This 2018 report has been prepared independently by Hatch Regeneris, working closely with BT to draw upon their data and information. The report assesses the contribution BT Group plc makes to the economy across the English regions, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
For the period 2017/18 the total Gross Value Added (GVA) to the UK economy, combining the direct, indirect and induced impacts of our activities and spending, is estimated to be £22.8 billion. BT’s activity in the UK supports an estimated total of 290,000 FTE jobs (including indirect and induced effects).
As a result of the full economic impact of BT, the firm supported £1 in every £75 of GVA in the UK economy and 1 in every 90 employees working in the UK.