Total member revenue to the end of April 2015 shows a 14% increase on the same period last year. This rise is evident across all types of member firms and peaks in Leinster. Sector revenue in April 2015 rose 12% month on month; this is centered among urban member firms.
The updated 2014 Index confirms that Quarter 3 accounted for the highest percentage of members’ revenue in 2014– particularly for branches with less than 10 employees. September and October were the highest grossing months last year. December, January and February were the weakest months in 2014 for revenue. April 2015 is up 18% compared to the same month last year.
The increase in data confirms trends previously published and shows a continuation of revenue increase on 2014.