Business leaders are increasingly concerned about current challenges – but they’re also hopeful

Our pulse survey of over 300 C-suite executives reveals the understandable worry organizations are feeling, and the shifts they’re making to survive and thrive.

In this three-part report on the Crowe Business Challenges Survey, you’ll see how businesses across sectors are reacting to setbacks, including their top concerns and how they’re paving the way for their organizations to move forward.

Part II: Just released

Concern is growing significantly

In Part II of our report, 68% of executives in the last weeks of July 2020 noted high concern about the pandemic, up from 51% from the previous period – a staggering 17-point jump.

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Part I: Initial findings

Overall business sentiment and actions companies are taking

Nearly three out of four companies expect at least a moderate revenue decrease in 2020, and have little certainty on when COVID-19’s impact will lessen, according to survey results from late April to June 2020.

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Part III: Gathering insights now

How are you coping with current challenges?

We invite you to tell us how your organization is managing in this environment – and get your view on what the next few months might hold.

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Survey finds 72% of executives expect a decrease in revenue due to COVID-19
Survey finds 72% of executives expect a decrease in revenue due to COVID-19
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Survey finds 72% of executives expect a decrease in revenue due to COVID-19

Crowe Business Challenges Survey: Part II
Crowe Business Challenges Survey: Part II
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Data shows summer COVID-19 spike exacerbates executives’ concerns

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Survey finds 72% of executives expect a decrease in revenue due to COVID-19

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Data shows summer COVID-19 spike exacerbates executives’ concerns

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Our survey reflects the concerns of businesses in a variety of industries, such as financial services, manufacturing and distribution, construction, healthcare, and the public sector. The results help us tailor our services and create new solutions for our clients. If you are looking for ways to help your business manage current challenges, from economic pressures to risks and regulations, our professionals can help you from every angle.