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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.
There is no doubt that organizations will continue to tighten belts, but many recognize that wise investments can tighten belts even further.
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 elsewhere.
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.
Model, published monthly, offers a nine-month heads-up on economic conditions, giving businesses and investors ample time to gear up for an expansion or tighten belts for a bust.
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.