Confidence slips in city

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ONLY a third of business leaders in Portsmouth are satisfied with government attempts to stimulate the economy, a study has found.

The poll carried out by workplace provider Regus says business confidence in the city has dipped two points over the past 12 months from an index score of 90 to 88. Cash-flow was highlighted by the city’s small and start-up businesses as their biggest concern.