The findings make encouraging reading, with many small businesses suffering a in demand in industrial and consumer sectors, as businesses and people look to tighten belts
This, when we are all told to tighten belts
, and cuts will be inevitable.
But Souness has been made fully aware of the need to tighten belts
at Ewood Park.
Schumm's analysis of the successful effort to hold down costs for operating commercial buildings underlines the industry's resolve to tighten belts
until better times arrive.
The approach adopted in the US has been to stimulate the economy rather than to tighten belts
as the Chancellor has done and Prof Minford was critical of that approach.
Drivers have got to the point where they can't cut back any more on petrol consumption so they are going to have to tighten belts
Sir Michael said the moves were necessary to help tighten belts
at the Beeb and restore trust in how taxpayers' cash was spent.
This is still a year to tighten belts
and to not take on any new contracts unless necessary.
Capital Economics economist Vicky Redwood said:"We expect consumers to tighten belts
considerably further in coming months.
Among these is the anticipatory Pre-Safe system which constantly monitors chassis dynamics and in milliseconds anticipates a crash, tighten belts
, closes windows and moves the passenger seat into the optimum position for airbags to work.
Now fighters must tighten belts
and lower expectations.
Fashion chain Next has warned of increasing sales pressure for the year ahead as struggling shoppers tighten belts