of £100m communications firm inspires pupils at his old Leigh Park school

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NEW research from the Grant Thornton International Business Report reveals the country’s business leaders remain optimistic over the UK’s economic prospects.

Financial specialists at Grant Thornton say that UK optimism has remained buoyant in the third quarter of the year, reaching 82 per cent – just one per cent below the all-time high reached in earlier this year.