The news comes despite high inflation and rising interest rates.
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British companies were more confident about their trading prospects in March as a higher percentage expected their sales to rise, a survey published on Thursday showed.
The Office for National Statistics said a net 8% of businesses saw turnover increasing next month, compared to a net 3% of firms that anticipated sales would fall in February when asked in the previous survey.
(Reporting by Suban Abdulla; Editing by William Schomberg)